Beef prices addressed during MEPs visit to Donegal, Ireland

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Published Dec 3, 2023

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Sinn Féin MEP Chris MacManus met with members of the Donegal Irish Farmer's Association to discuss issues affecting farmers, such as beef and lamb prices. MacManus emphasized the importance of engaging with farmers and stated that he will always represent rural farmers to the best of his abilities. The IFA livestock chair, Brendan Golden, also highlighted the need for beef prices to reflect the strong market demand and encouraged farmers to sell their cattle as factory demand exceeds supplies.
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Sinn Féin MEP for Midlands Northwest, Chris MacManus recently met with members of an Irish farm organisation to discuss pressing issues currently affecting farmers in Co. Donegal, including the prices paid to beef and lamb producers. McManus met with Donegal Irish Farmer’s Association (IFA) representatives Joe Sweeney and Tom McMenamin and said such enagement was “vital” for his work at the European Parliament. Speaking following the engagement with Donegal IFA, MacManus said: “Today’s meeting was useful. We covered a number of topics relevant to Donegal farmers including beef and lamb prices as well as concerns around processing”. The meeting with Donegal IFA representatives was part of a week-long engagement for MacManus with stakeholders in the agriculture sector that included meetings with Sligo and Longford IFA representatives and Leitrim organic farmers. Advertisement The Sinn Féin MEP also visited Ballinasloe Mart, Ballyhaise Agriculture College and a number of farm visits ...
Source: AgriLand
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