Farmers to mount further protests at beef processing plants

A 48-hour protest outside meat factories is getting underway this afternoon.

Farmers to mount further protests at beef processing plants

A 48-hour protest outside meat factories is getting underway this afternoon.

Demonstrations will take place outside 14 meat processing plants across the country, run by Kepak, ABP and Dawn Meats.

The Irish Farmers' Associatoin says farmers are being paid far less for beef than their UK counterparts, at €1 per kilo lower than the North.

Talks aimed at averting the blockades broke down on Friday.

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