Farmers are warning they may return to Dublin to protest in the coming days.

Tractors blocked traffic at St. Stephen's Green for several hours yesterday, in their campaign over beef prices.

The demonstration was called off at about eight o'clock last night, but a spokesperson says there may be further disruption in the near future if their concerns aren't addressed.

They're calling on the Minister for Agriculture to convene an emergency meeting of the beef taskforce to talk specifically about prices.

The new president of the Irish Farmers' Association says getting a fair price for beef is his number one priority.

Tipperary farmer Tim Cullinan defeated John Coughlan and Angus Woods in the race to succeed Galway farmer Joe Healy as President.

The results were announced in Dublin yesterday evening, and Tim Cullinan says his focus is on beef and restructuring the association, once he takes over next month:


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