IFA and ICMSA claims undermine urgent need for real climate action and protection of rural communities

Industry organisations misrepresent Citizens’ Assembly proposals on climate change at Oireachtas Committee The Stop Climate Chaos Coalition* refutes claims made by the IFA and ICMSA at Wednesday’s (12th Dec) session of the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Climate Action. The IFA and ICMSA misrepresented and unfairly rejected the Citizens’ Assembly recommendations in relation to climate action […]

Embrace FARM Ecumenical Remembrance In Abbeyleix

Embrace FARM the support network for those affected by farm accidents will be hosting its 5th Ecumenical Remembrance Service in the Church of the Most Holy Rosary in Abbeyleix County Laois on Sunday 24th June 2018 at 2.00pm. Embrace FARM welcomes everyone who wishes to come to the service to acknowledge anyone who has been […]

Farewell to the Milk Quota

North Tipperary Macra na Feirme’s Young Farmers Discussion Group help an event last Thursday to mark the abolition of Milk Quotas on April 1. The event was called Farewell to the Millk Quota and was held on the Farm of Aidan and Mary Power Templederry, The young Farmers viewed Powers Robotic Milking machine and were […]

Government Intervention Urgently Needed to Avert Dairy Crisis – Cllr. Jackie Cahill

Cllr Jackie Cahill is calling on the Minister for Agriculture to take urgent action to avert a looming crisis for Tipperary dairy farmers. The Fianna Fáil Councillor and former President of the ICMSA says that dairy farmers have seen their prices fall by up to 25% over the last three months with further falls in […]