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€17.8m capital programme for fishery harbours announced

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney TD, has announced the full details of a €17.8m capital investment package for the ongoing development of Ireland's publicly owned fishery harbours and local harbour network.

Call for Dairy Forum to prioritise cashflow issues

 

Irish Farmers' Association (IFA) national chairman, Jer Bergin, has said he would lead the IFA dairy delegation, with national dairy chair Sean O’Leary, when the Dairy Forum meets for the second time next week on March 9.

Calls for research proposals to help innovation

Research proposals are being sought to help drive innovation in the agri-food sector, as envisaged in Food Wise 2025, Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney, has announced.

CAP application deadline extension being considered

Phil Hogan

 

Minister Simon Coveney has welcomed EU Agriculture Commissioner Phil Hogan's announcement that he is considering extending the period for submission of applications under the CAP, which is currently 15 May, following requests from Member States, including Ireland.

Concern for Irish fish quotas ahead of EU negotiations

Fishing

 

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney, has expressed concern at proposals for some of Ireland’s key fisheries quotas, ahead of annual EU fisheries negotiations in Brussels this week.

Coveney and Hogan to address ICOS conference

 

The 39th annual national conference of the Irish Co-operative Organisation Society (ICOS) will espouse the vision of founder Horace Plunkett as it focuses on 'Better Farming, Better Business, Better Living'. The conference will be attended by EU Agriculture Commissioner, Phil Hogan, and Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney.

Coveney calls for dairy and pigment sectors support

 

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Simon Coveney is calling on the EU Commission to deliver a comprehensive package of support to address the current crisis in the dairy and pigmeat sectors.