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#Farmers

# farmers - Thursday 22 September, 2022

Fine Gael remains the most popular political party among Irish farmers, poll shows
# Irish Farmers Journal
# Irish Farmers Journal

Fine Gael remains the most popular political party among Irish farmers, poll shows

Sep 22nd 2022, 6:00 AM 18,950 Views 32 Comments

That’s according to a poll commissioned by the Irish Farmers Journal.

# farmers - Tuesday 20 September, 2022

NI Protocol debacle can't be allowed to become 'huge headache' for farmers - Coveney
# Pain In The Head
# Pain In The Head

NI Protocol debacle can't be allowed to become 'huge headache' for farmers - Coveney

Sep 20th 2022, 6:09 PM 6,160 Views 1 Comment

The minister discussed the issue at the Ploughing Championships, where 90,000 people descended on Co Laois today.

# farmers - Thursday 31 March, 2022

Irish farmers urged to grow more crops in response to Ukraine war
# New Scheme
# New Scheme

Irish farmers urged to grow more crops in response to Ukraine war

Mar 31st 2022, 5:53 PM 10,372 Views 7 Comments

The Government is hoping a new multi-million scheme will ensure the co-operation of farmers.

# farmers - 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 15,277 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.

# farmers - Friday 10 December, 2021

Opinion: Castigating farmers won’t reduce agricultural carbon emissions
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Opinion: Castigating farmers won’t reduce agricultural carbon emissions

Updated Dec 10th 2021, 10:33 AM 12,943 Views 29 Comments

Dr Stephen Onakuse says consumers and processors must also shoulder the blame for their impact on climate.

# farmers - 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 57,037 Views 90 Comments

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

# farmers - Friday 8 October, 2021

A win for farming, a win for nature: scheming for sustainability
# Cash Cow
# Cash Cow

A win for farming, a win for nature: scheming for sustainability

Oct 8th 2021, 7:00 AM 16,644 Views 7 Comments

Farm subsidies to protect biodiversity need to be channelled into results-led projects.

# farmers - Friday 25 June, 2021

EU reaches provisional deal on major CAP reform for farmers
# CAP
# CAP

EU reaches provisional deal on major CAP reform for farmers

Jun 25th 2021, 6:39 PM 12,909 Views 20 Comments

The IFA has criticised the agreement as a “bad deal for Irish farmers”.

# farmers - Tuesday 22 June, 2021

'No longer appropriate': Cabinet signs off on fur farming  ban and compensation scheme for farmers
# Mink Farming
# Mink Farming

'No longer appropriate': Cabinet signs off on fur farming ban and compensation scheme for farmers

Updated Jun 22nd 2021, 2:38 PM 22,533 Views 44 Comments

The prohibition is not expected to begin until next year, allowing farmers to see out the 2021 season.

# farmers - Friday 11 June, 2021

Farmers rally against impact of climate bill and CAP on agriculture sector
# Protest
# Protest

Farmers rally against impact of climate bill and CAP on agriculture sector

Jun 11th 2021, 1:29 PM 14,451 Views 45 Comments

Demonstrations were organised in 30 towns in Ireland this morning.

# farmers - Monday 5 April, 2021

Ireland set for a spell of 'unseasonably cold' weather
# Arctic Chill
# Arctic Chill

Ireland set for a spell of 'unseasonably cold' weather

Apr 5th 2021, 9:58 AM 59,942 Views 32 Comments

Snow is possible in some areas.

# farmers - Monday 30 November, 2020

Northern Irish products not being of EU origin could cause 'huge problems' for valuable Irish dairy sector
# Northern Ireland Protocol
# Northern Ireland Protocol

Northern Irish products not being of EU origin could cause 'huge problems' for valuable Irish dairy sector

Nov 30th 2020, 6:10 AM 12,141 Views 3 Comments

Lorcan McCabe, a Cavan dairy farmer, said this could “pose huge problems” for the dairy sector.

# farmers - Thursday 26 November, 2020

Vulture funds are 'preying on the misery and distress' of farmers
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Vulture funds are 'preying on the misery and distress' of farmers

Nov 26th 2020, 3:03 PM 23,271 Views 49 Comments

The Tánaiste said if people borrow money, they have a responsibility to pay it back.

# farmers - Saturday 24 October, 2020

Livestock marts disrupted as online bidding system crashes
# Cattle
# Cattle

Livestock marts disrupted as online bidding system crashes

Oct 24th 2020, 4:48 PM 23,023 Views 9 Comments

Cattle were already gathered in marts to be sold when the system went down.

# farmers - 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 53,121 Views 54 Comments

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

# farmers - 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 15,668 Views 56 Comments

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

# farmers - Wednesday 25 March, 2020

'It's like the stock exchange closing': Farmers at a loss to sell their cattle as marts close for several weeks
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

'It's like the stock exchange closing': Farmers at a loss to sell their cattle as marts close for several weeks

Mar 25th 2020, 11:14 AM 26,122 Views 47 Comments

The Department of Agriculture is currently in discussions with farmers around potential measures to support them.

# farmers - Friday 21 February, 2020

'We can't accept it': The EU budget summit has ended without agreement
# No Deal
# No Deal

'We can't accept it': The EU budget summit has ended without agreement

Updated Feb 21st 2020, 7:52 PM 48,317 Views 123 Comments

Leo Varadkar had said that the budget proposal as it stood was “not something [Ireland] can accept”.

# farmers - Wednesday 19 February, 2020

Dutch farmers bring tractors into city in protest over planned emissions policy
# The Hague
# The Hague

Dutch farmers bring tractors into city in protest over planned emissions policy

Feb 19th 2020, 10:50 PM 15,757 Views 13 Comments

The demonstration comes a day before a debate in parliament on how to rein in emissions of the pollutant nitrogen oxide.

Poll: How often do you eat potatoes?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: How often do you eat potatoes?

Feb 19th 2020, 9:54 AM 52,427 Views 79 Comments

Irish farmers are worried that millenials are ditching the potato.

# farmers - Monday 3 February, 2020

Q&A: Here's where Ireland's political parties stand on agriculture ahead of GE2020
# Ge2020
# Ge2020

Q&A: Here's where Ireland's political parties stand on agriculture ahead of GE2020

Feb 3rd 2020, 6:00 AM 9,563 Views 9 Comments

We asked each party what measures they’d take to resolve the beef dispute and support Bord na Móna workers at risk of losing their jobs.

# farmers - 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 12,864 Views 51 Comments

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

# farmers - Friday 17 January, 2020

No more farmers protests 'in the near future' after criticism from restaurants and commuters
# Tractor Protest
# Tractor Protest

No more farmers protests 'in the near future' after criticism from restaurants and commuters

Jan 17th 2020, 9:34 AM 40,977 Views 95 Comments

David Long said that there were no more Dublin tractor protests planned “for the near future”.

Explainer: What's next for the farmers and will there be more protests?
# Beef Crisis
# Beef Crisis

Explainer: What's next for the farmers and will there be more protests?

Jan 17th 2020, 6:50 AM 14,251 Views 48 Comments

Farmers said they were returning home to rethink their next moves, adding that they have nothing left to lose.

# farmers - Thursday 16 January, 2020

Farmers bring traffic to a standstill as protest reaches Dublin Port
# Demonstration
# Demonstration

Farmers bring traffic to a standstill as protest reaches Dublin Port

Updated Jan 16th 2020, 2:15 PM 51,214 Views 145 Comments

Dozens of tractors returned to blockade streets around Leinster House yesterday.

Garda receives minor injuries after being struck with moving vehicle during farmer protest
# Merrion St
# Merrion St

Garda receives minor injuries after being struck with moving vehicle during farmer protest

Jan 16th 2020, 12:18 PM 21,007 Views 40 Comments

The vehicle involved is understood not to have been a tractor. No arrests have been made.

