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 to determine just how much damage has been done. “Due the greater proportion of Spring crops and poor weather, over...

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€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 Technology Park at Belview. Having received initial planning permission from Kilkenny County Council, appeals lodged to An Bord Pleanála by...

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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

Coillte thanks public for staying away from forests

Coillte has acknowledged the public’s adherence to the Government’s Covid-19 guidelines given the massive drop in footfall throughout its 23...

Wednesday, 15/04/20 - 11:00am Read More

Glanbia’s new ‘call and collection’ system for Agribusiness outlets

AS part of the nationwide effort to stymie the spread of Covid-19, Glanbia’s Agribusiness branches have implemented a new ‘call...

Monday, 23/03/20 - 3:43pm Read More

€3.7m funding announced for Mount Congreve

FUNDING of €3.7 million has been announced for the Mount Congreve Estate in Co. Waterford, with the aim of developing...

Tuesday, 12/11/19 - 11:44am Read More

Kilmacthomas pumpkin makes historic weight!

WATERFORD pumpkin enthusiast John McDonough was delighted to see his latest mega creation tip the scales in record-breaking manner on...

Wednesday, 30/10/19 - 7:00pm Read More

Shona’s design for a small business in the Deise Gaeltacht

“IT’S a bit mad out there, isn’t it,” Shona Shirley MacDonald sunnily observed from her stand in the Local Enterprise...

Monday, 30/09/19 - 5:30pm Read More

Waterford IFA Chair hopes for calmer times

As tens of thousands of visitors negotiated the small town of tents, stands and exhibits erected for the National Ploughing...

Friday, 27/09/19 - 12:00pm Read More

Hard yards to regain as meat processing resumes

WHILE disputes at meat plants at Waterford and South Kilkenny have finally stood down, the disruption caused to regular processing...

Thursday, 26/09/19 - 7:00pm Read More

Time to make waves with Waterford’s maritime offering

THE recent controversy regarding the temporary relocation of the ‘Vadrafjordr’ longboat has sparked a debate about how the city and...

Tuesday, 10/09/19 - 4:30pm Read More

Huge crowds and splendid sunshine at 193rd Iverk Show

“We’ve no Liam MacCarthy to show off,” a local sighed to this reporter as I strolled through the heavily populated...

Tuesday, 03/09/19 - 12:30pm Read More