Shannonside beef farmers say they will stay at factory gates this weekend

Beef farmers in the Shannonside region say they will be staying at the gates of local factories this weekend.

The farmers say their requests from the factories to recognise the beef purchasing group and offer them a base price that would be set until Brexit have been totally ignored.

This farmer in Athleague says they don’t want to be there, but are resolute in their cause:

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In Ballymahon farmers are also resolute about maintaining the blockade at the gate of the Kepak plant.

This farmer says they are not hardliners and they are taking the action they are in an effort to make sure there is a future in beef farming in this country: