Protest

Poots: Trespassing incident on Armagh poultry farm was ‘highly irresponsible’

Poots: Trespassing incident on Armagh poultry farm was ‘highly irresponsible’

July 2, 2021

Animal rights activists occupy chicken shed in Armagh over animal welfare dispute

Animal rights activists occupy chicken shed in Armagh over animal welfare dispute

July 2, 2021

Tractor demonstration takes place in London in protest of Agriculture Bill

Tractor demonstration takes place in London in protest of Agriculture Bill

A tractor demonstration is taking place in Westminster in London today (October 12) ahead of a vote on the controversial...

October 12, 2020

Second demonstration planned as controversial Agricultural Bill is finalised

Second demonstration planned as controversial Agricultural Bill is finalised

A campaign group for farmers is planning a second protest in Parliament Square in Westminster in response to the return...

September 21, 2020

Dublin tractor protesters fined and given penalty points

Dublin tractor protesters fined and given penalty points

Several protesters involved in last month’s tractor demonstration in Dublin city have been issued with fines and penalty points for...

February 26, 2020

Tractors leave city and head towards Dublin Port

Tractors leave city and head towards Dublin Port

Tractors taking part in the protest in Dublin City are currently leaving the city centre and are heading towards Dublin...

January 16, 2020

Video: Tractors gather ahead of farmer protest in Dublin today

Video: Tractors gather ahead of farmer protest in Dublin today

Additional reporting by Breifne O’Brien Tractors, trailers, 4X4s and machinery of all sorts have gathered at various locations across the...

January 15, 2020

Video: Irish farmer convoy ‘on route’ to Dublin for tractor protest

Video: Irish farmer convoy ‘on route’ to Dublin for tractor protest

Tractors, trailers, 4X4s and machinery of all sorts are currently on route to Dublin for the tractor protest taking place...

November 26, 2019

German farmers take to roads in extensive tractor protests

German farmers take to roads in extensive tractor protests

German farmers are the latest primary producers to take to the roads in protest in a number of locations around...

October 22, 2019

French farmers blockade roads in protest of ‘agri bashing’

French farmers blockade roads in protest of ‘agri bashing’

Crowds of French farmers took to the roads to protest against the “disrepute of agriculture” and distortion of competition, according...

October 9, 2019

French farmers bring Tour de France to standstill with protest

French farmers bring Tour de France to standstill with protest

Protesting French farmers brought the Tour de France to a temporary standstill earlier today, with bales of hay reportedly being...

July 24, 2018

Farmers called on to take part in Brexit protest

Farmers called on to take part in Brexit protest

Farmers, those in the farm supply chain business, hauliers and any business and individuals affected by Brexit, are being asked...

February 14, 2017

Dairy farmers to stage protest in Brussels later this month

Dairy farmers to stage protest in Brussels later this month

European dairy farmers are to stage a day of action later this month in Brussels to demand a permanent crisis instrument...

January 13, 2017

French farmers protest over low milk prices outside major milk processor

French farmers protest over low milk prices outside major milk processor

Some 400 French dairy farmers have blockaded the roads around Lactalis, the milk processor based in Laval, France, this week in...

August 25, 2016

Tankers spray 40,000L of milk over EU buildings in Luxembourg in protest

Tankers spray 40,000L of milk over EU buildings in Luxembourg in protest

Protesting Belgian farmers sprayed some 40,000L of milk over the building beside where today’s Council of Agriculture Ministers convened today...

June 27, 2016

Watch a farmer use a load of slurry to get rid of protesters in his field

Watch a farmer use a load of slurry to get rid of protesters in his field

A farmer in the UK used a tanker of slurry to let protesters know how he felt about them trespassing on...

April 29, 2016

Pics: UK farmers take to the streets of London to protest

Pics: UK farmers take to the streets of London to protest

Hundreds of farmers from across the UK made their way to London today in protest against the low prices they...

March 23, 2016

Video: Farmers spray hundreds of litres of milk in protest in Brussels

Video: Farmers spray hundreds of litres of milk in protest in Brussels

Farmers from across Europe were protesting today in Brussels as EU Agriculture Ministers met to try and come up with solutions...

March 14, 2016