Two Candidates to Run for IFA President

Two candidates have been nominated to run for the Presidency of IFA. At the close of nominations at 12 noon today, Francie Gorman from Laois and Martin Stapleton from Limerick had received the required number of nominations. IFA Deputy President Brian Rushe, who is acting National Returning Officer, confirmed that two nominations had been received. […]

First IFA Election Debate Takes Place In Tipperary Tonight

The IFA National Returning Officer Jer Bergin has encouraged farmers to attend the Association’s Election debates between candidates for the positions of President and Deputy President, which begintonight and will take place over the next eight weeks before members vote in April. The North Tipperary County Executive will hold the first meeting in Roscrea at […]

National Returning Officer opens nominations for position of IFA President

The IFA National Treasurer and Returning Officer (NTRO) Jer Bergin has opened nominations for the position of President of the IFA.   The resignation of Eddie Downey on Wed, 25th November means an election for President must be held, involving the members voting in the branches.   The National Rules Committee met yesterday and advised […]

Minister’S Latest Statement On Single Farm Payment Redistribution Totally Unacceptable – Bryan

IFA President John Bryan said the Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney’s latest statement on the redistribution of the Single Farm Payment is a massive shock for productive farmers and is totally unacceptable. Mr Bryan said, “Farmers are alarmed and outraged at the backtracking by Minister Coveney. Only three weeks ago, the Minister confirmed in the […]

Fa Executive Council To Discuss Fiscal Compact Referendum

IFA President John Bryan said he would be presenting the details of the referendum on the Fiscal Compact to a special meeting of the IFA Executive Council next Tuesday, April 3rd. John Bryan said the members of the Executive Council would hold a full discussion, and would then issue a recommendation to the almost 90,000 […]