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#ICSA

# icsa - Thursday 15 February, 2018

'Angry' farmers fear new sheep inspections will put pregnant ewes at risk

Sheep farmer representatives plan to meet with government officials to discuss their problems with the inspections.

# icsa - Thursday 9 November, 2017

'Nobody should live in fear due to lack of garda resources': 45% of all agricultural crime not reported to gardaí

A new ICSA study looks at why agricultural crimes are not being reported to gardaí.

# icsa - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

Bullock with serious injuries left unaided and alone at Mayo cattle mart for 10 hours

The animal was euthanised after being left in distress from morning until evening after sustaining a broken leg.

# icsa - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

National Party co-founder loses bid for injunction against farmers association

The ICSA sought to remove James Reynolds from senior positions he had held with the organisation.

# icsa - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

'This will put farmers out of business' - Tesco criticised for low prices for lamb

The Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’ Association claim that a retail price is unsustainable.

# icsa - Monday 29 September, 2014

Calls for farm safety to be taught to primary students following Cork farm accident

A young girl was killed in a farming accident over the weekend.

# icsa - Friday 22 August, 2014

After another death, calls for farm safety to be taught to primary school kids

More people have died on Irish farms this year than over the entire of 2013.

# icsa - Friday 8 August, 2014

Irish people need to stop expecting to pay €5 for a steak, say farmers

“Shops have no problem charging more than €5 for certain brands of mouthwash, which you essentially spit down the sink”.

# icsa - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Farmers have 'added childcare responsibilities' during busiest months due to income pressure

ICSA says farmers are increasingly taking on childcare responsibilities during the busiest farming months of the year.

# icsa - Monday 2 December, 2013

Japan ends 12-year-ban and reopens its market to Irish beef

But all is not well in the beef sector, warns the ICSA.

# icsa - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

ICSA: No nasty surprises for farmers in the Budget

Coveney announced €195 million for the disadvantaged areas scheme but a cost benefit view has farmers on edge.

# icsa - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Calves are being "stolen to order" in border counties

An increase in livestock thefts has been reported in Cavan and Monaghan recently.

# icsa - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

Gorta urges vigilance against bogus charity collectors

A 2011 survey by the Irish Charity Shops Association found that donations with a value of €11 million had been donated to bogus collectors.

# icsa - Saturday 9 March, 2013

Farmers' association urges caution as busy farms signal rise in accidents

Last year, 21 people died in farm related incidents, mainly injured by equipment and livestock.

# icsa - Thursday 10 January, 2013

Sheep farmers call for microchipping of dogs following ‘distressing attacks’

The Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’ Association says there have been a number of attacks on sheep in recent weeks.

# icsa - Thursday 15 November, 2012

ICSA calls for government action on sheep thefts

The association said there is a need for a change in the tagging system as well as a comprehensive database like that for cattle.

# icsa - Sunday 28 October, 2012

ICSA’s Pre-Budget Submission says vital farm schemes must be protected

The Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’ Association is calling for vital farm schemes to be protected from cuts and a tougher stance on public sector pay and allowances.

# icsa - Wednesday 8 August, 2012

Farming bodies against asset testing for third-level grants

Interest groups say the move could result in children from low-income families being refused maintenance assistance.

# icsa - Friday 16 December, 2011

Christmas present dogs 'a worry for sheep farmers'

The Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’ Association has warned of dangers of roaming dogs – especially when they are given to “irresponsible” owners at Christmas.

# icsa - Sunday 23 October, 2011

Farmers ask for Croke Park principles to apply to them too

The Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’ Association have appealed to the Government not to hand down further cuts to the sector.