The national president of Macra na Feirme, Sean Finan, and former minister for lands Paul Connaughton will be guest speakers at a farmers’ information evening that will be held in Glenamaddy on Saturday, November 7, at 4 pm.
Cllr. Maura Hopkins, Fine Gael’s general election candidate in the Roscommon-Galway constituency, is hosting the event.
Cllr. Hopkins, together with her colleague Tuam councillor Peter Keaveney, also of Fine Gael, are inviting farmers to attend the event, which will be held at the farm of Brendan Keaveney, Clooncun, Glenamaddy.
There will be a Q&A session, refreshments will be served and a number of spot prizes will be presented on the evening. Admission is free.
Cllr. Hopkins said that the event would be held on a suckler and beef farm enterprise which represented the mainstream of progressive farming in the west of Ireland.
Cllr. Hopkins holds a Level 6 certificate in Agriculture and is involved in the management of her family farm at Edmonstown, Roscommon.