McConalogue pledges to maintain numbers in national cattle herd

Irish Times | Oct 13, 2021 at 3:21 PM
  • The national cattle herd will not be reduced as a result of climate change measures in coming years.
  • Mr McConalogue also acknowledged concerns from farmers over climate change measures contained in the budget.
  • Mr McConalogue also responded to allegations from IFA president Tim Cullinan that the Government had “reneged” on a commitment to allocate a portion of the Carbon Tax Fund to agriculture in Budget 2022.