Budget 2020: Government Must Support The Sustainable Growth Of Ireland’s Agricultural Sector

Launching the IFA pre-Budget Submission – FARMING FOR A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE – in Dublin today (Wed), IFA President Joe Healy said a progressive Budget 2020, that supports Irish farmers to develop sustainably is imperative, given the immediate threats and long-term challenges facing the sector.   These include; agriculture’s exposure to Brexit, Mercosur, the beef crisis, the battle to […]

New Draft Development Contribution Guidelines Focus on Jobs, Investment and Sustainable Growth

Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government, Phil Hogan, T.D., and the Minister for Housing and Planning, Jan O’Sullivan, T.D., today (27 June) published draft guidelines for planning authorities on development contributions. The publication marks the start of an 11 week public consultation phase during which all stakeholders and members of the public are […]