Farmers from across Connacht are out in numbers, many on tractors, on the street in Roscommon this lunchtime.
They are taking part in a protest rally organised by the IFA.
It’s one of four regional rallies being held today in Cavan, Roscommon, Portlaoise and Cork, to protest against the government’s climate action strategy
In Roscommon, the protesters gathered at the Dr Hyde centre in the town at 12 noon and are now at the Department of Agriculture offices in the town.
Pat Murphy is the chairman of Roscommon IFA and he spoke to Midwest News Editor Teresa O'Malley from the protest this lunchtime..