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Ireland Ready to Export Cattle to Libya

Live cattle exports from Ireland to Libya should restart by February at the latest, according to the Irish Minister for Agriculture, Simon Coveney. The minister said that his officials were working hard on getting a boat approved for live exports in January or February. He told a meeting in Dublin: "Libya is the most likely […]

Coveney expects Libya to reopen to Irish beef

THE VALUABLE Libyan market for Irish and EU beef looks set to be reopened after a 16-year ban, Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney said yesterday. He said he was optimistic that official confirmation of this would be received imminently. Libya has been a valuable market for Irish live cattle exports in the past. In 1995 […]

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Libya may lift ban on Irish beef

Libyan authorities are “imminently” expected to lift a 16-year ban on the importation of  beef from Ireland and other EU countries, according to Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney. Mr Coveney said he is optimistically awaiting official confirmation  that the ban will be removed. Tripoli imposed the ban on beef imports in 1996 after the BSE […]

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