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Break the silence on mental health issues – DARD

Break the silence on mental health issues – DARD

Northern Ireland’s Agriculture and Rural Development Minister Michelle O’Neill has said that the provision of a dedicated suicide prevention officer...

Kerry Group announce ‘strong’ Q3 figures

Kerry Group announce ‘strong’ Q3 figures

Kerry Group has released its quarterly figures, with 2.9 per cent increase in continuing business volumes (Q3 +3.2 per cent)...

Origin makes acquisition in the Ukraine

Origin makes acquisition in the Ukraine

Origin Enterprises, the Agri-Services Group has announced that it has reached conditional agreement to acquire a controlling interest in the...

Household budget fears lead to grocery market slowdown

Household budget fears lead to grocery market slowdown

The latest supermarket share figures from Kantar Worldpanel in Ireland, published this week for the 12 weeks ending 13 October,...

The rocky road through Burren

The rocky road through Burren

The Burren, home to last weekend’s Winterage Weekend, has always been an immovable, rugged facet of Irish culture. Its inspiring...

Unsettled weather set to continue

Unsettled weather set to continue

Winter 2013 is set to continue to bite hard this week, with shorter evenings and Met Eireann forecasting that the...

Pump it Up!

Pump it Up!

15,000 attendants, including families, farmers, dancers, actors, joined some very big seasonal vegetables at the Virginia Pumpkin Festival in Cavan...

Kerry Group opens new development centre in Dubai

Kerry Group opens new development centre in Dubai

Kerry Group today formally opened a new Kerry Regional Development & Application Centre in Dubai, UAE, to serve Kerry’s global...

Moynalty wins 2013 Tidy Town competition

Moynalty wins 2013 Tidy Town competition

Congratulations to Moynalty Co Meath officially Ireland’s Tidiest Town for 2013.  Moynalty was today named best of the 832 towns and villages...

1,000 farmers take part in FarmSafe Awareness

1,000 farmers take part in FarmSafe Awareness

The View from Northern Ireland: Minister Michelle O’Neill today welcomed the news that more than 1,000 farmers and farm family...

40 jobs lost as meat processor closes down

40 jobs lost as meat processor closes down

A meat processor in Roslea, County Fermanagh has closed down, resulting in the loss of 40 jobs. Empire Meats Limited,...

GIY Gathering offers food for thought

GIY Gathering offers food for thought

Talks, debates, demos,  Q&A sessions and workshops, will be served up this weekend for the Grow Your Own (GIY) Ireland...

Calf births decline for first time in three years

Calf births decline for first time in three years

According to Bord Bia, calf births are on the decline for 2013 compared to last year. Over the past few...

FSAI warns of Hep A in frozen, imported berries

FSAI warns of Hep A in frozen, imported berries

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) has advised consumers to boil all imported frozen berries for at least one...

Building a road to better farming

Building a road to better farming

In their latest dairy newsletter, Teagasc discuss the importance of roads and outline the questions that farmers should ask themselves...

Glanbia announce 13% revenue growth

Glanbia announce 13% revenue growth

Glanbia,  the global performance nutrition and ingredients group, has announced its results for the six months ended 29 June 2013. The...

Grass by the book

Grass by the book

While much-needed rain has made a small comeback in recent weeks, many Irish farmers are still suffering with a lack...

All for the love of Dexter

All for the love of Dexter

The first international Dexter gathering is taking place in the historic estate of village of Dundrum located in the beautiful...