Phelim comes from a small farming background in Co Tyrone. He graduated in law and spent his working career in the meat industry.
An EU-Japan free-trade deal would allow Irish beef follow pigmeat and dairy into the Japanese market in significant volumes
By Phelim O'Neill on 26 June 2017
The overnight announcement by the US that they were suspending imports of beef from Brazil is the latest dramatic development in the unravelling Brazilian beef industry.
By Phelim O'Neill on 23 June 2017
Though the kill reached 34,379 last week, demand for beef remains strong and factories are anxious for cattle.