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

Aug 30th 2019, 11:09 AM 10,423 Views 25 Comments

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

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

Updated Aug 28th 2019, 5:47 PM 14,042 Views 43 Comments

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

Meat plant owners granted injunctions against protesters outside their factories
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Meat plant owners granted injunctions against protesters outside their factories

Aug 27th 2019, 5:40 PM 14,900 Views 43 Comments

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

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

Updated Aug 21st 2019, 11:30 AM 15,993 Views 25 Comments

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

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

Aug 9th 2019, 10:47 PM 14,485 Views 30 Comments

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

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

Aug 9th 2019, 4:34 PM 15,489 Views 15 Comments

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

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

Aug 1st 2019, 6:15 AM 16,617 Views 42 Comments

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

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

Jul 10th 2019, 3:12 PM 44,827 Views 146 Comments

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

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

Jun 29th 2019, 10:37 AM 20,841 Views 95 Comments

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

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

May 16th 2019, 7:46 AM 11,492 Views 64 Comments

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

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

May 1st 2019, 11:28 AM 37,346 Views 99 Comments

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

No one has been prosecuted for deliberately starting wildfires since 2012
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No one has been prosecuted for deliberately starting wildfires since 2012

Apr 27th 2019, 10:00 PM 18,762 Views 43 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 20th 2019, 4:00 PM 15,785 Views 23 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 27th 2018, 11:55 AM 22,264 Views 30 Comments

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

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

Sep 16th 2018, 7:00 AM 19,225 Views 62 Comments

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

Farmers' feed costs have exploded inside a year as fallout from hot weather bites
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Farmers' feed costs have exploded inside a year as fallout from hot weather bites

Aug 8th 2018, 11:49 AM 15,123 Views 43 Comments

The summer heatwave has seen the price of fodder rise across the board.

Drought, wildfire and hosepipe bans - how countries around Europe dealt with the heatwave
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Drought, wildfire and hosepipe bans - how countries around Europe dealt with the heatwave

Jul 21st 2018, 8:15 AM 14,641 Views 12 Comments

With temperatures set to rise again over the weekend, we take a look at how the heatwave has had affect in some northern European countries.

"There should be 90 or 100 grand worth of broccoli here - we probably won't see any of it"
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"There should be 90 or 100 grand worth of broccoli here - we probably won't see any of it"

Jul 7th 2018, 6:30 PM 31,439 Views 30 Comments

The current heat wave has been impacting farmers across the country who are hoping to save their crops from being wiped out.

Here's what new rules to stop 'unfair' grocery deals could mean for the Irish food sector
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Here's what new rules to stop 'unfair' grocery deals could mean for the Irish food sector

Apr 29th 2018, 6:30 AM 19,506 Views 10 Comments

Farmers have welcomed moves to rebalance power in the supply chain.

'There's power in community': Farmers urged to boycott forced sales of farms by vulture funds
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'There's power in community': Farmers urged to boycott forced sales of farms by vulture funds

Apr 25th 2018, 12:56 PM 15,875 Views 46 Comments

The IFA has been contacted by around 200 farmers impacted by the issue so far this year.

Explainer: What is the fodder crisis and how are farmers being affected?
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# Crisis Point

Explainer: What is the fodder crisis and how are farmers being affected?

Apr 5th 2018, 1:06 PM 19,102 Views 71 Comments

The weather since Christmas has meant poor grass growth and a lack of fodder for animals.

Farmers struggling with dairy supplies as Storm Emma freezes pipes across the country
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# Beast From The East

Farmers struggling with dairy supplies as Storm Emma freezes pipes across the country

Mar 2nd 2018, 3:15 PM 21,741 Views 15 Comments

Some farmers are also afraid their lambs will die, said the President of the Irish Farmer’s Association.

People fell in love with this yoga-loving Kerry farmer on the Six One
# Farmer Yoga
# Farmer Yoga

People fell in love with this yoga-loving Kerry farmer on the Six One

Feb 27th 2018, 7:30 AM 8,651 Views 4 Comments

So wholesome.

'Angry' farmers fear new sheep inspections will put pregnant ewes at risk
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'Angry' farmers fear new sheep inspections will put pregnant ewes at risk

Feb 15th 2018, 6:01 AM 12,075 Views 42 Comments

Sheep farmer representatives plan to meet with government officials to discuss their problems with the inspections.

