Farm land supply in Waterford falls while price per acre shoots up

FARM land prices per acre (/ac) in Waterford rose by 55 per cent during 2020, a year in which there were there only 18 farms available for sale in the county when compared to 91 in 2019. The year-on-year price...

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Council to investigate algal bloom on Belle Lake

WATERFORD City & County Council will conduct an investigation of the algal bloom in Belle Lake after a motion tabled by Green Party Councillor Jody Power won support from his Metropolitan District colleagues. Cllr Power’s motion, which was seconded by...

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Glanbia “positioned for growth” this year, says MD

GLANBIA’S Group Managing Director has spoken of her ‘exceptional pride’ in how the group’s staff has responded to the challenges...

Thursday, 25/02/21 - 3:22pm Read More

Covid protocols for meat factories the same as other businesses, says Minister

MEAT plants throughout the State are subject to the same Covid-19 protocols “as any other business or location where outbreaks...

Tuesday, 09/02/21 - 2:42pm Read More

Teagasc re-introduces Covid helpline for farmers

TEAGASC, the Agriculture and Food Development Authority, has re-opened its telephone helpline to assist farmers with all Covid-19-related queries. The...

Sunday, 31/01/21 - 3:10pm Read More

Christmas demand pushing beef prices, says IFA Livestock Chair

IFA LIVESTOCK Chairman Brendan Golden said beef prices have risen between 5 and 10 cent per kilogram this week, driven...

Monday, 23/11/20 - 5:14pm Read More

Teagasc announces winner of Forest Photo Competition

CORK resident Chris Martin, who resides in County Cork, has been named as category three winner of Teagasc’s ‘Celebrating Our...

Monday, 23/11/20 - 3:00pm Read More

Bird Flu detected in peregrine falcon as vigilance urged among poultry farmers

THE detection of avian flu influenza subtype H5N8 (bird flu) in a peregrine falcon in County Limerick has been confirmed...

Sunday, 08/11/20 - 1:49pm Read More

Glanbia reports improving trends during Q3

GLANBIA has reported ‘improving trends’ in its Interim Management Statement for the third quarter of the year, with like-for-like wholly...

Thursday, 29/10/20 - 4:58pm Read More

Deteriorating grain harvest conditions leaving growers “under huge pressure”

AS harvest conditions continue to deteriorate, IFA President Tim Cullinan is seeking an immediate assessment from the Department of Agriculture...

Saturday, 29/08/20 - 9:09pm Read More

€140m Belview cheese plant gets thumbs up

Glanbia has received planning approval for the construction of a €140 million cheese manufacturing plant at the IDA’s Science and...

Friday, 03/07/20 - 2:33pm Read More

STAY ON AN A FARM THIS SUMMER, IFA SUGGESTS

The Deputy President of the Irish Farmers Association (IFA) has encouraged people planning their domestic holiday this summer to considering...

Monday, 08/06/20 - 6:23pm Read More

Condition Red High Fire risk prompts warning from IFA

Vigilance over the Bank Holiday weekend has been urged by the chair of IFA Farm Forestry following the issuing of...

Friday, 29/05/20 - 3:59pm Read More

Beef processing at Dawn Meats to recommence on Monday

Beef processing for McDonald’s European outlets is to reconvene at the Dawn Meats plant at Carroll’s Cross on Monday next,...

Wednesday, 20/05/20 - 3:28pm Read More

Rescheduled sailing of Irish livestock to Algeria cancelled

The rescheduled sailing of the ‘Sarah M’ from the Port of Waterford to Algeria this Friday has been cancelled by...

Tuesday, 19/05/20 - 9:38pm Read More

‘Sarah M’ livestock ship due to sail to Algeria before the end of the week

The ‘Sarah M’ livestock vessel, which remains anchored and empty in the Waterford Estuary off Dunmore East, now appears set...

Sunday, 17/05/20 - 2:54pm Read More

Waterford IFA and Glanbia diverge on approach to handling “war-like situation”

The board of Glanbia cannot maintain a “business as usual” approach in the face of the ongoing public health emergency,...

Sunday, 17/05/20 - 10:22am Read More

Dawn Meats plant at Grannagh remains Covid-19 free

Dawn Meats’ principal site at Grannagh remains free of Covid-19, according to Group Development Manager Paul Nolan. When asked how...

Saturday, 16/05/20 - 6:11pm Read More

Live export ship due for Algeria remains moored off Dunmore East

The Sarah M, a livestock vessel which was due to ship 1,200 cattle to Algeria today (Friday) from the Port...

Friday, 15/05/20 - 9:06pm Read More

Harney’s of Dunhil closes its shop doors…for now

ONE of Dunhill’s great commercial institutions closed its doors for the time being on Sunday last, bringing to an end...

Thursday, 30/04/20 - 10:33am Read More