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# keelings - Friday 18 December, 2020

Ireland has major 'pull factor' for seasonal workers fleeing economic hardship
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# Reaping The Harvest

Ireland has major 'pull factor' for seasonal workers fleeing economic hardship

Dec 18th 2020, 12:05 AM 8,765 Views 4 Comments

Noteworthy and the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network examine the lure for workers from Bulgaria and Romania to come to Ireland and the impact back home – both good and bad.

# keelings - Sunday 3 May, 2020

The hard graft of horticulture makes it difficult for the sector to grow
# Essential Workers
# Essential Workers

The hard graft of horticulture makes it difficult for the sector to grow

May 3rd 2020, 8:30 PM 21,189 Views 34 Comments

The Keelings workers controversy has thrown a spotlight on a complex corner of Irish food production.

# keelings - Tuesday 21 April, 2020

'The demand for labour is unaffected by the pandemic': Food producers under pressure as harvest season begins
# Essential Workers
# Essential Workers

'The demand for labour is unaffected by the pandemic': Food producers under pressure as harvest season begins

Apr 21st 2020, 6:00 PM 19,682 Views 55 Comments

Foreign supply chain anxiety could increase the need for the harvest season to run smoothly.

# keelings - Monday 20 April, 2020

Keelings controversy: Taoiseach says workers resident in Ireland may be called upon to pick summer crops
# Essential Workers
# Essential Workers

Keelings controversy: Taoiseach says workers resident in Ireland may be called upon to pick summer crops

Apr 20th 2020, 2:30 PM 110,081 Views 211 Comments

Keelings Fruit flew 189 workers from Bulgaria to Ireland last week to pick fruit.

# keelings - Friday 17 April, 2020

Taoiseach asks for review of travel restrictions after Keelings fruit pickers controversy
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# Restrictions

Taoiseach asks for review of travel restrictions after Keelings fruit pickers controversy

Updated Apr 17th 2020, 9:10 PM 111,472 Views 412 Comments

The arrival of 189 workers was criticised by the Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony Holohan this evening.

Debunked: No, this is not a picture of Bulgarian workers outside a supermarket in Dublin this week
# Debunked
# Debunked

Debunked: No, this is not a picture of Bulgarian workers outside a supermarket in Dublin this week

Apr 17th 2020, 6:48 PM 367,799 Views 134 Comments

The photo has been widely shared on social media and messaging services.

# keelings - Thursday 22 February, 2018

Keelings has taken a swipe at the government for having no 'vision' for family firms
# Not Good Enough
# Not Good Enough

Keelings has taken a swipe at the government for having no 'vision' for family firms

Feb 22nd 2018, 11:09 AM 1,370 Views 0 Comments

The fruit group’s CEO Caroline Keeling has been busy writing to ministers.

# keelings - Saturday 24 June, 2017

Keelings and a group of workers have fallen out over a crackdown on sick days
# Industrial Relations
# Industrial Relations

Keelings and a group of workers have fallen out over a crackdown on sick days

Jun 24th 2017, 6:00 AM 32,793 Views 10 Comments

The fruit firm’s logistics arm has been accused of taking a ‘blanket approach’ to absenteeism – a claim it denies.

# keelings - Friday 4 March, 2016

This Irish company crafted a lovely story for a customer who found a snail in his grapes
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From The Daily Edge
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This Irish company crafted a lovely story for a customer who found a snail in his grapes

Mar 4th 2016, 9:59 PM 7,987 Views 0 Comments

RALPH!

# keelings - Monday 10 November, 2014

Warehouse worker sacked for eating a jam tart
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# Jammy

Warehouse worker sacked for eating a jam tart

Nov 10th 2014, 9:01 AM 24,494 Views 36 Comments

The man said he and his co-worker were actually eating a Mars bar on the shop floor but the Employment Appeals Tribunal said his dismissal was fair.

# keelings - Thursday 5 July, 2012

Weather causing problems for farmers
# Weather
# Weather

Weather causing problems for farmers

Jul 5th 2012, 10:58 AM 7,297 Views 28 Comments

How has the recent bad weather been affecting farmers and crops – and what does this mean for the traditional summer fruit, the strawberry?