#Cork Not sure who to vote for as your next MEP? Meet the candidates in Charleville tomorrow

#Cork Not sure who to vote for as your next MEP? Meet the candidates in Charleville tomorrow

13 May 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie ICSA are hosting an open farmer meeting featuring candidates in the upcoming European elections from the Ireland South constituency on Tuesday next, 14 May. The hustings will take place in the Charleville Park Hotel, Charleville, Co Cork and will commence at 8pm. ICSA Vice President for Munster Dermot […]

FARM inspections need major reform – says Cork MEP

FARM inspections need major reform – says Cork MEP

25 February 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has said that farmers are being driven out of business by over zealous and unaccountable inspectors. The Ireland South MEP said the new Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) must include substantial reform of the current inspection system which is unfair and needlessly aggressive. […]

BREXIT: What will happen to Ireland’s fisheries if there’s a “No Deal Brexit”?

BREXIT: What will happen to Ireland’s fisheries if there’s a “No Deal Brexit”?

19 February 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D., met today (Tuesday) with Jean-Yves Le Drian, French Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs to discuss and share concerns about the potential serious impacts for Irish and French fishing fleets if they were excluded from UK waters in […]

FARMING NEWS: Closing date for BEEP is 22 February

FARMING NEWS: Closing date for BEEP is 22 February

15 February 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Minister of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Cork based Michael Creed T.D., today reminded farmers of deadline for applications under the recently launch of the Beef Environmental Efficiency Pilot (BEEP). Applications for the scheme, which has a funding provision of €20m, will be accepted up to and […]

FARMING FINANCES: 20 tips from Ifac Cork

FARMING FINANCES: 20 tips from Ifac Cork

15 February 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Farm FinancesBecause every farmer is different there’s no catch all solution for saving on tax. However, there’s a long list of tax-saving tips that can reduce taxable income. Farmers should use every available tip because over-looked tax deductions are wasted opportunities. Brian Denn partner at Ifac’s Cork office […]

BREXIT: is affecting Cork beef farmers

BREXIT: is affecting Cork beef farmers

12 February 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North West Aindrias Moynihan has called on the Agriculture Minister to outline the measures he plans on taking to alleviate the pressure on beef farmers. Suckler farmers have seen prices plummet over the past year, and with the threat of a no-deal Brexit […]

Cork based Minister Creed announces €35.7m for Capital projects at Fishery Harbour Centres and Publicly owned Harbour Network

Cork based Minister Creed announces €35.7m for Capital projects at Fishery Harbour Centres and Publicly owned Harbour Network

3 February 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Cork based Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D., this week announced details of a €35.7m Capital Investment Package for the ongoing development of Ireland’s publicly owned harbour network. In announcing the initiative the Minister said “I am delighted to announce this €35.7m capital […]

FARMING: Cork farmer Alan Jagoe elected as new Chairman of Agri Aware

FARMING: Cork farmer Alan Jagoe elected as new Chairman of Agri Aware

2 February 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork farmer Alan Jagoe (from near Carrigaline/Tracton) has been elected as the new Chairman of Agri Aware. He is to replace Richard Moeran as Chairman of the independent farming and agri-food educational body. Deirdre O’Shea Executive Director of Agri Aware, congratulated Mr Jagoe on his appointment. Ms O’Shea […]

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