Michael Creed

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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(...)

Five judges are due to be sworn in on Friday. File photograph: Getty

President of the High Court Mr Justice Peter Kelly has been accused in the Dáil of high handedness over cancellation of the Kilkenny High Court person(...)

A video  released in May this year which shows Irish dairy calves being physically abused by workers at a control post in France after arriving from Ireland in March. Photograph: Screengrab from Association L214 video

Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed has played down concerns next year will see a glut of calves on the Irish market with resultant concerns for an(...)

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(...)

Tractors parked on the streets around St Stephen’s Green in Dublin city centre during a protest by farmers over the prices they get for their produce. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

A pre-Christmas blockade of Dublin streets by farmers protesting against uneconomic prices being paid for cattle is beginning to concentrate minds wit(...)

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(...)

Tractors parked on the streets around St Stephen’s Green in Dublin as  farmers stage a protest over beef prices. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed has told the Dáil that he and the Minister for Justice were told directly about death threats made to senior ma(...)

 Gardaí behind a barricade at Stephens Green, Dublin during a protest by farmers over farm produce prices on Wednesday. Photograph: Collins

The Government cannot increase the price of beef, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said this morning, pointing out that Irish beef prices were in line with the (...)

Tractors parked around St Stephen’s Green during the second day of a protest by farmers. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell/The Irish Times

Farmers lifted their blockade in Dublin city centre on Wednesday but vowed to escalate their protests if their demands are not met. Members of the 10(...)

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