Unfair To Exclude Farmers From Coillte Deal - IFA

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The multi-million euro deal with a UK investment firm has been met with plenty of criticism.

The controversial Coillte deal is very frustrating for everybody, in particular for farmers engaged in forestry.

That's the view of the IFA over Coillte's multi-million euro deal with a UK investment firm, to buy up new and existing forestry in Ireland.

It comes after hundreds of protesters held a protest outside Leinster House yesterday calling for it to be reversed.

Irish Farmers Association President, Toomervara's Tim Cullinan says it's unfair for farmers to be excluded:

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