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France imposes fines on Facebook Ireland and Google

Thu, 01/06/2022 - 09:50
Websites do not allow to users to refuse cookies as easily as it is to accept them

Sheep flocks left 'vulnerable' to dog attacks, farmers call for strengthening of legislation 

Thu, 01/06/2022 - 09:19
'There are very few sheep farmers in the country who have not had the horrendous experience of finding their flock savaged by dogs'

NAMA expects to return €4.25bn in cash to taxpayers

Thu, 01/06/2022 - 09:12
State agency generated €670m from its property portfolio last year

Next raises profit guidance for fifth time in 10 months

Thu, 01/06/2022 - 08:46
Next set a strong online performance more than offset another fall in-store sales

Latest government figures show stronger final quarter for 2021 Irish food exports

Thu, 01/06/2022 - 07:09
Minister McConalogue said there has been a gradual shift away from reliance on the UK market for the four main meat species and dairy produce

Still ‘issues’ for forestry despite licences increase

Thu, 01/06/2022 - 07:00
Increase in forestry licensing in 2021, but ‘issues’ persist into new year

Multinationals help drive State's tax revenues to a new record of €68bn

Wed, 01/05/2022 - 17:40
The exchequer returns for December confirmed that the Government tax revenues boomed in 2021 despite the ongoing health emergency over Covid and the Omicron variant

Aiming for lower-carbon milk in North Cork

Wed, 01/05/2022 - 16:22
Signpost Farmers: 'It seems to be more important than ever for farmers to think about their environmental impact'

'Things aren't as bleak as they were at this time last year'

Wed, 01/05/2022 - 15:30
Irish hoteliers on another new year of Covid restrictions

European wholesale gas prices rise as pipeline from Russia stays in reverse flow

Wed, 01/05/2022 - 15:26
European gas prices rose on Wednesday as gas flowed eastwards for the 16th successive day along a pipeline that usually sends deliveries from Russia ...

Sony Vision-S 02 SUV shows technology firm is serious about becoming a car manufacturer

Wed, 01/05/2022 - 15:01
Sony has revealed the Vision-S 02, its second vehicle concept, and has shown that it is serious about entering the automotive space.The Vision-S 02 ...

42-acres off Ring of Kerry will be one to watch

Wed, 01/05/2022 - 15:00
The land includes half an acre of hilly ground across the public road and 25 acres of rough bare ground going onto the lake

Farms 'could be overwhelmed' by costs

Wed, 01/05/2022 - 14:57
Figures from the Central Statistics Office show that input prices increased by 15% in the space of a year

New chairman of the ICMSA dairy committee elected at AGM

Wed, 01/05/2022 - 14:47
Co Kerry farmer Noel Murphy will replace Gerald Quain

John Deere launches autonomous tractor line-up

Wed, 01/05/2022 - 13:33
Automation is thought to be key to solving farm labour shortages

Shingles is latest target of Covid vaccine makers Pfizer and BioNTech

Wed, 01/05/2022 - 13:07
Meanwhile, shares in biotech company Valneva fell again in Paris trade on Wednesday, declining for the seventh day in a row

Beef Markets: No indication of post-Christmas overhang as prices start to tighten

Wed, 01/05/2022 - 12:49
The base for steers is being quoted at 425 cents/kg on a 'take it or leave it' policy by the factory agents

Farming Legal Advice: Inheritance tax changes for farmers in care explained

Wed, 01/05/2022 - 12:29
Dear Karen,  My father wants to transfer the farm to me. I am farming at home with my father since I left college. ...

A new year, a new manager and a new era

Wed, 01/05/2022 - 12:15
'I believe it is very important that a mart is run as smoothly as possible'

Brian Reidy: 2022 calves about to hit the ground

Wed, 01/05/2022 - 12:14
Space in calf sheds has become a pressure point on dairy farms over the last few years