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Catherina Cunnane

Catherina Cunnane
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Editor and general manager of That's Farming.

Van driver (20s) airlifted after collision with tractor

A male (20) was taken to hospital yesterday (Thursday, October 22nd) following a collision with a tractor. In a statement to That’s Farming, a Garda...

‘I was 14-years-old when I bought my first heifer at the local mart’

Fourth-generation farmer, Ciaran Conway, hails from Killawalla, 10km from Westport, in Co. Mayo. The 18-year-old divides his time between the family farm and his Leaving...

Department of Ag recalls hand sanitiser

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, has removed the hand sanitiser product Virapro Hand Sanitiser (PCS 100409) from the...

VIDEO: ‘This online thing is a complete and utter joke’ – mart manager

Dan McCarthy, manager of Kenmare Co-op Mart, has described its first sale held under level 5 Covid-19 restrictions as “a disaster”. The esteemed mart manager...

PHOTOS: Horse gets trapped in 5-bar gate

A horse was rescued after it became trapped in a 5-bar gate. The incident occurred in a field in Devon on Monday (October 19th). Pewsey Fire...

Weather: Up to 40mm of rain and gusts of up to 110km/h

Met Éireann has issued a status yellow rainfall warning and two separate wind alerts. A status yellow rainfall warning will come into effect in Galway...

PHOTOS: Over 200 lots on offer at virtual farm machinery auction

Approximately 200-250 lots will go under the hammer at Hennessy Auctioneers’ monthly farm and plant machinery auction this Saturday (October 24th). The auction, at the...

Gardaí seize jeep towing trailer

An Garda Síochana seized a jeep and trailer combination recently. The driver of the Toyota Landcruiser jeep was stopped after being detected driving without tax. However,...

Covid Level 5: Farmers can delay TB tests

IFA animal health chairman, Pat Farrell, has welcomed the Department of Agriculture’s “understanding of farmers’ concerns” in the new TB testing protocols in level...

Buyers allowed around mart rings in Northern Ireland

Following recent announcements from the NI Executive in relation to COVID-19 restrictions, the Livestock Market Stakeholder group have met to review the safety protocol...

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