Sympathy on death of Leitrim-born IFA official

The IFA has expressed its shock and sadness at the passing of Richie Flynn.

Richie worked in IFA for 27 years, joining in 1991 when he took up a role in the Press Office.

In 1996, he moved to our aquaculture section, where he represented fish farmers around the coast for the last 22 years.

A native of county Leitrim, Head of the IFA there James Gallagher has paid tribute to him today: