Government Has To Focus On Implications Of Brexit For Irish Farming

IFA President Joe Healy, while expressing disappointment at the outcome of the UK referendum, has emphasised the need for the Irish Government to immediately take decisive steps to allay the concerns in farming and the agri-food sector about the implications of this vote.  He said, “The outcome of the UK vote has major implications for Irish agriculture and […]

Prendergast Calls on Ireland to Exploit Agri-Food Opportunities

Labour MEP for Munster Phil Prendergast has welcomed the news that Irish food and drink companies achieved record exports of almost €9 billion in 2011. Irish agri-food exports preformed ahead of the Department of Agriculture’s schedule as laid down in the Harvest 2020 report and achieved exports of €8.9 billion in 2011. “The targets set […]

MWRA Conference To Discuss Regional Economic Development

Planning and Housing Minister, Jan O’Sullivan, T.D., will join economic and regional development agencies from across Ireland at the Mid-West Regional Authority’s (MWRA) annual conference, details of which were announced today. The future competitiveness of the Mid-West Region, the importance of international connectivity, the Irish export market, and the potential for the Irish Agri-food business […]