Donegal Senator calls for farmers to be paid what’s due

Donegal Senator Brian O'Domhnaill has called for outstanding payments due under the Disadvantaged Areas Scheme to paid to farmers within the next fortnight.

The government is blaming mapping under a new system of payments to farmers for the delays.

There were also delays in processing the Agri-Environment Options Scheme this year.

Senator O'Domnhaill says there can be no excuses and payments must be made immediately: