Beef Protest

Individual Farmers of Ireland calls for Mercosur deal to be scrapped

Individual Farmers of Ireland calls for Mercosur deal to be scrapped

All farm organisations have been urged by the Individual Farmers of Ireland to pressurise the government to reject the Mercosur...

September 28, 2020

New farmer protest could hit Dublin next week…pending taskforce outcome

New farmer protest could hit Dublin next week…pending taskforce outcome

Farmer protesters will return to the streets of Dublin to demonstrate against current conditions in the Irish beef sector next...

January 6, 2020

Speculation mounts over possible New Year’s Day beef protest

Speculation mounts over possible New Year’s Day beef protest

Speculation is rife that a farmer protest is being planned to take place outside a retail distribution center on Wednesday...

December 31, 2019

Protesters to ‘stay the night’ to continue Dublin picket

Protesters to ‘stay the night’ to continue Dublin picket

A group of protesters currently demonstrating at Merrion Square, in Dublin city centre, have stated their intentions to hold their...

December 17, 2019

Pics: Tractor protest takes to Dublin as demonstrators call for beef price boost

Pics: Tractor protest takes to Dublin as demonstrators call for beef price boost

Another tractor protest has just kicked off in Merrion Square, in Dublin city centre, this afternoon, Tuesday, December 17. Organised...

December 17, 2019

IFA to consider next move in beef price campaign at council today

IFA to consider next move in beef price campaign at council today

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) will consider its next move in its beef price campaign at the organisation’s national council...

December 13, 2019

IFA extends Dunnes depot demonstration to 24-hour blockade

IFA extends Dunnes depot demonstration to 24-hour blockade

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has doubled the length of its blockade at the ‘goods in’ depot at Dunnes Stores...

December 11, 2019

IFA blocks Dunnes Stores depot in Dublin in beef price campaign

IFA blocks Dunnes Stores depot in Dublin in beef price campaign

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has begun its latest blockade at the ‘goods in’ depot at Dunnes Stores in Cornelscourt...

December 11, 2019

IFA targets Musgraves central distribution centre in latest blockade

IFA targets Musgraves central distribution centre in latest blockade

Additional reporting by Breifne O’Brien at Musgraves Kilcock The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has continued its beef protest this morning,...

December 10, 2019

Tesco ‘cannot wash its hands’ of below-cost prices for farmers – ICSA

Tesco ‘cannot wash its hands’ of below-cost prices for farmers – ICSA

Tesco “cannot wash its hands” of the issue of farmers working for below the cost of production, according to the...

December 9, 2019

Customer price for beef ‘not related to price farmers receive’ – Tesco

Customer price for beef ‘not related to price farmers receive’ – Tesco

Tesco Ireland has issued a response to the Irish Farmers’ Association’s (IFA’s) ongoing 12-hour blockade of its central distribution centre...

December 9, 2019

Price gap between Irish and UK beef expected to widen – IFA

Price gap between Irish and UK beef expected to widen – IFA

Additional reporting by Sylvester Phelan The Bord Bia Beef Market Tracking Index, which is expected to be updated today, Monday,...

December 9, 2019

Retailers ‘have gotten away pretty much scot-free’ in beef chain – Healy

Retailers ‘have gotten away pretty much scot-free’ in beef chain – Healy

Additional reporting by Sylvester Phelan Retailers have up to now gotten away “pretty much scot-free” in the “dysfunctional” beef food...

December 9, 2019

IFA blocks Tesco central distribution centre in latest beef protest

IFA blocks Tesco central distribution centre in latest beef protest

Additional reporting by Breifne O’Brien in Donabate, Co. Dublin The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) blockaded the Tesco central distribution centre...

December 9, 2019

Healy: ‘We will continue to take action until a price increase is given’

Healy: ‘We will continue to take action until a price increase is given’

Additional reporting by Charles O’Donnell in Naas, Co. Kildare The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) president Joe Healy has this morning...

December 5, 2019

Beef Market Taskforce ‘must be convened next week’ – Beef Plan

Beef Market Taskforce ‘must be convened next week’ – Beef Plan

The Beef Market Taskforce must be convened next week – with December 15 seen as being too far away –...

November 27, 2019

Government called on to ‘end charade with beef farmers’

Government called on to ‘end charade with beef farmers’

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and the Government have been called on to “end their charade with beef farmers” by Irish Farmers’...

November 27, 2019

Bord Bia dismisses beef protest labelling allegations

Bord Bia dismisses beef protest labelling allegations

Claims made by a group of protesters in Dublin today that “foreign beef is being labelled as Irish” have been...

November 1, 2019