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Dawn Meats ordered to pay farmer ex-worker over €12,550
Noel Bardon
The Workplace Relations Commission found that the former worker was unfairly dismissed from his role.
27 January 2022 News
The Irish beef factory mix
While the Irish beef market is dominated by ABP, Dawn and Kepak, it is nowhere near as consolidated as the US and there remains a strong independent factory sector.
12 January 2022 Dealer
Is Dawn’s Midleton property play a sign of things to come?
There is an obvious logic to Dawn Meats’ decision. The factory at Midleton in east Cork has been closed since 2009.
What’s in a name? Less than you think
Research bodies and think tanks don't always have the gravitas their august names imply.
15 December 2021 Dealer
Factory grants announced
Government announce €70m Brexit support grants to 22 different meat and a dairy processing facilities
10 November 2021 News
Dobson’s move into dairying
Having been involved in beef and sheepmeat processing for over four decades, Jim Dobson is switching to dairy.
22 September 2021 News
Profits more than double at Arrow
The Queally family-owned Arrow Group posts a big increase in profits for 2020 despite the effect of COVID-19 and Brexit.
4 August 2021 News
ABP cleared to complete Slaney-Linden deal
As expected, ABP secured clearance from the EU Commission to purchase the remainder of Linden and Slaney from Fane Valley.
7 July 2021 News
New manager in Elphin Mart
The dealer hears that Elphin Mart has a new manager on the way.
12 May 2021 Dealer
Long read: why do farmers and plcs struggle to run beef factories?
With ABP buying Fane Valley’s remaining interest in Slaney, ICM and Linden, Justin McCarthy examines the future for the sector and asks why can't farmers and plcs run successful processing factories
8 May 2021 Editorial
What the factory leagues tell farmers
Every week, the Irish Farmers Journal publishes prices paid the previous week and the annual factory leagues combine a sample of these.
27 January 2021
Top-paying factories in the league
Jennings and Foyle elbow in as the large groups dominate the top positions in the tables.
27 January 2021