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124% increase in cattle reported stolen this year

124% increase in cattle reported stolen this year

The amount of cattle reported stolen to gardai in 2013 has increased by a massive 124 per cent on 2012 figures....

December 12, 2013

Family farm still on the table for student grant means test

Family farm still on the table for student grant means test

AgriLand understand the Minister for Education has not dropped the idea of including the family farm in means test assessments...

November 27, 2013

Review of Bord na gCon as debt levels to be assessed

Review of Bord na gCon as debt levels to be assessed

The Irish Greyhound Board, Bord na gCon, is up for review.  According to the Agriculture Department this morning: “The review...

October 9, 2013

Retired vet inspector pleads guilty to unauthorised animal remedies

Retired vet inspector pleads guilty to unauthorised animal remedies

Today at a sitting of Carlow District Court, John Hughes, a retired vet, from Orchard, Leighlinbridge, Co Carlow pleaded guilty...

October 4, 2013

ABP Food Group to bring Polish supplier to court over alleged horsemeat supply

ABP Food Group to bring Polish supplier to court over alleged horsemeat supply

ABP Food Group, controlled by Larry Goodman, has today commenced High Court proceedings for breach of contract against Polish supplier,...

September 12, 2013

Minister: clawback fines must be paid, hope of early SFP, coupling non-committal

Minister: clawback fines must be paid, hope of early SFP, coupling non-committal

Agriculture Minister Simon Coveney TD has insisted overpayment fines issued to more than 4,800 farmers amounting to €1.4m must be...

September 4, 2013

Government Launches Fishing Safety Package

Government Launches Fishing Safety Package

Minister for Transport Leo Varadkar and Minister for Agriculture Food and Marine, Simon Coveney launched a safety initiative for the...

July 8, 2013

Outlook for dairy post-quota

Outlook for dairy post-quota

The signs are healthy for Irish dairy post-quota. This is according to a recent dairy industry news conference in London. In...

June 26, 2013