The Irish Cattle & Sheep Farmers' Association will hold its presidential election tomorrow evening, 27th June, at the Midlands Park Hotel in Portlaoise, Co Laois. Three candidates, current ICSA Animal Health and 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.
Proceedings will begin at 7.30pm. Each candidate will make a presentation to the association’s national executive which will be followed by a panel discussion and a Q & A session with the candidates. The vote will follow, with a result expected at 9pm.