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Tipperary
Wednesday, November 25, 2020
Announcement
Farmers face significantly higher water bills next year when Irish Water introduces its new metered water charging system. The charges will come into force on 1 May 2021. Up until now each county council set water charges, but the...
The world’s largest mink producer, Denmark, says it plans to cull more than 15 million of the animals, due to fears that a Covid-19 mutation moving from mink to humans could jeopardise future vaccines. The mutated virus in mink may...
Cork County Council has confirmed that extensive tidal flooding has occurred along the coastline this morning. The storm surge coupled with spring tides have been the major contributory factors. A southerly wind direction and high wind speeds coinciding with...
The Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers Association (ICSA) has said that the Beef Taskforce, will be ‘completely lost if it fails to tackle the crisis within the beef sector as a result of Covid-19’. The organisation’s beef chair, Edmund Graham...
The farmers’ group that demonstrated in Dublin this week and undertook a go-slow on part of the M50 last night have said that their actions have proven effective in highlighting the challenges facing the farming sector and rural Ireland. Yesterday...
The Tipperary man heading the Irish Creamery Milk Suppliers Association (ICMSA) has pointed to two key issues that he believes will dominate the General Election from the viewpoint of farmers and the wider agri-sector. According to Pat McCormack, farm income...
The group calling themselves the Individual Farmers have said today that they still intend to travel to Dublin tomorrow to highlight the challenges they say are being faced by the agriculture sector and rural communities. The grouping brought tractors to...
Farmers aligned with the Individual Farmers of Ireland are due to return to the streets of Dublin next week. Following yesterday’s meeting of the Beef Market Taskforce, the grouping maintains that the talks failed to produce enough progress on the...
IFA president-elect, Tipperary farmer Tim Cullinan has said his election gave him ‘a strong mandate from IFA members to sharpen up the organisation to deal with the many serious challenges facing farmers’. As the counting of votes came to...
The farmers who took to the streets of Dublin earlier this week have said that the crisis they face ‘is very real’, with many families struggling financially in the lead-up to Christmas. Beef Taskforce talks moved a step closer yesterday...