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It’s been revealed that there was at least one instance of UK beef being labelled as of Irish origin. The IFA Vice Chair of the National Sheep Committee, Kevin Comiskey says even just once instance is not acceptable. Following a Freedom of Information request, Cavan/Monaghan TD, Matt Carthy is calling…

The IFA National Sheep vice-chairman is urging farmers to be careful of price quotes from factories for lambs. Demand for lamb is outweighing supplies and, as a result, factories are paying well above quoted prices to secure numbers. However, the practice of quoting prices which fails to reflect the market…

A leading farming official in the north west is calling for an all- Ireland sheep health certificate.   Leitrim farmer and IFA official Kevin Comiskey says given the fact that Brexit has resulted in the border is in the Irish Sea, it will leave a large shortage of breeding stock…

On Agri Week this week we have a feature interview with the Leitrim farmer Kevin Comiskey as we gauge his reaction to an advisory letter he received from the Department of Agriculture in relation to culling his herd over TB concerns.   Kevin’s reaction has gone viral.   Also on…