By COLIN BARTLEY THE beef crisis looks set to rumble on as one of the main players in the dispute has refused to take part in talks aimed at resolving the pricing issues. Meat Industry Ireland (MII), who represent management of two plants in Kilkenny, Dawn Meats in Grannagh and ABP Foods in Ferrybank, confirmed […]
By COLIN BARTLEY TALKS which could end the blockade of meat processing facilities in Kilkenny are set to resume next Monday. Agriculture Michael Creed confirmed this morning talks aimed at resolving the beef crisis between farmers and meat processors will resume next week. “It is clear that this can only happen if processors and protesters […]
By COLIN BARTLEY KILKENNY farmers, unhappy with the outcome of beef crisis talks, have ignored a High Court ruling stopping them blockading meat factories. Up to 80 farmers contiune protesting outside two plants in Kilkenny this morning, the Dawn Meats facility at Grannagh and the Anglo-Beef Processors (ABP) Food Group plant at Ferrybank. Yesterday the […]
By COLIN BARTLEY THE owners of two Kilkenny meat plants have been granted High Court injunctions stopping beef farmers from picketing their factories. Dawn Meats and Anglo-Beef Processors (ABP) Food Group were successful in their application to the High-Court this afternoon for a temporary injunction restraining a number of named protesters from blockading their plants.
EU Commissioner and former Kilkenny TD Phil Hogan has defended the number of meetings he has held with local lobby groups. The former minister has been named among a handful of EU commissioners who had a “disproportionately large” number of meetings with lobbyists and business groups from their home countries, according to a group that […]