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# ifa - Thursday 16 May, 2019

Ex-Derry City boss named Northern Ireland women's manager

Kenny Shiels takes over the role from Alfie Wylie.

From TheJournal.ie Fund of €50m on way for beef farmers following support from Europe Aid Package

Fund of €50m on way for beef farmers following support from Europe

The IFA said a €50 million fund from Europe could be matched by a €50m government fund.

# ifa - Thursday 9 May, 2019

FAI and IFA confirm details of new cross-border competition

The Unite the Union Champions Cup will be contested from November of this year.

# ifa - Tuesday 29 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie From armageddon to 'damage-limitation at best': How Brexit could hit Irish farmers IFA

From armageddon to 'damage-limitation at best': How Brexit could hit Irish farmers

When asked if farmers felt like sitting ducks in relation to Brexit, IFA President Joe Healy said: “Absolutely”.

# ifa - Tuesday 25 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie IFA willing to meet health minister after he backs idea of Irish farmers growing cannabis Medicinal Use

IFA willing to meet health minister after he backs idea of Irish farmers growing cannabis

Health Minister Simon Harris says he would like to see Irish farmers growing cannabis crops.

# ifa - Thursday 15 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Extra public order unit gardaí to patrol Aviva as intelligence shows hardline loyalists could attend ROI V NI

Extra public order unit gardaí to patrol Aviva as intelligence shows hardline loyalists could attend

The Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland face off in Dublin at 7.45pm.

# ifa - Friday 2 November, 2018

'What it will show is that organisations like ours can work together in a post-Brexit world'

John Delaney has said GAA stadiums could be used as part of the 2023 Euros bid.

# ifa - Thursday 1 November, 2018

Republic and Northern Ireland launch bid to co-host 2023 European U21 Championships

FAI chief executive John Delaney and IFA counterpart Patrick Nelson spoke at an event in Belfast today.

# ifa - Wednesday 3 October, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Factories have torn the hell out of prices': Farmers march on Kildare St to protest beef prices Major Beef

'Factories have torn the hell out of prices': Farmers march on Kildare St to protest beef prices

The IFA organised today’s protest to highlight that factories have cut cattle prices to “loss-making” levels.

# ifa - Sunday 16 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Farmers struggling to pay bills, call on retailers to increase price of milk Fodder Crisis

Farmers struggling to pay bills, call on retailers to increase price of milk

The IFA has said the low prices offered in some shops are “unsustainable”.

# ifa - Saturday 11 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Unlikely that we will be able grow enough': Farmers warn of fodder crisis after drought IFA

'Unlikely that we will be able grow enough': Farmers warn of fodder crisis after drought

The Irish Farmers Association has called for the Government to introduce a fodder import scheme “sooner rather than later”.

# ifa - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'I just remember the tractor wheel going over me': How an accident changed a child's life in seconds Farm Safety

'I just remember the tractor wheel going over me': How an accident changed a child's life in seconds

Kerrie Leonard was left paralysed after an accident on her family’s farm.

# ifa - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'There's power in community': Farmers urged to boycott forced sales of farms by vulture funds People Power

'There's power in community': Farmers urged to boycott forced sales of farms by vulture funds

The IFA has been contacted by around 200 farmers impacted by the issue so far this year.

# ifa - Saturday 3 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Milk crisis? Storm Emma stopped the collection of fresh stock from many dairy farms Milkmageddon

Milk crisis? Storm Emma stopped the collection of fresh stock from many dairy farms

Many farmers have exhausted their backup space for the milk collected, with possible knock on effects for the availability of milk on supermarket shelves.

# ifa - Thursday 22 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie The IFA will pay its former boss €1.9m to settle his legal cases Settlement

The IFA will pay its former boss €1.9m to settle his legal cases

The settlement relates to disputes over a severance package and a defamation case.

# ifa - Monday 27 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Ireland needs to 'get serious' about reducing emissions after 3.5% rise in 2016 Greenhouse Gases

Ireland needs to 'get serious' about reducing emissions after 3.5% rise in 2016

Ireland is trying to reduce its emissions in order to comply with EU regulations and avoid a hefty €75 million fine in 2020.

From TheJournal.ie 'A reality check for science': Controversial weedkiller gets five-year licence extension from the EU Glyphosate

'A reality check for science': Controversial weedkiller gets five-year licence extension from the EU

Germany dropped its opposition to the pesticide, introduced in 1974 by US agro-giant Monsanto as Roundup.

# ifa - Sunday 26 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Farmers are calling a fodder crisis ...but the government says there is sufficient supply Crisis

Farmers are calling a fodder crisis ...but the government says there is sufficient supply

The bad weather throughout the summer has left farmers without sufficient amounts of fodder.

# ifa - Saturday 21 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Farmers are up in arms about the new 'NCT for tractors' Road Safety

Farmers are up in arms about the new 'NCT for tractors'

Certain tractors will have to undergo the roadworthiness testing from May of next year.

# ifa - Thursday 19 October, 2017

Michael O'Neill receives 16-month driving ban and fine after admitting drink-driving charge

O’Neill was also fined £1,300 after being caught driving three times over the legal limit.

# ifa - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Minute's silence held at Ploughing Championships for man who died on Wexford farm Martin Kehoe Jr

Minute's silence held at Ploughing Championships for man who died on Wexford farm

Martin Kehoe Jr was overcome by fumes at his farm in Foulksmills yesterday.

