The protest was held outside the Burger King  in Tullamore, Co Offaly. Photograph: Reuters

Farmers staged a protest outside Burger King in Tullamore, Co Offaly this evening ahead of a meeting on beef in the town.IFA president Eddie Downey an(...)

 IFA president Eddie Downey: IFA president Eddie Downey said he had made it very clear to Simon  Coveney that farmers were angry and frustrated over the way their incomes had been cut.   Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Meat factories have been urged by Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney to show as much flexibility as possible to farmers when it comes to weight (...)

The Government has been urged to take action to protect the live cattle export industry, as a receiver continues working to establish the extent of TLT International’s liabilities.

The Government has been urged to take action to protect the live cattle export industry, as a receiver continues working to establish the extent of TL(...)

IFA President John Bryan speaks to farmers in Tesco in Maynooth. The IFA took part in a protest at Tesco, Supervalu and Aldi outlets in Maynooth, Co Kildare. Photograph: Finbarr O’Rourke.

More than 100 farmers protested outside three supermarkets in Maynooth yesterday to highlight their grievances about falling cattle prices.The protest(...)

The lrish Farmers’ Association will meet Meat Industry Ireland next Monday to highlight their grievances over the fall in cattle prices. Photograph: David Sleator

Farmers and the meat factories are on a collision course over the collapse in cattle prices over the past five weeks.The Irish Farmers’ Association wi(...)

The 122 staff at Silvercrest will be transferred as part of the deal

Áine McMahon The ABP Food Group has agreed a deal to sell the Silvercrest facility at Ballybay, Co Monaghan, as part of its plan to exit (...)

Three months after the horsemeat controversy gripped the Continent, beef exports here have increased by nearly 10 per cent alongside a surge in(...)

Farmers protest outside Dublin Castle this morning. Photograph: Genevieve Carbery

GENEVIEVE CARBERY No country, including Ireland, would get everything it wanted in reform of the Common Agricultural Policy (Cap), Simon (...)