With farmers already struggling to cope with price volatility and the Russian import ban, the outlook for Ireland’s beef industry is uncertain. Photograph: Carla Gottgens/Bloomberg

News last week that Ireland had ruffled Chinese feathers and potentially jeopardised a multi-million euro beef deal by supporting a UN motion criticis(...)

The EU farm council meets in Dublin today as the deal on Cap reform moves closer to a conclusion. For Minister Simon Coveney, the next month wi(...)