# ifa - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Farmers gather outside supermarkets in protest at low milk prices Milk Wars

Farmers gather outside supermarkets in protest at low milk prices

Liquid milk producers were led in a protest by IFA president Joe Healy outside Dunnes Stores and Aldi in Portlaoise.

# ifa - Friday 25 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'A tsunami from the skies': Taoiseach to travel to Donegal as emergency meeting takes place over floods Flooding

'A tsunami from the skies': Taoiseach to travel to Donegal as emergency meeting takes place over floods

Met Éireann has issued a status yellow rainfall warning for five counties.

# ifa - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Bullock with serious injuries left unaided and alone at Mayo cattle mart for 10 hours Ballina

Bullock with serious injuries left unaided and alone at Mayo cattle mart for 10 hours

The animal was euthanised after being left in distress from morning until evening after sustaining a broken leg.

# ifa - Thursday 3 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Farmers warned to 'stamp' their farm equipment or risk losing it to thieves Rural Crime

Farmers warned to 'stamp' their farm equipment or risk losing it to thieves

Thefts can be traumatic for farmers and their families. Communities are advised to work with local gardaí and watch out for suspicious activity.

# ifa - Thursday 6 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Day 2: Tillage farmers sleep overnight at the Department of Agriculture building Hay Now Hay Now

Day 2: Tillage farmers sleep overnight at the Department of Agriculture building

Some farmers are talking about taking their kids out of college due to the bad harvest.

# ifa - Saturday 17 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Dog owners warned to keep pets on a leash after 'savage' sheep attacks County Leash

Dog owners warned to keep pets on a leash after 'savage' sheep attacks

The IFA has released a protocol for farmers to follow, which includes guidelines for when a farmer can shoot a dog.

# ifa - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

IFA quiet amid Michael O'Neill-Norwich reports

The Northern Ireland boss could be in line for a move to the Championship.

# ifa - Sunday 9 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Farmers are at their wit's end': Losing your land, home and income at the hands of vulture funds Great Irish Sell Off

'Farmers are at their wit's end': Losing your land, home and income at the hands of vulture funds

The IFA says if vulture funds come after farmers they’ll have to get to them through them first.

# ifa - Friday 3 February, 2017

U21 winger reveals why he's switched allegiance from Northern Ireland to the Republic

Derry City’s Josh Daniels has accepted a call-up to Noel King’s latest squad.

From TheJournal.ie There'll be no more free spuds in Supervalu as farmers get their way The Great Veg War

There'll be no more free spuds in Supervalu as farmers get their way

The IFA said it would meet again with SuperValu to “express farmers’ anger” in the near future.

# ifa - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Tillage farmers call for 'humanitarian support' after some lose 100% of crop in worst harvest in decades Bad Harvest

Tillage farmers call for 'humanitarian support' after some lose 100% of crop in worst harvest in decades

A protest will be held outside of the Dáil this afternoon.

# ifa - Saturday 31 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Bird flu has been found in Ireland. Here's how to spot it in your flock Wigeon

Bird flu has been found in Ireland. Here's how to spot it in your flock

Fears about the infectious virus have been spreading across Europe this year.

# ifa - Saturday 12 November, 2016

Northern Ireland fans unveil huge poppy display against Azerbaijan Remembrance This post contains videos

Northern Ireland fans unveil huge poppy display against Azerbaijan

Goals from Kyle Lafferty, Gareth McAuley, Conor McLaughlin and Chris Brunt secured the win for Michael O’Neill’s team.

# ifa - Thursday 10 November, 2016

Northern Irish FA back down on ban of poppy shirts

Initially the IFA had forbidden the sale of the special edition jersey.

# ifa - Sunday 9 October, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Tillage farmers in Ireland are 'stressed, anguished and in pain' after a bad harvest year Rural Ireland

Tillage farmers in Ireland are 'stressed, anguished and in pain' after a bad harvest year

Hundreds of farmers, particularly those along the West coast, have been badly hit by heavy rainfall this summer, which has seen much of their crop yields destroyed.

# ifa - Saturday 24 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'Cattle and sheep are being hand-fed and prepped to be taken by criminals' Rural Crime

'Cattle and sheep are being hand-fed and prepped to be taken by criminals'

Around 2,000 thefts from farmyards are reported each year. Farmers are being urged to be vigilant.

# ifa - Saturday 17 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Hostilities escalate between beef baron Larry Goodman and IFA over merger They've Got Beef

Hostilities escalate between beef baron Larry Goodman and IFA over merger

The businessman wants to buy one of Ireland’s largest beef suppliers, but the IFA are concerned about Goodman owning such a high stake.

# ifa - Saturday 10 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Pieta House teams up with farming group to highlight suicide among men in rural areas Mind Our Farm Families

Pieta House teams up with farming group to highlight suicide among men in rural areas

Pieta House and the IFA are running a phoneline and counselling service.

# ifa - Monday 22 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'An invasion of a place I grew up in, where I always felt safe' - Farmers speak of trauma after thefts Rural Ireland

'An invasion of a place I grew up in, where I always felt safe' - Farmers speak of trauma after thefts

Buyers are being urged to ensure dealers are reputable before they buy any farm vehicles or machinery.

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