McConalogue insists he does not want to cut national herd

The Agriculture Minister has insisted he’s not asking farmers to cut their cow herds to meet climate targets.


It follows a large farming protest in Dublin at the weekend.


The Agriculture sector has been set the task of reducing carbon emissions by 22 to 30 per cent by 2030.


Donegal TD and Minister for Agriculture, Charlie McConalogue says that can happen without big changes to herd sizes: