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‘No Deal’ will bring more border checks

An independent report, commissioned by the Department for the Economy (DfE), points to the almost certain need for additional cross border inspections of agri food products by the Irish authorities in the event of a No Deal Brexit.

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If mineral requirements are not met, growth, performance, fertility and health can be compromised

Minerals – it’s all about the balance

Minerals are essential nutrients, which mean that they are needed by cattle and sheep to perform vital roles that control animal performance, reproduction and health. They are essential because animals cannot make these minerals therefore, they must be provided from the water and diet (forage and supplemental feed).

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PACEMAKER PRESS 05/06/2019: US President Donald Trump and his wife, First Lady Melania Trump, are greeted by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and officials at Shannon Airport, Co Clare, Ireland.  Picture: Ronan McGrade/Pacemaker Press

Years of negotiations lie ahead

When US president Donald Trump left after his state visit there must have been a collective sign of diplomatic relief from American and British officials. Nothing had gone seriously wrong; the ‘Donald’ had managed not to put his foot in it, and he did nothing to make the already difficult Brexit situation worse.

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From left, Matthew Gault (club leader), Zara Fulton secretary, Mrs Clements (principal of Rossmar School), Laura Fulton (assistant treasurer) and Claire Young (PRO) pictured at the beginning of Dungiven's tractor run in aid of Rossmar School

May madness for Dungiven YFC

Dungiven YFC have had a busy month beginning with their annual May Day tractor run which was held on May 6 this year and was in aid of Rossmar School’s Building Development fund.

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