IFA: We won't accept Budget cuts

The head of the Irish Farmers Association is warning the Government that farmers won't go away quietly and accept the Budget cuts.

Over 7,000 members from Clare, Limerick, Tipperary, Cork, Kerry, Galway, Offaly, Roscommon and Wexford gathered in Ennis today for a mass demonstration to vent their anger.

The IFA says the cutbacks will mean a €20m loss to farmers in the region every year.

President Padraig Walshe is demanding the Government think again.

Related Articles

More in this Section

Kenny denies Apple tax ruling will bring more investigations to Ireland

Father gunned down in 'cold blooded execution'

Teachers' strike 'unneccessary', says Education Minister

US Secretary of State to visit Tipperary next week

Today's Stories

Pub gets red card for illegal showing of Sky soccer games

Limerick man was en route to Iraq to fight IS

Coach driver suffered heart attack while driving CIT’s camogie team

42 babies born to girls age 15 and under in 2015


Charlie Brooker's Black Mirror is reflecting reality

Meet the heroic children with Epidermolysis Bullosa described as 'the worst thing you could live with'

Ask Audrey has been sorting out Cork people for years

How beautiful is this? - UCD Choral Scholars sing 'Orphan Girl'

More From The Irish Examiner