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Catherina Cunnane
Catherina Cunnane
Catherina Cunnane hails from a sixth-generation drystock and specialised pedigree suckler enterprise in Co. Mayo. She currently holds the positions of editor and general manager at That's Farming, having joined the firm during its start-up phase in 2015.
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Tributes paid to ‘bubbly, bright’ agricultural figure

A number of cattle and sheep breed societies have paid tribute to the late Hannah Brown.

The young farmer, who farmed at Dufton near Appleby, has been described as a “true legend on the show circuit”.

The British Limousin Cattle Society paid tribute to the well-known Cumbrian farmer.

A spokesperson for the British Limousin Cattle Society, said: “The British Limousin Cattle Society is deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Hannah Brown.”

“Hannah was a young, enthusiastic professional woman in the agricultural industry. She was a bubbly, bright, happy person with a positive competitive streak in cattle showing.”

“Hannah will be greatly missed by all who knew her. Our thoughts go out to her fiancé, Ben, daughter Millie, her parents and all her family and friends. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.” the spokesperson concluded.

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Furthermore, a spokesperson for Northern Beltex Club, said: “The Northern Beltex Club is deeply saddened and shocked to hear the heartbreaking news of the passing of Hannah Brown.”

“A life of a young lady taken far too early who frankly could have achieved anything and who has many achievements already under her belt that some could only dream of.”

“Her love for sheep and cattle was second to none and her stockmanship skills just some of the best. Her smiling face, loud shout, and willingness to help anyone will be missed forever. Our thoughts are with Ben, Millie, Martin, and Val at this very sad time. Sleep tight and shine bright.” the spokesperson added.

‘One in a million’

A NEMSA spokesperson said: “Hannah was raised up full of NEMSA. Her mum Val was branch secretary and dad Martin branch chairman.”

“Hannah from a young age loved the Mule sheep, showing her parents sheep, and grandads, then buying and showing her own with great success.”

“I like to believe there is such a thing as heaven, so God you have gained one true stock person.”

“All our deepest thoughts go out to all Hannah’s family and friends at this sad time. Hannah, you were truly one in a million.” the spokesperson concluded.

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