EU Issues Response To Clare County Council Following IFA Campaign

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Clare’s IFA Chair is confident new funding supports could soon come on stream following a response issued by the EU to Clare County Council.

The local authority wrote to EU Commissioner Ursula Von Der Leyen in April demanding that no further regulations be placed on farmers along with stand-alone funding for biodiversity initiatives on farms.

In response, the Commissioner’s Office confirmed it would continue to monitor the position of farmers in this county and that it “may consider additional proposals.”



Feakle farmer and Clare IFA Chair Stephen Walsh fears there will be a food crisis if the sector is not supported.

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