News last Friday (yes we’ve been away for the last few days) came that 70 jobs are to be lost at a meat processing plant at Mitchelstown in North Cork. Breeo Foods (www.breeo.ie), which is part of the Dairygold (www.dairygold.ie) group. It is due to close in the coming months, a company spokesman said. The Mitchelstown plant is mainly a meat processing facility for rashers and sausages. Their products will still be made in Ireland, but under licence from 3rd party producers.