The government is facing into further pressures this week from farming organisations, teachers’ unions and other lobby groups as campaigns continue against recent budget cutbacks.
The Irish Farmers Association (IFA) is conducting a series of protest meetings across the country, with local groups targeting TDs directly.
Many backbench TDs say they are being lobbied intensively about a range of budget cutbacks announced last month by finance minister Brian Lenihan.
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