Offaly Young People Win Gold And Silver At Aldi Foroige Youth Citizenship Awards

The Aldi Foróige Youth Citizenship Awards took place in Citywest Hotel & Conference Centre where over 2300 young people from throughout Ireland showcased their work in the community. 204 groups took part in the awards with projects covering topics such as equality; homelessness; mental health; culture and much more. Young people from Offaly excelled at the […]

Young People From Offaly Excel In Foróige Youth Citizenship Awards

The Foróige Youth Citizenship Awards in partnership with Aldi took place last Saturday 2nd July 2016 in the Citywest Hotel and Conference Centre, Dublin. Gallen Community Ferbane Foróige Club 1, won the Silver Star Award for their project ‘A bicycle recycling and fundraising project to help a community in Africa’. The awards celebrated the work […]

IFA Nails The Lie That German Discounters’ Super Deals On Vegetables And Potatoes Don’t Damage Irish Growers

Addressing a protest at Lidl and Aldi stores in north Dublin today, IFA National Chairman Jer Bergin accused the retailers of gross hypocrisy by slashing the price of fresh produce below the cost of production while claiming to support Irish growers.   Jer Bergin said, “Reducing the shelf price of some vegetables and potatoes to as […]

Aldi accused of pushing vegetable growers to extinction

IFA President Eddie Downey today (Mon) said the current behaviour of all the major retailers towards vegetable growers will ensure the extinction of this specialised production sector and prevent Irish consumers from getting premium quality vegetables, as they will be substituted by imports. The IFA President was addressing vegetable and potato growers who were protesting […]