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#IFA

# ifa - Sunday 15 September, 2019

Agreement reached in beef row as talks conclude between farmers and meat factories

The agreement comes into force once all protests and blockades have stopped.

# ifa - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

Meat plants 'will seek to jail protesters' as farmers denounce 'heavy-handed legal tactics'

There have been reports of scuffles at protests outside plants today.

# ifa - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

Beef talks ended overnight - but farmers says lack of movement on prices could scupper a final deal

Talks between Meat Industry Ireland and beef farmers ended late last night.

# ifa - Tuesday 13 August, 2019

'Progress' made in beef talks with further discussions planned in coming days

Talks between farmers and the beef industry concluded late last night.

# ifa - Friday 9 August, 2019

Green Party says we need to reduce the number of cows, farmers call that an 'attack'

A new global report has warned that the world cannot sustain our demand for food.

# ifa - Thursday 1 August, 2019

Explainer: Why have beef farmers across the country been protesting in recent weeks?

The Irish Farmers’ Association has said the Irish and European beef sectors are “in crisis”.

# ifa - Monday 15 July, 2019

From The42 FAI open to All-Ireland league 'if it's the right thing for clubs' New Era

FAI open to All-Ireland league 'if it's the right thing for clubs'

Kieran Lucid’s plan received positive feedback at a two-day National League strategic planning convention at the weekend.

# ifa - Saturday 29 June, 2019

IFA condemns occupation of Westmeath pig farm by animal rights protesters

Gardaí are at the scene of the peaceful protest since 1pm today.

# ifa - Friday 28 June, 2019

'A bad deal for Irish farmers': EU signs massive trade agreement with South American countries

The EU and the South American trade bloc Mercosur today sealed a hugely significant trade deal.

# ifa - Thursday 16 May, 2019

From The42 Ex-Derry City boss named Northern Ireland women's manager Experienced

Ex-Derry City boss named Northern Ireland women's manager

Kenny Shiels takes over the role from Alfie Wylie.

Fund of €50m on way for beef farmers following support from Europe

The IFA said a €50 million fund from Europe could be matched by a €50m government fund.

# ifa - Thursday 9 May, 2019

From The42 FAI and IFA confirm details of new cross-border competition Up For The Cup

FAI and IFA confirm details of new cross-border competition

The Unite the Union Champions Cup will be contested from November of this year.

# ifa - Tuesday 29 January, 2019

From armageddon to 'damage-limitation at best': How Brexit could hit Irish farmers IFA

From armageddon to 'damage-limitation at best': How Brexit could hit Irish farmers

When asked if farmers felt like sitting ducks in relation to Brexit, IFA President Joe Healy said: “Absolutely”.

# ifa - Tuesday 25 December, 2018

IFA willing to meet health minister after he backs idea of Irish farmers growing cannabis

Health Minister Simon Harris says he would like to see Irish farmers growing cannabis crops.

# ifa - Thursday 15 November, 2018

Extra public order unit gardaí to patrol Aviva as intelligence shows hardline loyalists could attend

The Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland face off in Dublin at 7.45pm.

# ifa - Friday 2 November, 2018

From The42 'What it will show is that organisations like ours can work together in a post-Brexit world' Reaction

'What it will show is that organisations like ours can work together in a post-Brexit world'

John Delaney has said GAA stadiums could be used as part of the 2023 Euros bid.

# ifa - Thursday 1 November, 2018

From The42 Republic and Northern Ireland launch bid to co-host 2023 European U21 Championships Ready To Go

Republic and Northern Ireland launch bid to co-host 2023 European U21 Championships

FAI chief executive John Delaney and IFA counterpart Patrick Nelson spoke at an event in Belfast today.

# ifa - Wednesday 3 October, 2018

'Factories have torn the hell out of prices': Farmers march on Kildare St to protest beef prices

The IFA organised today’s protest to highlight that factories have cut cattle prices to “loss-making” levels.

# ifa - Sunday 16 September, 2018

Farmers struggling to pay bills, call on retailers to increase price of milk

The IFA has said the low prices offered in some shops are “unsustainable”.

