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# ifa - Wednesday 4 May, 2022

Unite the Union Champions Cup scrapped due to 'scheduling issues'
# Called Off
From The42
# Called Off

Unite the Union Champions Cup scrapped due to 'scheduling issues'

May 4th 2022, 11:57 AM 6,551 Views 1 Comment

The cross-border competition was postponed in 2021 because of Covid-19 concerns.

# ifa - Sunday 6 March, 2022

Farmers say they will 'play our part in national effort' as minister to ask them to plant crops
# Wheat And Grain
# Wheat And Grain

Farmers say they will 'play our part in national effort' as minister to ask them to plant crops

Mar 6th 2022, 11:47 AM 39,911 Views 22 Comments

The IFA has questioned if the request is the best use of resources for farmers to plant wheat, grain and barley.

# ifa - Tuesday 28 December, 2021

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

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

Dec 28th 2021, 1:35 PM 15,258 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.

# ifa - Sunday 21 November, 2021

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

Farmers protest in Dublin as Agriculture Minister defends Government climate targets

Updated Nov 21st 2021, 4:30 PM 56,972 Views 90 Comments

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

# ifa - Thursday 11 November, 2021

How do you solve a problem like Ireland's cows?
# Greenhouse Gas
# Greenhouse Gas

How do you solve a problem like Ireland's cows?

Nov 11th 2021, 8:00 PM 12,346 Views 24 Comments

“A farmer will ask himself the question: If it’s expected of me to reduce, how can I sustain an income as a result of me reducing my numbers?”

# ifa - Wednesday 20 October, 2021

Agriculture sector to have ‘really ambitious targets’ for reducing emissions
# CAP
# CAP

Agriculture sector to have ‘really ambitious targets’ for reducing emissions

Oct 20th 2021, 9:58 PM 12,581 Views 23 Comments

The Agriculture Minister confirmed that farmers will have to participate in eco-schemes to avail themselves of 25% of funding available under part of the programme.

# ifa - Tuesday 20 July, 2021

Perth rules himself out of running for Northern Ireland U21 job
# Not For Me
From The42
# Not For Me

Perth rules himself out of running for Northern Ireland U21 job

Jul 20th 2021, 4:30 PM 3,489 Views 0 Comments

The Dubliner is understood to have spoken to the IFA about the vacancy.

# ifa - Friday 4 June, 2021

High Court rejects Lidl injunction order over Irish Farmers' Association 'fake farm' claims
# Lidl Injunction
# Lidl Injunction

High Court rejects Lidl injunction order over Irish Farmers' Association 'fake farm' claims

Jun 4th 2021, 5:22 PM 33,348 Views 0 Comments

The Irish Farmers’ Association published adverts earlier this year claiming that Lidl was misleading consumers about the origins of its own-brand milk products.

# ifa - Wednesday 28 April, 2021

Farmers' association says anyone responsible for Killarney fires should 'face full rigours of the law'
# Kerry
# Kerry

Farmers' association says anyone responsible for Killarney fires should 'face full rigours of the law'

Apr 28th 2021, 10:51 AM 13,560 Views 46 Comments

Fires engulfed Killarney National Park over the weekend.

# ifa - Tuesday 8 December, 2020

Beef and mushrooms to be worst hit as all agriculture sectors will be 'seriously affected' by Brexit
# Stark Warning
# Stark Warning

Beef and mushrooms to be worst hit as all agriculture sectors will be 'seriously affected' by Brexit

Dec 8th 2020, 8:10 PM 15,318 Views 5 Comments

Irish Farmers Association president Tim Cullinan issued the stark warning at an Oireachtas committee hearing today.

# ifa - Tuesday 20 October, 2020

Poll: Should vegetarian foods be allowed use words like 'steak' and 'burger'?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should vegetarian foods be allowed use words like 'steak' and 'burger'?

Oct 20th 2020, 9:30 AM 49,153 Views 145 Comments

The IFA has urged Irish MEPs to vote to ban words traditionally linked to meat products from being used on vegetarian alternatives.

# ifa - Monday 19 October, 2020

'Deliberately misleading': Farmers' group calls for ban on use of 'burger' and 'steak' on vegan products
# Where's The Beef
# Where's The Beef

'Deliberately misleading': Farmers' group calls for ban on use of 'burger' and 'steak' on vegan products

Oct 19th 2020, 8:03 PM 37,452 Views 124 Comments

The European Parliament will vote this week on terminology used for vegan products.

# ifa - Tuesday 25 August, 2020

Taoiseach tells farmers that a new Agriculture Minister will be appointed next week
# IFA
# IFA

Taoiseach tells farmers that a new Agriculture Minister will be appointed next week

Aug 25th 2020, 11:07 AM 19,911 Views 51 Comments

The Irish Farmers’ Association said a new minister is crucial to represent farmers’ interests in the context of Brexit.

# ifa - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

'It's like something you'd see in a movie': Thousands of tonnes of bog slide down mountain in Leitrim
# Mudslides
# Mudslides

'It's like something you'd see in a movie': Thousands of tonnes of bog slide down mountain in Leitrim

Jun 30th 2020, 1:51 PM 72,869 Views 47 Comments

Farmland and roads are covered with peat, and some families have evacuated their homes as a precaution.

# ifa - Friday 12 June, 2020

Beef farmers to receive €50 million in Covid-19 support under new scheme
# Funding
# Funding

Beef farmers to receive €50 million in Covid-19 support under new scheme

Jun 12th 2020, 5:55 PM 15,602 Views 31 Comments

The news was welcomed by the Irish Famers’ Association.

