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‘It was a very scary time as there was always the safety of the milk cheque coming in’

Donal and Teresa Leahy have been running Leahy's Open Farm since Donal inherited it from his parents, Eddie, and Eileen, in 2014. The staff has...

GP propose a phasing out of the live export of unweaned calves

The party wants to set a goal of a minimum target of 20,000 ha of afforestation per year over the next decade.

Share-farming on 180-acres of tillage

Pierce Maher - Young farmer - UCD Dairy business - plan - advice to young farmers

Compound feed prices increase

Compound feed prices increase despite the price of raw materials remaining unchanged.

Farming 1,000 deer, 350 wild boar and 150 goats in Cork

Patrick Mulcahy - Ballywillin House - Venison - Wild boar - Goats - Mitchelstown

Ewe chokes to death on fruit

Ewe chokes to death on fruit

‘I am proud to be the only female in the family that has made a career in agriculture’

22-year-old Jessica Connolly, Co. Monaghan, studied sustainable agriculture at Dundalk Institute of Technology and is a research and development co-ordinator at JMW Farms LTD.

Calls for new BDGP scheme based on breeding export-grade weanlings

The farm organisation wants to see a marketing strategy for suckler beef and PGI status specifically for sucklers.

‘I’m thankful to have her as a boss and my sister’

'I’m thankful to have her as a boss and my sister'

Swapping dairying for Highland and Belted Galloway cattle

DJ McAuliffe is a former pig and dairy farmer.

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No shipping activity for weanling bulls at Ennis Mart

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