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# icsa - Thursday 9 January, 2020

'Substantial progress' made at meeting of beef taskforce but farmers say questions remain
# Beef
# Beef

'Substantial progress' made at meeting of beef taskforce but farmers say questions remain

Jan 9th 2020, 10:50 PM 8,727 Views 23 Comments

Agriculture Minister Michael Creed said discussions were well underway among the various stakeholders.

# icsa - Thursday 15 February, 2018

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

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

Feb 15th 2018, 6:01 AM 12,065 Views 42 Comments

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
# Rural Crime
# Rural Crime

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

Nov 9th 2017, 5:20 PM 10,170 Views 35 Comments

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
# Ballina
# Ballina

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

Aug 22nd 2017, 6:01 AM 82,208 Views 106 Comments

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
# James Reynolds
# James Reynolds

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

Jun 27th 2017, 9:23 PM 21,225 Views 0 Comments

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
# Farming
# Farming

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

May 16th 2017, 9:25 AM 18,532 Views 66 Comments

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
# Primary Education
# Primary Education

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

Sep 29th 2014, 3:15 PM 10,475 Views 36 Comments

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
# New Module
# New Module

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

Aug 22nd 2014, 6:45 AM 12,356 Views 28 Comments

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
# Cheap Meat
# Cheap Meat

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

Aug 8th 2014, 9:58 PM 39,684 Views 177 Comments

“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
# Farm Safety
# Farm Safety

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

Aug 6th 2014, 10:33 AM 10,522 Views 32 Comments

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
# Irish Beef
# Irish Beef

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

Dec 2nd 2013, 12:55 PM 14,109 Views 62 Comments

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
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

ICSA: No nasty surprises for farmers in the Budget

Oct 15th 2013, 5:58 PM 3,892 Views 29 Comments

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
# CATTLE THEFTS
# CATTLE THEFTS

Calves are being "stolen to order" in border counties

Aug 27th 2013, 7:25 PM 8,754 Views 36 Comments

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
# Charity Collections
# Charity Collections

Gorta urges vigilance against bogus charity collectors

Apr 9th 2013, 6:30 AM 5,648 Views 10 Comments

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
# Farm Safety
# Farm Safety

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

Mar 9th 2013, 7:00 AM 4,195 Views 4 Comments

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’
# Microchipping
# Microchipping

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

Jan 10th 2013, 6:45 AM 5,847 Views 57 Comments

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
# Theft
# Theft

ICSA calls for government action on sheep thefts

Nov 15th 2012, 2:40 PM 4,083 Views 20 Comments

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
# Farming
# Farming

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

Oct 28th 2012, 7:45 AM 3,144 Views 22 Comments

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
# Education
# Education

Farming bodies against asset testing for third-level grants

Aug 8th 2012, 6:42 PM 4,987 Views 70 Comments

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'
# Not For Christmas
# Not For Christmas

Christmas present dogs 'a worry for sheep farmers'

Dec 16th 2011, 7:00 AM 1,922 Views 9 Comments

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
# Farming
# Farming

Farmers ask for Croke Park principles to apply to them too

Oct 23rd 2011, 3:37 PM 775 Views 15 Comments

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