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Ad Inspires Midlands Farmer To Raise €160,000 For Charity

The money will go to the Irish Red Cross.

An advert of a father feeding his starving child inspired a midlands farmer to raise funds for Yemen  

Mike Magan of Kilashee in Longford has raised €160,000 for the Irish Red Cross to help those impacted by the crisis. 

He asked each dairy farmer in the country to contribute the price they would get for a day's milk from one cow. 

He says the idea for that came while milking his own cows one morning:  

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