# farmers - Wednesday 15 January, 2020

Farmers warn of further 'civil disobedience' as dozens of tractors shut down busy Dublin streets
# Protest
# Protest

Farmers warn of further 'civil disobedience' as dozens of tractors shut down busy Dublin streets

Jan 15th 2020, 4:04 PM 19,757 Views 54 Comments

It follows a similar protest in November when dozens of farmers also arrived on tractors.

Major traffic disruption expected with hundreds of farmers and tractors set for Dublin protest
# Beef Protest
# Beef Protest

Major traffic disruption expected with hundreds of farmers and tractors set for Dublin protest

Jan 15th 2020, 7:24 AM 22,796 Views 85 Comments

Gardaí expect that around 400 tractors could form a blockade in the city centre.

# farmers - Tuesday 14 January, 2020

Road closures from 10am in Dublin city tomorrow as 400 tractors set to converge for farming protest
# Beef Crisis
# Beef Crisis

Road closures from 10am in Dublin city tomorrow as 400 tractors set to converge for farming protest

Jan 14th 2020, 9:46 PM 36,584 Views 79 Comments

Gardaí issued an advisory this evening detailing the road closures in the city.

# farmers - 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 16,432 Views 44 Comments

Musgrave supplies Supervalu and Centra stores.

# farmers - 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 27,331 Views 54 Comments

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

# farmers - 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 23,241 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 35,927 Views 126 Comments

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

# farmers - Thursday 28 November, 2019

Injunctions against two farmers over beef protests to be struck out

Injunctions against two farmers over beef protests to be struck out

Nov 28th 2019, 4:09 PM 7,622 Views 8 Comments

The company has requested for the injunctions to be lifted.

# farmers - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

Explainer: Why are farmers protesting outside Leinster House this week?
# Beef
# Beef

Explainer: Why are farmers protesting outside Leinster House this week?

Nov 27th 2019, 2:51 PM 18,181 Views 4 Comments

A deal was brokered and a task force established – so why are there still protests?

# farmers - Tuesday 26 November, 2019

Tractor protest set to continue overnight as gardaí announce road closures in Dublin
# Farmers
# Farmers

Tractor protest set to continue overnight as gardaí announce road closures in Dublin

Updated Nov 26th 2019, 10:52 PM 96,425 Views 204 Comments

Gardaí said the protest is anticipated to continue overnight and into tomorrow morning.

# farmers - Thursday 31 October, 2019

Reducing cow herd ‘last resort’ in tackling carbon emissions, says Varadkar
# Climate Action
# Climate Action

Reducing cow herd ‘last resort’ in tackling carbon emissions, says Varadkar

Oct 31st 2019, 4:00 PM 17,772 Views 64 Comments

The Taoiseach said the way emissions are categorised will have to be changed.

# farmers - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

Leo Varadkar on beef protests: 'We need to see the task force do its job'
# Beef
# Beef

Leo Varadkar on beef protests: 'We need to see the task force do its job'

Oct 16th 2019, 12:43 PM 8,198 Views 42 Comments

Farmers began protesting outside the Dept. of Agriculture claiming the meat industry has not held up its end of the bargain

# farmers - Monday 14 October, 2019

New beef task force will meet for the first time today
# Beef
# Beef

New beef task force will meet for the first time today

Oct 14th 2019, 7:52 AM 5,357 Views 10 Comments

It’s one of a number of measures agreed to last month in order to end a dispute between farmers and processors.

# farmers - Saturday 5 October, 2019

Agriculture minister appoints chair of new beef task force
# Farmers
# Farmers

Agriculture minister appoints chair of new beef task force

Oct 5th 2019, 1:06 PM 12,348 Views 15 Comments

The task force was agreed to by farmers and industry representatives following talks with the minister last month.

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