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Midlands Farmer Becomes IFA President Today

He's been outlining his main priorities for his term.

Tim Cullinan is taking over as the 16th President of the Irish Farmers' Association today.

The Toomevara man succeeds Joe Healy as the organisation gathers for it's AGM in Dublin this afternoon.

In his inaugural speech, he set out a clear target for the incoming government to raise the CAP budget for active Irish farmers to €2 billion, and maintain the closest possible trading relationship with the UK in the Brexit talks.

Mr. Cullinan also says more money needs to go to farmers with low payments:

Chris Hill is a farmer from County Wicklow and he says there are many issues that need to be addressed:

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