Sunday 28 May 2017

Darragh McCullough : Package for president of the farm group has ballooned since 1980s

Tim O’Leary, deputy chairman, Brian Barry, acting general secretary, and Con Lucey, former chief economist at the IFA Emergency Meeting yesterday
Tim O’Leary, deputy chairman, Brian Barry, acting general secretary, and Con Lucey, former chief economist at the IFA Emergency Meeting yesterday
Darragh McCullough

Darragh McCullough

The emergency meeting of the IFA's national council was a marathon affair that had more revelations that will shock and offend IFA grassroots.

It is not just the €2m golden handshake that members will be looking at in pure disbelief.

How did the president's package swell tenfold from under £20,000 in the 1980s to more than €200,000 when board fees and expenses are included?

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