Carthy calls for EU fund to offset Brexit’s impact on farmers

first_img Consultation launched on proposal to limit HGV traffic in Clady Previous article40 jobs being created at new bistro in DerryNext articleLatest flooding update from Donegal County Council News Highland Google+ Facebook Twitter Pinterest Facebook Harps come back to win in Waterford The Irish government is being urghed to apply to the EU for a special fund to help farmers affected by Brexit.Midlands North West MEP Matt Carthy says agricultural communities in Ireland, North and South are deeply interwoven, and currency fluctuations and other factoirs have hit them severely in recent months.He’s tabled an amendment to the Draft EU 2018 Budget calling for an AGRI-Brexit fund to help farmers whose incomes have fallen, and now wants the Irish government and other MEPs to back that stance.Matt Carthy is welcoming the EU’s statement on the Irish border yesterday, but says more practical measures are now needed…………..Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/mattcbrex.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty Pinterest Donegal hoteliers enjoy morale boost as bookings increase center_img Twitter WhatsApp By News Highland – September 8, 2017 RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR DL Debate – 24/05/21 45 new social homes to be built in Dungloe Google+ WhatsApp Homepage BannerNews Carthy calls for EU fund to offset Brexit’s impact on farmerslast_img