25 01 2018
IFA Farm Family and Social Affairs Chair, Caroline Farrell has welcomed changes to the calculation of the Contributory State Pension proposed by Minister for Social Protection Regina Doherty that better value the contribution of those who took time out of employment to care for families and older relatives.
23 11 2017
IFA President Joe Healy said the deepening fodder problems will have to be addressed by the Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed. He said the blasé response from the Minister in the Dáil this week during a debate on the matter was wholly inadequate.
21 11 2017
09 11 2017
Following a meeting with Tanaiste Frances Fitzgerald this week, IFA President Joe Healy has welcomed the commitment from the Tánaiste and Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation Frances Fitzgerald to review the criteria for issuing work permits for farm workers from outside the EEA (European Economic Area).