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Joe Ryan to depart Meat Industry Ireland
Declan O'Brien
Ryan is the second senior director to leave Meat Industry Ireland since May.
29 June 2022 Pigs
Pig price of €2/kg secured - IFA
The IFA says that the pig price of €2/kg is far from breakeven and that farmers are still losing between €35 and €40 per pig sold.
8 June 2022 Pigs
The industry needs to sit down and talk - IFA pigs chair
Adam Woods sat down with IFA pig committee chairman Roy Gallie to see what his solutions are for the current crisis in the pig sector
Urgent funding needed for pig farmers
Tipperary pig farmer Michael Monagle says urgent funding is needed from the Government to save thousands of jobs in the pig sector.
1 June 2022 Pigs
Irish pig sector on the brink
Adam Woods takes a look at the current crisis in the pig sector and talks to Tipperary pig farmer Michael Monagle about what the future holds for the Irish pig industry.
25 May 2022 Pigs
Inputs crisis will cause farmers to 'go out of business' - IFA
Rose Mary McDonagh said that aggregate farm input costs have risen by nearly 30%, while farm output prices only rose by 19.2%.
21 April 2022 News
‘Substantial’ pig price rises needed urgently – Cullinan
Farmers need at least 50c/kg on today’s prices to be covering their costs, IFA pig chair Roy Gallie said.
15 April 2022 Pigs
Forestry group explores legal action over ash dieback
The disease is now prevalent throughout the country and is likely to cause the death of the vast majority of Irish ash trees over the next two decades.
13 April 2022 News