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Calls are being made on the HSE by Leitrim County Council to establish what extra funding strategies and additional resources were put in place to solve the ongoing trolley crisis in the Country’s hospitals in 2019.   The Council are to contact the HSE after Sinn Fein Councillor Brendan Barry…

The Beef Plan Movement says ‘it’s regrettable’ the IFA did not attempt to engage in talks before farmers held a protest by in Naas, Co. Kildare. On Thursday morning, farmers began a 12 hour protest outside of the Aldi warehouse blocking trucks from picking up deliveries. A further 12 hour…

A week on from the end of the blockades at meat factories, farmers are feeling the financial impact of factory closures but say they had no choice but to protest. Brendan Barry, is Chair of the Leitrim Beef Plan Movement. Mr Barry spoke earlier with Ocean FM’s, John Lynch stating…

The Leitrim Chairman of the Beef Plan Movement says farmers are not to blame for staff layoffs at meat factories.   3,000 people were temporarily let go from their positions at meat plants across the country earlier this week.   Meat Industry Ireland says protests and “illegal blockades” by farmers…