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Articles Tagged ‘Richard Kennedy’

Aid package needed to ensure sustainable tillage sector in remote regions - IFA


Following a meeting with officials of EU Agriculture Commissioner Phil Hogan’s Cabinet last week, IFA Deputy President Richard Kennedy said there are a number of crucial issues that need to be urgently addressed by the EU Commission and the Irish Government to ensure we have a sustainable tillage sector that can prosper in peripheral regions - mainly in the western part of the country - into 2017 and future years.

IFA criticises lack of progress on TAMS approvals


Following a meeting of the charter of rights monitoring committee yesterday, IFA deputy president Richard Kennedy has severely criticised the lack of progress issuing approvals to farmers to commence work under the TAMS farm investment scheme.

Review of Agriculture Appeals Act published


Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, has published the report of the Review of the Agriculture Appeals Act, 2001, and operations of the Agriculture Appeals Office.