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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...

‘I have always wanted to do veterinary medicine for as long as I can remember’

Nicole Bratton grew up on a sheep farm and is studying veterinary medicine at University of Nottingham School of Veterinary Medicine and Science at Sutton Bonington campus.

‘I am the only girl working in the sheep yard at Ballinrobe Mart’

Anne Biggins grew up on a suckler and sheep farm in The Neale, Co. Mayo and studies agricultural science at Waterford Institute of Technology. She works as a livestock drover at Aurivo Ballinrobe Mart.

The man behind the video

Donal anderson farms 130 ewes in Bohernabreena, Tallaght, Co. Dublin

Sheepdog training tips for beginners

Sheepdog training tips for beginners.

Farmer’s Diary: A sheepdog training project with two new pups

Former professional chef, Clodagh Hughes, runs a sheep enterprise on the Monaghan/Louth border near Inniskeen. What a difference a week can make. I wanted to...

VIDEO: Sheepdog sells for record-breaking £20,000

A new world record price for a working sheepdog was set at a virtual online auction recently. Henna, a November-2016-born tri-coloured bitch, sold for £20,000...

Farmer’s Diary: We need to talk about Blackie…

That’s Farming’s weekly contributor, Clodagh Hughes, runs a sheep enterprise on the Monaghan/Louth border near Inniskeen. This week, she shares the story behind her dog, Blackie.

How to take care of your farm dog

Farm dogs - sheepdog - guard dog - dog health and welfare

Four seasons in one day at Clonmany Show

Tackling four seasons in one day didn’t faze the happy punters at Clonmany Agricultural Show.

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Minister McConalogue urges food and agri-businesses to complete their preparations for Brexit

New regulatory checks will apply to trade with and through the UK from 1 January 2021 The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie...

Assistance provided for Teagasc Students

Teagasc has confirmed that it is to fund a Covid payment to Teagasc students and provide a Teagasc laptop loan scheme. Similar supports were introduced...

From farming simulator to the reality, a YouTubers journey.

A YouTuber from Co Longford has been documenting farming in a very different way online. Phillip Stewart who runs the Farmer Phil channel divides his...

Weanlings Sale & Suckler Cows on Sale at Roscommon Mart

   Weanlings Sale & Suckler Cows on Sale at Roscommon Mart Good numbers were on offer again this week with a firm trade for...