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Men due in court after €122,000 drugs seizure in rural area

Gardaí have arrested two men and seized more than €122,000 worth of drugs in Turloughmore, Co Galway. Gardaí attached to the Galway Divisional Drugs Unit...

Weather: Snow expected this week

Met Éireann has issued a new weather advisory for Ireland as falls of snow are expected in the coming days. The national forecaster has warned...

Beef trade: Prices increase by 5-10c/kg in some plants

Beef prices have strengthened again this week, rising by 5c-10c/kg in some factories, according to IFA livestock chairman, Brendan Golden. He said bullocks are making...

Capsized cattle ship: Search suspended due to weather and third crewmember found alive

A third crew member from the Gulf Livestock 1, which capsized whilst carrying just under 6,000 cattle and 43 crew, has been found alive,...

‘I was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 33’ – vet

A campaign has been launched, urging men and women across the veterinary profession to check themselves regularly for signs of breast cancer. Vet Your Breasts...

Shearer jailed after beating lamb to death

A 51-year-old shearing contractor, who repeatedly struck a lamb causing its death, has been jailed. Christopher John Tredinnick appeared before Alexandra District Court in New...

Irish dairy sector post-quota: Lowest milk price but highest margin

A new report on the Irish dairy industry and its position relative to a number of leading EU countries as well as New Zealand...

‘Determination, passion and commitment are essential to succeed in agriculture’

Although Charlotte Houston does not hail from a farming background, the 18-year-old aspires to run her own farm someday. She has a desire to farm in an “environmentally friendly manner, producing high-quality...

‘Talking to different farmers each day you will no doubt learn something new’

WIT graduate, Miriam Dineen, wears several hats as a dairy farmer and sales representative for an agri company. The 22-year-old hails from Cahirbarnagh, Rathmore, Co....

‘World’s first tea-infused cow’s milk cheese launches

Two award-winning Kiwi companies have partnered to produce what they regard as the “world’s first” tea-infused cow’s milk cheese. The product is the brainchild of...

20-year-old with a burning desire to gain global dairy industry experience

When Clodagh Sherman completed her Leaving Certificate, she initially enrolled in a specialist language programme at University College Cork. The Galmoy, Co. Kilkenny native, who...

Nuffield Scholar: How the health status of Irish farmers impacts the sustainability of farming

As part of a new series, That’s Farming interviews 2019 Nuffield Scholars. In this article, editor, Catherina Cunnane, speaks to Alison Holmes. How long have you...
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