Clara farmer Tommy Brennan honoured by Kilkenny IFA

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Clara farmer Tommy Brennan honoured by Kilkenny IFA

Tommy Brennan, Clara wa presented with Honorary Life Membership of the IFA by John Bambrick, Kilkenny IFA Chairman and Joe Healy, President of IFA at the Kilkenny IFA Dinner Dance Picture: Michael Br

Tommy Brennan, the popular Clara farmer who is  wellknown in equine  circles was honoured recently by the Kilkenny branch of the Irish Farmers' Association (IFA).

County chairman of the IFA, John Bambrick praised Mr Brennan for the part he played in the farmers' rights campaign of the mid-1960s and said that  farming in Ireland would not be as strong today as a lobby group had it not been for peope like Tommy Brennan who showed great bravery during those turbulent times.