‘Sheep Farmers are in Crisis’ – IFA

IFA held a protest in Roscommon Town today highlighting the deepening income crisis on sheep farms. The protest was organised following the latest price cut, which has hit sheep farmers already grappling with severe input costs and slashed margins. Addressing the assembled farmers, IFA President Tim Cullinan called for immediate action from the processors and […]

Anger and frustration over income crisis on sheep farms

There is wide spread anger and frustration over the declining income crisis on sheep farms. Speaking following the IFA national sheep farmers meeting in Athlone last night, IFA President Tim Cullinan said farmers have left factories and the Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue in no doubt as to the seriousness of the income situation in […]

Over €2 million of advance payments to Donegal sheep farmers

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Donegal T.D., Charlie McConalogue has announced the commencement of advance payments under Year 6 of the Sheep Welfare Scheme. The Minister said he was pleased to announce that a total of €15.5 million has commenced issuing to some 17,500 farmers participating in the Sheep Welfare Scheme nationally. This […]