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EU reaches provisional deal on major CAP reform for farmers
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EU reaches provisional deal on major CAP reform for farmers

Jun 25th 2021, 6:39 PM 12,869 Views 20 Comments

The IFA has criticised the agreement as a “bad deal for Irish farmers”.

'We can't accept it': The EU budget summit has ended without agreement
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'We can't accept it': The EU budget summit has ended without agreement

Updated Feb 21st 2020, 7:52 PM 48,286 Views 123 Comments

Leo Varadkar had said that the budget proposal as it stood was “not something [Ireland] can accept”.

Commission outlines options to cap the amount of damages awarded in personal injury claims
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Commission outlines options to cap the amount of damages awarded in personal injury claims

Dec 11th 2019, 6:15 AM 15,095 Views 24 Comments

Soft tissue, or whiplash claims, are the most common claims made in Ireland.

Poll: Should there be a cap on personal injury claims?
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Poll: Should there be a cap on personal injury claims?

Jun 5th 2019, 10:19 AM 28,149 Views 96 Comments

The Law Reform Commission is looking into the topic.

Ireland call-up off Copeland's radar as he looks to become Connacht leader
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Ireland call-up off Copeland's radar as he looks to become Connacht leader

Aug 16th 2018, 7:15 AM 7,498 Views 7 Comments

The 30-year-old doesn’t think he is part of Joe Schmidt’s plans.

Canadian judge in misconduct hearing for wearing 'Make America Great Again' hat in court
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Canadian judge in misconduct hearing for wearing 'Make America Great Again' hat in court

Aug 23rd 2017, 10:30 PM 12,678 Views 0 Comments

He said he wore it as a dig at his colleagues who had supported Hillary Clinton.

China to crack down on record-breaking spending by football clubs
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China to crack down on record-breaking spending by football clubs

Jan 5th 2017, 2:15 PM 10,544 Views 4 Comments

Splashing massive funds on overseas players is not going down well.

Samsung's quick fix for the Note 7's exploding battery problem? Stop it from fully charging
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Samsung's quick fix for the Note 7's exploding battery problem? Stop it from fully charging

Sep 13th 2016, 3:23 PM 7,970 Views 9 Comments

An update will cap the Note 7′s charge at 60%, but it’s unclear if Samsung will roll it out worldwide.

Farmers are not happy about the government publishing their financial information
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Farmers are not happy about the government publishing their financial information

May 30th 2015, 8:20 PM 34,312 Views 105 Comments

You can now search how much each Irish farmer gets in EU funding.

Ireland owes the EU €1 million for an outstanding fruit and veg bill
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Ireland owes the EU €1 million for an outstanding fruit and veg bill

Dec 19th 2014, 1:38 PM 9,873 Views 34 Comments

And you thought Marks and Spencer’s was pricey…

EU Commission seeks return of €57m in farm support payments
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EU Commission seeks return of €57m in farm support payments

Jul 10th 2014, 6:30 AM 7,090 Views 11 Comments

European Court of Auditors says Commission did not properly supervise Member States in the calculation of CAP entitlements.

'There’s much more to Macra than farming'
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'There’s much more to Macra than farming'

Jun 28th 2014, 9:00 AM 9,740 Views 11 Comments

It’s a club that boasts about 8,000 members throughout the country, but what is Macra na Feirme and why do people join?

Opinion: Irish farmers must stand up for change – or else sleep with one eye open
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Opinion: Irish farmers must stand up for change – or else sleep with one eye open

May 7th 2014, 8:15 AM 439 Views 64 Comments

The reality is that this globalisation of our food and agricultural system is failing consumers, the environment and our farmers.

'I just play my own game': Jim Higgins not worried about his re-election battle
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'I just play my own game': Jim Higgins not worried about his re-election battle

Mar 29th 2014, 10:30 AM 7,038 Views 29 Comments

The Fine Gael MEP thinks he and colleague Mairéad McGuinness could take two seats in ‘Midlands North-West’ but admits “it’s a big ask”.

AIB silent over bonus plan for top executives, government says policy hasn't changed
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AIB silent over bonus plan for top executives, government says policy hasn't changed

Jan 28th 2014, 12:37 PM 5,981 Views 32 Comments

AIB declined to comment if they held discussions with government about changing compensation policy for top bankers.

Over €12.5 billion committed to agriculture over the next seven years
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Over €12.5 billion committed to agriculture over the next seven years

Jan 14th 2014, 6:20 PM 6,883 Views 35 Comments

“It covers everything from hill farmers to suckler cows,” Enda Kenny said today.

Plan to increase Ireland's agricultural output could cause harm to environment
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Plan to increase Ireland's agricultural output could cause harm to environment

Sep 23rd 2013, 8:45 PM 5,753 Views 52 Comments

A report commissioned by the Government claims that the negative effects can be mitigated but green groups are concerned.

Oireachtas agenda: CIE's financial woes and Irish troops in Syria
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Oireachtas agenda: CIE's financial woes and Irish troops in Syria

Jul 18th 2013, 7:15 AM 3,633 Views 9 Comments

Representatives from Bus Éireann, Iarnród Éireann and Dublin Bus will meet the Transport committee ahead of the possibility of further strike action.

