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Farmers In 30 Towns, Including Naas, Stage Day Of Action, Asking Govt. To Stand Up For Farming.

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The IFA says the current direction of the CAP & the Government's Climate Action Bill could shut down commercial farming.

Farmers will take to the streets in towns across the country today, including Naas, for a nationwide rally.

They'll be highlighting the importance of commercial farming to the rural economy and will warn against the dangers of current CAP proposals.

Farmers at the Kildare protest will convene at Naas Farm Machinery at 10.30am.

The IFA says the current direction of the common agricultural policy and the Government's Climate Action Bill could shut down commercial farming in Ireland.

Irish Farmers Association President Tim Cullinane says the farming sector is vital for rural regions:

Rallies begin at 11 o'clock this morning.

President Cullinane says farmers are also concerned about getting enough funding:

Thomas O'Connor is Kildare/West Wicklow IFA Chairman.

He joined Eoin Beatty on Friday's edition of Kildare Today.

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