€50 Million Fund For Irish Beef Farmers

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A €50 million fund to support Ireland’s beef sector has been agreed by the European Commission.

Under the plan, the government here can match the figure, bringing the total potential aid package to €100 million.

It comes after a recent government submission to the commission sought help for the struggling sector, and follows weeks of protests by farmers on the issue.

Chair of Laois IFA Francie Gorman says they’ve finally gotten what they’ve been fighting for: