Thursday, 20 December 2018 11:55

Irish ‘sad’ about Brexit

A senior official in the Republic of Ireland (Eire) Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade says his country is puzzled and saddened by Britain’s decision to leave the EU.

Published in General News

An Irish farm systems researcher says any solutions that scientists come up with to solve problems must be simple and not create other problems.

Published in Management
Wednesday, 24 October 2018 15:52

Electric fence relocated from an armchair

It's not uncommon for farms to be a family affair, but the Drumm family at Mullingar, Co Westmeath, Ireland, have taken this to new heights with their own agritech invention.

Published in Machinery & Products
Thursday, 18 October 2018 11:14

Heavy lifting eased

Surgery to fuse four discs in his lower back prompted beef farmer Ger Daly, in County Galway, Ireland, to think again about how to do heavy lifting on his farm.

Published in Farm Health
Thursday, 18 October 2018 09:38

Ireland assembles its agrifood units

With the UK’s Brexit scheduled for April 1, 2019, discussions in Ireland are centred on tariffs, with a general call for a ‘soft’ Brexit that would allow present cross-border agreements to apply in the foreseeable future.

Published in World News
Thursday, 04 October 2018 11:29

Soft border?

A mate of the Hound who recently travelled to Ireland found that country’s airport biosecurity rather lax.

Published in The Hound

The Irish sure know how to throw a good party, as experienced last month at the National Ploughing Association event at Screggan, County Offaly, Ireland. 

Published in World News
Wednesday, 03 October 2018 12:55

More Irish/Kiwi collaboration needed

The Republic of Ireland’s first resident ambassador to New Zealand says many opportunities exist for collaboration by the two countries.

Published in General News
Thursday, 23 August 2018 11:55

Drought crisis for Irish farmers

Farmers in Northern Europe – especially the UK and Ireland – are facing a crisis as drought forces them to sell stock early while they struggle to adequately feed animals remaining. 

Published in World News
Wednesday, 27 June 2018 12:55

Ireland’s new vista on dairying

The Irish Research Institute Teagasc, with industry partners, has set up a new programme to improve its dairy sector. Peter Burke spoke recently to the director of research, Dr Frank O’Mara.

Published in General News
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