Farmers in Longford who need support are encouraged to call dedicated Covid-19 helpline

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Farmers in Longford who need support are encouraged to call dedicated Covid-19 helpline

The Minster for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, T.D., today confirmed the opening of a new telephone helpline to assist farmers with their queries in relation to current Covid-19 restrictions in place.

The Minster commented “my Department is fully engaged with the whole of Government response to Covid-19.  I have now put in place a dedicated helpline for farmers to seek advice on the practical queries that they may have as they continue to fulfil their essential role in maintaining the food supply chain.  This helpline aims to assist farmers in addressing the challenges they may face on a day to day basis.”

The information line phone number is 076 1064468  and  will be open from 9.30am to 12.30pm and from 2pm to 5pm  Monday to Friday.

In addition, the Department has also published a set of Frequently Asked Questions on the Coronavirus /Covid-19 section of the Department’s website here.

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