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Derogation extension will cover veterinary medicines in the short-term

Derogation extension will cover veterinary medicines in the short-term

An extension to a derogation to ensure the long-term supply of medicines from Great Britain to Northern Ireland, and to...

December 31, 2021

ESRI: Food and beverage trade most impacted by Brexit

ESRI: Food and beverage trade most impacted by Brexit

Trade between Ireland and Britain “declined sharply” following Brexit, according to a report from the Economic and Social Research Institute...

December 22, 2021

Northern Ireland Protocol will work, if we allow it – Coveney

Northern Ireland Protocol will work, if we allow it – Coveney

The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Simon Coveney, has said that he firmly believes the Northern Ireland Protocol will work, if...

December 17, 2021

EU parliament hears that Irish farmers need interventions due to Brexit

EU parliament hears that Irish farmers need interventions due to Brexit

Irish Farmers’ Associstion (IFA) president, Tim Cullinan, addressed the members of the European Parliament Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development...

December 10, 2021

Agri-food exporters urged to continue preparations for UK import controls

Agri-food exporters urged to continue preparations for UK import controls

Food business operators and agri-food exporters are being urged to continue their preparations to meet new UK import control requirements,...

November 26, 2021

Farmer support available under €330m Brexit loan scheme

Farmer support available under €330m Brexit loan scheme

A €330 million loan scheme has been announced to help small and medium enterprises (SMEs), including farmers, respond to the...

November 8, 2021

Food prices remain ‘relatively stable’ despite Brexit impact concerns – ESRI

Food prices remain ‘relatively stable’ despite Brexit impact concerns – ESRI

Although inflation has “picked up substantially” in recent months, food prices have been “relatively stable”, the Economic and Social Research...

November 3, 2021

€330m Brexit Impact Loan Scheme opens to farmers

€330m Brexit Impact Loan Scheme opens to farmers

The government has launched a €330 million scheme to help farmers, SMEs and fishers respond to the ongoing impacts of...

October 15, 2021

‘Pure skincare fresh from the farm’ in expansion mode

‘Pure skincare fresh from the farm’ in expansion mode

‘Pure skincare fresh from the farm’ is the tagline of a rural enterprise on the Wexford/Wicklow border, that enjoyed a...

October 9, 2021

Food businesses urged to stay prepared for UK import controls

Food businesses urged to stay prepared for UK import controls

Food Businesses in Ireland are being urged to keep up their preparations for changes to the UK’s controls and regulations...

October 6, 2021

FDI welcomes approval of Brexit adjustment reserve

FDI welcomes approval of Brexit adjustment reserve

Food Drink Ireland (FDI), the Ibec group representing the food and drink sector, has welcomed the approval of the Brexit...

September 28, 2021

European Council adopts €5 billion Brexit adjustment reserve

European Council adopts €5 billion Brexit adjustment reserve

The European Council today (Tuesday, September 28) gave its final approval to a fund designed to help member states tackle...

September 28, 2021

‘Technical solution’ found for NI/Scotland livestock trade issues

‘Technical solution’ found for NI/Scotland livestock trade issues

A “technical solution” is reportedly available for livestock trade issues between Britain and Northern Ireland, but would require political buy-in...

September 23, 2021

Pork crisis: NI’s pig backlog to reach 24,000 by mid-October

Pork crisis: NI’s pig backlog to reach 24,000 by mid-October

The backlog of pigs to be slaughtered could reach as many as 24,000 in just a month, according to representatives...

September 21, 2021

MEPs vote in favour of €5 billion Brexit fund

MEPs vote in favour of €5 billion Brexit fund

MEPs have voted in favour of the €5 billion Brexit Adjustment Reserve – with €1 billion coming Ireland’s way. Following...

September 15, 2021

FDI seeks ‘substantial Brexit funding’ for food and drink sector from Budget 2022

FDI seeks ‘substantial Brexit funding’ for food and drink sector from Budget 2022

Food Drink Ireland (FDI) is calling for “substantial Brexit funding” for the food and drink sector from Budget 2022. The...

September 15, 2021

MII welcomes announcement by UK to defer import controls

MII welcomes announcement by UK to defer import controls

Meat Industry Ireland (MII) has welcomed a decision by the UK government to defer safety and security checks on EU...

September 14, 2021

DUP to withdraw from north-south arrangements

DUP to withdraw from north-south arrangements

The leader of the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) has said the party will withdraw from north-south arrangements with immediate effect....

September 9, 2021