Putting support in jeopardy: Chinese trade mission blocked

Putting support in jeopardy: Chinese trade mission blocked

It is easy to empathise with beef producers who have not had a meaningful increase in income in many years. One of the arguments advanced in the current campaign is that farmers get more or less the same for their beef animals today that they got two decades ago. This is unsustainable and unless primary producers get a bigger slice of the cake then the future of Irish beef production must come into question.

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Beef protests continue outside meat factories

Beef protests continue outside meat factories

Farmers are continuing to protest outside meat factories today despite High Court actions.

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'Farmers can't take anymore': Cork farmers protest outside meat plant

'Farmers can't take anymore': Cork farmers protest outside meat plant

Farmers today blocked the entrance to the APB Meat Plant in Bandon, West Cork to highlight their frustration with dropping meat prices.

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Farmers' tractor protests cause travel chaos

Farmers' tractor protests cause travel chaos

Motorists across the country faced major traffic delays today as hundreds of angry farmers held tractor protests in 29 towns and cities.

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IFA chief criticises Mandelson

As world trade talks begin in Geneva today, the president of the Irish Farmer's Association has strongly criticised Peter Mandelson.

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