Ireland’s dairy industry has long been a magnet for the nation’s economic and political elite, and for good reason.
But what happens when the economic downturn hits?
Ireland is home to the world’s largest dairy herd, and it is likely to see a significant reduction in sales when farmers return to business.
Farmers’ insurance is a key source of income for farmers and has a major impact on the sector’s bottom line.
This article was first published on 12 September 2018.
It has been updated with the latest figures.