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# food-and-the-marine - Sunday 22 June, 2014

Simon Coveney is jetting off to the US to talk about beef
# Wheres The Beef
# Wheres The Beef

Simon Coveney is jetting off to the US to talk about beef

Jun 22nd 2014, 7:15 AM 5,116 Views 23 Comments

The minister has 16 meetings planned over the next four days with multinationals, potential investors and politicians.

# food-and-the-marine - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

Call for below-cost selling of milk and bread to be banned
# Loss Leaders
# Loss Leaders

Call for below-cost selling of milk and bread to be banned

Oct 23rd 2013, 1:46 PM 16,516 Views 91 Comments

An Oireachtas Committee has also called for a code of conduct in the groceries sector that would be enforced by a supermarket ombudsman.

# food-and-the-marine - Saturday 20 July, 2013

Minister Coveney doesn't like fur farming but he's not banning it
# Fur
# Fur

Minister Coveney doesn't like fur farming but he's not banning it

Jul 20th 2013, 8:15 AM 3,917 Views 20 Comments

In an exclusive interview with TheJournal.ie, Coveney also said that his department will be cracking down on dog fighting and introducing a strict code for bloodsports.

# food-and-the-marine - Thursday 18 July, 2013

Coveney: Horsemeat scandal a result of bad management, not illegal management
# Horsemeat
# Horsemeat

Coveney: Horsemeat scandal a result of bad management, not illegal management

Jul 18th 2013, 6:45 AM 3,635 Views 27 Comments

In an interview with TheJournal.ie, Coveney said that his department has handed information to authorities in other countries and that he expects them to pursue prosecutions.

# food-and-the-marine - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

Coveney makes "major step" for Irish fishermen
# Fishing
# Fishing

Coveney makes "major step" for Irish fishermen

May 15th 2013, 10:01 AM 4,425 Views 15 Comments

The Minister for Agriculture has said that final negotiations on the Common Fisheries Policy are to begin soon.

# food-and-the-marine - Thursday 20 December, 2012

Mixed results for Irish fishermen after "difficult and complex negotiations"
# Fishing Quotas
# Fishing Quotas

Mixed results for Irish fishermen after "difficult and complex negotiations"

Dec 20th 2012, 10:54 AM 3,445 Views 8 Comments

Talks on Ireland’s fishing quotas for 2013 ended in the early hours of this morning, with Minister Coveney saying that the agreed quotas would “support our fishing industry over the coming year”.

# food-and-the-marine - Tuesday 18 December, 2012

Coveney warns of difficult negotiations on fishing quotas
# Fishing
# Fishing

Coveney warns of difficult negotiations on fishing quotas

Dec 18th 2012, 11:41 AM 3,933 Views 37 Comments

Coveney said proposed cuts to quotas will have serious implications for Irish fishermen and jobs.

# food-and-the-marine - Tuesday 15 May, 2012

Department defends reappointment of top servant who retired 18 months ago
# Retirements
# Retirements

Department defends reappointment of top servant who retired 18 months ago

May 15th 2012, 1:31 PM 3,813 Views 39 Comments

An assistant secretary-general at the Department of Agriculture retired in 2010, but will stay on until October at least.

# food-and-the-marine - Wednesday 4 April, 2012

All clear: tests on Cork pheasants are negative for bird flu
# Bird Flu
# Bird Flu

All clear: tests on Cork pheasants are negative for bird flu

Apr 4th 2012, 1:40 PM 924 Views 2 Comments

A temporary exclusion zone is lifted after further tests on a flock of game birds in Clonakilty show bird flu had not spread.

# food-and-the-marine - Monday 2 April, 2012

Clonakilty bird flu "poses no risk to public health"
# Bird Flu
# Bird Flu

Clonakilty bird flu "poses no risk to public health"

Apr 2nd 2012, 4:44 PM 1,512 Views 8 Comments

The Department of Agriculture said today that bird flu found in pheasants in Clonakilty is not the deadly H5N1 strain. However all biosecurity measures will remain in place in Barryroe, where results are expected on ill pheasants there.