Tales From The Fields: Ministers call on Tyrone farms

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During his visit to Northern Ireland in September 1970 Mr Richard Sharples, Minister of State at the Home Office, called on two Co Tyrone farms - those of Mr Harry Clements of Killadroy, Beragh and Mr William Sterritt, Killynure, Mountjoy, Omagh.

He expressed himself as “very impressed indeed” with the two units.

Mrs Valerie Sloan, ministry poultry advisor officer, Mr David Sterrit, and Mr Richard Sharples, Minister of State at the Home Office, discuss intensive production to the visit of the Sterrit's unit in September 1970.

Mrs Valerie Sloan, ministry poultry advisor officer, Mr David Sterrit, and Mr Richard Sharples, Minister of State at the Home Office, discuss intensive production to the visit of the Sterrit's unit in September 1970.

Mr Sharples was accompanied by Mr Phelim O’Neill, Minister of Agriculture and ministry officials.