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Local farmers vow to continue protests over climate action measures

Dec 13, 2021 13:12 By Shannonside News
Local farmers vow to continue protests over climate action measures Local farmers vow to continue protests over climate action measures
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Farmers from across the region have been involved with a series of protests over the last three months.

Local farmers will continue protests and blockades over government climate action measures and the effects they're having on the Agri sector.

That's according to Longford farmer and Councillor, Padriac Brady, following a protest in Dublin yesterday evening.

Over one hundred farmers blockaded a Musgraves distribution centre in Kilcock, county Dublin, chanting 'no farmers, no food.'

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Councillor Brady, who attended the protest, says farmers will keep highlighting the issue and will work with other groups to organise larger-scale action.

Speaking on the Joe Finnegan Show this morning, the Longford councillor praised the new generation of young farmers getting involved:

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