The Farming Week Podcast: New rural political party? Macra’s protest walk, Irish beef returns to China, Michael Creed won’t contest election

April 27, 2023 9:20 am

Stella Meehan and Aisling O’Brien bring you the biggest stories of the week in Irish agriculture, which this week include:

  • New rural political party proposed by Independent TD Michael Fitzmaurice;
  • Macra marches from Athy to the Dáil to highlight challenges for young farmers;
  • Former minister for agriculture, Michael Creed, won’t contest next election;
  • Irish beef imports return to China;
  • Department criticised for farm plastics recycling scheme.

Plus, this week’s question is asking:
‘Would you vote for a new rural political party?’

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