Ballaghaderreen native Vincent Roddy is the new President of the Irish Natura & Hill Farmers Association (INHFA).
His election was ratified at the organisation’s National AGM which was held in Donegal last Thursday.
Roddy will lead a new team consisting of two new Vice Presidents in Micheal McDonnell from Mayo and Pheilim Molloy from Donegal.
He will also be joined by Sharon Cosgrove from Mayo as National Secretary and Hugh Gallagher from Sligo as National Treasurer.
In his first address as National President Roddy focused heavily on the current CAP reform, Climate Change and ongoing issues confronting farmers with Land Designations.