Farmers’ Futures Matter Rally Takes Place in Kilkenny

Kilkenny IFA held a Farmers’ Futures Matter Rally in Cillín Hill, Kilkenny last week. The rally was held to highlight farmers’ growing concerns around the proposed changes to nitrates derogation and the impact that it could have both in the southeast region and nationally.

The crowd was was addressed by a number of speakers including IFA President Tim Cullinan, Kilkenny IFA Chair Jim Mulhall and IFA National Environment Chair Paul O’Brien. IFA’s Stephen Arthur, Kieran McEvoy and Thomas O’Connor also addressed the rally of over 1000 people. Over 100 tractors and trucks opened the rally as they gathered from all over southeast region.

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