Social Media Policy

Social Media Policy

This policy describes the social media platforms that An Rialálaí Agraibhia uses to communicate with members of the public, what information you can expect to receive and how we interact using these platforms.


An Rialálaí Agraibhia uses social media to:

  • increase awareness and understanding of the role and function of the An Rialálaí Agraibhia
  • build awareness of rights and obligations of both suppliers and buyers of agri-food product and deepen engagement with relevant stakeholders
  • facilitate the publication of comprehensive, unbiased market information from all parts of the agri-food sector by an independent state agency
  • publish accessible data tracking market trends and identifying issues arising in the agri-food sector including emerging unfair trading practices.

Our social media is not intended as a way of contacting An Rialálaí Agraibhia or for submitting media queries.


An Rialálaí Agraibhia updates and monitors social media accounts Monday-Friday during normal office hours.
An Rialálaí Agraibhia does not accept any responsibility for lack of service due to downtime of any social media platform.

Staffing and responses to posts

An Rialálaí Agraibhia Communications and Human Resources functions manage the social media accounts.
Content and any responses are posted only by staff of An Rialálaí Agraibhia and authorised third parties.
We may direct you to a document or page on our website or to contact a particular team in An Rialálaí Agraibhia if we are unable to fully answer a complex or technical query in a short format suitable for social media.
You can also contact An Rialálaí Agraibhia through any of the contact details listed on this website.

Following and re-posting content

An Rialálaí Agraibhia may follow other accounts on social media. This does not imply endorsement by An Rialálaí Agraibhia of any kind.
Any content we re-post/re-tweet does not imply endorsement of the message, posts or individual or organisation who posted it.

Moderation Policy

An Rialálaí Agraibhia does not accept responsibility for the content of any comments by 3rd parties posted to social media platforms and will remove comments that are deemed by An Rialálaí Agraibhia to:

  • contain abusive, obscene, indecent or offensive language, or link to obscene or offensive material
  • not be relevant to the content posted
  • constitute spam or promote or advertise products
  • be designed to cause nuisance to the page administrator or other users.


An Rialálaí Agraibhia is not responsible, liable for, and does not endorse the privacy practices of any linked websites. Your use of social media websites is at your own risk.

An Rialálaí Agraibhia assumes no responsibility or liability for any injury, loss or damage incurred as a result of any use or reliance upon the information and material contained within or downloaded from these websites.