Minister Daly Gives IFA Commitment On the ‘Fair Deal’ Nursing Home Scheme

An IFA delegation, led by President, Joe Healy and Farm Family & Social Affairs Chairperson, Maura Canning met with Jim Daly, Minister for Older People as part of the IFA’s ongoing campaign to secure changes to the Fair Deal scheme to protect the future viability of the family farm.   Speaking after the meeting, IFA […]

Charge On Farm Assets Must Be Reduced – IFA

IFA President, Joe Healy and Farm Family & Social Affairs Chairperson, Maura Canning this week met with Simon Harris, Minister for Health and Helen Mc Entee, Minister of State for Mental Health and Older People to call for the charge on productive assets in the Fair Deal Scheme to be reduced to reflect ability to […]

Transport Is The Theme For Day Four Of Farm Safety Week

Tractors and moving vehicles have claimed the lives of 30 farm workers in the past five years according to the¬†HSE Health & Safety in Agriculture Report October 2015, representing one of the biggest dangers on a farm. Day Four of the fourth annual Farm Safety Week UK & Ireland focuses on highlighting the issues surrounding […]