The IFA  blocking of the Aldi distribution centre at Naas, Co Kildare, on Thursday. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

A second Irish Farmers Association (IFA) blockade in protest over beef prices is expected to take place at an undisclosed location in Cork on Friday m(...)

Farmers protesting outside the Aldi distribution centre in Naas. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Farmers who mounted a blockade of a major distribution centre for Aldi supermarkets in a protest at falling beef prices say it is the first of many su(...)

Tractors parked on the streets around St Stephen’s Green in Dublin city centre last week in protest. Photograph: PA

Roundtable talks aimed at resolving a major dispute between beef farmers and processing factories over prices began in the Department of Agriculture o(...)

Tractors parked on the streets around St Stephen’s Green in Dublin city centre earlier this week. Photograph: PA

Farmers need to have more faith in the ability of farm organisations to negotiate on their behalf to avoid a repeat of the protests that hit Dublin ea(...)

The crisis is primarily related to the price farmers are getting for their animals at the factory gate.

Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed has called on all parties in the beef crisis to “get back to the table immediately” after an application was ma(...)

Farmers protest over beef prices     at St Stephen’s Green, Dublin on Wednesday. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins Cllr Padraig Brady

Farmers protesting in Dublin have said they will blockade supermarket distribution centres in the run-up to Christmas if progress is not made on beef (...)

Many of the tractors in the farmers’ protest in Dublin on Wednesday were said to be those of farming contractors who provide machinery. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Musing on the unusual nature of beef demonstrations in Dublin on Wednesday, one protester characterised them as “organised chaos”. It was a referen(...)

Farmers block Cormac Healy from Meat Industry Ireland from entering the Department of Agriculture in Dublin for ameeting of the beef taskforce. Photograph: Leah Farrell/RollingNews.

The first meeting of the newly established beef taskforce, set up as part of negotiations to end farmer protests around the country, was immediately (...)

The Beef Plan Movement says it intends to hold ‘all stakeholders accountable to beef farmers’.

Beef processing is expected to be fully operational again later this week but there will be a need for additional marketing to rebuild business over t(...)

Minister for Agriculture and Food  Michael Creed: intends to set up   a beef sector task force. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Colm Keena The protests which have badly hit the beef processing sector appear to be coming to an end, with votes at the weekend to end the remaining(...)

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