Meath rally for Downey this week

The Eddie Downey election campaign will rally canvassers in Meath at a meeting in the Newgrange Hotel, Navan this Thursday at 8pm as his campaign to become Irish Farmers Association (IFA) president ramps up. 

Downey, the current IFA deputy president, who farms at Monknewtown, Slane launched his presidential campaign, attended by up to 700 supporters from throughout the country, at Tayto Park three weeks ago.

This Thursday canvassers from Meath are being invited to attend a meeting at the Newgrange Hotel, Navan  to move to the next stage in the campaign that will involve intensive canvassing of IFA’s members and 947 branches throughout the country.

The IFA presidential election take place this December.

Pictured at his campaign launch, Eddie Downey sharing a joke with supporter and family friend economist Jim Power