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# beef - Friday 4 June, 2021

One year on, China still has a ban on Irish beef - but for Irish farmers, a bigger problem may be coming down the tracks
# Where's The Beef
# Where's The Beef

One year on, China still has a ban on Irish beef - but for Irish farmers, a bigger problem may be coming down the tracks

Jun 4th 2021, 6:15 AM 24,630 Views 13 Comments

Beef farmers are not unduly worried about the China ban right now – but it could be a different story if the UK does a trade deal with Australia.

# beef - Wednesday 23 September, 2020

Brazil rejects concerns that EU-Mercosur trade deal could increase Amazon deforestation
# Mercosur
# Mercosur

Brazil rejects concerns that EU-Mercosur trade deal could increase Amazon deforestation

Sep 23rd 2020, 7:30 AM 14,566 Views 22 Comments

Brazil argued that a French report raising these concerns “showed the true protectionist interests of those who commissioned it”.

# beef - Wednesday 27 May, 2020

Ireland suspends beef exports to China after atypical BSE case confirmed
# Mad Cow Disease
# Mad Cow Disease

Ireland suspends beef exports to China after atypical BSE case confirmed

Updated May 27th 2020, 12:47 PM 50,644 Views 22 Comments

There are no public health risks associated with this case.

# beef - Thursday 9 January, 2020

'Substantial progress' made at meeting of beef taskforce but farmers say questions remain
# Beef
# Beef

'Substantial progress' made at meeting of beef taskforce but farmers say questions remain

Jan 9th 2020, 10:50 PM 8,729 Views 23 Comments

Agriculture Minister Michael Creed said discussions were well underway among the various stakeholders.

# beef - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

President-elect of Irish Farmers’ Association vows to tackle beef crisis
# Tim Cullinan
# Tim Cullinan

President-elect of Irish Farmers’ Association vows to tackle beef crisis

Dec 17th 2019, 9:45 PM 14,027 Views 5 Comments

Tim Cullinan was this evening elected president of the IFA.

# beef - Tuesday 10 December, 2019

Warning issued over theft of container with consignment of beef from Northern Ireland firm
# FSAI
# FSAI

Warning issued over theft of container with consignment of beef from Northern Ireland firm

Dec 10th 2019, 7:02 PM 21,138 Views 16 Comments

The FSAI said it is liaising with gardaí and other agencies over the meat theft.

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

IFA staging latest blockade outside Musgrave distribution centre in Kildare

Updated Dec 10th 2019, 10:15 AM 16,331 Views 44 Comments

Musgrave supplies Supervalu and Centra stores.

# beef - Monday 9 December, 2019

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

IFA staging blockade outside Tesco distribution centre in Dublin

Updated Dec 9th 2019, 9:58 AM 27,299 Views 54 Comments

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

# beef - Saturday 7 December, 2019

Stolen refrigerated container containing 50 beef carcasses recovered in Louth
# Dundalk
# Dundalk

Stolen refrigerated container containing 50 beef carcasses recovered in Louth

Dec 7th 2019, 3:13 PM 24,048 Views 14 Comments

The container itself was taken on Friday afternoon.

# beef - Thursday 5 December, 2019

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

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

Updated Dec 5th 2019, 12:00 PM 35,876 Views 126 Comments

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

# beef - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

Beef Market Taskforce set to hold first meeting
# BEEF MARKET TASKFORCE
# BEEF MARKET TASKFORCE

Beef Market Taskforce set to hold first meeting

Dec 3rd 2019, 7:50 AM 5,221 Views 11 Comments

The Taskforce was agreed to by beef farmers and organisations in October after weeks of protests.

# beef - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

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

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

Nov 27th 2019, 2:51 PM 18,031 Views 4 Comments

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

# beef - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

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

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

Oct 16th 2019, 12:43 PM 8,171 Views 42 Comments

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

# beef - Monday 14 October, 2019

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

New beef task force will meet for the first time today

Oct 14th 2019, 7:52 AM 5,348 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.

# beef - Saturday 5 October, 2019

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

Agriculture minister appoints chair of new beef task force

Oct 5th 2019, 1:06 PM 12,334 Views 15 Comments

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

# beef - Saturday 21 September, 2019

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

Farmers end blockades at several beef processing sites

Sep 21st 2019, 2:11 PM 12,705 Views 33 Comments

Protests are still taking place outside certain factories.

# beef - Thursday 19 September, 2019

Farmers continue to protest at meat factories despite voting to stand down blockades
# High Steaks
# High Steaks

Farmers continue to protest at meat factories despite voting to stand down blockades

Updated Sep 19th 2019, 3:50 PM 22,514 Views 38 Comments

Farmers are continuing to protest despite votes to stand down the blockades.

# beef - Wednesday 18 September, 2019

Beef options will be taken off some menus at restaurants from next week due to 'zero supply'
# Beef Dispute
# Beef Dispute

Beef options will be taken off some menus at restaurants from next week due to 'zero supply'

Sep 18th 2019, 8:19 AM 28,179 Views 63 Comments

The Restaurants Association of Ireland has called on farmers to stop the blockades at beef factories.

# beef - Tuesday 17 September, 2019

'I am deeply concerned': Varadkar calls for an end to protests and blockades over beef dispute
# Beef Protests
# Beef Protests

'I am deeply concerned': Varadkar calls for an end to protests and blockades over beef dispute

Updated Sep 17th 2019, 2:47 PM 24,598 Views 61 Comments

The dispute has seen unofficial pickets by farmers at processing facilities around the country in recent weeks.

