Jun 282017
ICMSA tell National Economic Dialogue that farming policy must go past ‘environmentally sustainable’ to ‘economically sustainable’

Speaking at the National Economic Dialogue in Dublin Castle today the President of ICMSA said that as far as Irish farmers were concerned the debate has to move past just ‘sustainability’ and arrive at ‘economic sustainability’ which, he noted, was a different and more  complex goal. Mr John Comer said the agriculture sector is a […read more…]

Jun 282017
ICMSA meet Rural Alliance at Leinster House

Left to Right,  Deputy Collins, Deputy McGrath, Paul Smyth, ICMSA, Deputy Harty, John Comer,  President, ICMSA, Deputy Danny Healy-Rae, Deputy Michael Healy-Rae.

Jun 272017
ICMSA Says “Decisive” US Ban On Brazilian Beef Imports Makes “Stark Contrast” With EU Pussyfooting

  The Chairperson of ICMSA Livestock Committee has noted the “stark contrast” between the US ban on imported Brazilian Beef announced days ago and with what he called the “pussyfooting” that had characterised the EU’s response to the most recent certification and safety scandal in the Brazilian beef sector.  Michael Guinan said that Irish farmers […read more…]