Sunday August 9, 2020

Meet Ireland’s beef barons

8th September, 2019

Why are Ireland’s meat processing moguls so shy and retiring?

As farmer resentment explodes into protests and blockades, the handful of families who control this multibillion-euro industry have been slow to talk publicly but swift to deploy their senior counsel to seek High Court injunctions to protect their operations.

But aside from unleashing the legal eagles, this quiet-living bunch of beef processor millionaires and billionaires who bring thousands of jobs and large investment...

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