Macra na Feirme Confirms Flexibility in Young Farmers Schemes

President Thomas Duffy has welcomed today’s decision by the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine allowing flexibility for young Irish farmers who have applied for the Young Farmers Scheme and TAMS to arrange inspection interviews over the phone instead of in person interviews. The Department has confirmed that required documents can be posted to […]

Supermacs and McDonalds cannot be used as an excuse for beef cuts- Macra na Feirme

Macra na Feirme calls for processors to not use the shift in consumer demand as an excuse to pull beef prices below their already unsustainable level. “Supermacs and McDonalds may be a massive user of beef for burgers and other products, but supermarkets are seeing unprecedented demand for products including meat products, so there is […]

Macra na Feirme: CAP Budget Cut Makes a Mockery of Farming and Environmental Commitments

The proposal by the EU Council to cut funding to the CAP budget has been slammed by the young farmers organisation Macra na Feirme. The proposed Multi Annual Financial Framework (MFF) for 2021-2027 includes €45 Billion in cuts to CAP and Natural Resources and Environment undermining all commitments made by Member States on either environmental […]

Successful Night at ‘MAKE A MOOVE’ Launched by North Tipperary Macra

The first workshop of the Make A Moove-Farmer’s matter has been a fantastic success, taking place last Thursday night in Roscrea. The initiative, led by John Keane and Jonathan Dywer, aims to promote positive health and well-being in our farming communities by encouraging farmers to speak up on issues that might be effecting them. Over […]

Borrisoleigh launch brand new Macra Na Feirme Club

After a very successful launch night, the new Borrisoleigh Macra Na Feirme club has been established. As part of the North Tipperary Macra na Feirme region, the club has attracted people from a wide area surrounding Borrisoleigh and neighbouring parishes. The launch night invited people in to find out more about Macra an Feirme and […]

North Tipp Macra News

Fundraiser We are hosting Musical Bingo on Friday 19th of October in Younges The Ragg. Kicking off at 9pm, it’s just like regular bingo but instead of numbers being called out, a clip of a well-known sing will be played! Great prizes and a raffle on the night also. We hope to see lots of […]

North Tipp Macra Round-Up

Congratulations Congratulations to Una Ryan, Sean Kelly and Thomas Hayes for taking part in this year’s FBD Young Farmer of The Year. Sean made it to the final 6 while Thomas was the winner of the ‘Other Category’. Well done to you all on a great achievement. Bowling On Wednesday 12th of September, we went bowling […]

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 […]

Tipperary Macra Na Feirme Notes

North Tipp Macra  We would like to congratulate Nenagh Macras Kevin Troy on representing the region so well in the Mr Personality Festival in Kilkenny last weekend. Thanks to all Kevins supporters to making the trip down. Well done also to Devilsbit Macra on competing in the volleyball finals in Kilkenny also. Devils bit Macra  […]

Join Macra na Feirme in 2017!

By Nora Ryan (North Tipperary PRO) Are you aged 17-35? Want to join a new and exciting organisation in 2017? Interested in sport, travel, public speaking, agriculture, community involvement or want to meet new people and be part of a hectic social life? Then Macra na Feirme is the group to join this year. North […]

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