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IFA Want €500m From EU Brexit Fund To Go To Farmers

Ireland has received just over €1 billion from the European Union.

There are calls for 500 million euro from a new Brexit fund to be allocated to the agriculture sector.

Ireland's received just over a billion euro from the EU fund aimed at helping countries hardest hit by Britain's exit.

The Public Expenditure Minister says agri-food, enterprise supports and infrastructure at ports and airports will all benefit.

Irish Farmers Association President Tim Cullinan believes half of the new fund should go to agriculture:

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