Irish farmers need Mercosur protections, not just new markets - IFA
Noel Bardon
The IFA has sought assurances from Minister McConalogue that Irish beef farmers will not be sacrificed to Mercosur in the EU marketplace.
9 August 2022 Letters
Government must veto Mercosur trade deal – Sinn Féin
Sinn Féin agriculture spokesperson Matt Carthy TD said that the Government’s “climate action rhetoric” loses credibility if it allows the Mercosur trade deal to progress.
27 July 2022 EU
Profile: Phil Hogan, European Commissioner (2014-2020)
Phil Hogan was the second Irish Commissioner to have the agriculture portfolio and was trade Commissioner prior to his abrupt departure in 2020
Green MEPs pushing for Mercosur deal changes to benefit farmers
Ireland’s two Green Party MEPs have cited environmental concerns relating to beef imported from less environmentally friendly countries as a reason to change the terms of Mercosur.
24 June 2022 News
Another record deforestation in Brazil
Rate of Amazon deforestation continues to increase ahead of Brazil's Presidential election later this year.
11 May 2022 News