Listen back to Tipp FMs episode as they discuss how Agriculture in the country has an important role to play in the quality of our water. 

Farmers in Ireland have expressed their concerns about the possible changes to the county’s nitrates derogation.

And a lowering of the stocking limit would mean farmers would need to reduce their herd size or secure more land in order to meet EU requirements.

Paul Carroll spoke to Irish farmers Journal News Correspondent Barry Murphy to find out more about this.