Exciting Line Up At Ploughing Championships 2017

The NDC will be creating an exciting festival theme at this year’s Ploughing championships to launch our new campaign – The Complete Natural. We have an interesting programme of events, cooking demos, celebrities, healthcare experts and sports stars at our stand over the three days. We will start each day the Complete Natural way with “Sunrise […]

Community Gardens from Ballycumber attract thousands of visitors at the Ploughing

ALDI teamed up with Foróige, the National Youth Development Organisation, for the second year running to showcase the budding talent of junior gardeners at the National Ploughing Championships. Young people and volunteers from Ballycumber Foróige Club worked hard throughout the summer creating gardens to wow the National Ploughing Championship audience. Offaly’s Community Garden portrayed the […]

Rural Ireland Has To Share In Economic Recovery – IFA President Tells Politicians On Opening Day Of Ploughing Championships

Speaking at the opening day of the Ploughing Championships in Ratheniska, Co Laois, IFA President Eddie Downey said the Association would be sending a clear message to all politicians visiting the IFA stand: Government action is needed to ensure the economic recovery in Dublin and the main cities is fully reflected throughout rural Ireland.   […]

Weather Impact to Hit Farming Hard this Winter – IFA

Speaking from the Ploughing Championships in Wexford today (Tues), IFA President John Bryan said the full impact of the wettest summer on record and spiralling feed costs will add €400m to bills on farms this winter. “The price/cost squeeze will inevitably have a very negative effect on farm incomes this year, and farmers will need […]

Investment In Agri Sector Will Reap Dividends For Wider Economy – IFA

Speaking on the opening day of the Ploughing Championships in Athy, Co Kildare, IFA President John Bryan said major budget and CAP decisions in the coming months would be crucial for the future direction of the agricultural sector in Ireland, and would determine its ability to realise the potential for growth in food production. He […]