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Conor Halpin

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‘The town of Castlerea would be closed when you take the mart out of it’

As part of this week’s Mart Focus, That’s Farming profiles Brendan Egan, manager of Castlerea Livestock Mart, a farmer, and local sportsperson. Brendan, who is married...

‘I don’t think I would survive contracting if I wasn’t able to do mechanical work’

As part of this week’s Contractor of the Week segment, That’s Farming speaks to Ted O’ Leary, from Ted O’ Leary Agricultural Contracting, about...

‘To make the average industrial wage, you need 1,000 lambs for €40,000’

Sean McNamara discusses life as a suckler and sheep farmer, farming in partnership with his son, and his key areas of concern as ICSA...

Farming 300 calves and 800-acres and operating a haulage and contracting firm

As part of this week’s Contractor of the Week segment, That’s Farming speaks to Maurice Gannon of Gannon Agri Contractors about his life-long experience...

Donegal brothers farming 40 sucklers, 150 ewes and selling meat boxes

Thomas Boyd discusses life as a suckler and sheep farmer, partnership with his brother and chasing a life-long dream of selling direct to consumers....

Farming 300-acres, milking an 85-cow herd and offering zero-grazing services

As part of our Contractor of the Week segment, That’s Farming speaks to Padraic Coogan of Coogan Agri Services, zero-grazing specialists covering the greater...

Nancy Stewart (107) reveals the secret to living a long and happy life

Nancy Stewart, (107) from Clonard, Co. Meath is the oldest woman in Ireland, who stills lives independently in her own home. She is currently cocooning...

Mart Focus: The Potterton legacy of livestock trading and property auctioneering

As part of this week’s Mart Focus, That’s Farming profiles Thomas Potterton, farmer, owner of Delvin Mart and property and livestock auctioneer. Thomas Potterton,...

‘When you look after your machinery, it looks after you’ – ag contractor (54)

As part of our Contractor of the Week segment, That’s Farming speaks to Dermot Clogher. Agricultural contracting has always been in Dermot Clogher’s blood; he baled his first bale...

Mart Focus: Tevlin on life at the helm of Ballyjamesduff Mart

As part of this week’s Mart Focus, Conor Halpin speaks to John Tevlin of Ballyjamesduff Co-operative Mart. John Tevlin, from Co. Meath, runs a...

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