John B. Keane's play, The Field, is a dramatic exploration of the fierce grip that land has over Irish farmers – though it debuted in 1965, it still holds true today if Budget 2015 is anything to go by.
Most of finance minister Michael Noonan's agriculture-related budget provisions related to land, and how it is transferred: specifically, by creating several financial incentives for older farmers to transfer land to younger farmers, especially within families.
Acknowledging the continuing...
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