# ifa - Saturday 11 August, 2018

'Unlikely that we will be able grow enough': Farmers warn of fodder crisis after drought IFA

'Unlikely that we will be able grow enough': Farmers warn of fodder crisis after drought

The Irish Farmers Association has called for the Government to introduce a fodder import scheme “sooner rather than later”.

# ifa - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

'I just remember the tractor wheel going over me': How an accident changed a child's life in seconds

Kerrie Leonard was left paralysed after an accident on her family’s farm.

# ifa - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

'There's power in community': Farmers urged to boycott forced sales of farms by vulture funds

The IFA has been contacted by around 200 farmers impacted by the issue so far this year.

# ifa - Saturday 3 March, 2018

Milk crisis? Storm Emma stopped the collection of fresh stock from many dairy farms

Many farmers have exhausted their backup space for the milk collected, with possible knock on effects for the availability of milk on supermarket shelves.

# ifa - Thursday 22 February, 2018

The IFA will pay its former boss €1.9m to settle his legal cases

The settlement relates to disputes over a severance package and a defamation case.

# ifa - Monday 27 November, 2017

Ireland needs to 'get serious' about reducing emissions after 3.5% rise in 2016

Ireland is trying to reduce its emissions in order to comply with EU regulations and avoid a hefty €75 million fine in 2020.

'A reality check for science': Controversial weedkiller gets five-year licence extension from the EU

Germany dropped its opposition to the pesticide, introduced in 1974 by US agro-giant Monsanto as Roundup.

# ifa - Sunday 26 November, 2017

Farmers are calling a fodder crisis ...but the government says there is sufficient supply

The bad weather throughout the summer has left farmers without sufficient amounts of fodder.

# ifa - Saturday 21 October, 2017

Farmers are up in arms about the new 'NCT for tractors'

Certain tractors will have to undergo the roadworthiness testing from May of next year.

# ifa - Thursday 19 October, 2017

From The42 Michael O'Neill receives 16-month driving ban and fine after admitting drink-driving charge Northern Ireland

Michael O'Neill receives 16-month driving ban and fine after admitting drink-driving charge

O’Neill was also fined £1,300 after being caught driving three times over the legal limit.

# ifa - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

Minute's silence held at Ploughing Championships for man who died on Wexford farm

Martin Kehoe Jr was overcome by fumes at his farm in Foulksmills yesterday.

# ifa - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

Farmers gather outside supermarkets in protest at low milk prices

Liquid milk producers were led in a protest by IFA president Joe Healy outside Dunnes Stores and Aldi in Portlaoise.

# ifa - Friday 25 August, 2017

'A tsunami from the skies': Taoiseach to travel to Donegal as emergency meeting takes place over floods

Met Éireann has issued a status yellow rainfall warning for five counties.

# ifa - 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.

# ifa - Thursday 3 August, 2017

Farmers warned to 'stamp' their farm equipment or risk losing it to thieves

Thefts can be traumatic for farmers and their families. Communities are advised to work with local gardaí and watch out for suspicious activity.

# ifa - Thursday 6 July, 2017

Day 2: Tillage farmers sleep overnight at the Department of Agriculture building

Some farmers are talking about taking their kids out of college due to the bad harvest.

# ifa - Saturday 17 June, 2017

Dog owners warned to keep pets on a leash after 'savage' sheep attacks

The IFA has released a protocol for farmers to follow, which includes guidelines for when a farmer can shoot a dog.

# ifa - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

From The42 IFA quiet amid Michael O'Neill-Norwich reports Reports

IFA quiet amid Michael O'Neill-Norwich reports

The Northern Ireland boss could be in line for a move to the Championship.

# ifa - Sunday 9 April, 2017

'Farmers are at their wit's end': Losing your land, home and income at the hands of vulture funds

The IFA says if vulture funds come after farmers they’ll have to get to them through them first.

# ifa - Friday 3 February, 2017

From The42 U21 winger reveals why he's switched allegiance from Northern Ireland to the Republic Big Decision

U21 winger reveals why he's switched allegiance from Northern Ireland to the Republic

Derry City’s Josh Daniels has accepted a call-up to Noel King’s latest squad.

There'll be no more free spuds in Supervalu as farmers get their way

The IFA said it would meet again with SuperValu to “express farmers’ anger” in the near future.

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