Tirlán confirms 2022 grain pricing

By Dan Walsh Tirlán will pay over €100 million for quality grain from Harvest 2022, with prices for Members standing at €310 tonne for green feed barley and €320/t for green feed wheat. Seán Molloy, Chief Ingredients and Agri Officer, said Tirlán has continuously displayed strong commitment to the sector with a key focus onContinue reading Tirlán confirms 2022 grain pricing

Tirlán becomes the new brand

By Dan Walsh Shareholders in Glanbia Co-operative Society Limited (“Glanbia Co-op”) have voted overwhelmingly in favour of changing its name to “Tirlán Co-operative Society Limited” at yesterday’s (Thursday), Special General Meeting (SGM) in Kilkenny, Glanbia Co-op will now transition to its new identity over the coming months. The vote follows the Co-op’s agreement with GlanbiaContinue reading “Tirlán becomes the new brand”

Rural Ireland under threat from Greens?

By Dan Walsh at Killinick It was a quite mid-July Sunday in the WexfordLocal.com newsroom. News stories were scarce. However, Wexford Fire Service successfully controlled a small gorse fire at Ballyboggan, close to the River Slaney at Ferrycarrig, which was noticed shortly after 2.30pm. The ‘experts’ told us not to walk the dog because ‘theContinue reading “Rural Ireland under threat from Greens?”

Sod turned on €200m continental cheese site

By Dan Walsh The sod was turned at the site of a new continental cheese facility being built at Belview in south Kilkenny today. The sod-turning was performed by Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment Leo Varadkar and Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Charlie McConalogue. This strategically important national project willContinue reading “Sod turned on €200m continental cheese site”

Glanbia acquires full ownership

By Dan Walsh Glanbia Co-operative Society Limited (“Glanbia Co-op”) has last Friday (April 1st) confirmed the completion of the transaction to acquire full ownership of Glanbia Ireland DAC. This follows the overwhelming approval of the proposed transaction by Glanbia Co-op shareholders at a Special General Meeting on December 17th 2021. Glanbia Ireland previously operated asContinue reading “Glanbia acquires full ownership”

Glanbia Co-op advances acquisition of Glanbia Ireland shareholding.

Glanbia Co-operative Society (“Glanbia Co-op”) today announced that it has completed the placement of 5.75 million ordinary shares in Glanbia plc (equivalent to approximately 2% of Glanbia plc’s issued share capital) at a price of €12.25 per share. The share placement will raise approximately €70 million for Glanbia Co-op. Following the completion of the shareContinue reading “Glanbia Co-op advances acquisition of Glanbia Ireland shareholding.”

€307m to acquire 40% Glanbia shareholding

By Dan Walsh Glanbia Co-op is proposing to take full ownership of Glanbia Ireland by purchasing Glanbia plc’s 40% stake in the strategic joint venture. Ireland’s leading dairy processor, Glanbia Ireland, is a €2 billion, integrated agri-food and nutrition business, with world-class dairy and grain processing assets and an award-winning portfolio of brands including Avonmore,Continue reading “€307m to acquire 40% Glanbia shareholding”

Glanbia is Green Gold winner for the second year

By Dan Walsh Glanbia Ireland has obtained Origin Green Gold Membership status for the second year in a row in recognition of its excellence in sustainability. The awarding of the Origin Green Gold Standard recognises Glanbia Ireland’s efforts to excel in sustainable food production as part of Ireland’s pioneering food and drink sustainability programme. GlanbiaContinue reading “Glanbia is Green Gold winner for the second year”

Day of Action brings farmers to Enniscorthy

By Dan Walsh at Enniscorthy Wexford IFA Chairman Jer O’Mahony was “absolutely delighted” at today’s rally turnout and added “it’s great for Wexford farming to see so many people supporting us.” Enniscorthy was the central venue for the IFA Day of Action in Co. Wexford as farmers in each of the 29 County Executives tookContinue reading “Day of Action brings farmers to Enniscorthy”