Sunday 23 July 2017

Darragh McCullough: Impressive show of strength but farmers’ goal is much less clear

Thousands of farmers protest outside Leinster House in Dublin
Thousands of farmers protest outside Leinster House in Dublin

IT WAS quite the sight. Filling Kildare Street end to end were 15,000 farmers, according to garda estimates.

This was despite the fact that the IFA cheerleaders repeatedly told the crowd from the stage outside the Dail that they were to be congratulated for bringing 20,000 of themselves to Dublin for the ‘Day of Action’.



But then, the IFA were never ones to under-estimate themselves.

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