Funding focused on farmers

€650 million is aimed at protecting farming and the most affected regions in event of a no-deal Brexit

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Camilla Cullinane

13th October, 2019

A no-deal Brexit was the focus of the agri-business measures announced by Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe, which primarily consisted of additional funding for businesses affected.

In his budget speech, the minister recognised the agri-business sector’s position as a cornerstone of the Irish economy. In doing so, he acknowledged the challenges facing the sector, including globalisation, climate change and in particular the possibility of a no-deal Brexit. The government gave a clear signal that it...

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