As protests continue outside a number of meat factories across the country, including Dawn Meats in Ballyhaunis, a Mayo Senator has reiterated her call for the Beef Forum to be reconvened.

It's Day 10 of protests by the Beef Plan Movement, who are mounting pickets outside up to 20 factories, in an attempt get better prices for their beef.

Mayo FG Senator Michelle Mulherin says serious talks need to take place between farmers, meat processors and the multiple retailers, and she believes the Beef Forum is the ideal place for such dialogue, as it would also involve the Agriculture Minister, Department officials, Bord Bia and other stakeholders.

Senator Mulherin says the lines of communication need to be reopened between the stakeholders involved to try and address the issues around pricing....

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