Cabinet to approve bill banning fur farming in Ireland

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Cabinet is expected to approve a bill banning fur farming in Ireland this morning.

The bill will also provide for a compensation scheme for the three active mink fur farms in Donegal, Laois, and Kerry.

A 4 to 8 million euro package will be provided next year – and the ban won’t kick in until early in 2022.

Independent TD Michael Fitzmaurice is a member of the Oireachtas agriculture committee – he says the ban is needed:

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