Farmers protest outside Dáil against Mercosur deal

More than 1-thousand farmers will protest outside the Dáil today against the Mercosur deal.

The deal itself would see 99-thousand tonnes of beef enter the EU from South America every year.

Sinn Féin will call for the deal to be rejected in the Dáil today, and the Beef Plan group will protest outside.

The organisation's David Whelehan says the trade agreement would be a disaster: