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# farmers - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

IFA pay scandal: President steps back as review of top salaries begins
# Downey Not Out
# Downey Not Out

IFA pay scandal: President steps back as review of top salaries begins

Nov 24th 2015, 7:51 AM 11,567 Views 30 Comments

The move comes after revelations about general secretary Pat Smith’s generous pay package.

# farmers - Friday 30 October, 2015

Farmers throw spanner in the works of coast-to-coast cycle route plans
# Not On Our Watch
# Not On Our Watch

Farmers throw spanner in the works of coast-to-coast cycle route plans

Oct 30th 2015, 4:52 PM 25,228 Views 83 Comments

The Dublin to Galway Greenway route was expected to be a major tourist attraction.

# farmers - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

'Remember a few years ago we were told butter was bad for you?'
# Processed Meats
# Processed Meats

'Remember a few years ago we were told butter was bad for you?'

Oct 27th 2015, 3:30 PM 31,795 Views 105 Comments

New guidelines could be issued for red meat consumption.

# farmers - Thursday 24 September, 2015

Farmers want prenups to protect them from 'gold diggers'
# Split Down The Middle
# Split Down The Middle

Farmers want prenups to protect them from 'gold diggers'

Sep 24th 2015, 7:05 PM 26,443 Views 60 Comments

The government is considering a new review of prenuptial agreements.

# farmers - Friday 11 September, 2015

Remember Dolly? There may not be another as EU steps closer to full cloning ban
# Seeing Double
# Seeing Double

Remember Dolly? There may not be another as EU steps closer to full cloning ban

Sep 11th 2015, 12:42 PM 7,841 Views 37 Comments

EU lawmakers backed calls to tighten up a proposed ban on cloning animals.

# farmers - Thursday 10 September, 2015

The new Irish Farmer Calendar just landed, fetch our smelling salts From The Daily Edge

The new Irish Farmer Calendar just landed, fetch our smelling salts

Sep 10th 2015, 4:54 PM 12,576 Views 4 Comments

And we’ve got all 12 months.

# farmers - Monday 7 September, 2015

Tractor -V- Water Cannon: EU to give farmers €500m after mass protest
# Full Throttle
# Full Throttle

Tractor -V- Water Cannon: EU to give farmers €500m after mass protest

Sep 7th 2015, 6:40 PM 32,562 Views 80 Comments

Up to 6,000 farmers took part in the protest, claiming that their livelihoods are at risk by below-cost selling from retailers.

# farmers - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

People from the north-west and farmers are Ireland's worst tax offenders
# Naughty Farmers
# Naughty Farmers

People from the north-west and farmers are Ireland's worst tax offenders

Jul 29th 2015, 7:50 PM 14,903 Views 32 Comments

A new report by the RTÉ Investigations Unit digs into the tax misdemeanours of the Irish public.

# farmers - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

'Grotesque and appalling': War of words erupts between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil
# Pr Gimmick
# Pr Gimmick

'Grotesque and appalling': War of words erupts between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil

Jul 14th 2015, 9:09 PM 20,481 Views 39 Comments

Éamon Ó Cuív has accused the government’s senior party of lying about protecting rural Ireland.

# farmers - Sunday 12 July, 2015

There are ambitious new plans for Ireland’s most important indigenous industry
# Opinion
# Opinion

There are ambitious new plans for Ireland’s most important indigenous industry

Jul 12th 2015, 8:45 AM 766 Views 24 Comments

New targets for the Agri-Food sector could have a signifiant impact on Ireland’s economy.

# farmers - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

Forget Tinder - lonely Irish farmers are looking for love on Facebook
# Road Frontage
From The Daily Edge
# Road Frontage

Forget Tinder - lonely Irish farmers are looking for love on Facebook

Jun 10th 2015, 11:10 AM 14,548 Views 1 Comment

Agricultural matchmaking at its finest.

# farmers - Saturday 30 May, 2015

# farmers - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

Want to snap up some acres of land in Dublin? The price is on the rise
# On The Up
# On The Up

Want to snap up some acres of land in Dublin? The price is on the rise

May 26th 2015, 6:05 AM 13,163 Views 4 Comments

Agricultural land in Ireland remains expensive when compared with land prices in much of Northern Europe.

