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Government website says 40% of marts don’t have decent broadband – TD

According to the Government’s website, 40% of marts across the country have a poor broadband service which requires upgrading, as highlighted by Denis Naughten TD. 68...

‘Trying to sell 450 animals mixed in pens by tender showed absolutely no understanding of how marts operate’

PJ Buckley, chief executive of GVM Group, has said it is very disappointing that marts have been hit with further restrictions right in the...

In-calf heifers reach €2,620 at Dowra Mart

Trade for quality lots held well at Dowra Mart’s online-only sale on Saturday (October 24th), according to a spokesperson. Speaking following the sale, the spokesperson...

Average prices back €10/head at Ennis Mart

Just under 750 lots were offered for sale at Ennis Mart on Tuesday (October 27th), according to a spokesperson. They noted that three rings were...

List: 19 livestock marts with less than 30mbps broadband

Independent TD, Denis Naughton, has compiled a list of the 19 marts with less than 30mbps broadband as reported on broadband.gov.ie. He conducted a review...

‘If off-licenses can stay open, there can be no reason to prohibit the ring-side sale of livestock’

The Irish Natura & Hill Farmers Association has called on the Minister for Agriculture, Food, and the Marine, and Government to make immediate changes...

VIDEO: ‘I did get to speak to the Minister for Agriculture, but it seems it has fallen on deaf ears’

A video of a mart manager making an emotional appeal following the implementation of level 5 restrictions has garnered just under 200,000 views. Level 5...

‘A blend of online and in-person bidding is the fairest and best auction process for livestock’

Farmers should be reassured that their local mart is open for business this week, Ray Doyle, Livestock & Environmental Services Executive of ICOS has...

Bullocks up €35/hd on last year at Ennis Mart

Almost 600 bullocks were presented for sale at Ennis Mart’s online-only sale on Friday (October 23rd).  Speaking following the sale, a spokesperson said: “Cattle are...

Mart Quiz: Are you a judge of weanling prices?

Prices and prices from Ballymote Mart's weanling sale held on Friday, October 23rd. Loading…

Opinion: ‘A farmer who does not own a smartphone/computer should not be excluded from buying livestock’

The Department of Agriculture, Food, and the Marine, in a statement, complemented farmers’ abilities to adapt with Covid-19, how they are frontline workers in...

PHOTOS: Clearance rate just shy of 50% at Hereford sale in Kilmallock Mart

50% of entries offered for sale at the final autumn Hereford sale of the 2020 calendar found new homes. The sale took place in GVM...
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5 arrested after €110,000 cannabis farm discovered

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VIDEO: 50 in-calf heifers with ‘power and style’ set for O’Connor’s sale

From humble beginnings to international interest, Martin O’Connor’s hotly-anticipated in-calf heifer sale is an annual highlight in the suckler farming calendar. Sales rings have been...