Dáil motion rejecting Mercosur trade deal likely to pass

Fianna Fáil will support Sinn Féin’s motion on the Mercosur deal today.

Sinn Féin wants the Dáil to reject the trade agreement between the EU and four South American countries.

Farmers claim it would destroy their livelihoods because of the amount of beef that would be imported to Europe.

Local Sinn Féin MEP Matt Carthy says it is possible for the Irish Government to scrap the deal as he claims it would also be bad for our economy: