24 Jan 2020
PARTY LEADERS TO ADDRESS 65TH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF IFA
The 65th Annual General Meeting of the Irish Farmers’ Association will open at 10.30am in the Irish Farm Centre on Mon next.
Tim Cullinan will take over as 16th President of the IFA from Joe Healy.
He will make his inaugural speech to the meeting, setting out the key issues for farmers and his objectives.
The Fine Gael leader Leo Varadkar will address the National Council at 11.45am on Monday.
The election for National Treasurer and Returning Officer will take place in the afternoon.
On Tues, three party leaders will address the National Council.
The timetable is as follows:
Sinn Fein leader Mary Lou McDonald 11am
Fianna Fail leader Michéal Martin 1.30pm
Green Party leader Eamon Ryan 3pm
IFA has launched its submission to political parties and candidates. It contains a wide range of proposals which are of crucial importance to 250,000 farm family voters.