# beef - Monday 16 September, 2019

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

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

Updated Sep 16th 2019, 4:56 PM 28,415 Views 82 Comments

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

# beef - Thursday 12 September, 2019

Aldi says beef dispute causing availability issues with produce
# Aldi
# Aldi

Aldi says beef dispute causing availability issues with produce

Sep 12th 2019, 9:37 PM 27,176 Views 48 Comments

The issue comes amid stalled talks between the Department of Agriculture and farming organisations.

# beef - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

Meat Industry Ireland says 3,000 workers have been laid off because of 'illegal blockades'
# Choice Cuts
# Choice Cuts

Meat Industry Ireland says 3,000 workers have been laid off because of 'illegal blockades'

Updated Sep 10th 2019, 7:22 PM 20,849 Views 65 Comments

The beef dispute is showing no signs of conclusion.

# beef - Friday 6 September, 2019

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

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

Sep 6th 2019, 2:22 PM 9,682 Views 4 Comments

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

# beef - Friday 30 August, 2019

'Common sense has broken out': High Court grants permanent order against blockade at meat factories
# Beef Farmers
# Beef Farmers

'Common sense has broken out': High Court grants permanent order against blockade at meat factories

Aug 30th 2019, 2:51 PM 17,719 Views 34 Comments

Consent orders were made against named protesters blockading plants owned by Dawn Meats, ABP and Slaney Meats.

Meat processing industry says operations at 12 plants brought to a halt by blockades
# Beef Plan Movement
# Beef Plan Movement

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.

# beef - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

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

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

Updated Aug 28th 2019, 5:47 PM 14,036 Views 43 Comments

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

# beef - Tuesday 27 August, 2019

Meat plant owners granted injunctions against protesters outside their factories
# High Court
# High Court

Meat plant owners granted injunctions against protesters outside their factories

Aug 27th 2019, 5:40 PM 14,882 Views 43 Comments

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

More pickets at beef plants as talks labelled 'a waste of time' unless prices are on the table
# Beefed Up
# Beefed Up

More pickets at beef plants as talks labelled 'a waste of time' unless prices are on the table

Aug 27th 2019, 2:36 PM 13,332 Views 37 Comments

The unofficial protests are ongoing amid unrest among farmers.

# beef - Monday 19 August, 2019

Emergency Brexit fund is accepting applications from Irish farmers from today
# Beef Plan Movement
# Beef Plan Movement

Emergency Brexit fund is accepting applications from Irish farmers from today

Aug 19th 2019, 6:00 AM 9,292 Views 12 Comments

Farmers have decried the declining prices being offered for their produce due to the dramatic drop in the value of sterling.

# beef - Friday 9 August, 2019

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

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
# Beef Plan Movement
# Beef Plan Movement

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

Aug 9th 2019, 4:34 PM 15,486 Views 15 Comments

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

Green Party says we need to reduce the number of cows, farmers call that an 'attack'
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Green Party says we need to reduce the number of cows, farmers call that an 'attack'

Aug 9th 2019, 8:58 AM 29,524 Views 240 Comments

A new global report has warned that the world cannot sustain our demand for food.

# beef - Thursday 8 August, 2019

Minister 'reaches out' to Beef Plan Movement to enter talks
# Protests
# Protests

Minister 'reaches out' to Beef Plan Movement to enter talks

Aug 8th 2019, 8:12 AM 13,153 Views 31 Comments

Farmers around the country have been holding protests over the past 10 days.

# beef - Thursday 1 August, 2019

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

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

Aug 1st 2019, 6:15 AM 16,590 Views 42 Comments

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

# beef - Tuesday 2 July, 2019

Healy Rae tells ministers to get out of their 'ivory towers' and talk to Irish farming families about EU trade deal
# Mercosur Deal
# Mercosur Deal

Healy Rae tells ministers to get out of their 'ivory towers' and talk to Irish farming families about EU trade deal

Jul 2nd 2019, 4:51 PM 17,944 Views 65 Comments

The biggest ever trade agreement between the EU and South American countries was announced last week.

# beef - Monday 1 July, 2019

Taylor Swift attacks 'manipulative bully' who's bought her master tapes but Justin Bieber comes out to defend him
# Music Industry Beef
# Music Industry Beef

Taylor Swift attacks 'manipulative bully' who's bought her master tapes but Justin Bieber comes out to defend him

Jul 1st 2019, 10:13 PM 60,267 Views 57 Comments

Swift and Scooter Braun have history but the latter now owns her back catalogue.

Why a new trade deal between EU and South American countries has gone down badly in Ireland
# Explainer
# Explainer

Why a new trade deal between EU and South American countries has gone down badly in Ireland

Jul 1st 2019, 6:00 PM 20,004 Views 40 Comments

The so-called Mercosur deal has been met with celebrations and opposition on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean.

# beef - Saturday 29 June, 2019

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

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

Jun 29th 2019, 10:37 AM 20,836 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.

# beef - Friday 28 June, 2019

'A bad deal for Irish farmers': EU signs massive trade agreement with South American countries
# Mercosur
# Mercosur

'A bad deal for Irish farmers': EU signs massive trade agreement with South American countries

Jun 28th 2019, 9:54 PM 37,482 Views 75 Comments

The EU and the South American trade bloc Mercosur today sealed a hugely significant trade deal.

# beef - Monday 8 October, 2018

'I didn't think he would go down that easy,' says Earls on Lowe and Leinster's penalty try
# Laid Lowe
From The42
# Laid Lowe

'I didn't think he would go down that easy,' says Earls on Lowe and Leinster's penalty try

Oct 8th 2018, 4:01 PM 15,983 Views 60 Comments

The Ireland and Munster wing was sin-binned 11 minutes into Saturday’s loss to Leinster and the decision to award a penalty try still rankles with him.

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