Finance Minister plays down fears suspect BSE discovery could damage Ireland’s economy

The Finance Minister has played down fears that the discovery of BSE at a farm in Co. Louth could damage Ireland’s economy. michael noonan 2 Tests that are being carried out on the dairy cow will be completed next week and are expected to confirm the first instance of mad cow disease here since 2013. Speaking to Clare FM, Minister Michael Noonan admitted the discovery is disappointing. However, he’s confident it won’t spell bad news for Ireland’s reputation abroad, provided it remains a one-off: [audio_player src=””]