The Irish Cattle and Sheep Association will hold its presidential election this evening, Thursday (June 27th) at the Midlands Park Hotel in Portlaoise, Co Laois.
Three candidates, current ICSA Animal Health & Welfare chair Hugh Farrell, ICSA Vice president for Munster Dermot Kelleher and former beef chair Edmond Phelan will contest the vote, the outcome of which will decide who will lead the association through to 2021.
There will be a presentation made to the association’s National Executive by the three candidates, which will be followed by a panel discussion and a Q & A session. The vote will follow, with a result expected at 9pm.
Proceedings on the night will begin at 7.30pm.
Hugh Farrell - Suckler farmer from Ballyconnell, Co. Cavan
Edmond Phelan - Beef and tillage farmer from Fenor, Co. Waterford
Dermot Kelleher – Suckler farmer from Inchigeelagh, Co. Cork
For further information, contact ICSA on 057 8662120.