Agri Week: Funding for marts to upgrade ICT technology. Bank closures – the impact on farmers and farmers mental health concerns

On this week’s edition of ‘Agri week ‘


In a week where we celebrated National Women’s Day, we are joined by female contributors.


1.00   Eimear McGuinness, manager of Donegal Livestock Mart reacts to the news that The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine and Donegal TD Charlie McConalogue has announced funding to livestock marts for information communication technology, or ICT.


9.23   The Sligo IFA chairperson Kathleen Henry also joins us to discuss a number of issues including the closure of banks in rural Ireland, concerns over farmers mental health and bogus complaints that are being to submitted to the Department of Agriculture and local Authorities in relation to farmers.