Category Archives: News

South Kerry Greenway: ‘This was a lifeline. we still trust it will happen’

When a news emerged this week that dual authorised hurdles have been brought to a High Court in propinquity to a South Kerry Greenway, there were churned reactions and emotions. For a internal representative, his were “disappointment and sadness” for those that had “big plans” as a outcome of An Bord Pleanála’s Nov preference to approve […]

Agriculture priorities ‘all wrong’ when it comes to appropriation allocations – Carthy

Sinn Féin orator on cultivation Matt Carthy feels that a government’s cultivation priorities are “all wrong” as a food estimate zone is set to receive €100 million. Yesterday dusk (Tuesday, Jan 12), Minister Simon Coveney announced that Ireland is to get €1.05 billion underneath a EU’s Brexit Adjustment Reserve – that amounts to 25% of a account […]

6 areas of courtesy for dairy attention following ‘stellar’ 2020 performance

Irish dairy and specialised nourishment exports delivered a “stellar performance” for a Irish economy in 2020, when deliberation a hurdles acted during a year, according to Dairy Industry Ireland (DII). The Ibec organisation representing a Irish dairy and specialised nourishment sector was commenting following a announcement of Bord Bia’s Export Performance and Prospects news this morning […]

Ciaran Fitzgerald: ‘Limit on Irish stock numbers expected earlier rather than later’

It became really pure during a interregnum between a ubiquitous choosing in Feb final year and a arrangement of a supervision that enclosed a Green Party final June, that a pivotal height of any inhabitant meridian movement process law would categorically aim Irish cattle numbers. To those of us in a Irish agri-food business, it […]

Irish Seed Savers temporarily suspends online seed sales due to ‘massive upsurge’ in orders

The Irish Seed Savers Association has temporarily dangling a online seed sales due to a flourishing reserve of orders. In a notice on a website currently (Wednesday, Jan 13), ubiquitous manager Jennifer McConnell pronounced that 2021 “has started with a bang” due to Covid-19 augmenting a seductiveness in gardening, as good as Brexit restricting seed and […]

Climate crisis: Area of timberland twice a distance of UK cut down in only over a decade, WWF news reveals

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‘20 minutes, morning and evening, now looks after a calves – we save 21 hours each week’

Farming in Boherduff, Co. Galway, Kevin and his daughter Ciara Callanan work a 200 cow Holstein Friesian dairy herd. Speaking on his enterprise, Kevin explains: “I plantation in partnership with my daughter Ciara on a 330ac farm. We work a multiple of open and autumn-calving, disposition some-more towards spring-calving. “It’s always been dairy on a […]

‘Wonderful to see immature people in STEM’ – Hackett congratulates immature scientist

Image source: Twitter page of Minister Pippa Hackett Minister of state Pippa Hackett has pronounced it is “wonderful to see immature people, quite girls, concerned in STEM”, as she congratulates a leader of a department-sponsored endowment during a BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition (BTYSTE). Congratulating Bourke on her success, a youth apportion during a […]

Pics: Cork glow crews understanding with ‘hotspots’ 3 days on from R&H Hall fire

Image source: Carrigaline Fire and Rescue Teams of firefighters have continued to conflict hotspots and inner fires among a waste following a vital glow that engulfed a RH Hall pellet store in Ringaskiddy, Co. Cork over a weekend. The glow broke out on Saturday morning (January 9) during 8:40am, with crews from Carrigaline, Cobh and […]