Live exports to NI halve in 18 months
Darren Carty
Live exports to Northern Ireland collapsed in 2016 and show no sign of recovery to date in 2017.
28 June 2017 Opinion
Live exports for beef growing
Minister Creed has elevated the importance of growing the live export trade.
24 May 2017 Community
IFA news and activities this week
IFA Bloom discount, ANC funding, live export trade buoyant and trailer safety.
700,000 EU citizens sign petition to stop live exports
A campaign to halt the export of live animals from European countries has gained a huge groundswell of support in recent weeks amid reports of ill treatment of animals.
12 April 2017 News
Pressure mounts for €200 suckler cow payment
A new campaign is under way to develop a €200/cow support for the suckler sector.
25 January 2017 News
IFA demands strong beef price increase
IFA president Joe Healy has said a strong beef increase is well justified based on robust demand and improved market and exchange rate returns.
11 January 2017 Community
Letter: need for vibrant live export trade
"Minister Creed and his Department must ensure a strong live export trade for all our livestock" - Angus Woods, IFA national livestock chair.
11 January 2017 Letters
Food and drink exports rise to €11.15bn
Bord Bia reports that Irish food and drink exports have grown for seven years in a row.
11 January 2017 News
Farmer vote remains with Fine Gael
We will be challenging the Minister on these and many more issues during our live debate tonight (Thursday) which can be viewed at
17 February 2016 Editorial
Specs not an issue provided the market pays
There is little evidence to suggest farmers have benefited from a year-round production system.
3 February 2016 Editorial
Farmer writes: Food for thought at farmer information meeting
A farmer information evening at Ballymote Mart this week gave Trevor Boland plenty of food for thought.
8 October 2015 Farmer Writes
Sell your livestock at your local mart
IFA Livestock chair Henry Burns advises farmers to sell cattle through their local marts to ensure they get paid.
26 August 2015 Marts