Local farmers put their names forward to become next IFA Ulster/North Leinster Regional Chair

Two men from the local region have put their names forward to become the next Irish Farmers Associations Ulster/North Leinster Regional Chairman.

The National Poultry Chair Nigel Renaghan from Monaghan and the Chairman of the IFA in Cavan James Spears will go head to head for the position.

The deadline for nominations closes on Tuesday September 12th and each candidate must have the support of three county branches.

The election for the position will take place in November – Bert Stewart from Drum in County Monaghan currently holds the position of Ulster/North Leinster Regional Chairman.