Grain farmers continue sit-in at Department of Agriculture

Grain farmers from the west of Ireland are holding a sit-in at at the Department of Agriculture.

A number of farmers from the west have been protesting there since yesterday afternoon.

It’s over the proposed tillage crisis fund that was announced last year.

It’s reported that a €5,000 maximum payment limit per farmer under the fund is planned.

Peter Lynch, the Grain Committee Chairperson in Donegal is one of the IFA members at the sit-in which continues this morning: