Minister Killeen Welcomes Home Troops From Chad

The Minister for Defence and Mid West T.D. Tony Killeen, accompanied by the Acting Chief of Staff of the Defence Forces Major General Dave Ashe, was in Dublin Airport this afternoon to welcome home the final chalk of Irish troops, consisting of 186 personnel from Chad.

Dairy Compensation Fund Payments Commence

Tony Killeen T.D., Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, has confirmed that Clare farmers affected by the fall in milk prices have started to receive payments under the European Union’s (EU) Dairy Compensation Fund.