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Limousin Society appoints new president
The Dealer
The Society have appointed their first female president since its establishment 50 years ago.
6 December 2023 Dealer
Not all ewes follow the meal bucket
If you buy cull ewes, perhaps you need to check whether they have ever eaten any meal.
6 December 2023 Dealer
Fond memories of former live exporter Paddy Gernon
Like many other Dubliners, Paddy’s introduction to the livestock trade came courtesy of the Dublin Cattle Market.
Ruminating continues on cow reduction scheme
The Food Vision dairy group presented its proposals for a voluntary cow reduction scheme to the minister. Why is it taking so long to get an answer on whether or not it will go ahead?
6 December 2023 Dealer
IFA provincial appointments confirmed
The IFA have appointed Jackie Whelan Fagan and Joe Kelly as regional executives, the former for Leinster, the latter for Munster.
6 December 2023 Dealer
Getting to the bottom of vegan flatulence
Can vegans really claim to be saving the planet when their dietary preferences fill them with hot air?
6 December 2023 Dealer
Planning failures leave farmers exposed
Monday's Prime Time investigates revealed the extent of dysfunction in Irish planning, and farmers are suffering along with others who need to build.
6 December 2023 Dealer
Galway hay shed dismantled
This hay shed in particular housed many a Galway football supporter over the last 65 years.
29 November 2023 Dealer
Boherbue seeks new boss
The successful candidate will provide leadership to develop the co-op's medium- and long-term strategy.
29 November 2023 Dealer
Clear out your boots
What's in the boot of your car? Nothing, ahead of the NCT, The Dealer advises.
29 November 2023 Dealer
Sinkevicius sinks derogation farmers last hope
The Commissioner's visit turned out to be nothing more than confirmation of the sudden step-down farmers are facing in a month's time.
29 November 2023 Dealer
Limousin sells for over €70/kg at Carrick Winter Fair
The Dealer was careful to not scratch his ear around the ring at the Carrick-on-Shannon fatstock sale for fear of emptying their bank account.
29 November 2023 Dealer