IFA seeks Glas payments

Promised Glas payments must urgently be delivered upon, said IFA rural development chairman Joe Brady.

“Farmers will not tolerate any foot dragging on this issue,” said Mr Brady.

“It is vitally important that all 38,000 farmers in the scheme get a payment as frustration is building up in relation to processing of payments.”

The Department of Agriculture had promised the payments would begin rolling out this week.

Mr Brady welcomed news that 14,000 have joined Glas III, bringing the total number in the scheme to 52,000 farmers.

All 14,000 farmers must be allowed in, including the 800 who are Tier 3, he said.


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