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A vet student with a belief that ‘everything happens for a reason’

Holly O’Connell missed out on Ireland’s only veterinary medicine course by five CAO points, took a gap-year and now studies in Budapest.

Listen: ‘No matter where you are on the farm, you can see where John died’

Donal and Winnie Kennedy’s son was just 25-years-old when a farm accident claimed his life.

Suckler farmer ‘mauled’ by cow during herd test

The cow had calved only two days prior to the incident.

VIDEO: How these 3 farmers survived farm accidents

Farm accidents - farm safety - PTO shaft - shotgun - roof fall

New competition-focused site for farmers

New competition-focused site for farmers

Men jailed after stealing farm machinery worth over €118,000

They took a mechanical digger, a tractor and hedge cutter, a quad bike, trailers and other farming equipment.

PHOTOS: One of the first machinery auctions of 2020

PHOTOS: One of the first machinery auctions of 2020

5-year-old tractor crash victim returns home after 3 months in hospital

A 5-year-old, who was critically injured in a crash involving a tractor and quad bike, has returned home following three months in hospital.

Suckler farmer using Wagyu genetics gearing-up to increase herd to 250 cows

Paul Turley, who farms in Downpatrick, Co. Down, runs a 190-cow suckler farm with a major focus on Wagyu genetics. He has secured a contract with a retailer and beef processor for a year-round supply of Wagyu beef, with payment based on marbling.

HSA to inspect up to 200 farms from Monday

The Health and Safety Authority (HSA) will undertake a two-week inspection campaign to highlight on-going safety issues on farms.

Farmer’s Diary: When the littlest lamb met the biggest horse

Farmer's Diary: When the littlest lamb met the biggest horse

Mother and daughter killed in tractor collision

Women and child die following a collision tractor and quad bike.
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