Independent farmers and supporters outside Meadow Meats in Rathdowney, Co Laois last week protesting the price of beef. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Fresh talks aimed at resolving the increasingly bitter beef price dispute are set to get under way next Monday, Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed(...)

Sheep farmers protest in Athleague. Photograph: ICSA

Sheep farmers have said they will resume pickets at meat factories if they continue to receive below the cost of production for spring lambs. A prot(...)

A deer in Glendalough, Wicklow. It is unclear what the management approach will mean in terms of culling. Photograph: iStock

The awarding of a contract to manage Co Wicklow’s deer population has been welcomed by farmers who say the animals have been “mercilessly” raiding fee(...)

Attracta Uí Bhroin, the Irish Environmental Network with Patrick Kent, president ICSA at the press briefing at Buswells Hotel. Photograph: Photocall Ireland

The Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’ Association (ICSA) has called for a proposed EU-Canada trade deal to be stopped amid fears it could damage the Sta(...)

The Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’ Association called on farmers not to be panicked by media reports on farm debt. Photograph: Frank Miller

Farmers’ groups have warned of potentially ugly scenes if vulture funds begin selling off Irish farms. Irish Creamery Milk Suppliers Association pr(...)

The levy is at the centre of an escalating row between Larry Goodman’s (above) ABP and the IFA. Photograph: Ronan Quinlan/Collins

The State’s second largest beef processor Dawn Meats says it has no plans to change the automatic levy collection from farmers. The tariff, which is (...)

A prominent Irish farmers’ group has called on the EU to suspend trade negotiations with the US and South America until the fallout from Britain’s sh(...)

 Minister for the Environment, Community  Alan Kelly:   backing proposed Dublin-Galway greenway as part of a national cycle network.   Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Two national farming organisations have criticised the route of the proposed Dublin-Galway “greenway” and have warned that they will “not tolerate” c(...)

EirGrid says the money will be offered as part of a two-pronged €50m “community gain mechanism” it has adopted in recognition of the visual impact of the high-voltage network. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

EirGrid is to consider paying the residential market value of homes to property owners whose residences lie within 50 metres of pylons along the propo(...)

The company deals with about €30 million in livestock exports a year and was buying cattle in Ireland for sale into markets in Italy.

Farmers from all over the country met in Athlone Co Westmeath last night to consider the fallout from the receivership of cattle exporting company TLT(...)

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