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#Farmers

From TheJournal.ie No more farmers protests 'in the near future' after criticism from restaurants and commuters Tractor Protest

No more farmers protests 'in the near future' after criticism from restaurants and commuters

David Long said that there were no more Dublin tractor protests planned “for the near future”.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What's next for the farmers and will there be more protests? Beef Crisis

Explainer: What's next for the farmers and will there be more protests?

Farmers said they were returning home to rethink their next moves, adding that they have nothing left to lose.

From TheJournal.ie Farmers bring traffic to a standstill as protest reaches Dublin Port Demonstration

Farmers bring traffic to a standstill as protest reaches Dublin Port

Dozens of tractors returned to blockade streets around Leinster House yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Garda receives minor injuries after being struck with moving vehicle during farmer protest Merrion St

Garda receives minor injuries after being struck with moving vehicle during farmer protest

The vehicle involved is understood not to have been a tractor. No arrests have been made.

From TheJournal.ie Farmers warn of further 'civil disobedience' as dozens of tractors shut down busy Dublin streets Protest

Farmers warn of further 'civil disobedience' as dozens of tractors shut down busy Dublin streets

It follows a similar protest in November when dozens of farmers also arrived on tractors.

From TheJournal.ie Major traffic disruption expected with hundreds of farmers and tractors set for Dublin protest Beef Protest

Major traffic disruption expected with hundreds of farmers and tractors set for Dublin protest

Gardaí expect that around 400 tractors could form a blockade in the city centre.

From TheJournal.ie Road closures from 10am in Dublin city tomorrow as 400 tractors set to converge for farming protest Beef Crisis

Road closures from 10am in Dublin city tomorrow as 400 tractors set to converge for farming protest

Gardaí issued an advisory this evening detailing the road closures in the city.

From TheJournal.ie IFA staging latest blockade outside Musgrave distribution centre in Kildare Supervalu

IFA staging latest blockade outside Musgrave distribution centre in Kildare

Musgrave supplies Supervalu and Centra stores.

From TheJournal.ie IFA staging blockade outside Tesco distribution centre in Dublin Beef

IFA staging blockade outside Tesco distribution centre in Dublin

The latest blockade is part of the ongoing farmer campaign for an increase in beef prices.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Why have IFA protesters blockaded a major Aldi distribution centre in Naas? Beef Protests

Explainer: Why have IFA protesters blockaded a major Aldi distribution centre in Naas?

Farmers, organised by the IFA, are protesting again.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach 'sympathises' with farmers as blockade of major Aldi distribution centre continues Beef Prices

Taoiseach 'sympathises' with farmers as blockade of major Aldi distribution centre continues

Members of the Irish Farmers’ Association are staging a protest outside an Aldi distribution centre.

From TheJournal.ie Injunctions against two farmers over beef protests to be struck out

Injunctions against two farmers over beef protests to be struck out

The company has requested for the injunctions to be lifted.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Why are farmers protesting outside Leinster House this week? Beef

Explainer: Why are farmers protesting outside Leinster House this week?

A deal was brokered and a task force established – so why are there still protests?

From TheJournal.ie Tractor protest set to continue overnight as gardaí announce road closures in Dublin Farmers

Tractor protest set to continue overnight as gardaí announce road closures in Dublin

Gardaí said the protest is anticipated to continue overnight and into tomorrow morning.

From TheJournal.ie Reducing cow herd ‘last resort’ in tackling carbon emissions, says Varadkar Climate Action

Reducing cow herd ‘last resort’ in tackling carbon emissions, says Varadkar

The Taoiseach said the way emissions are categorised will have to be changed.

From TheJournal.ie Leo Varadkar on beef protests: 'We need to see the task force do its job' Beef

Leo Varadkar on beef protests: 'We need to see the task force do its job'

Farmers began protesting outside the Dept. of Agriculture claiming the meat industry has not held up its end of the bargain

From TheJournal.ie New beef task force will meet for the first time today Beef

New beef task force will meet for the first time today

It’s one of a number of measures agreed to last month in order to end a dispute between farmers and processors.

From TheJournal.ie Agriculture minister appoints chair of new beef task force Farmers

Agriculture minister appoints chair of new beef task force

The task force was agreed to by farmers and industry representatives following talks with the minister last month.

From TheJournal.ie Farmers end blockades at several beef processing sites Protests

Farmers end blockades at several beef processing sites

Protests are still taking place outside certain factories.

From TheJournal.ie 'We won't need as many car mechanics': Calls for new commission to plan for industries impacted by green policies Climate Action

'We won't need as many car mechanics': Calls for new commission to plan for industries impacted by green policies

The Green Party’s Just Transition bill will not be opposed by government.

From TheJournal.ie Micheál Martin puts pressure on Fine Gael to include green policies in this year's Budget Interview

Micheál Martin puts pressure on Fine Gael to include green policies in this year's Budget

Martin wants the government to set a target for when it will be fossil-free.