Oireachtas agenda: Motion for mortgage holders and CAP, oh CAP
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Oireachtas agenda: Motion for mortgage holders and CAP, oh CAP

Jul 9th 2013, 7:15 AM 3,312 Views 8 Comments

Fianna Fáil want limits on how often – and how – financial institutions can contact indebted mortgage holders while CAP reform debate is sure to rile the agricultural community.

PHOTOS: Farmers mount Kildare St protest over CAP reforms
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PHOTOS: Farmers mount Kildare St protest over CAP reforms

Jun 24th 2013, 3:51 PM 5,755 Views 46 Comments

There’s a load of bull on Kildare Street today. Literally.

Decision time: Talks resume on CAP reform in final push for deal
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Decision time: Talks resume on CAP reform in final push for deal

Jun 24th 2013, 8:07 AM 2,261 Views 4 Comments

“I believe an overall agreement is now within our grasp,” said Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney, who is chairing the two-day meeting.

Column: Here's why the farmers are protesting on the streets of Ireland
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Column: Here's why the farmers are protesting on the streets of Ireland

Jun 14th 2013, 7:00 AM 732 Views 15 Comments

The Irish agricultural sector supports 300,000 jobs and €9 billon in exports, but the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) proposals will inflict serious damage on thousands of farmers, writes Niall Madigan.

European Parliament reaches agreement on controversial fisheries reform
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European Parliament reaches agreement on controversial fisheries reform

May 30th 2013, 7:37 AM 4,351 Views 29 Comments

This follows tough negotiations by the Irish Presidency and strong protests here.

Tractors, dogs and sandwiches: 5,000 farmers protest in Dublin
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Tractors, dogs and sandwiches: 5,000 farmers protest in Dublin

May 28th 2013, 1:12 PM 9,034 Views 44 Comments

The demonstration was held against proposed reforms to the Common Agricultural Policy.

Column: We need to plan for a realistic, sustainable future in order to survive
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Column: We need to plan for a realistic, sustainable future in order to survive

May 13th 2013, 7:30 PM 70 Views 51 Comments

Our collective inability to recognise the enormity of a growing food crisis caused by climate change is to our detriment, writes Gerry Crilly.

So, what has the EU ever done for us?
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# Splitters

So, what has the EU ever done for us?

May 9th 2013, 7:25 PM 2,553 Views 3 Comments

There’s the roads, of course.

Farmers happy with progress on CAP but there is still 'a long way to go'
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Farmers happy with progress on CAP but there is still 'a long way to go'

Mar 20th 2013, 10:13 AM 3,291 Views 12 Comments

Henry Burns said the deal with hit the most productive farmers the hardest.

Agreement reached on CAP reform
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Agreement reached on CAP reform

Mar 20th 2013, 7:15 AM 5,676 Views 18 Comments

European agriculture ministers accepted the package tabled by Ireland’s Agriculture Minister Simon Coveney late last night.

EU approval of CAP reform leaves farmers 'in shock'
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EU approval of CAP reform leaves farmers 'in shock'

Mar 14th 2013, 5:11 PM 8,420 Views 57 Comments

MEP Liam Alyward said the vote is just the beginning of the reform and now is the time to work on giving countries flexibility within the policy.

IN PICTURES: Farmers protest against CAP reforms
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IN PICTURES: Farmers protest against CAP reforms

Mar 11th 2013, 2:57 PM 5,563 Views 68 Comments

Hundreds braved the weather to picket outside Dublin Castle.

Farmers to stage protest during visit by EU agriculture commissioner
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Farmers to stage protest during visit by EU agriculture commissioner

Mar 10th 2013, 7:30 AM 3,428 Views 23 Comments

Yesterday farmers held a rally outside Minister Simon Coveney’s constituency office in Cork.

Coveney says farmers' association wants to keep the status quo
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Coveney says farmers' association wants to keep the status quo

Mar 4th 2013, 9:26 AM 3,021 Views 23 Comments

The Minister was speaking about proposed CAP payment reforms.

IFA holds emergency meeting, claims minister is 'letting farmers down'
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IFA holds emergency meeting, claims minister is 'letting farmers down'

Mar 3rd 2013, 5:21 PM 6,332 Views 89 Comments

The Irish Farmers’ Association said the outcomes of Minister Coveney’s meetings with EU ministers have not reflected his stated aims.

EU to seek refund of €625,000 in Irish CAP funds
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EU to seek refund of €625,000 in Irish CAP funds

Feb 26th 2013, 1:03 PM 5,466 Views 18 Comments

We’re getting off lightly, though – Northern Ireland alone is being asked to return €17.7 million.

Coveney welcomes 'step forward' in CAP reform negotiations
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Coveney welcomes 'step forward' in CAP reform negotiations

Feb 25th 2013, 7:14 PM 3,193 Views 5 Comments

However the Irish Farmers’ Association said the proposals “still represent unacceptable cuts for thousands of Irish farmers”.

What's on the table for the 2014-2020 EU budget?
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What's on the table for the 2014-2020 EU budget?

Feb 7th 2013, 6:31 AM 4,462 Views 4 Comments

As EU leaders gather in Brussels for the first of a two-day summit, just what is at stake, and where is the money going to come from?

Coveney to "force the pace" on agriculture policies in EU
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Coveney to "force the pace" on agriculture policies in EU

Jan 28th 2013, 9:52 AM 2,455 Views 0 Comments

The Agriculture Minister is taking part in the Agriculture and Fisheries

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