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Published 11th July, 2022 Meeting with Jackie Cahill T.D. Macra na Feirme recently met with Deputy Jackie Cahill to highlight a number of issues affecting young farmers and the challenges and opportunities that face young people in the sector. The meeting took place in Dublin, the main topics that were discussed were access to Land for young people and the role that The Land Mobility Service can play in facilitating land transfer to younger people and the assurances needed to secure long term funding for the service. Macra na Feirme representative also highlighted the need for a just transition in...

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The Agricultural Affairs committee is a sub-committee of Macra's National Council, made up of National Council Representatives and co-options from the counties and regions across the country and across farming sectors. The Agricultural Affairs committee (2022 - 2023) is led by Liam Hanrahan (chair), Patrick Collins (vice-chair) and Stephanie Blewitt (PRO), who work alongside John Keane, his presidential team and all other committee members to represent Macra members across the country. The Agricultural Affairs committee raise member's concerns to Council, lobby public representatives and form policy documents, with the overarching goal of increasing the number of young people farming and involved in...

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