Live Exports

Cattle export numbers surge despite sailing setbacks

Cattle export numbers surge despite sailing setbacks

The latest export figures have shown the total number of cattle exported from Ireland has increased by over 12,000 head...

April 27, 2022

Ethical Farming Ireland to protest at Rosslare this weekend

Ethical Farming Ireland to protest at Rosslare this weekend

Animal welfare campaign group Ethical Farming Ireland is set to protest the live export of calves at Rosslare Europort in...

April 26, 2022

‘Ireland must keep its finger on the pulse’ of live exports – TD

‘Ireland must keep its finger on the pulse’ of live exports – TD

“Every avenue must be explored to maintain and expand Irish calf exports, as well as other live exports,” according to...

April 4, 2022

Farmland: IBR control programme vital to protect Irish calf exports

Farmland: IBR control programme vital to protect Irish calf exports

Sector manager for sheepmeat and live exports with Bord Bia, Seamus McMenamin, has warned that Ireland must introduce an infectious...

March 30, 2022

Watch: Farmland – calf exports and solar opportunities for farmers

Watch: Farmland – calf exports and solar opportunities for farmers

The importance of live calf exports for agri-business in Ireland features as a topic of discussion in the latest episode...

March 29, 2022

2,000 Friesian bulls weighing over 200kg wanted for export

2,000 Friesian bulls weighing over 200kg wanted for export

A Co. Meath-based cattle exporter has announced it has secured a contract to supply 2,000 Friesian bulls to a north-African...

March 23, 2022

Vets accompany Irish livestock exports twice over two years

Vets accompany Irish livestock exports twice over two years

One out of 10 vessels carrying livestock that departed Ireland in 2020 had a veterinary inspector present, and one out...

January 26, 2022

Animal transport regulations ‘safeguard’ calf export market – Kelly

Animal transport regulations ‘safeguard’ calf export market – Kelly

MEP for Ireland South and Fine Gael’s leader in the European Parliament, Sean Kelly, has expressed his optimism about the...

January 21, 2022

ICOS welcomes ‘realistic’ vote on animal transport in the EU

ICOS welcomes ‘realistic’ vote on animal transport in the EU

The Irish Co-operative Organisation Society (ICOS) has welcomed amendments to proposed new EU animal transport rules as “realistic” and “practical”. The...

January 21, 2022

Animal transport rules ‘would discriminate against Ireland’

Animal transport rules ‘would discriminate against Ireland’

Some of the proposed changes to animal transport rules that are facing a crunch vote in the European Parliament today...

January 20, 2022

Plans against animal transport proposals are ‘concerning’ – EFI

Plans against animal transport proposals are ‘concerning’ – EFI

Ethical Farming Ireland (EFI) has responded to “concerning” statements from MEP Billy Kelleher and the Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’...

January 13, 2022

EU must ensure ‘unfettered access’ for Irish live exports

EU must ensure ‘unfettered access’ for Irish live exports

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) livestock committee chairperson Brendan Golden has said the retention of Ireland’s main EU live export...

January 4, 2022

2021 cattle exports by type and destination

2021 cattle exports by type and destination

The most recent figures on live exports show the total number of cattle exported from the Republic of Ireland up...

January 3, 2022

Calves: Concerns over possible ban on transport under 5 weeks of age

Calves: Concerns over possible ban on transport under 5 weeks of age

A proposed ban on the transport of unweaned calves under the age of five weeks may ultimately lead to animal...

December 2, 2021

Israeli authorities visit Ireland to view export facilities

Israeli authorities visit Ireland to view export facilities

A group of Israeli veterinary inspectors have visited Ireland to view its cattle exporting facilities, sources have confirmed to Agriland....

November 26, 2021

Cork-based exporter seeking 2,000 Friesian bulls for Libya

Cork-based exporter seeking 2,000 Friesian bulls for Libya

A Co. Cork-based cattle exporter has confirmed to Agriland it has begun sourcing “up to 2,000” Friesian bulls for export...

November 11, 2021

Protest against live exports to take place outside Leinster House

Protest against live exports to take place outside Leinster House

A protest against live exports will take place outside Leinster House this afternoon (Tuesday, October 19). Ethical Farming Ireland (EFI)...

October 19, 2021

Banning UK live exports is a ‘major blow’ – NFU Cymru

Banning UK live exports is a ‘major blow’ – NFU Cymru

National Farmers’ Union (NFU) Cymru has said it is a ‘”major blow” that the Welsh government has decided to ban...

August 20, 2021