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# farmers - Tuesday 17 September, 2019

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

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

Sep 17th 2019, 12:05 AM 13,007 Views 63 Comments

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

# farmers - 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 28,423 Views 83 Comments

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

# farmers - Monday 9 September, 2019

Meat Industry Ireland pulls out of beef talks over ongoing blockades
# Beef Talks
# Beef Talks

Meat Industry Ireland pulls out of beef talks over ongoing blockades

Updated Sep 9th 2019, 12:33 PM 16,674 Views 16 Comments

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

# farmers - 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 9,694 Views 4 Comments

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

# farmers - Wednesday 4 September, 2019

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

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

Sep 4th 2019, 8:35 AM 7,233 Views 15 Comments

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

# farmers - Friday 30 August, 2019

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 10,430 Views 25 Comments

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

# farmers - 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 14,050 Views 43 Comments

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

# farmers - 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 14,919 Views 43 Comments

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

# farmers - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

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

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

Updated Aug 21st 2019, 11:30 AM 15,996 Views 25 Comments

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

# farmers - 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 14,489 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 15,493 Views 15 Comments

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

# farmers - 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 16,698 Views 42 Comments

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

# farmers - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

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

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

Jul 10th 2019, 3:12 PM 44,854 Views 146 Comments

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

# farmers - 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 20,848 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.

# farmers - Thursday 16 May, 2019

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

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

May 16th 2019, 7:46 AM 11,494 Views 64 Comments

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

# farmers - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

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

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

May 1st 2019, 11:28 AM 37,358 Views 99 Comments

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

# farmers - Saturday 27 April, 2019

No one has been prosecuted for deliberately starting wildfires since 2012
# Gorse Fires
# Gorse Fires

No one has been prosecuted for deliberately starting wildfires since 2012

Apr 27th 2019, 10:00 PM 18,805 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.

# farmers - Sunday 20 January, 2019

Just like Leo, Oprah once found herself in hot water for saying she was put off eating burgers
# Red Meat
# 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 15,796 Views 23 Comments

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

# farmers - Thursday 27 September, 2018

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

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

Sep 27th 2018, 11:55 AM 22,270 Views 30 Comments

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

# farmers - Sunday 16 September, 2018

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

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

Sep 16th 2018, 7:00 AM 19,239 Views 62 Comments

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

# farmers - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

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

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

Aug 8th 2018, 11:49 AM 15,130 Views 43 Comments

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

# farmers - Saturday 21 July, 2018

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

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

Jul 21st 2018, 8:15 AM 14,648 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.

# farmers - Saturday 7 July, 2018

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

"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 31,452 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.

# farmers - Sunday 29 April, 2018

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

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

Apr 29th 2018, 6:30 AM 19,507 Views 10 Comments

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

# farmers - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

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

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

Apr 25th 2018, 12:56 PM 15,888 Views 46 Comments

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

# farmers - Thursday 5 April, 2018

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

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

Apr 5th 2018, 1:06 PM 19,208 Views 71 Comments

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

# farmers - Friday 2 March, 2018

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

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

Mar 2nd 2018, 3:15 PM 21,849 Views 15 Comments

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

# farmers - Tuesday 27 February, 2018

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

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

Feb 27th 2018, 7:30 AM 8,670 Views 4 Comments

So wholesome.

# farmers - Thursday 15 February, 2018

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

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

Feb 15th 2018, 6:01 AM 12,095 Views 42 Comments

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

# farmers - Thursday 1 February, 2018

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

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

Feb 1st 2018, 1:02 PM 10,354 Views 19 Comments

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

# farmers - Sunday 7 January, 2018

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

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

Jan 7th 2018, 9:55 PM 53,740 Views 93 Comments

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

# farmers - Sunday 26 November, 2017

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

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

Nov 26th 2017, 7:30 AM 11,753 Views 44 Comments

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

# farmers - Saturday 18 November, 2017

'I looked down and my leg simply wasn't there' - for farming families, the consequences of a workplace accident are devastating
# Embrace Farm
# 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 21,038 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.

# farmers - Thursday 9 November, 2017

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

'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 10,189 Views 35 Comments

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

# farmers - Sunday 10 September, 2017

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

'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 14,941 Views 21 Comments

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

# farmers - Friday 25 August, 2017

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

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

Aug 25th 2017, 3:45 PM 46,912 Views 79 Comments

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

# farmers - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

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

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

Aug 9th 2017, 9:38 PM 21,797 Views 16 Comments

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

# farmers - Thursday 3 August, 2017

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

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

Aug 3rd 2017, 12:05 AM 13,081 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 - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

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

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

Aug 1st 2017, 12:20 PM 12,783 Views 7 Comments

Planned reforms over the plans are being delayed.

# farmers - Thursday 6 July, 2017

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

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

Jul 6th 2017, 5:28 PM 11,841 Views 60 Comments

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