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From TheJournal.ie Farmers affected by flooding can apply for compensation from today The Fallout

Farmers affected by flooding can apply for compensation from today

Up to €2 million has been made available to support farming communities impacted by the extreme weather.

From TheJournal.ie Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Dissident republicans, hospital overcrowding and a nuclear test had everyone talking.

From TheJournal.ie After pay scandal the entire board of the IFA has stood down Grassroots

After pay scandal the entire board of the IFA has stood down

The organisation’s president Eddie Downey and general secretary Pat Smith stood down last November.

From TheJournal.ie Farmers' association says former boss "demanded €2 million" to quit Pay Row

Farmers' association says former boss "demanded €2 million" to quit

They say Pat Smith is “trying to cover up” his demands.

From TheJournal.ie The IFA's president is gone after a week-long pay scandal Out The Door

The IFA's president is gone after a week-long pay scandal

Eddie Downey’s resignation followed that of the IFA’s general secretary, Pat Smith.

From TheJournal.ie "There's only one law in this country and that's the law of the jungle" - Irish farmers using guns to protect themselves Rural Crime

"There's only one law in this country and that's the law of the jungle" - Irish farmers using guns to protect themselves

Farmers are reporting widespread intimidation and crime in their areas.

From TheJournal.ie IFA pay scandal: President steps back as review of top salaries begins Downey Not Out

IFA pay scandal: President steps back as review of top salaries begins

The move comes after revelations about general secretary Pat Smith’s generous pay package.

From TheJournal.ie Farmers throw spanner in the works of coast-to-coast cycle route plans Not On Our Watch

Farmers throw spanner in the works of coast-to-coast cycle route plans

The Dublin to Galway Greenway route was expected to be a major tourist attraction.

From TheJournal.ie 'Remember a few years ago we were told butter was bad for you?' Processed Meats

'Remember a few years ago we were told butter was bad for you?'

New guidelines could be issued for red meat consumption.

From TheJournal.ie Farmers want prenups to protect them from 'gold diggers' Split Down The Middle

Farmers want prenups to protect them from 'gold diggers'

The government is considering a new review of prenuptial agreements.

From TheJournal.ie Remember Dolly? There may not be another as EU steps closer to full cloning ban Seeing Double This post contains a poll

Remember Dolly? There may not be another as EU steps closer to full cloning ban

EU lawmakers backed calls to tighten up a proposed ban on cloning animals.

The new Irish Farmer Calendar just landed, fetch our smelling salts

The new Irish Farmer Calendar just landed, fetch our smelling salts

And we’ve got all 12 months.

From TheJournal.ie Tractor -V- Water Cannon: EU to give farmers €500m after mass protest Full Throttle This post contains videos

Tractor -V- Water Cannon: EU to give farmers €500m after mass protest

Up to 6,000 farmers took part in the protest, claiming that their livelihoods are at risk by below-cost selling from retailers.

From TheJournal.ie People from the north-west and farmers are Ireland's worst tax offenders Naughty Farmers

People from the north-west and farmers are Ireland's worst tax offenders

A new report by the RTÉ Investigations Unit digs into the tax misdemeanours of the Irish public.

From TheJournal.ie 'Grotesque and appalling': War of words erupts between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil Pr Gimmick This post contains videos

'Grotesque and appalling': War of words erupts between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil

Éamon Ó Cuív has accused the government’s senior party of lying about protecting rural Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie There are ambitious new plans for Ireland’s most important indigenous industry Opinion

There are ambitious new plans for Ireland’s most important indigenous industry

New targets for the Agri-Food sector could have a signifiant impact on Ireland’s economy.

Forget Tinder - lonely Irish farmers are looking for love on Facebook

Agricultural matchmaking at its finest.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Saturday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Saturday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Want to snap up some acres of land in Dublin? The price is on the rise On The Up

Want to snap up some acres of land in Dublin? The price is on the rise

Agricultural land in Ireland remains expensive when compared with land prices in much of Northern Europe.

From TheJournal.ie This is why some TDs have to watch a video of thousands of pigs being slaughtered Graphic

This is why some TDs have to watch a video of thousands of pigs being slaughtered

Farmers have made claims against the Department of Agriculture.

