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Store cattle a slightly tougher trade at Cashel Mart

Cashel Mart held its first online-only sale on Saturday (October 24th). A spokesperson for the mart reported a “slightly tougher trade” for store cattle. “The...

Petition to re-open livestock marts to sellers and buyers

Level 5 restrictions in livestock marts have prompted farmers to start a petition to re-open marts to buyers and sellers. Under Level 5 restrictions, sales...

Opinion: Livestock marts – poor internet coverage and a lapse of time when bidding

In an ideal world, it would and will be great to see both online and ringside bidding in livestock marts, writes Kevin Comiskey, IFA...

Online-only mart sales to continue – Department

Livestock mart sales will continue using online-only platforms, the Department of Agriculture, Food, and the Marine has confirmed this evening (Sunday, October 25th). A spokesperson...

Mart manager shares views on Level 5 restrictions in livestock marts

A mart manager has openly shared her views on Level 5 Covid-19 restrictions in livestock marts. Under Level 5, sales are held online-only under level...

Letter: ‘No buyers are allowed around the sales ring, but GAA games can continue with 30 players’

The secretary of one of Ireland’s cattle breed societies has penned a letter to the Minister for Agriculture, Food, and the Marine in relation...

VIDEO: ‘Failure of online sales system has created havoc for sellers and buyers’

Government rules need to be tweaked to address the disruption in livestock sales, according to Timmy Dooley, senator for County Clare and Fianna Fáil...

‘Chaos’ at 17 livestock marts as online bidding system collapses

The “chaos” at 17 livestock marts today (Saturday, October 24th) due to the collapse of the online bidding system means there needs to be...

Livestock marts: Online bidding service crashes across the country

The conditions outlined by the Government for livestock marts as a result of the Level 5 Covid-19 restrictions have proven to be unworkable, according...

You are not a real mart-goer if you do not…

Own a pair of dealer boots; Wear a quilted jacket; Attend mart sales weekly; Talk about cattle prices every hour of the day; ...

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Store cattle a slightly tougher trade at Cashel Mart

Cashel Mart held its first online-only sale on Saturday (October 24th). A spokesperson for the mart reported a “slightly tougher trade” for store cattle. “The...

PHOTOS: ‘Once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to acquire a holding with endless potential’

A “spectacular” c.30-acre peninsula fronting onto the River Erne/Shannon Erne Water System has been introduced to the market. There are foundations in place for two...

Petition to re-open livestock marts to sellers and buyers

Level 5 restrictions in livestock marts have prompted farmers to start a petition to re-open marts to buyers and sellers. Under Level 5 restrictions, sales...