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Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine Twitter Policy

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine’s Twitter presence is managed by the Department’s Press Office through the Department’s twitter account @agriculture_ie.

If you follow us, you can expect tweets covering some or all of the following:

  • Press Releases on the Departments activities and Ministerial speeches
  • Information on activities and events of the Department
  • Emergency communications
  • Alerts about new content on our website 
  • Other practical information on services available through the Department

Who we follow: 

If you follow us, we will not automatically follow you back. We will follow the Houses of the Oireachtas, other Irish Government Departments, and any agencies of the Department with a presence on twitter as well as some accounts run by European Institutions. Accounts of relevance to the Department and its customers may be followed at the discretion of the Press Office. Following such accounts does not imply an endorsement of any kind.


We welcome and will read all @ messages. However in general we will not be in a position to reply to all messages. The best means of communicating a query to the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine is by emailing or any of the email addresses on our contact us page at

Please do not include personal/private information in your tweets to us.

Tweets or replies deemed unsuitable may result in the twitter user being blocked from @agriculture_ie.

The Department takes no responsibility for tweets other than those issued by designated personnel.


Twitter may occasionally be unavailable and we accept no responsibility for lack of service due to Twitter downtime.