# farmers - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

This is why some TDs have to watch a video of thousands of pigs being slaughtered
# Graphic
# Graphic

This is why some TDs have to watch a video of thousands of pigs being slaughtered

May 12th 2015, 10:56 AM 13,836 Views 39 Comments

Farmers have made claims against the Department of Agriculture.

# farmers - Monday 30 March, 2015

'Sometimes politicians are more accurate than journalists' - Simon Coveney
# Bovine Intervention
# Bovine Intervention

'Sometimes politicians are more accurate than journalists' - Simon Coveney

Mar 30th 2015, 1:35 PM 10,594 Views 32 Comments

The agriculture minister has been speaking about reports the Irish dairy industry is to lose 3,000 farmers in the next 5 years

# farmers - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

Meath man's Macra na Feirme campaign video is a thing of beauty
# Macra Election
From The Daily Edge
# Macra Election

Meath man's Macra na Feirme campaign video is a thing of beauty

Mar 11th 2015, 9:59 PM 3,520 Views 4 Comments

It’s the most delightfully Irish thing you’ll see today, we promise.

# farmers - Friday 20 February, 2015

After 15 years, China has lifted its ban on Irish beef
# Sane Cows
# Sane Cows

After 15 years, China has lifted its ban on Irish beef

Feb 20th 2015, 8:12 PM 13,892 Views 47 Comments

But hold on, more inspections are still needed.

Seen any stolen cows recently? It could earn you €10,000
# Udder Chicanery
# Udder Chicanery

Seen any stolen cows recently? It could earn you €10,000

Feb 20th 2015, 4:50 PM 11,546 Views 25 Comments

The initiative is being operated by Crimestoppers, the Irish Farmers Association and an Garda Siochana.

# farmers - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

Bad news if you love mussels: 10,000 tonnes of top quality Irish shellfish is unfit to eat
# Crisis
# Crisis

Bad news if you love mussels: 10,000 tonnes of top quality Irish shellfish is unfit to eat

Feb 4th 2015, 7:00 AM 16,705 Views 19 Comments

Algal blooms which should have disappeared by now have made some shellfish unsafe to consume.

# farmers - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

What do farmers want?
# Green Shoots
# Green Shoots

What do farmers want?

Jan 27th 2015, 9:10 PM 17,147 Views 30 Comments

To be like Scotland, for starters.

Investigation launched after thousands of personal documents found on side of road
# Galway
# Galway

Investigation launched after thousands of personal documents found on side of road

Jan 27th 2015, 8:26 PM 27,427 Views 22 Comments

Confidential documents were scattered on the Tuam to Athenry road.

# farmers - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

Thousands of farmers to close gate on IFA and start their own group
# Splitters
# Splitters

Thousands of farmers to close gate on IFA and start their own group

Jan 20th 2015, 1:17 PM 12,817 Views 28 Comments

The new group will ‘represent all farmers, not just those in rural areas’.

# farmers - Monday 5 January, 2015

Ireland becomes first EU country allowed to sell beef to the US since BSE ban
# Our Beef
# Our Beef

Ireland becomes first EU country allowed to sell beef to the US since BSE ban

Jan 5th 2015, 9:15 PM 22,909 Views 51 Comments

Beef from the EU has been banned from the US since it imposed its ban over fifteen years ago due to BSE.

# farmers - Monday 29 December, 2014

You'll soon be able to cycle along the Ring of Kerry, but some farmers aren't happy
# On Yer Bike
# On Yer Bike

You'll soon be able to cycle along the Ring of Kerry, but some farmers aren't happy

Dec 29th 2014, 2:27 PM 17,073 Views 44 Comments

The 26 kilometre route runs close to the back of some landowners homes, intruding on their farmland.

# farmers - Sunday 14 December, 2014

Column: What you should know about hushed negotiations taking place between the EU and US
# Trade
# Trade

Column: What you should know about hushed negotiations taking place between the EU and US

Dec 14th 2014, 8:45 AM 55 Views 97 Comments

One of the largest free trade agreements to be negotiated in recent times is provoking serious concerns among civil groups.

