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Irish farmers urged to grow more crops in response to Ukraine war
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Irish farmers urged to grow more crops in response to Ukraine war

Mar 31st 2022, 5:53 PM 10,351 Views 7 Comments

The Government is hoping a new multi-million scheme will ensure the co-operation of farmers.

Ibec boss warned Taoiseach that climate budget could cost economy €7.8bn a year
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Ibec boss warned Taoiseach that climate budget could cost economy €7.8bn a year

Dec 28th 2021, 1:35 PM 15,269 Views 17 Comments

A move to include emissions from land usage in the budgets would ‘totally undermine the viability’ of the agri-food industry, CEO Danny McCoy wrote.

Opinion: Castigating farmers won’t reduce agricultural carbon emissions
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Opinion: Castigating farmers won’t reduce agricultural carbon emissions

Updated Dec 10th 2021, 10:33 AM 12,930 Views 29 Comments

Dr Stephen Onakuse says consumers and processors must also shoulder the blame for their impact on climate.

Farmers protest in Dublin as Agriculture Minister defends Government climate targets
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Farmers protest in Dublin as Agriculture Minister defends Government climate targets

Updated Nov 21st 2021, 4:30 PM 57,014 Views 90 Comments

Farmers have said they are being asked to do more for less and government policy will make more family farms unviable.

A win for farming, a win for nature: scheming for sustainability
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A win for farming, a win for nature: scheming for sustainability

Oct 8th 2021, 7:00 AM 16,611 Views 7 Comments

Farm subsidies to protect biodiversity need to be channelled into results-led projects.

EU reaches provisional deal on major CAP reform for farmers
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EU reaches provisional deal on major CAP reform for farmers

Jun 25th 2021, 6:39 PM 12,892 Views 20 Comments

The IFA has criticised the agreement as a “bad deal for Irish farmers”.

'No longer appropriate': Cabinet signs off on fur farming  ban and compensation scheme for farmers
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'No longer appropriate': Cabinet signs off on fur farming ban and compensation scheme for farmers

Updated Jun 22nd 2021, 2:38 PM 22,527 Views 44 Comments

The prohibition is not expected to begin until next year, allowing farmers to see out the 2021 season.

Farmers rally against impact of climate bill and CAP on agriculture sector
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Farmers rally against impact of climate bill and CAP on agriculture sector

Jun 11th 2021, 1:29 PM 14,429 Views 45 Comments

Demonstrations were organised in 30 towns in Ireland this morning.

Ireland set for a spell of 'unseasonably cold' weather
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Ireland set for a spell of 'unseasonably cold' weather

Apr 5th 2021, 9:58 AM 59,934 Views 32 Comments

Snow is possible in some areas.

Northern Irish products not being of EU origin could cause 'huge problems' for valuable Irish dairy sector
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Northern Irish products not being of EU origin could cause 'huge problems' for valuable Irish dairy sector

Nov 30th 2020, 6:10 AM 12,128 Views 3 Comments

Lorcan McCabe, a Cavan dairy farmer, said this could “pose huge problems” for the dairy sector.

Vulture funds are 'preying on the misery and distress' of farmers
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Vulture funds are 'preying on the misery and distress' of farmers

Nov 26th 2020, 3:03 PM 23,256 Views 49 Comments

The Tánaiste said if people borrow money, they have a responsibility to pay it back.

Livestock marts disrupted as online bidding system crashes
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Livestock marts disrupted as online bidding system crashes

Oct 24th 2020, 4:48 PM 23,017 Views 9 Comments

Cattle were already gathered in marts to be sold when the system went down.

'Absolutely crazy': TikTok to investigate Irish videos showing 'dangerous pranks' with farm machinery
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'Absolutely crazy': TikTok to investigate Irish videos showing 'dangerous pranks' with farm machinery

Updated May 26th 2020, 1:08 PM 53,110 Views 54 Comments

IFA president Tim Cullinan called on those recording the videos to show more responsibility.

Irish farmers ask European Commission to suspend imports of beef from outside Europe
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Irish farmers ask European Commission to suspend imports of beef from outside Europe

Mar 31st 2020, 12:02 PM 15,662 Views 56 Comments

Some 318,000 tonnes of beef was imported from outside of Europe last year.