Coillte says it will work with farmers who haven't been paid
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# Wood For The Trees

Coillte says it will work with farmers who haven't been paid

Feb 1st 2018, 1:02 PM 10,344 Views 19 Comments

Some farmers told RTÉ that they had been left without payments from the farm-forest partnership scheme

'If someone breaks into your house you should do whatever you have to to take them on'
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'If someone breaks into your house you should do whatever you have to to take them on'

Jan 7th 2018, 9:55 PM 53,714 Views 93 Comments

Independent TD Michael Fitzmaurice talks rural crime, drink-driving and hits out against the Independent Alliance

Farmers are calling a fodder crisis ...but the government says there is sufficient supply
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Farmers are calling a fodder crisis ...but the government says there is sufficient supply

Nov 26th 2017, 7:30 AM 11,744 Views 44 Comments

The bad weather throughout the summer has left farmers without sufficient amounts of fodder.

'I looked down and my leg simply wasn't there' - for farming families, the consequences of a workplace accident are devastating
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# Embrace Farm

'I looked down and my leg simply wasn't there' - for farming families, the consequences of a workplace accident are devastating

Nov 18th 2017, 7:30 AM 20,969 Views 21 Comments

Support and bereavement group Embrace Farm are soon to hold their first national conference on the multitude of problems presented by farming tragedies.

'Nobody should live in fear due to lack of garda resources': 45% of all agricultural crime not reported to gardaí
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'Nobody should live in fear due to lack of garda resources': 45% of all agricultural crime not reported to gardaí

Nov 9th 2017, 5:20 PM 10,181 Views 35 Comments

A new ICSA study looks at why agricultural crimes are not being reported to gardaí.

'It'll be very, very difficult to get back to normal': How Donegal is coping after the catastrophic floods
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'It'll be very, very difficult to get back to normal': How Donegal is coping after the catastrophic floods

Sep 10th 2017, 10:00 PM 14,932 Views 21 Comments

The Department of Agriculture has announced a compensation scheme of up to €15,000 for farmers affected.

'A tsunami from the skies': Taoiseach to travel to Donegal as emergency meeting takes place over floods
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# Flooding

'A tsunami from the skies': Taoiseach to travel to Donegal as emergency meeting takes place over floods

Aug 25th 2017, 3:45 PM 46,887 Views 79 Comments

Met Éireann has issued a status yellow rainfall warning for five counties.

Mobster and two innocent farmers gunned down in Italy as mafia feud escalates
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# Mafia War

Mobster and two innocent farmers gunned down in Italy as mafia feud escalates

Aug 9th 2017, 9:38 PM 21,788 Views 16 Comments

Two brothers who happened to drive by at the wrong moment were shot dead.

Farmers warned to 'stamp' their farm equipment or risk losing it to thieves
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# Rural Crime

Farmers warned to 'stamp' their farm equipment or risk losing it to thieves

Aug 3rd 2017, 12:05 AM 13,073 Views 39 Comments

Thefts can be traumatic for farmers and their families. Communities are advised to work with local gardaí and watch out for suspicious activity.

Farmers aren't happy that the Fair Deal scheme's 'discriminatory measures' might be here to stay
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Farmers aren't happy that the Fair Deal scheme's 'discriminatory measures' might be here to stay

Aug 1st 2017, 12:20 PM 12,779 Views 7 Comments

Planned reforms over the plans are being delayed.

Day 2: Tillage farmers sleep overnight at the Department of Agriculture building
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Day 2: Tillage farmers sleep overnight at the Department of Agriculture building

Jul 6th 2017, 5:28 PM 11,831 Views 60 Comments

Some farmers are talking about taking their kids out of college due to the bad harvest.

Gardaí attend scene as tillage farmers occupy Department of Agriculture building
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# Sit-in Protest

Gardaí attend scene as tillage farmers occupy Department of Agriculture building

Jul 5th 2017, 6:28 PM 12,351 Views 17 Comments

The occupying farmers were seeking an urgent meeting with Minister Michael Creed.

National Party co-founder loses bid for injunction against farmers association
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# James Reynolds

National Party co-founder loses bid for injunction against farmers association

Jun 27th 2017, 9:23 PM 21,277 Views 0 Comments

The ICSA sought to remove James Reynolds from senior positions he had held with the organisation.

Irish farmers warned about Bluetongue virus after outbreaks in France
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# Be Vigilant

Irish farmers warned about Bluetongue virus after outbreaks in France

Jun 24th 2017, 10:51 AM 10,323 Views 9 Comments

There have been 657 reported outbreaks in France since the start of this year.

Limerick farmer charged after allegedly shooting neighbour after a row over a 'right of way'
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# Dispute Over Land

Limerick farmer charged after allegedly shooting neighbour after a row over a 'right of way'

Jun 17th 2017, 4:10 PM 24,914 Views 0 Comments

A dog was also shot dead in the incident.

Dog owners warned to keep pets on a leash after 'savage' sheep attacks
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# County Leash

Dog owners warned to keep pets on a leash after 'savage' sheep attacks

Jun 17th 2017, 7:40 AM 14,385 Views 50 Comments

The IFA has released a protocol for farmers to follow, which includes guidelines for when a farmer can shoot a dog.