Bord Bia And IFA Visit Turkey On Live Cattle Exports

Speaking from Ankara, Turkey, IFA National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods said that from the positive discussions with the ESK (Turkish Meat and Milk Board), it is clear Turkey has an import requirement for 500,000 head of live cattle each year. He said, “Based on the discussion we had, Ireland could supply up to 100,000 head […]

ITAA Statement on Turkey: Potential Military Coup

Pat Dawson, CEO of the ITAA said, “The Irish Travel Agents Association are monitoring the situation in Turkey in close partnership with the Department of Foreign Affairs. ITAA member agents are striving to keep customers informed and facilitate anyone who needs to change their travel plans”.   “For anyone with concerns about family or friends […]

IFA Welcomes Opening Of Live Export Trade To Turkey

IFA President Joe Healy has welcomed the Minister for Agriculture’s confirmation today that the live export trade to Turkey has opened.   He said this is a very positive development for the Irish livestock sector and will add much-needed competition to the trade for weanlings and younger stock.   Joe Healy said Turkey is a […]

An Ineffective Response To A Humanitarian Catastrophe

Nasc is profoundly concerned at the focus on punitive measures as opposed to positive and proactive responses in the EU-Turkey Deal, which was agreed by the European Council on 17th-18th March 2016 and presented to much criticism to TDs in the Dáil this morning.   “This agreement is – at best – an ineffective response […]