September 20, 2019
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THE proposed EU trade deal with South America could be “catastrophic” for local farmers, a Kilkenny TD has warned. Deputy Bobby Aylward spoke out after Irish farmers’ organisations expressed outrage over the announcement that negotiators from the European Union and the South American Mercosur trading block have agreed a trade deal that will “greatly damage […]
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IRELAND’S EU Commissioner – the former Kilkenny TD Phil Hogan – has come under fierce criticism from Irish farmers over a highly controversial new trade deal with South America. Under the deal, which the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has described as “reckless and wrong”, up to 99,000 tonnes of South American beef will come into […]