Chair of Kerry IFA says beef farmers are at breaking point

Beef farmers are at breaking point.

That’s according to the Chair of the Kerry branch of the Irish Farmers’ Association, Pat O’Driscoll.

His comments follow a protest outside the Department of Agriculture this week, which included Kerry farmers who say they’re not getting a fair price for a world-class product.

Pat O’Driscoll told Agritime the anger in the beef sector is palpable and more transparency is needed: