Donegal has a new representative on the Irish Farmers’ Associations’ Farm Family Committee.
Victoria Boyd from Carrickfinn will take up the new post, having been nominated by the IFA Rosses, Letterkenny and Ballyshannon branches.
The position was previously held by Mabel Russell, Letterkenny, who did sterling work on the committee over the past five years.
“It’s been a real education,” she commented, adding that she would continue to pursue the issue of credits for those on Farm Assist in relation to maximising state pension benefits.
The next meeting of the IFA Farm Family Committee will be in May.
The committee provides a voice to farm families on social issues within the association
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