O’Cuiv to address FF agriculture meeting as council backs CAP motion

Fianna Fail is hosting a public meeting in Glenties tomorrow night on the Common Agriculture Policy and the challenges facing the agriculture sector in Donegal and across the North West.

Representatives from all the major farming organisations will be in attendance, with Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Agriculture Éamon Ó Cuív the guest speaker.

The party wants the government to ensure that Ireland's funding under CAP is not cut and to introduce a fairer distribution of the CAP budget to address the needs of smaller farmers.

Donegal County Council supported a motion to that affect this week moved by Fianna Fail Councillor Seamus O'Domhnaill - he welcomed the local authority's support.............

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The meeting takes place at the Highlands Hotel in Glenties at 8.00pm tomorrow night.