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Latest News: September 2019

 September 2019, Brexit: Practical steps to keep agri-food trade moving

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine is hosting a series of free seminars in  Wexford 27 September, and Cork 30 September 2019 on Brexit and the steps you can take to keep agri-food trade moving.   Information on registration can be found  Wexford, on 27 September and in Cork on 30 September 2019.

Who should attend? 

Agri-food businesses of all sizes and their logistics companies, hauliers, retailers, importers / exporters, transport companies and representative bodies.

The seminar will also be of interest to businesses moving non-agri goods as it covers customs procedures for non-EU trade, the operation of the Landbridge and the range of Government supports available to businesses to get Brexit ready.

Topics that will be covered include:

  • Information and practical support for businesses moving agri-food, animals (including fish), plants, and products of animal and plant origin
  • Information in relation to requirements of customs formalities for non-EU trade and how and where they apply, including import, export and transit formalities
  • Post-Brexit process flow for moving agri-food commodities and operator requirements vis-à-vis registration, documentation, advance notification etc.
  • What businesses moving agri goods through the UK Landbridge can expect – a French perspective
  • What steps businesses can take to ensure their goods move efficiently through the ports
  • State bodies and agencies will be present to provide information to help businesses to register as appropriate and/or avail of supports

The Department will also have dedicated Brexit information available at the ploughing championship in Ballintrane,  Fenagh, Co. Carlow from 17th -19th September 2019.


The Department has issued a Brexit Preparedness Checklist for Businesses moving Animals, Plants, and Products of Animal and Plant Origin. You can read more information  here

10 September : The Department of Agriculture, Food and Drink hosted a Brexit Seminar for the

                              Agri-Food Sector in Dublin Castle.


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Minister Creed with Tara Mc Carthy, CEO BordBia, Julie Sinnamon,  CEO Enterprise Ireland and Moderator Jonathan Healy in Dublin Castle at the Seminar Brexit Practical steps to keep agri-food trade moving

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Stakeholders from the Agri-Food Industry at the Brexit Seminar in Dublin Castle