# ifa - Tuesday 26 May, 2020

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

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

Updated May 26th 2020, 1:08 PM 53,092 Views 54 Comments

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

# ifa - Monday 27 April, 2020

Getting FAI and IFA on board the next step as All-Island League format is unveiled
# AIL
From The42
# AIL

Getting FAI and IFA on board the next step as All-Island League format is unveiled

Apr 27th 2020, 12:20 PM 5,312 Views 2 Comments

A cross-border, ‘split season’ is favoured by clubs.

# ifa - Wednesday 22 April, 2020

Michael O'Neill leaves Northern Ireland job because of Euro 2020 play-off postponement
# Stepping Down
From The42
# Stepping Down

Michael O'Neill leaves Northern Ireland job because of Euro 2020 play-off postponement

Apr 22nd 2020, 1:42 PM 6,514 Views 9 Comments

The former Shamrock Rovers boss had been combining the role with his position at Stoke City.

# ifa - Tuesday 21 April, 2020

'The demand for labour is unaffected by the pandemic': Food producers under pressure as harvest season begins
# Essential Workers
# Essential Workers

'The demand for labour is unaffected by the pandemic': Food producers under pressure as harvest season begins

Apr 21st 2020, 6:00 PM 19,743 Views 55 Comments

Foreign supply chain anxiety could increase the need for the harvest season to run smoothly.

# ifa - Tuesday 31 March, 2020

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

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

Mar 31st 2020, 12:02 PM 15,658 Views 56 Comments

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

# ifa - Thursday 30 January, 2020

Northern Ireland football chiefs hold 'positive discussions' over potential cross-border competition
# All-island League
From The42
# All-island League

Northern Ireland football chiefs hold 'positive discussions' over potential cross-border competition

Jan 30th 2020, 8:00 AM 13,098 Views 11 Comments

The IFA opposed against the initial format, but may be open to other options.

# ifa - Tuesday 21 January, 2020

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

'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 12,851 Views 51 Comments

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

# ifa - 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 14,054 Views 5 Comments

Tim Cullinan was this evening elected president of the IFA.

# ifa - Tuesday 10 December, 2019

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 16,415 Views 44 Comments

Musgrave supplies Supervalu and Centra stores.

# ifa - 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 27,314 Views 54 Comments

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

# ifa - Friday 6 December, 2019

Farmers' group calls 5c increase in beef prices 'a derisory offer' as blockades go on
# Serious Beef
# Serious Beef

Farmers' group calls 5c increase in beef prices 'a derisory offer' as blockades go on

Updated Dec 6th 2019, 8:10 PM 31,715 Views 75 Comments

ABP Food Group made the announcement this afternoon, labelling protests as “needless and irresponsible”.

Farmers begin 12-hour blockade of major Lidl distribution centre in Cork
# Day Two
# Day Two

Farmers begin 12-hour blockade of major Lidl distribution centre in Cork

Dec 6th 2019, 7:33 AM 33,217 Views 85 Comments

Farmers are blocking the entrance and exit at the site.

# ifa - Thursday 5 December, 2019

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

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

Dec 5th 2019, 1:50 PM 23,224 Views 63 Comments

Farmers, organised by the IFA, are protesting again.

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 35,894 Views 126 Comments

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

Poll: Do you support protests and blockades by farmers?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you support protests and blockades by farmers?

Dec 5th 2019, 8:26 AM 26,077 Views 93 Comments

The IFA has organised a blockade of a major Aldi distribution centre.

# ifa - Saturday 23 November, 2019

'Serious merit in proposals': Shane Ross backs all-island soccer league
# Political Football
# Political Football

'Serious merit in proposals': Shane Ross backs all-island soccer league

Nov 23rd 2019, 6:30 AM 14,349 Views 41 Comments

The Irish Football Association in Northern Ireland has dismissed such proposals so far.

# ifa - Thursday 31 October, 2019

'The work continues' - Lucid's group not giving up on all-island league despite IFA opposition
# Lucid Response
From The42
# Lucid Response

'The work continues' - Lucid's group not giving up on all-island league despite IFA opposition

Oct 31st 2019, 5:24 PM 3,520 Views 10 Comments

The Northern Ireland association won’t allow their clubs compete in a cross-border league, but the group behind it aren’t giving up hope.

All-Island league proposal dealt massive blow as IFA refuse to allow Irish league clubs to take part
# Ulster Says No
From The42
# Ulster Says No

All-Island league proposal dealt massive blow as IFA refuse to allow Irish league clubs to take part

Oct 31st 2019, 4:00 PM 24,604 Views 48 Comments

A statement from the Association’s CEO says clubs are better-served remaining in Northern Ireland.

# ifa - Sunday 15 September, 2019

Agreement reached in beef row as talks conclude between farmers and meat factories
# Beef Row
# Beef Row

Agreement reached in beef row as talks conclude between farmers and meat factories

Updated Sep 15th 2019, 6:40 PM 43,880 Views 50 Comments

The agreement comes into force once all protests and blockades have stopped.

# ifa - 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.

# ifa - 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.

# ifa - Tuesday 13 August, 2019

'Progress' made in beef talks with further discussions planned in coming days
# Beef Plan Movement
# Beef Plan Movement

'Progress' made in beef talks with further discussions planned in coming days

Aug 13th 2019, 7:23 AM 12,381 Views 19 Comments

Talks between farmers and the beef industry concluded late last night.

# ifa - Friday 9 August, 2019

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 29,696 Views 242 Comments

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

# ifa - 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”.

# ifa - Monday 15 July, 2019

FAI open to All-Ireland league 'if it's the right thing for clubs'
# New Era
From The42
# New Era

FAI open to All-Ireland league 'if it's the right thing for clubs'

Jul 15th 2019, 12:02 AM 5,612 Views 6 Comments

Kieran Lucid’s plan received positive feedback at a two-day National League strategic planning convention at the weekend.

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