Posts Tagged ‘agriculture’

Minister adopts Deasy/Creed template for new dairy sector

Dairy in focus: Pictured at Belview on Thursday last were Taoiseach Enda Kenny, Glanbia Ingredients Ireland CEO Jim Bergin, Siobhan Talbot (Group Managing Director, Glanbia PLC) and Liam Herlihy (Group Chairman, Glanbia).								| Photo: Dylan Vaughan
A proposal by Fine Gael TDs John Deasy and Michael Creed for a new high-level oversight structure to manage the “dramatic” change and growth within the Irish dairy sector has been adopted by Agriculture Minister Simon Coveney. The two Munster deputies put forward the concept after holding a series of meetings with key industry players ahead [...]

Taoiseach to open new Glanbia plant

Glanbia's new plant at the Port of Waterford, which will be officially opened this Thursday.
Taoiseach Enda Kenny will be accompanied by Agriculture Minister Simon Coveney and EU Agriculture Commissioner Phil Hogan when he officially opens Glanbia’s new €180 million plant in Belview. The Port of Waterford development, which has created 70 new full-time jobs at the facility, accepted its first mild during a dry run in mid-December. Construction at [...]