The longest day has passed for another year, though the memory of last Winter still lingers especially in farming families. The financial ramifications have focused many minds on their roles and responsibilities on the family farm and business. The lack of disposable income is evident in rural towns and on farm investment is under serious review. Dairy farms are somewhat protected by the monthly milk cheque but this is peak season which must support the dry months. Continue reading “Strapped for Cash”
Clare recently featured in the Gazette Law Society magazine with a feature entitled;
Nothing Succeeds like Succession – How would the story of ‘The Bull’ McCabe have turned out if he’d taken the time to work out a mediated family succession plan?
Clare O’Keeffe brings the drama. You can view the article by downloading the Gazette Law Society PDF here.
Clare O’Keeffe of Succession Ireland will deliver a presentation to the Masters in Agricultural Extension and Innovation class in UCD on Monday 6th November. Continue reading “Presentation to Masters in Agricultural Extension and Innovation class in UCD”
Securing your farm for the next generation.
14th November: Lakeside Hotel, Killaloe, Co Clare
22nd November: Knightsbrook Hotel, Trim, Co. Meath
Every family farm and small business is grappling with the same issues around succession planning. The Irish Farmers Journal and Succession Ireland are coming together to run targeted two-day workshops to help families start the conversation and develop their own succession plans. The aim is to get couples or farm owners to take time away from their daily routine to focus on the different options available. Continue reading “Planning for Succession Workshops”
Clare O’Keeffe of Succession Ireland recently featured on Argiland, Ireland’s largest farming news portal.
Clare O’Keeffe of Succession Ireland – which is based in Mallow, Co. Cork – said a whole range of issues can arise when facilitating inheritance conversations. These can include the question of whether the farm can sustain two incomes, and accommodation of the future needs of children with special needs.
You can read the article by Caroline Allen in full on the Argiland website.