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 (...)

Liquor produced in the Republic, including Bailey’s, will be affected by the tariffs.

The majority of whiskey exported from Ireland is expected to be excluded from new US tariff rules, although a small proportion of Bushmills’ output in(...)

The Irish Farmers’ Association president Joe Healy (right), pictured recently with Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed. File photograph: Tom Honan

Brexit is the most significant challenge ever faced by Irish agriculture and state aid rules ought to be lifted to provide the agrifood sector with a (...)

Farmers protesting outside the Dawn Meats plant at Grannagh on the Waterford/ Kilkenny border. File Photograph: PA

Pickets were lifted by beef farmers at another processing plant on Thursday raising further hopes that the nationwide dispute is edging towards a conc(...)

The dispute, which has been ongoing for months, has brought the Irish beef industry to a standstill. File photograph: Getty

There is no prospect of a return to talks in the beef crisis, with farming groups expected to focus efforts on convincing those blockading meat factor(...)

 Beef protesters at ABP Bandon Co Cork. Protests will continue outside 14 factories on Monday despite reports saying a consensus had been reached over the weekend. Photograph: Denis Boyle

A meat processing factory has said it is facing potential closure with the loss of almost 100 jobs due to continuing blockades linked to the beef cris(...)

Agreement had been reached between meat industry representatives and farm organisations on a two strand agreement for the reform of the Irish beef sector, the Minister for Agriculture has said. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times.

An agreement to end the beef dispute has been reached following marathon talks at the Department of Agriculture. Minister for Agriculture Michael Cre(...)

EU rules dictate that compulsory physical checks must take place on live animals. at border inspection posts.

The availability of veterinary services will be undermined after Brexit as the Government is not prepared for the burden of extra inspections at the S(...)

Damian McDonald, IFA director general, Joe Healy IFA president, and Angus Woods, IFA National Livestock Committee chairman arrive for talks last month. Photograph: Tom Honan

There is growing concern that talks aimed at resolving the beef crisis will not go ahead on Monday evening after the grassroots farmers’ organisation (...)

 Beef Plan Movement co-chairs Hugh Doyle and Eamon Corley. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Beef farmers plan to continue protests outside the distribution centres of most major retailers on Monday as talks are due to take place in the Depar(...)

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