Agri Week July 9th 2020

Agri Week July 9th 2020.


The Programme is dominated by reaction to the recent damage caused to Farmland in Drumkeerin after the recent floods which washed peat from the mountain down on roads, bridges, houses and farms.




Running Order:

01.07  Mary McVeigh, Drumkeerin farmer who’s land has been covered by debris.


05.56 Tim Cullinan, president of the IFA who visited the scene in Drumkeerin.


13.38 Colm O’Donnell, President of the National Council of Irish Natura and Hill Farmers Association gives his reaction after viewing Drumkeerin.


15.45 Manorhamilton Municipal District Councillor Justin Warnock gives his reaction to the news that Traces of the pesticide, glyphosate have been detected in public drinking water supplies in a number of areas of County Leitrim.


19.34 IFA Animal Health Chairman Pat Farrell gives his reaction to the news that the department of Agriculture made changes to the TB Eradication Programme.