Articles tagged with: CORONAVIRUS

IMMEDIATE DELIVERY OF AN EMERGENCY CRISIS FUND FOR FARMERS CALLED FOR BY DEPUTY BRENDAN SMITH

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2 Apr 2020 Comments Off on IMMEDIATE DELIVERY OF AN EMERGENCY CRISIS FUND FOR FARMERS CALLED FOR BY DEPUTY BRENDAN SMITH
IMMEDIATE DELIVERY OF AN EMERGENCY CRISIS FUND FOR FARMERS CALLED FOR BY DEPUTY BRENDAN SMITH

Fianna Fáil TD for Cavan/Monaghan Brendan Smith this week called on the Government to implement an action plan published by his party detailing immediate measures needed for farmers and the agri-food sector to deal with the impact of the current Coronavirus outbreak. Deputy Smith stated: “While public health is paramount, it is imperative that our farming communities and agri-food sector are supported during this time. Farmers in Cavan/Monaghan have stepped up to support their communities and ensure the safety of the food supply chain – now they need our support. ...

MONAGHAN EXPERT CALLS FOR UNITED APPROACH TO FIGHT CORONAVIRUS

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26 Mar 2020 Comments Off on MONAGHAN EXPERT CALLS FOR UNITED APPROACH TO FIGHT CORONAVIRUS
MONAGHAN EXPERT CALLS FOR UNITED APPROACH TO FIGHT CORONAVIRUS

Michael Fisher Professor Sam McConkey is an expert in infectious diseases who has appeared frequently on radio and television to talk about the dangers of coronavirus. Based in Dublin, he explained this week to The Northern Standard how he was unable to return to his native Killeevan to visit his mother in Latroe for Mother’s Day. He said he wanted to protect her and did not want to put his family in harm’s way, so he followed the public health guidelines. His brother Andrew who lives locally is able to ...