Emergency fodder supplies will arrive later today

Photo © Pat Flynn

Emergency supplies of livestock fodder will arrive into Rosslare from the UK today to deal with the shortage on Irish farms.

Many farmers say they’ve completely run out of feed following the bad weather leaving animals starving.

The fodder, imported by the Dairygold co-op, will be offered at cost price.

But President of the Irish Farmers Association, Joe Healy, says the government needs to make more money available