From TheJournal.ie 'Sometimes politicians are more accurate than journalists' - Simon Coveney Bovine Intervention

'Sometimes politicians are more accurate than journalists' - Simon Coveney

The agriculture minister has been speaking about reports the Irish dairy industry is to lose 3,000 farmers in the next 5 years

Meath man's Macra na Feirme campaign video is a thing of beauty

It’s the most delightfully Irish thing you’ll see today, we promise.

From TheJournal.ie After 15 years, China has lifted its ban on Irish beef Sane Cows

After 15 years, China has lifted its ban on Irish beef

But hold on, more inspections are still needed.

From TheJournal.ie Seen any stolen cows recently? It could earn you €10,000 Udder Chicanery

Seen any stolen cows recently? It could earn you €10,000

The initiative is being operated by Crimestoppers, the Irish Farmers Association and an Garda Siochana.

From TheJournal.ie Bad news if you love mussels: 10,000 tonnes of top quality Irish shellfish is unfit to eat Crisis

Bad news if you love mussels: 10,000 tonnes of top quality Irish shellfish is unfit to eat

Algal blooms which should have disappeared by now have made some shellfish unsafe to consume.

From TheJournal.ie What do farmers want? Green Shoots

What do farmers want?

To be like Scotland, for starters.

From TheJournal.ie Investigation launched after thousands of personal documents found on side of road Galway

Investigation launched after thousands of personal documents found on side of road

Confidential documents were scattered on the Tuam to Athenry road.

From TheJournal.ie Thousands of farmers to close gate on IFA and start their own group Splitters

Thousands of farmers to close gate on IFA and start their own group

The new group will ‘represent all farmers, not just those in rural areas’.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland becomes first EU country allowed to sell beef to the US since BSE ban Our Beef

Ireland becomes first EU country allowed to sell beef to the US since BSE ban

Beef from the EU has been banned from the US since it imposed its ban over fifteen years ago due to BSE.

From TheJournal.ie You'll soon be able to cycle along the Ring of Kerry, but some farmers aren't happy On Yer Bike

You'll soon be able to cycle along the Ring of Kerry, but some farmers aren't happy

The 26 kilometre route runs close to the back of some landowners homes, intruding on their farmland.

From TheJournal.ie Column: What you should know about hushed negotiations taking place between the EU and US Trade

Column: What you should know about hushed negotiations taking place between the EU and US

One of the largest free trade agreements to be negotiated in recent times is provoking serious concerns among civil groups.

From TheJournal.ie Post mortems due on two farmers killed in Donegal farm accident Tragedy

Post mortems due on two farmers killed in Donegal farm accident

The accident occurred just after 6pm last night at Killygordon, Co Donegal.

From TheJournal.ie Children under 7 to be banned from tractors New Rules

Children under 7 to be banned from tractors

Under new rules. farmers will be able to be prosecuted for a number of offences.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you support the farmers who are protesting? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support the farmers who are protesting?

Farmers are protesting as they want better payment for their beef. Do you support them?

From TheJournal.ie There was a protest outside the Guinness factory today, here's why Price Of A Pint

There was a protest outside the Guinness factory today, here's why

Dozens of farmers held a demonstration.

From TheJournal.ie Today's top stories in 6 seconds News Wrap

Today's top stories in 6 seconds

Don’t have time to mull over the news? Here’s everything you need to know.

From TheJournal.ie Another 48 hours: Farmers dig-in for overnight meat factory protests Not Going Home

Another 48 hours: Farmers dig-in for overnight meat factory protests

Thousands of farmers have been camped outside meat processing plants since 3pm this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Saturday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Catch up as you wake up.

From TheJournal.ie Nudity, Facebook, and the 1916 Rising: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

Nudity, Facebook, and the 1916 Rising: The week in numbers

What percentage of people think the 1916 Rising was a mistake?

From TheJournal.ie Farmers and processors agree to two weeks of talks to try to end the beef crisis Let's Talk

Farmers and processors agree to two weeks of talks to try to end the beef crisis

McDonald’s and Tesco, the two biggest buyers of Irish beef, attended discussions this evening for the first time.