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Press Notice – SF Scheduled events for Ploughing Championships 2010

20 September, 2010


Sinn Féin will be attending the European Ploughing Championships this week from tomorrow, Tuesday the 21st through to Thursday the 23rd of September. The Sinn Féin tent number is 184K.

Party President Gerry Adams will attend the event tomorrow Tuesday 21st while Agriculture Minister Michelle Gildernew will be there on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Agriculture spokesperson Martin Ferris will attend the event on Tuesday where he will launch an Oireachtas report on the future of farming and fishing in the west of Ireland. He will also be in attendance Wednesday.

On Wednesday Michelle Gildernew and Bairbre de Brún MEP will launch a special edition of An Phoblacht along with other specially produced Sinn Féin literature.

And on Thursday Finance spokesperson Arthur Morgan will launch a new report which he has prepared for an Oireachtas Committee on the potential for the agri-food sector in Ireland.

Please see below list and times of events:

Tuesday 21st September
11:00 – Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams will be addressing the media at the Sinn Féin tent followed by walkabout of site and tents

2pm – Launch of Farming and Fishing in the West report with Martin Ferris TD and Michelle Gildernew MP

5pm – Reception in DARD tent with Michelle Gildernew MP and Martin Ferris TD


Wednesday 22nd September
2pm – Launch of Sinn Féin leaflet and special edition of An Phoblacht, Sinn Féin tent with Michelle Gildernew MP , Bairbre de Brún MEP

Thursday 23rd September
2pm – Launch of Agri Food report - Sinn Féin tent with Arthur Morgan TD, Bairbre de Brún MEP

For further details please contact Kaniah Cusack on 087 900 20 88 or Ross Carmody on 0876358462.

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