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‘I always get looks when bidding for cattle in the mart’

18-year-old Danielle Healy runs a suckler herd with her grandfather and is a student in Scoil Mhuire, Strokestown.

‘I could drive a tractor before I could ever drive a car’ – Queen of the Plough

2019 Queen of the Plough, Siobhán Dermody, is a WIT graduate, suckler farmer and works as a research operations administrator at Teagasc.

‘I think dairy herds have become far too big’

34-year-old John Kelleher runs a dairy, sheep and suckler enterprises and is a qualified agricultural mechanic.

Young farmer builds successful contracting company from scratch

Padhraic Bourke - Young contractor - contractor of the week

The life of a suckler farmer on Inis Mór

Brian Powell - Farming on Inis Mór - Aran Islands - Island life

Encouraging the next generation of farmers

Fiona and Michael Murphy from Co. Mayo are guiding and encouraging their children, Cillian (7) and Aoife (3), to carry on a long-standing farming tradition.

‘Without farming, there is no future’ – 32-year-old farmer

32-year-old Hannah Rose is a farmer, artist, photographer and brand ambassador, is a juggling act for 32-year-old Hannah Rose.

‘I fear that small-scale suckler farms like my own may become a thing of the past’

Shane Joyce, Cliften, Co. Galway runs a sheep and suckler farm with his father and works on a 300-acre dairy farm in Co. Waterford.

Suckler farmer ditches plan to become teacher after studying ag course 2

18-year-old Saoirse McGovern lives on a 45-cow suckler farm and studies at Ballyhaise Agricultural College, Co. Cavan.

Suckler farmer ditches plan to become teacher after studying ag course

Growing up on a 45-cow suckler farm, many may be under the impression that it was a natural progression for Saoirse McGovern to pursue...

‘We moved to the farm with nothing but some money in the bank’

29-year-old Rachel Evetts, and her partner, Jake of Manor Farm are chasing their farming dream on South Devon Coast.

Student designs farm safety device to prevent injuries and death from machinery

Cathal O’Sullivan from Cork has been named the overall winner of the ABP Farm Safety Award at the 2021 BT Young Scientist and Technology...
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