# farmers - Saturday 22 November, 2014

Post mortems due on two farmers killed in Donegal farm accident
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Post mortems due on two farmers killed in Donegal farm accident

Nov 22nd 2014, 10:21 AM 42,600 Views 8 Comments

The accident occurred just after 6pm last night at Killygordon, Co Donegal.

# farmers - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Children under 7 to be banned from tractors
# New Rules
# New Rules

Children under 7 to be banned from tractors

Nov 13th 2014, 8:59 PM 16,789 Views 85 Comments

Under new rules. farmers will be able to be prosecuted for a number of offences.

# farmers - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Poll: Do you support the farmers who are protesting?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you support the farmers who are protesting?

Nov 11th 2014, 10:04 AM 12,705 Views 99 Comments

Farmers are protesting as they want better payment for their beef. Do you support them?

# farmers - Monday 10 November, 2014

There was a protest outside the Guinness factory today, here's why
# Price Of A Pint
# Price Of A Pint

There was a protest outside the Guinness factory today, here's why

Nov 10th 2014, 9:40 PM 28,440 Views 32 Comments

Dozens of farmers held a demonstration.

Today's top stories in 6 seconds
# News Wrap
# News Wrap

Today's top stories in 6 seconds

Nov 10th 2014, 1:22 PM 8,764 Views 3 Comments

Don’t have time to mull over the news? Here’s everything you need to know.

# farmers - Sunday 9 November, 2014

Another 48 hours: Farmers dig-in for overnight meat factory protests
# Not Going Home
# Not Going Home

Another 48 hours: Farmers dig-in for overnight meat factory protests

Nov 9th 2014, 7:30 PM 8,784 Views 99 Comments

Thousands of farmers have been camped outside meat processing plants since 3pm this afternoon.

# farmers - Saturday 8 November, 2014

# farmers - Saturday 1 November, 2014

Nudity, Facebook, and the 1916 Rising: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Nudity, Facebook, and the 1916 Rising: The week in numbers

Nov 1st 2014, 7:30 PM 16,798 Views 21 Comments

What percentage of people think the 1916 Rising was a mistake?

# farmers - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Farmers and processors agree to two weeks of talks to try to end the beef crisis
# Let's Talk
# Let's Talk

Farmers and processors agree to two weeks of talks to try to end the beef crisis

Oct 29th 2014, 9:28 PM 5,217 Views 13 Comments

McDonald’s and Tesco, the two biggest buyers of Irish beef, attended discussions this evening for the first time.

State of the Nation: How will Simon Coveney appease 'very angry' beef farmers?
# Dáil Talk
# Dáil Talk

State of the Nation: How will Simon Coveney appease 'very angry' beef farmers?

Oct 29th 2014, 9:00 AM 4,287 Views 17 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# farmers - Monday 13 October, 2014

Readers’ Panel Part Two: What are you expecting from Budget 2015?
# Budget 2015
# Budget 2015

Readers’ Panel Part Two: What are you expecting from Budget 2015?

Oct 13th 2014, 8:00 PM 7,549 Views 18 Comments

We spoke to some readers about their hopes and fears ahead of tomorrow’s budget. Here’s what they had to say, in their own words.

# farmers - Sunday 12 October, 2014

The National Ploughing Championships are heading back to Laois next year
# Going Back
# Going Back

The National Ploughing Championships are heading back to Laois next year

Oct 12th 2014, 4:42 PM 15,760 Views 22 Comments

Next year’s festival will take place from 22-24 September 2015.

# farmers - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Who you gonna call? The Department of Agriculture Investigations Division
# Catchy
# Catchy

Who you gonna call? The Department of Agriculture Investigations Division

Oct 1st 2014, 4:45 PM 10,339 Views 17 Comments

The new unit will bring the department’s investigations unit under one banner.

# farmers - Monday 29 September, 2014

Calls for farm safety to be taught to primary students following Cork farm accident
# Primary Education
# Primary Education

Calls for farm safety to be taught to primary students following Cork farm accident

Sep 29th 2014, 3:15 PM 10,493 Views 36 Comments

A young girl was killed in a farming accident over the weekend.

# farmers - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

The amount of property stolen from farms will probably surprise you

The amount of property stolen from farms will probably surprise you

Sep 23rd 2014, 5:40 PM 11,646 Views 13 Comments

Trailers are particularly popular among thieves, apparently.