Brexit could see one in five agriculture related jobs go in Donegal

One in five agriculture related jobs in Donegal could go after a hard Brexit, and livestock farmers could see their income drop by nearly 10%, if barriers are erected to trade with the UK.

That's according to IBEC’s latest economic outlook, which forecasts losses of €415m in total to 140,000 farmers in Ireland, or €3,000 per farmer annually. IBEC used data from the ESRI and Teagasc’s National Farm Survey

Thomas Hubert of the Irish Farmers' Journal has been assessing the figures......