EU must support beef farmers – McConalogue

Green shoots are beginning to re-emerge for farmers out of the Covid-19 crisis, according to the Irish Farmers Association.

Yesterday one of the beef sectors major buyers, McDonalds, announced it would reopen some outlets for drive through from next week.

The IFA says up to 60,000 farmers will benefit.

It comes as the EU's agriculture ministers meet by videolink later today.

Donegal Deputy and FF Agriculture Spokesperson Charlie McConalogue says that meeting must discuss supports for the sector..............