Sinn Fein spokesperson on Agriculture say NW could be worst affected by proposed EU-South America beef deal

A proposed new EU-South America trade deal could be the straw that breaks the camel’s back for Ireland’s agriculture industry.

Discussions are ongoing on the details of an agreement, which could make it easier for farmers from countries like Brazil and Argentina to sell their beef here.

The Irish Farmers Association held a protest outside the European Commission’s Dublin office yesterday – and says the deal would sell out those working in the industry.

Sligo Leitrim Sein Finn TD, Martin Kenny is his Party’s Spokesperson on Agriculture he say’s the farmers in the north west could be hit the hardest if the proposed new EU-South America trade deal goes ahead.