Farmers to hold picket outside Limerick branch of Anglo Irish Bank.

Farmers say they are disappointed that Anglo/Irish bank has not agreed to their request for a goodwill payment after the collapse of Tralee Beef and Lamb. The company closed in 2001 leaving farmer creditors 3 and a half million euro out of pocket. As the only secured creditor Anglo Irish Bank was paid 780,000 euro from the sale of the Tralee plant.Farmers want a payment from the bank in recognition of the damage done after the collapse of the beef processing facility. They are to hold a picket outside the banks Limerick branch next Tuesday to highlight their case. Munster Vice President Donal Kelly says they have a good case for compensation and they want to make the bank aware of this.

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