Butchers

1,500 independent butcher shops close in 30 years

1,500 independent butcher shops close in 30 years

The number of independent butcher shops in Ireland fell by 65% over an almost 30-year period, according to the coordinators...

January 3, 2022

New breed of grocers embrace nostalgia

New breed of grocers embrace nostalgia

The grandsons of Dominic Doyle who owned and ran the renowned D.B. Doyle’s butchers and meat processing plant in Newbridge,...

December 11, 2021

‘Ballet dancers prioritised over butchers’ amid UK food shortages

‘Ballet dancers prioritised over butchers’ amid UK food shortages

The UK government has noted that Britain has a lack of ballet dancers – but “ignores food shortages caused by...

August 27, 2021

‘Olympics of Butchery’ back on for 2022

‘Olympics of Butchery’ back on for 2022

Butchers across the UK and Ireland have plenty of time to sharpen their skills ahead of the industry’s answer to...

June 19, 2021

‘Lack of certainty’ remains over abattoir inspection funding – TD

‘Lack of certainty’ remains over abattoir inspection funding – TD

A Co. Cork-based TD has warned that there remains a “lack of certainty” over the future of local council funding...

November 4, 2020

Funding dispute threatening butchers and small abattoirs resolved

Funding dispute threatening butchers and small abattoirs resolved

A dispute over the funding of food safety controls including veterinary inspection, which had threatened to shut 120 butchers and...

October 29, 2020

Butchers: 120 businesses ‘will have to close’ due to authority funding dispute

Butchers: 120 businesses ‘will have to close’ due to authority funding dispute

120 businesses will have to close due to a lack of veterinary inspection if a funding dispute is not resolved...

October 23, 2020

‘Meat’ the Irish butchers now officially the best in the world

‘Meat’ the Irish butchers now officially the best in the world

Team Ireland has been named the best butchers in the world after butchers from across the island teamed together to...

March 24, 2018

Tipperary Butcher invests €100,000 in new butchery academy

Tipperary Butcher invests €100,000 in new butchery academy

A Butchery Academy has been set up by a Tipperary based butchers, dedicated to training 10 candidates in the art...

September 4, 2016

Animal rights group protests outside Dublin butchers

Animal rights group protests outside Dublin butchers

The animal rights group ARAN held a demonstration outside a butcher’s shop in Dublin yesterday (Monday), highlighting the alleged inhumane...

December 15, 2015

Kildare butchers wins prestigious UK award

Kildare butchers wins prestigious UK award

Nolan’s butchers of Kilcullen, Co. Kildare has won the prestigious title of ‘Champion of Champions’ which was awarded in the...

February 5, 2015