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# agriculture-minister - Tuesday 22 June, 2021

'No longer appropriate': Cabinet signs off on fur farming  ban and compensation scheme for farmers
# Mink Farming
# Mink Farming

'No longer appropriate': Cabinet signs off on fur farming ban and compensation scheme for farmers

Updated Jun 22nd 2021, 2:38 PM 22,495 Views 44 Comments

The prohibition is not expected to begin until next year, allowing farmers to see out the 2021 season.

# agriculture-minister - Wednesday 26 May, 2021

Fishermen angry over Brexit and new quotas are sailing into Cork to march on Taoiseach's office
# Flotilla
# Flotilla

Fishermen angry over Brexit and new quotas are sailing into Cork to march on Taoiseach's office

May 26th 2021, 9:00 AM 17,161 Views 29 Comments
  • An estimated 50 fishing vessels are taking part in the protest this morning, some of which started hooting as it passed a nearby naval base.
  • "Surely we're entitled to catch at least half the fish in our own waters?" a fisherman asked The Journal.
  • Minister for Agriculture and the Marine Charlie McConalogue said fishermen faced a "challenge" post-Brexit.

# agriculture-minister - Wednesday 2 September, 2020

New Agriculture Minister, golfgate and pub closure laws: Busy agenda as Dáil returns early from summer holidays
# Back To Work
# Back To Work

New Agriculture Minister, golfgate and pub closure laws: Busy agenda as Dáil returns early from summer holidays

Sep 2nd 2020, 6:45 AM 18,613 Views 27 Comments

The Dáil was recalled early this year to deal with Covid-19 and the reopening of the country.

# agriculture-minister - Wednesday 15 July, 2020

Dara Calleary appointed new Agriculture Minister following sacking of Barry Cowen
# Fianna Fáil
# Fianna Fáil

Dara Calleary appointed new Agriculture Minister following sacking of Barry Cowen

Updated Jul 15th 2020, 6:03 PM 73,740 Views 98 Comments

Cowen was sacked from the role last night amid a drink-driving controversy.

# agriculture-minister - Tuesday 14 July, 2020

Shock among TDs over sacking of Barry Cowen
# Controversy
# Controversy

Shock among TDs over sacking of Barry Cowen

Jul 14th 2020, 11:37 PM 61,796 Views 98 Comments

The Taoiseach announced this evening that he had sacked Agriculture Minister Barry Cowen.

# agriculture-minister - Sunday 12 July, 2020

Barry Cowen disputes 'incorrect' Garda report of what happened at drink-driving checkpoint in 2016
# Barry Cowen
# Barry Cowen

Barry Cowen disputes 'incorrect' Garda report of what happened at drink-driving checkpoint in 2016

Jul 12th 2020, 12:10 PM 50,292 Views 0 Comments

“I did not evade, or attempt to evade, a Garda,” a statement from Cowen said.

# agriculture-minister - Thursday 19 September, 2019

Michael Creed warns that protests could damage Irish beef's international reputation
# Agriculture Minister
# Agriculture Minister

Michael Creed warns that protests could damage Irish beef's international reputation

Sep 19th 2019, 11:30 AM 6,461 Views 24 Comments

The Agriculture Minister was speaking at the National Ploughing Championships in Carlow.

# agriculture-minister - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Two ministers, some sheep, and a city centre photo-op. What could go wrong?
# Ewe First
# Ewe First

Two ministers, some sheep, and a city centre photo-op. What could go wrong?

Apr 8th 2014, 9:23 PM 17,439 Views 11 Comments

“They’re a little frisky…”. The press release had offered the prospect of some Cabinet-level sheep-shearing. But would the ministers oblige?

# agriculture-minister - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

Value of Irish food and drink exports nearly €10 billion in 2013
# Bord Bia
# Bord Bia

Value of Irish food and drink exports nearly €10 billion in 2013

Jan 8th 2014, 8:44 AM 5,717 Views 24 Comments

Exports for dairy products and ingredients brought in the most money, followed by beef exports.

# agriculture-minister - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

Broad reform needed to make Seanad 'fit for modern Ireland', says Coveney
# Graduate Votes
# Graduate Votes

Broad reform needed to make Seanad 'fit for modern Ireland', says Coveney

Nov 26th 2013, 10:26 AM 2,630 Views 17 Comments

The Agriculture Minister welcomed reports that voting rights are to be extended to more graduates, but believes more ‘fundamental’ reform is needed.

# agriculture-minister - Friday 4 January, 2013

United Arab Emirates market opens to Irish sheep meat
# Exports
# Exports

United Arab Emirates market opens to Irish sheep meat

Jan 4th 2013, 2:18 PM 6,229 Views 14 Comments

Last summer the UAE and the Irish government also reached agreements on beef and poultry meat exports from Ireland.

# agriculture-minister - Friday 25 May, 2012

140 jobs to be created by seafood companies
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

140 jobs to be created by seafood companies

May 25th 2012, 7:30 AM 2,370 Views 12 Comments

The jobs will be created around the country after a new investment of €15 million in the industry.