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What to consider before turning out ewes and lambs

Housing ewes and lambs - bad ground conditions - Eamon Patten, Teagasc - lamb mortality

PHOTOS: Farmer welcomes quintuplet lambs

PHOTOS: Farmer welcomes quintuplet lambs

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

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

VIDEO: Producing organic grass-fed beef and lamb for decades

The Shackleton family farm 320-acres and having been providing organic grass-fed beef and lamb to their customers since 1996.

VIDEO: Residential farm with guide price of €240,000 ‘ideal for hobby farmer’

A 5-bedroom farmhouse on circa 18.43-acres is set for auction next month unless previously sold. Guiding at €240,000, the property at Derrynasagart, Ballyvourney, Macroom, Co....

Running one of Ireland’s largest sheep farms spanning 1,700-acres

Situated at the gateway to the Connemara region, nestled at the foot of the Sheeffry Mountains with the towering Mweelrea as its backdrop, is...

PHOTOS: One of the first machinery auctions of 2020

PHOTOS: One of the first machinery auctions of 2020

‘The dream target is to have 1,000 cows’

The Hayes family, Thomas, Donal, and Liam, milk 240 cows. The owners of Tippeary Cheese have over over 30 varieties of soft cheese, yoghurts, and cultured creams.

Annual payment of €400/ha for management of rushes proposed

A draft framework document, with proposals relating to the management of the Natura 2000 network, which consists of Special Areas of Conversation and Special Protection Areas, has been published.

Long Read: Farming 500-acres in Vermont, USA

Long Read: Farming 500-acres in Vermont, USA - The Richardson family has a Jersey herd and maple enterprise. They also manufacture split rail fence out of native white ash and white cedar woods.

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Country music: From Ballaghaderreen to Nashville

Regina McDermott is a talented vocalist from Ballaghaderreen, Co. Roscommon. Her experience in many genres of music has made her one of the most universal...

Dairy cow numbers to increase to 1.65 million by 2027 -Teagasc

Teagasc is predicting that by 2027, dairy cow numbers will increase to 1.65 million. The forecast is contained in the state agency’s 2027 Sectoral Road...

Male (31) due in court charged with hare coursing on farmland

A 31-year-old man from Yorkshire has been charged with hare coursing on farmland. A North Yorkshire Police officer was on routine patrol near Great Edstone,...

No shipping activity for weanling bulls at Ennis Mart

Just over 600 entries were on offer at Ennis Mart on Tuesday (November 24th), according to a spokesperson. Speaking following the sale, the spokesperson said:...