Protest

Farmers ‘watching timber value drop by €10,000/ha’ due to licence backlog

Farmers ‘watching timber value drop by €10,000/ha’ due to licence backlog

Farmers and forest owners are in some cases “watching the value of their timber crop decrease by over €10,000/ha if...

July 14, 2021

IFA protest over 6,000 forest licences caught up in backlog

IFA protest over 6,000 forest licences caught up in backlog

Farmers who own forestry have descended on the Convention Centre in Dublin today (Wednesday, July 14) to protest over the...

July 14, 2021

Protest over ‘forest licencing mess’ in Dublin today

Protest over ‘forest licencing mess’ in Dublin today

Forestry owners will be holding a protest over the “forestry licencing fiasco” in Dublin later today (Wednesday, July 14), according...

July 14, 2021

Horticulture protest: ‘By next year we will have no peat’

Horticulture protest: ‘By next year we will have no peat’

Horticulture growers have stressed the urgent need for action to be taken with regard to the harvesting of peat in...

July 13, 2021

Poots: Trespassing incident on Armagh poultry farm was ‘highly irresponsible’

Poots: Trespassing incident on Armagh poultry farm was ‘highly irresponsible’

Agriculture Minister Edwin Poots has condemned a trespassing incident on a poultry farm in Co. Armagh earlier today (July 2)...

July 2, 2021

Animal rights activists target Armagh poultry farm

Animal rights activists target Armagh poultry farm

A group of animal rights extremists have forced entry into a poultry farm in Moira, Co. Armagh. The group known...

July 2, 2021

IFA rebels launch campaign for coupled payment at Farm Centre

IFA rebels launch campaign for coupled payment at Farm Centre

A group of members of the IFA have launched their own campaign for coupled farm payments for the suckler and...

June 16, 2021

IFA urges TDs to vote against ‘flawed’ climate bill at Dublin protest

IFA urges TDs to vote against ‘flawed’ climate bill at Dublin protest

The government’s move to pass the Climate Action Bill through the Dáil today “could have serious repercussions for the implementation...

June 16, 2021

IFA protest: Tractors and cars mobilise in nationwide rally

IFA protest: Tractors and cars mobilise in nationwide rally

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has mobilised its members across the country in approximately 30 towns around Ireland for a...

June 11, 2021

CAP and Climate Bill issues to the fore at IFA’s ‘day of action’

CAP and Climate Bill issues to the fore at IFA’s ‘day of action’

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) will stage a national protest commencing at 11:00a.m (Friday, June 11) to highlight what it...

June 11, 2021

Tractor protest group calls out ‘lack of taskforce progress’ after ‘beef price collapse’

Tractor protest group calls out ‘lack of taskforce progress’ after ‘beef price collapse’

A lack of progress from the Beef Market Taskforce has been strongly criticised by one farm group – which highlighted...

February 22, 2021

New agri-environment scheme ‘must be index linked’ to 1994

New agri-environment scheme ‘must be index linked’ to 1994

The next agricultural environmental scheme – dubbed the “new REPS” by numerous commentators – has got to be index linked...

February 16, 2021

Dublin tractor protesters fined and given penalty points

Dublin tractor protesters fined and given penalty points

Several protesters involved in last month’s tractor demonstration in Dublin city have been issued with fines and penalty points for...

February 25, 2020

EU farmer groups to join CAP protest march in Brussels today

EU farmer groups to join CAP protest march in Brussels today

A demonstration being organised by farmers’ organisations during the meeting of EU heads of state or government in Brussels later...

February 20, 2020

Trade unions to back Bord na Móna worker protest tomorrow

Trade unions to back Bord na Móna worker protest tomorrow

A protest march which will be held by Bord na Móna workers in Shannonbridge, Co. Offaly, tomorrow, Saturday, February 1,...

January 31, 2020

‘No more protests in near future’ – demonstrators

‘No more protests in near future’ – demonstrators

There are no plans at the moment for further tractor protests in Dublin, according to one of the organisers of...

January 17, 2020

Video: Murphy encourages tractor protesters to grow ‘carbon-neutral’ fuel

Video: Murphy encourages tractor protesters to grow ‘carbon-neutral’ fuel

An Independent candidate in the upcoming General Election met with tractor protesters to discuss their concerns at the recent tractor...

January 16, 2020

Tractors leave Dublin Port and head southbound on M50

Tractors leave Dublin Port and head southbound on M50

The tractors taking part in the protest in Dublin City have now left the Dublin Port and are currently approaching...

January 16, 2020