21 Dec 2012
FARMERS IN SHOCK AT TRAGIC DEATH OF MINISTER SHANE MCENTEEUncategorized
IFA President John Bryan said the farming community is shocked beyond belief at the tragic death of Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture Shane McEntee.
John Bryan said, “Shane McEntee was a decent, hardworking public representative and farmers were very proud of his appointment as Minister of State with responsibility for forestry last year. He worked tirelessly on behalf of his constituents and the farming community to find solutions”.
“Shane and his father Tony before him were hugely committed to IFA’s work in improving the conditions of farm families, and this was appreciated the length and breadth of the country”.
On behalf of the IFA membership, John Bryan expressed his deepest sympathy to Shane McEntee’s wife Kathleen, his children Vincent, Helen and Sally, his mother Madge, and brothers and sister.