# simon-coveney - Yesterday’s News
McDonald’s and Tesco, the two biggest buyers of Irish beef, attended discussions this evening for the first time.
Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…
# simon-coveney - Tuesday 28 October, 2014
The troops are part of the UN peacekeeping mission in the Golan Heights.
# simon-coveney - Monday 27 October, 2014
Almost 203,000 cattle and sheep were exported so far this year.
# simon-coveney - Monday 20 October, 2014
The EU’s milk quota regime will end next March – but it seems farmers may have jumped the gun in anticipation of the change.
# simon-coveney - Thursday 9 October, 2014
84 people are being monitored for signs of Ebola in Spain after a nurse was admitted to hospital in Madrid.
# simon-coveney - Thursday 2 October, 2014
This was launched by Minister Simon Coveney today in conjunction with the Farm Animal Welfare Advisory Council.
Soldiers had to borrow parts of the kit from their comrades.
# simon-coveney - Wednesday 1 October, 2014
He said that he’s satisfied they acceded to his request for a review.
The new unit will bring the department’s investigations unit under one banner.
# simon-coveney - Tuesday 23 September, 2014
Opposition TDs Mick Wallace and Richard Boyd Barrett disagree with the move.
It’s the first time since 1985 that Israel has downed a Syrian plane.
The Agriculture Minister says the price of beef is down to global markets.
# simon-coveney - Saturday 20 September, 2014
The LÉ Ciara and LÉ Orla are currently out of action as a specialist contractor removes the potentially lethal substance from the vessels.
# simon-coveney - Friday 19 September, 2014
Irish peacekeepers are about to re-deploy to the Golan Heights.
The Phillippines has pulled all of its peacekeepers out of the region.
# simon-coveney - Thursday 11 September, 2014
The Health Minister has been on the receiving end of a rebuke from the Taoiseach in recent days.
# simon-coveney - Tuesday 9 September, 2014
The Department of Agriculture regularly carries out culls of the animals, as they carry TB.
# simon-coveney - Tuesday 2 September, 2014
The Gulfstream IV, which Brian Lenihan said in 2010 should be scrapped, is out of action — leaving just one jet on duty.
# simon-coveney - Monday 1 September, 2014
Defence Minister Simon Coveney wants a UN review of the peacekeeping
The Defence Minister has called for a UN review of the mission.
The United Nations needs to conduct a full review of the UNDOF mission before Ireland’s next rotation of troops, the Defence Minister said.
# simon-coveney - Sunday 31 August, 2014
Irish troops carried out a daring rescue mission of their Filipino colleagues yesterday. The fate of 44 UN peacekeepers from Fiji captured by rebels still remains unknown.
# simon-coveney - Thursday 14 August, 2014
Beef, lamb, mutton and pigmeat on the way to Philippines.
# simon-coveney - Wednesday 13 August, 2014
The government’s breach of its own pay ceiling for advisers has been controversial in recent years.
# simon-coveney - Monday 11 August, 2014
Not literally, of course. Russia sanctions means we could have an awful lot of leftover cheese, and meat too.
# simon-coveney - Sunday 10 August, 2014
The Agriculture Minister has said the effect on the Irish market this year might only be €8.2 million.
# simon-coveney - Saturday 9 August, 2014
More than €2.9 million has been spent on such equipment since 2011.
# simon-coveney - Thursday 7 August, 2014
The ban comes after Western countries imposed sanctions against Moscow over its policy on Ukraine.
# simon-coveney - Monday 4 August, 2014
The Department of Agriculture is trialling a vaccination programme in a number of counties to see how effective it is but most badgers captured are shot.
# simon-coveney - Wednesday 30 July, 2014
The ARAN animal rights group says the Minister is doing nothing to protect “the most vulnerable in society, the animals”.
# simon-coveney - Wednesday 16 July, 2014
Minister Coveney said Lebanon is the only jurisdiction that can pursue a prosecution.
# simon-coveney - Monday 30 June, 2014
The initiative will see the companies have their produce sold in Supervalu stores.
SouthWestern is to make a “significant” jobs announcement later today.
# simon-coveney - Wednesday 25 June, 2014
Innovations developed at the Wisconsin facility “will be shared across” IDB operations, according to the co-op’s CEO.
# simon-coveney - Sunday 22 June, 2014
The minister has 16 meetings planned over the next four days with multinationals, potential investors and politicians.
# simon-coveney - Thursday 19 June, 2014
What else will the folks on Kildare Street be discussing?
# simon-coveney - Tuesday 17 June, 2014
“We are here, and the hay is here. We intend to stay until we get satisfactory answers.”
# simon-coveney - Wednesday 28 May, 2014
The annual meeting of political leaders and experts from the world of finance and academia is taking place in Copenhagen this year.
# simon-coveney - Sunday 4 May, 2014
Last year, a total of 10,711 horses were slaughtered.