IFA Aquaculture Chairman, Michael Mulloy welcomed the announcement at today’s IFA Aquaculture AGM, by Minister Charlie McConalogue, of a Covid-19 financial support scheme for rope mussel and oyster farmers. Michael Mulloy said, “The impact of the Covid-19 crisis has been significant on the Irish Aquaculture sector. Shellfish have been particularly affected due to face market […]
IFA Aquaculture Chairman, Michael Mulloy has called on the Minister for Agriculture to pledge meaningful support for Irish aquaculture, in light of the impact of the Covid-19 crisis, the ongoing threat of ‘no deal’ Brexit and the urgent need for regulatory reform of the sector’s licensing system. Ahead of IFA Aquaculture’s AGM Michael Mulloy said,” […]
IFA President Tim Cullinan has acknowledged the work by the Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue, his officials and the marts to keep business operating as close to normal as possible during the Level 5 restrictions.
IFA President Tim Cullinan said over 1,000 farmers are caught up in the forestry licence crisis and are facing delays of up to two years. “The timber shortages as a result of the backlog are threatening the future of the industry that exports approx. €.5bn annually,” he said. Addressing the Joint Oireachtas Committee […]