More talks needed to solve beef dispute – Naughten

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A farmer's margin of the retail price of livestock has decreased by a quarter over the past 15 years, according to a former minister.

Denis Naughten's comments come as farmers intensify their picketing outside meat factories today.

Talks were held recently to try to resolve the dispute - but farmers failed to secure the price increases they wanted.

Deputy Naughten says another round of talks is needed: