07 12 2016
07 10 2016
50 YEARS ON FROM THE FARMERS RIGHTS CAMPAIGN, REPRESENTING FARM FAMILIES STILL AT CORE OF IFA’S WORK – HEALYPresident
Today, Friday 7th October marks the 50th anniversary of the beginning of the Farmers’ Rights Campaign in 1966. Sixteen farmers led by NFA President Rickard Deasy embarked on a march from Bantry, Co Cork to Dublin, a 217-mile journey to seek negotiating rights with the Government of the day.