Fr. James Records Arrival of Silage Bales This Morning

We thank Fr. James McSweeney for sharing some 7 splendid images of the arrival of Silage Bales at Dairygold, Millstreet this morning to help relieve the present Silage SituationMinister Michael Creed was present as was Dairygold CEO, Jim Woulfe.   Paul Byrne and Cameraman filmed a TV3 Report most likely for TV3 News coverage this evening (Yes it was on the 5:30 TV3 News – see the details and photos below).
Michael (Web Administrator) has added lots more very interesting relevant coverage below. Click on the image to enlarge. 




Minister Creed defends government handling of fodder crisis (

Listen: Fodder import scheme for all co-ops not just dairy co-ops – Creed (Farmers Journal)

Creed Rejects Fodder Criticism (Irish Independent)

Farmers in crisis ask Bishop of Cork to pray for an end to their hardship (Evening Echo)

Every day that my cows kept indoors is costing around €100 (Irish Independent)




On the TV3 News

Sure enough TV3 did cover it in the 5:30pm news. Paul Byrne interviewed local farmers Dan Bourke, Eddie Taffee, and Michael O’Sullivan, as well as Agriculture Minister Michael Creed, and Dairygold chairman Jim Wolfe.

See the Millstreet segment on the TV3 Player from 11:10 in the 5:30 news (and now also tweeted by TV3)




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