Irish beef herd© Tim-Graham/Robert Harding/REX/Shutterstock
Irish farmers fear losing beef and dairy exports to the UK, if the country votes to quit the EU on 23 June. Research body Teagasc has estimated that a Brexit could slash the value of Irish agri-food exports by up to 7.2% or €800m (£637m). Britain is the biggest destination for Irish farming exports, accounting for two-fifths of the €11bn (£8.76bn) total in 2014.  See also: Weak pound helps beef exports to mainland Europe  Teagasc’s report said the UK was […]
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