IFA to elect a new president

The Irish Farmers Association is to elect a new president following the resignation of Eddie Downey last night. IFA Farmers logo And it’s confirmed it will launch a legal challenge to the two million euro severance package given to former General Secretary Pat Smith. The Executive Council of the Association met for 17 hours overnight amid ongoing controversy over pay for high level members. Chairperson of the Clare branch, Andrew Dundas says farmers have been let down: [audio_player src=”http://media.radiokerry.ie/mediamanager/embed/audio/49001/medium/”]