Sligo-Leitrim TD calls for better safety net for farming community

Sligo-Leitrim TD Marian Harkin is calling for a better safety net for the farming community and small business.

Addressing Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe in the Dáil today, she says they need special assistance in terms of income and believing they have a future.

She says that her grouping which includes Roscommon Galway TD Michael Fitzmaurice will also be putting forward specific amendments to the legislation.