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 […]

GOAL: 100% of Irish trawlers to recover plastic waste from the oceans on every fishing trip

GOAL: 100% of Irish trawlers to recover plastic waste from the oceans on every fishing trip

19 January 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Minister for Agriculture, Food & the Marine, Michael Creed T.D., recently announced Irelands Clean Oceans Initiative and called for the participation of the entire Irish trawl fishing fleet in the scheme by 31st December 2019. His ambition is to have all Irish trawlers at every pier and every […]

Funding of €2,751,000 to Animal Welfare Organisations – announced by Cork based Agriculture Minister Michael Creed

Funding of €2,751,000 to Animal Welfare Organisations – announced by Cork based Agriculture Minister Michael Creed

23 December 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD (Fine Gael), today announced record funding awards of €2,751,000 to 108 animal welfare organisations throughout the country involved in protecting animal welfare. The payments will be made with immediate effect. The Minister recalled the major improvements in […]

FARMING: Continuation of DAFM supports towards BVD eradication – Cork based Agri Minsiter

FARMING: Continuation of DAFM supports towards BVD eradication – Cork based Agri Minsiter

22 December 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Cork based Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D., today confirmed the continuation of the supports from his Department for the early removal of PI (persistently infected) calves under the national Bovine Viral Disease (BVD) Eradication Programme in 2019. Minister Creed expressed his satisfaction […]

Creed outlines challenges facing the Fishing Industry ahead of EU Fisheries Negotiations

Creed outlines challenges facing the Fishing Industry ahead of EU Fisheries Negotiations

17 December 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D., today expressed his serious concern at the potential impact on Irelands’ fishing industry, ahead of the upcoming Annual EU Fisheries negotiations in Brussels on the 17th and 18th of December. The Minister said that the final phasing […]