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‘Quad bikes and scramblers are not toys’

The RSA and An Garda Síochána have launched a new public awareness campaign to highlight the dangers of quad bikes and scramblers pose to...

Murphy’s Motors to celebrate 60 years by giving away New Holland tractor

2020 marks the 60th year anniversary from when local farm machinery business, Murphy’s Motors, Glenmore, opened their doors and became part of the New...

How to spot badger activity on your land

Written by the Department of Agriculture, Food, and the Marine. Badgers are not the sole cause of bovine TB in cattle, but they are an...

Farmer selling British Blue cattle in memory of late wife

A 75-year-old farmer plans to sell a number of his British Blue cattle to raise funds for charity, in memory of his wife. Emyr Wigley...

Covid-19 Level 5: TB testing – what farmers should know

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine has introduced certain flexibilities in relation to the TB testing of cattle. These are the same conditions...

PHOTOS: Detached dwelling house with land in 8 divisions for €275,000

A detached dwelling house, outbuildings, holding yard and circa 9.87 hectares/c.24.369-acres are for sale in Cavan. O’ Reilly Taylor and Tweedy has introduced the property...

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...

‘If approved, this PGI status has the potential to improve the market positioning of Irish beef’

Stakeholders on the Beef Taskforce have agreed in principle to support the draft application for PGI status for Irish grass-fed beef. Following yesterday’s meeting, the Minister for Agriculture,...

Department of Ag recalls hand sanitiser

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, has removed the hand sanitiser product Virapro Hand Sanitiser (PCS 100409) from the...

Weather: Hail with lows of 4 degrees

There will be sunny spells and scattered showers today (Friday, October 23rd), mainly in the west and north, according to Met Éireann. Temperatures will reach...

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Major decline in number of southern cattle moving north for slaughter

Base quotes for-in spec U-3 grade prime cattle ranged from 354- 360p/kg across plants in Northern Ireland this week, according to the Livestock and...

‘Quad bikes and scramblers are not toys’

The RSA and An Garda Síochána have launched a new public awareness campaign to highlight the dangers of quad bikes and scramblers pose to...

Stronger weanling bulls a tougher sell at Castlerea Mart

“Good” numbers of stock turned out for Castlerea Mart's online-only sale under Level 5 Covid-19 restrictions, according to Brendan Egan. Store heifers met with a...

You are not a real mart-goer if you do not…

Own a pair of dealer boots; Wear a quilted jacket; Attend mart sales weekly; Talk about cattle prices every hour of the day; ...