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Domestic Potato Market Report

Ex-Farm Potato Prices reported to IFA   Low High Average Rooster box (New season) €515 €575 €530 Rooster 10kg bags (New Season) €6.00 €6.75 €6.30 Whites box (New season) €500 €550 €525 Kerr Pinks 10kg (New season) €6.25 €6.75 €6.50     The high levels of rainfall...

NATIVE & GLOBAL GRAIN MARKET UPDATE

Prices for Irish dried spot wheat are unchanged for the week at €215/t. Jan-Apr values are €2/t lower at €218/t. Barley has slipped and...

CHECK OUT THIS WEEK’S FACTORY CATTLE QUOTES

Check out this week’s cattle factory prices as quoted to or paid to IFA members. Strong factory demand for in-spec cattle with prices hardening. Steer...

GOVERNMENT MUST CAPITALISE ON SUPPORT FROM EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT FOR A STRONGER...

IFA President Joe Healy welcomed the decision of the European Parliament Budget Committee to back an increase in the next CAP Budget to maintain...

IFA GET CONFIRMATION OF HEN HARRIER PAYMENTS, BUT THE SCHEME MUST...

Over 600 farmers in Hen Harrier (HH) areas under the locally led scheme should expect payments in the coming weeks. Speaking following a meeting with...

Taoiseach’s inexperience coming to the fore – Kelly

Labour Party Health spokesperson has said that the Taoiseach is out of touch when it comes to the work nurses do during crisis periods...

State must do better on women’s mental health – Kelly

Following publication of the NWCI’s ‘Out of Silence’ report into women’s mental health, Labour Party Health spokesperson, Alan Kelly TD, has said we must...

Lowry welcomes funding for Tipperary projects

DEPUTY MICHAEL LOWRY WELCOMES FUNDING TOTALLING €913,266 FOR PROJECTS IN TIPPERARY THROUGH THE TOWN & VILLAGE RENEWAL SCHEME 2018 Deputy Michael Lowry is delighted to...

Kelly presents Labour Women’s Jo Cox award to victims of Cervical...

At the annual Labour Party Conference, Labour Party Health spokesperson and Vice Chair of the Public Accounts Committee, Alan Kelly TD, presented Vicky Phelan,...

Health Committee should invite authors of the “Health Inequalities in Europe”...

Labour Health Spokesperson Alan Kelly TD, has called for the chair of the Oireachtas Committee to invite the authors of the "Health Inequalities in...