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Minister McEntee opens new facilities at Carnew Livestock Mart

Shane McEntee TD, Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine opened new facilities at Carnew Livestock Mart today.

The Minister congratulated the Quinn family for having the foresight and commitment in creating this modern facility.   The mart can accommodate over 1,000 cattle and approximately 4,000 sheep at the weekly sales.

Speaking at the opening, Minister McEntee stated that "Carnew Mart is equipped to face the challenges of 21st century marketplace and sets a standard that is appropriate to a rapidly changing agricultural environment."

Minister McEntee emphasised that livestock marts play a pivotal role in the livestock sector and have served farmers well.

In conclusion, the Minister wished the Quinn family, the customers and the staff at Carnew Mart congratulations on achieving 47 years of trading and continued success and prosperity in the future.

Date Released: 15 September 2012