IFA to Meet Lidl Management Next Week

IFA President Tim Cullinan said Lidl has agreed to meet IFA next week to discuss the income crisis at farm level and how retailers can support producers.   The confirmation came as farmers completed 24-hour protests in Cavan and Monaghan.   Tim Cullinan said IFA will have a clear message for the senior management in […]

Former Erin Foods site, Thurles set for Redevelopment with Multi Million Investment

Deputy Michael Lowry has confirmed that Lidl Ireland have agreed contracts with the owner of the former Erin foods site for the purchase of a 2.5 acre section of this prime property. Lidl group architects Clarman have completed extensive pre planning consultations with Tipperary County council and are currently in the process of lodging a […]

No Garda Investigation Into Banks But Grandad Charged For Stealing Easter Egg

When Seamus Healy TD demanded that Government send the Fraud Squad into the Banks 6 MONTHS AGO to investigate tracker fraud, there was a strong basis for believing that criminality was taking place. Government Allowing Over-Charging by Banks The Criminal Law (Theft and Fraud Offences) Act 2001 says: “A person who dishonestly, with the intention […]

2017 Pakman Awards Nominations Shortlist Announced By Repak

Aldi Stores Ireland Limited, Clean Ireland Recycling, daa, Sligo University Hospital and Tipperary County Council have this morning been announced amongst the shortlist of nominees for the third annual Pakman Awards, powered by Repak (#PakmanAwards2017).   The Pakman Award, which is the overall winner’s prize, will be presented on the night at the Intercontinental Hotel on […]

Lidl calls on Tipperary customers to nominate local clubs for chance to win share of prize fund

Lidl, proud partner of Ladies’ Gaelic Football, is calling on customers in Tipperary to nominate their local ladies’ Gaelic football club to win a share of a €145,000 clubs fund. The Lidl LGFA Club Competition will run in Lidl stores nationwide until 10th July, giving 145 lucky clubs across the country the opportunity to win […]

IFA Nails The Lie That German Discounters’ Super Deals On Vegetables And Potatoes Don’t Damage Irish Growers

Addressing a protest at Lidl and Aldi stores in north Dublin today, IFA National Chairman Jer Bergin accused the retailers of gross hypocrisy by slashing the price of fresh produce below the cost of production while claiming to support Irish growers.   Jer Bergin said, “Reducing the shelf price of some vegetables and potatoes to as […]

Lidl’s Living Wage will ring hollow for Farmers and Fresh Produce Suppliers – IFA

IFA President Eddie Downey said that the move by Lidl to provide a living wage for their staff will ring hollow in the minds of farmers and fresh produce suppliers struggling to make any profit as a result of relentless pressure from retailers like Lidl to do more for less.   He said hundreds of […]

Lidl Giving Tipperary Customers the Chance to Win their Christmas Shop for Free!

Trolley Dash tickets go on sale on Monday 24th November, with all proceeds going directly to Lidl’s charity partner, Barretstown We all know that Christmas shopping can be stressful – but what if you only had 3 minutes to do it?! This festive season, Lidl is offering the chance for 8 shoppers in each of Lidl’s […]

Taste of Success on RTE features Tipperary farmer

Earlier this year Lidl and RTE launched Taste of Success, and sent out the call across the country for budding entrepreneurs to come up with a product that would fit into the mix of products already available in Lidl stores.   There was a magnificent prize available – €100,000, which includes marketing support, product royalties, […]

IFA Accuse LIDL of Misleading Labelling of Lamb

At a protest by sheep farmers in the Lidl store in Tullamore today (Mon), IFA National Sheep Chairman James Murphy accused Lidl of misleading consumers in the labelling of lamb in their stores. In selling lamb under their Inisvale brand, they are misleading consumers as the product is neither Irish nor Bord Bia Quality Assured. […]