Sunday December 15, 2019

New IFA president to be elected

Last night Eddie Downey resigned

26th November, 2015
Downey said he is making the decision with regret after working for more than 20 years with the organisation Credit: RollingNews

The Executive Council of the farming body will elect a new president, following last night's resignation of Eddie Downey.

Irish Farmers' Association (IFA) held a 17-hour emergency meeting last night where motions were tabled seeking the resignation of the entire Executive Board. RTÉ.ie reports that after heated exchanges a decision was made to park the issue.

The council decided unanimously to use all legal avenues to challenge the severance package of former IFA...

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