Protesters at ABP plant end blockade of Cahir factory

Protesters at ABP plant end blockade of Cahir factory


Protesters at the ABP plant in Cahir have tonight ended their blockade of the factory.

In a statement, the group said they reached consensus to step down their peaceful protest on the basis that the draft beef sector agreement was sent to the Minister for Agriculture & Food to be addressed and examined without haste. 

Another 100 workers at a plant in Tipperary were laid off temporarily today because of the dispute.

The lay-offs at ABP Cahir in Co Tipperary are in addition to the 355 employees who were temporarily laid off earlier this week.

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