Aine 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 (...)

Dead lambs lie in the snow as farmers search for trapped sheep in snow drifts in the Aughafatten area of Co Antrim last month. Photograph: Cathal McNaughton/Reuters

Northern farmers and the Stormont Executive are braced for a spiralling bill for large-scale livestock losses following last month’s devastatin(...)

You might expect that if Ireland was to get over €11 billion from somewhere it would be(...)

Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney  expressed hope that there will be prosecutions in Ireland over the horsemeat scandal, though he conceded existing regulations on labelling may make it difficult to bring prosecutions against all parties involved. . Photograph: Eric Luke / THE IRISH TIMES

Minister for Agriculture, Simon Coveney has expressed hope that there will be prosecutions in Ireland over the horsemeat scandal, though he concede(...)

About 370 companies in other European countries have also bought the meat, and the Dutch food authority has warned foreign counterparts about the recall via a European rapid alert system.Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

An investigation into the possibility that an Irish company has received more beef products containing horsemeat was launched today by the Departme(...)

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‘And not one of them speaking about recession!” So exclaimed Senator Marie-Louise O’Donnell in a report for Today (...)

Christopher Robson, who has died aged 72, said when the Civil Partnership Act was passed in 2010 that he and his partner Bill Foley had spent h(...)

Horses slaughtered last year reached 24,000 compared to 2,002 in 2008.

Reverberations from the horse meat scandal continue to be felt – this time by those in the horse-fattening industry. (...)

The Department of Agriculture said it had identified 28 records running to 257 pages on the horse meat investigation. However, the release of 17 of these records, or 222 pages, w
as refused. Photograph: Eric Luke

The Department of Agriculture has refused to release a large number of records under the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act that(...)

The ISPCA says all its stables for horses are now full

The ISPCA has said it can no longer care for abandoned horses because its centres are at capacity. The group has received seen a 33 per cent in(...)

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