From TheJournal.ie Farmers continue protests despite deal reached with minister and meat processors at the weekend Beef

Farmers continue protests despite deal reached with minister and meat processors at the weekend

Farmers insist the base line price of beef needs to be increased before they will agree.

From TheJournal.ie Meat Industry Ireland pulls out of beef talks over ongoing blockades Beef Talks

Meat Industry Ireland pulls out of beef talks over ongoing blockades

Talks between beef farmers, the Department of Agriculture and MII resumed this morning as protests continue.

From TheJournal.ie Dawn Meats proceedings seeking to have several protesters imprisoned for alleged injunction breach is struck out Courts

Dawn Meats proceedings seeking to have several protesters imprisoned for alleged injunction breach is struck out

The proceedings could have resulted in the imprisonment of some of those who have been protesting outside the plants.

From TheJournal.ie Chinese delegation will visit Roscommon meat plant today following mediation with protesters Kepak

Chinese delegation will visit Roscommon meat plant today following mediation with protesters

Mediation between the parties involved earlier this morning lead to the meeting going ahead today.

From TheJournal.ie Meat processing industry says operations at 12 plants brought to a halt by blockades Beef Plan Movement

Meat processing industry says operations at 12 plants brought to a halt by blockades

The owners of a number of plants have secured injunctions to stop protesters blockading their factories.

From TheJournal.ie Meat plants 'will seek to jail protesters' as farmers denounce 'heavy-handed legal tactics' China Deal

Meat plants 'will seek to jail protesters' as farmers denounce 'heavy-handed legal tactics'

There have been reports of scuffles at protests outside plants today.

From TheJournal.ie Meat plant owners granted injunctions against protesters outside their factories High Court

Meat plant owners granted injunctions against protesters outside their factories

Dawn Meats and Anglo Beef Processors took the High Court action today.

From TheJournal.ie Beef talks ended overnight - but farmers says lack of movement on prices could scupper a final deal Early Hours

Beef talks ended overnight - but farmers says lack of movement on prices could scupper a final deal

Talks between Meat Industry Ireland and beef farmers ended late last night.

From TheJournal.ie Beef protests suspended as farmers to enter talks with meat industry, Department says Beef Plan Movement

Beef protests suspended as farmers to enter talks with meat industry, Department says

Farmers around the country have been holding protests in recent weeks.

From TheJournal.ie Beef farmers withdraw from one protest location over small number of demonstrators not abiding by rules Beef Plan Movement

Beef farmers withdraw from one protest location over small number of demonstrators not abiding by rules

Farmers around the country have been holding protests in recent weeks.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Why have beef farmers across the country been protesting in recent weeks? Farming

Explainer: Why have beef farmers across the country been protesting in recent weeks?

The Irish Farmers’ Association has said the Irish and European beef sectors are “in crisis”.

From TheJournal.ie 'F*ck off Mercosur': Angry scenes outside Leinster House as farmers protest against EU trade deal Farmers Fight Back

'F*ck off Mercosur': Angry scenes outside Leinster House as farmers protest against EU trade deal

There were heated scenes in the crowd during today’s protest when a farmer rounded on Fianna Fáil’s Jackie Cahill.

From TheJournal.ie Minister 'very concerned' about impact of EU trade deal on Irish beef farmers Mercosur Deal

Minister 'very concerned' about impact of EU trade deal on Irish beef farmers

The Agriculture Minister said the deal has come at a time when the beef sector in Europe is “facing significant uncertainty” because of Brexit.

From TheJournal.ie Fund of €50m on way for beef farmers following support from Europe Aid Package

Fund of €50m on way for beef farmers following support from Europe

The IFA said a €50 million fund from Europe could be matched by a €50m government fund.

From TheJournal.ie 'Where's the beef ya vegan?' Taoiseach met with protests from farmers in Cork city Bull By The Horns

'Where's the beef ya vegan?' Taoiseach met with protests from farmers in Cork city

A prize bull and farming machinery were brought to the protest outside Cork City Hall.

From TheJournal.ie No one has been prosecuted for deliberately starting wildfires since 2012 Gorse Fires

No one has been prosecuted for deliberately starting wildfires since 2012

This burning of land is illegal from 1 March to 31 August, but there’s only been 11 prosecutions in over 10 years.

From TheJournal.ie Just like Leo, Oprah once found herself in hot water for saying she was put off eating burgers Red Meat

Just like Leo, Oprah once found herself in hot water for saying she was put off eating burgers

There’s also a Dr Phil twist to this story.

From TheJournal.ie Data of hundreds of farmers paid for taking part in government scheme leaked Data Breach

Data of hundreds of farmers paid for taking part in government scheme leaked

It comes the same day as the Department announces the approval of a similar scheme for the forestry sector.

From TheJournal.ie Farmers struggling to pay bills, call on retailers to increase price of milk Fodder Crisis

Farmers struggling to pay bills, call on retailers to increase price of milk

The IFA has said the low prices offered in some shops are “unsustainable”.

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