Conference

The Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’ Association will host its AGM and annual conference at the Alexander Hotel, Fenian Street, Dublin on Tuesday, 11th December 2012. An impressive line-up of speakers will address the gathering, including ICSA president Gabriel Gilmartin, Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney, economist and former special advisor to the late Brian Lenihan TD, Dr Alan Ahearne, and Dr Thia Hennessy of Teagasc.

The Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’ Association will host its AGM and annual conference at the Alexander Hotel, Fenian Street, Dublin on Tuesday, 11th December 2012. An impressive line-up of speakers will address the gathering, including ICSA president Gabriel Gilmartin, Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney, economist and former special advisor to the late Brian Lenihan TD, Dr Alan Ahearne, and Dr Thia Hennessy of Teagasc.

The conference will reflect on a challenging year for Irish farming, discuss the ability of the government to support agri-food’s continuing success, and assess the future of Food Harvest 2020 in the light of current proposals for CAP reform post-2013.

ICSA will be running buses from various locations to bring members to the meeting. Members in County Leitrim who wish to avail of the bus service, or who want more information on the event, should contact the ICSA National Office on 057 8662120.