Macra: More of the Same Does Not Work for Young Farmers

Macra na Feirme appeared in front of the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine yesterday to lay out its plans to address the need for more investment in generational renewal. Macra na Feirme National President John Keane called for the elimination of the five-year rule in relation to young farmers. The rule […]

Macra President encourages EU Trilogues to deliver for young Farmers

As the EU Trilogues talks continue on the new CAP strategy, Macra na Feirme National President John Keane has (this evening, Thursday, May 27th) reminded Minister Charlie McConalogue, T.D of the critical supports needed for young farmers arising from any EU agreement.   As the talks continue, indications are that 3% of direct payments will […]

Macra members share their experiences of working from home

Covid-19 has changed the way we approach our workday with many commutes being eliminated allowing for that time to be used differently. In the recent Macra na Feirme Rural Youth Survey those working in rural Ireland outside of farming were asked a series of questions concerning their work/life balance and the impact of Covid-19 on […]

UCC & Macra Agricultural Skillnet launch Graduate Development Programme for Agri-Food SMEs

The UCC Diploma in Leadership for the Agri-Food Sector will provide SMEs with a tailored graduate programme, which will significantly enhance their current graduates’ skills, and help them to attract and retain the best young graduates.   Graduate training is now a vital part of the continuing professional development of young employees. While most of […]

Why Join Macra Na Feirme

By Nora Ryan(North Tipperary Macra PRO) Macra is apart of every Irish community and offers so much for its thousands of members all across the country. Macra has done so much for its members, through encouraging them to get out of their comfort zone and try something completely different, aswel as gaining confidence and making […]

Devilsbit Macra na Feirme

Congratulations to Conor O’Dea who was awarded best member of our Club for 2016 at our recent Spring Fling. Conor who is currently deputy club treasurer was a very popular choice. Pictured is club Chairperson Catherine Maher making a presentation to Conor O’Dea.

North Tipperary Macra Na Feirme‏‏‏‎

Mr. Personality Well done to  Padraig O’Sullivan who represented North Tipperary Macra Na Feirme last weekend in mister personality in kilkenny. A large crowd from North Tipperary Macra attended the event. Padraig was a fantastic representative for North Tipperary. National AGM Only one weeks until National Macra Na Feirme AGM takes place in the Abbey Court […]

Devilsbit Macra na Feirme

There was a large turnout to our Annual Spring Fling last Saturday night in Fitzpatricks of Clonmore. The highlight of the North Tipperary Macra year saw a large crowd of Macra members from Laois, Offaly, Kilkenny and even Dublin decend on Clonmore. Thanks to John Fitzpatrick and staff for their hospitality and a great meal […]

North Tipperary Macra Na Feirme notes

North Tipperary Macra Na Feirme Christmas party North Tipperary Macra Na Feirme Christmas party takes places next Saturday night December 12th in Tams Kitchen Nenagh. It is promised to be a great night. Nenagh Macra Na Feirme Well done to Nenagh Lads soccer team in the all Ireland last Sunday. Weekly Soccer continues this Thursday in […]

North Tipperary Macra na Feirme notes

North Tipperary AGM The annual general meeting of North Tipperary Macra na Feirme will take place in Aherne’s, Newport on Friday May 15th at 9pm. All North Tipperary Macra na Feirme members are encouraged to attend. Mr Personality 2015 North Tipperary Macra na Feirme would like to wish JC Aherne the very best of luck […]

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