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There was cross party support for a motion by Donegal TD Charlie McConalogue today calling for an emergency fund for tillage farmers to be set up. It follows the particularly wet summer last year. Farmers in a number of counties including Donegal and Roscommon were among the worst affected. They…

Tillage farmers still hope to get an emergency aid package as they plan a march on the Dail this afternoon. Many grain farmers in Donegal, Mayo and other western counties were unable to harvest their crops last autumn following a prolonged period of wet weather. Following a meeting with the Minister…

The Irish Farmers’ Association will march on Leinster House this afternoon, calling for the Government to set up a crisis fund for tillage farmers. Many grain farmers, in the west of the country, weren’t able to harvest their crops last autumn after a prolonged period of wet weather destroyed their…

Supporters from the north west of the campaign to have the Cystic Fibrosis drug Orkambi made more widely available in Ireland are gathering in Dublin for a protest outside the Dail this afternoon. The demonstration comes after a report in The Sunday Business Post revealed the HSE is set to…