'It's like the stock exchange closing': Farmers at a loss to sell their cattle as marts close for several weeks
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'It's like the stock exchange closing': Farmers at a loss to sell their cattle as marts close for several weeks

Mar 25th 2020, 11:14 AM 26,113 Views 47 Comments

The Department of Agriculture is currently in discussions with farmers around potential measures to support them.

'We can't accept it': The EU budget summit has ended without agreement
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'We can't accept it': The EU budget summit has ended without agreement

Updated Feb 21st 2020, 7:52 PM 48,310 Views 123 Comments

Leo Varadkar had said that the budget proposal as it stood was “not something [Ireland] can accept”.

Dutch farmers bring tractors into city in protest over planned emissions policy
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Dutch farmers bring tractors into city in protest over planned emissions policy

Feb 19th 2020, 10:50 PM 15,749 Views 13 Comments

The demonstration comes a day before a debate in parliament on how to rein in emissions of the pollutant nitrogen oxide.

Poll: How often do you eat potatoes?
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Poll: How often do you eat potatoes?

Feb 19th 2020, 9:54 AM 52,410 Views 79 Comments

Irish farmers are worried that millenials are ditching the potato.

Q&A: Here's where Ireland's political parties stand on agriculture ahead of GE2020
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Q&A: Here's where Ireland's political parties stand on agriculture ahead of GE2020

Feb 3rd 2020, 6:00 AM 9,540 Views 9 Comments

We asked each party what measures they’d take to resolve the beef dispute and support Bord na Móna workers at risk of losing their jobs.

'They can't go green if they're in the red': Farmers won't become climate-friendly if subsidies are cut, warns IFA
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'They can't go green if they're in the red': Farmers won't become climate-friendly if subsidies are cut, warns IFA

Jan 21st 2020, 3:42 PM 12,857 Views 51 Comments

The comments come on the same day Fine Gael launched its agriculture plans ahead of the upcoming election.

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

Jan 17th 2020, 9:34 AM 40,967 Views 95 Comments

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

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

Jan 17th 2020, 6:50 AM 14,240 Views 48 Comments

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

Farmers bring traffic to a standstill as protest reaches Dublin Port
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Farmers bring traffic to a standstill as protest reaches Dublin Port

Updated Jan 16th 2020, 2:15 PM 51,203 Views 145 Comments

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

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

Jan 16th 2020, 12:18 PM 21,000 Views 40 Comments

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

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

Jan 15th 2020, 4:04 PM 19,716 Views 54 Comments

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

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

Jan 15th 2020, 7:24 AM 22,789 Views 85 Comments

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

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

Jan 14th 2020, 9:46 PM 36,574 Views 79 Comments

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

IFA staging latest blockade outside Musgrave distribution centre in Kildare
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IFA staging latest blockade outside Musgrave distribution centre in Kildare

Updated Dec 10th 2019, 10:15 AM 16,422 Views 44 Comments

Musgrave supplies Supervalu and Centra stores.

IFA staging blockade outside Tesco distribution centre in Dublin
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IFA staging blockade outside Tesco distribution centre in Dublin

Updated Dec 9th 2019, 9:58 AM 27,320 Views 54 Comments

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

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

Dec 5th 2019, 1:50 PM 23,232 Views 63 Comments

Farmers, organised by the IFA, are protesting again.

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

Updated Dec 5th 2019, 12:00 PM 35,905 Views 126 Comments

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

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Injunctions against two farmers over beef protests to be struck out

Nov 28th 2019, 4:09 PM 7,617 Views 8 Comments

The company has requested for the injunctions to be lifted.

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

Nov 27th 2019, 2:51 PM 18,172 Views 4 Comments

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

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

Updated Nov 26th 2019, 10:52 PM 96,410 Views 204 Comments

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

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

Oct 31st 2019, 4:00 PM 17,767 Views 64 Comments

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

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

Oct 16th 2019, 12:43 PM 8,188 Views 42 Comments

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

New beef task force will meet for the first time today
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New beef task force will meet for the first time today

Oct 14th 2019, 7:52 AM 5,352 Views 10 Comments

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

Agriculture minister appoints chair of new beef task force
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Agriculture minister appoints chair of new beef task force

Oct 5th 2019, 1:06 PM 12,346 Views 15 Comments

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

Farmers end blockades at several beef processing sites
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Farmers end blockades at several beef processing sites

Sep 21st 2019, 2:11 PM 12,718 Views 33 Comments

Protests are still taking place outside certain factories.

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

Sep 18th 2019, 5:53 PM 42,639 Views 89 Comments

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

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