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Irish beef

This week, Mairead Lavery discusses the sale of Irish beef to China, Brexit and the effects on the Irish border. We also say goodbye to a country music legend Big Tom.
By Mairead Lavery on 19 April 2018
Having spent most of her career working on behalf of Irish food businesses, Dorene Mallon decided it was time to build her own brand, The Farmer’s Daughter, writes Maria Moynihan.
By Maria Moynihan on 19 April 2018
In a wide ranging interview, CEO of Kepak’s Meat Division Sean Coffey speaks to Lorcan Allen about the global meat markets and the pressure in UK retail.
By Lorcan Allen on 11 November 2017
Lorcan Allen speaks to Mike McAuliffe, chief executive of Truly Irish Country Foods, on the development of the business over the last 10 years.
By Lorcan Allen on 02 November 2017
IFA president Joe Healy has called on the Taoiseach to support the French prime minister who has warned against rushing into a trade deal with the South American countries.
By Contributor on 26 October 2017
Teagasc held its annual beef conference in Tullamore last Tuesday. Adam Woods went along to see what was being talked about.
By Adam Woods on 23 October 2017
Few could argue against the view that the Irish beef sector and in particular suckler farmers are most exposed to Brexit.
By Justin McCarthy on 06 October 2017
The Irish arm of McDonald’s also reported a 13% jump in profits for its 2016 financial year.
By Lorcan Allen on 12 October 2017
It seems too politically incorrect to even enquire as to why Ireland should aspire to be a leader in combating climate change.
By Matt Dempsey on 05 October 2017
Food price inflation drives sales growth for Tesco
The UK’s largest retailer reported strong growth in profits for the first six months of its 2017 financial year
By Lorcan Allen on 04 October 2017
The governing Conservative Party annual conference opens today in Manchester.
By Phelim O'Neill on 01 October 2017
Pat Donnellan from ICBF outlines how WHPR works to record data in Irish beef herds.
By Contributor on 05 October 2017
Optimism that Irish beef could be in China in early 2018, according to Bord Bia's Joe Burke.
By Amy Forde on 21 September 2017
Following the recent audit of Irish meat plants by Chinese authorities, there is optimism that Irish beef could hit Chinese shores in early 2018.
By Amy Forde on 20 September 2017
Leading beef and dairy producers on Bord Bia study visit to UK
Bord Bia recently undertook a study tour of northern England with a group of Irish beef and dairy producers.
By on 14 September 2017
Irish Farmers Journal breakfast bulletin: beef to China and ragwort poisoning
In the news today, 10 September: Irish beef to China, cattle poisoned by ragwort and a solid year of milk prices expected in 2018.
By Amy Forde on 11 September 2017
A leading Irish diplomat is confident that access for Irish beef to the enormous and lucrative Chinese market is close.
By Patrick Donohoe on 09 September 2017
For the UK, Ireland is the biggest source of imported beef, followed by the Netherlands and Germany.
By Amy Forde on 05 September 2017
Increasing budgets for State agencies alone will not solve the problem.
By Justin McCarthy on 31 August 2017
NEW Beef and Sheep Farmer magazine out now!
The new Beef and Sheep Farmer magazine is out now. Get your copy from all good newsagents in Ireland, or order it online.
By Farmers Journal on 01 August 2017
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