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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(...)

Mossy Griffin from Ballycotton Transport, Midleton. Beef exports account for about 80% per cent of the business. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

Failure to resolve the beef dispute within the coming days will force many businesses dependent on the industry to lay off staff, including many haula(...)

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 (...)

Independent farmers and supporters outside the Dawn Meats plant at Grannagh on the Waterford/ Kilkenny border last week. A blockade of around a dozen meat plants is continuing on Monday.

A Chinese delegation visiting the Republic on a trade mission failed to gain access to a meat plant in Co Roscommon due to a blockade by farmers prote(...)

Independent farmers and supporters protesting outside Meadow Meats in Rathdowney, Co. Laois, on Wednesday. Photograph:  Brian Lawless/PA Wire

There is no indication of a resumption of talks aimed at resolving the crisis in the beef sector, as a number of protesters gave commitments to the Hi(...)

Protests over beef prices in recent weeks closed some 20 meat processing plants across the State

Any farmer who takes part in the blockading of meat factories will be “immediately expelled” from the Beef Plan Movement, the group has said. The gro(...)

Individual farmers have resumed protests outside some plants while BPM leaders remain under threat of injunction by MII

There was a detailed document on the table to address the beef crisis generated by all key parties; what went wrong? The four-page document released (...)

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