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#IFA

# ifa - 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

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

# ifa - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

President-elect of Irish Farmers’ Association vows to tackle beef crisis

Tim Cullinan was this evening elected president of the IFA.

# ifa - Tuesday 10 December, 2019

IFA staging latest blockade outside Musgrave distribution centre in Kildare

Musgrave supplies Supervalu and Centra stores.

# ifa - Monday 9 December, 2019

IFA staging blockade outside Tesco distribution centre in Dublin

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

# ifa - Friday 6 December, 2019

Farmers' group calls 5c increase in beef prices 'a derisory offer' as blockades go on

ABP Food Group made the announcement this afternoon, labelling protests as “needless and irresponsible”.

Farmers begin 12-hour blockade of major Lidl distribution centre in Cork

Farmers are blocking the entrance and exit at the site.

# ifa - Thursday 5 December, 2019

Explainer: Why have IFA protesters blockaded a major Aldi distribution centre in Naas?

Farmers, organised by the IFA, are protesting again.

Taoiseach 'sympathises' with farmers as blockade of major Aldi distribution centre continues

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

Poll: Do you support protests and blockades by farmers? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support protests and blockades by farmers?

The IFA has organised a blockade of a major Aldi distribution centre.

# ifa - Saturday 23 November, 2019

'Serious merit in proposals': Shane Ross backs all-island soccer league

The Irish Football Association in Northern Ireland has dismissed such proposals so far.

# ifa - Thursday 31 October, 2019

From The42 'The work continues' - Lucid's group not giving up on all-island league despite IFA opposition Lucid Response

'The work continues' - Lucid's group not giving up on all-island league despite IFA opposition

The Northern Ireland association won’t allow their clubs compete in a cross-border league, but the group behind it aren’t giving up hope.

From The42 All-Island league proposal dealt massive blow as IFA refuse to allow Irish league clubs to take part Ulster Says No

All-Island league proposal dealt massive blow as IFA refuse to allow Irish league clubs to take part

A statement from the Association’s CEO says clubs are better-served remaining in Northern Ireland.

# 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.

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