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‘Meeting farmers is what gets me through the day’

As part of this week’s Career Focus, That’s Farming speaks to Liam O’Donnell, a suckler farmer Mountbellew Agricultural College/GMIT graduate and agronomist at Grassland...

All you need to know about Mountbellew Agricultural College

In this week’s Career Focus segment, That’s Farming discuss Mountbellew Agricultural College’s history, farm, and courses. Mountbellew Agricultural College is located 50km northeast of...

Quiz: How well do you know Mountbellew Agricultural College?

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‘Always consider going abroad to fulfil your dream of becoming a vet’

As part of this week’s Student Focus, That’s Farming, speaks to Vivienne McDonagh about studying veterinary medicine in Poland, a gap year, and the...

19-year-old soaring to success on dairy show circuit

Rachel Corley may only be 19-years-old, but she has already competed in numerous cattle shows across the island of Ireland, the UK and Europe. A...

‘Dairy farming has always been a passion, but it also became my escape, following my father’s suicide’

“On Thursday, October 18th, 2012, my father, Trevor Morrow, lost his battle with his mental health. He was found at our family home after...

20-year-old with a burning desire to gain global dairy industry experience

When Clodagh Sherman completed her Leaving Certificate, she initially enrolled in a specialist language programme at University College Cork. The Galmoy, Co. Kilkenny native, who...

Re-entering dairy: ‘We sat down, crunched the numbers and drew up a 5-year plan’

Cathal Tighe (22) is a dairy farmer and agricultural science student from Aglish in north Tipperary, 5km from Borrisokane. The fourth-generation farmer runs a dairy...

Downsizing from 140 sucklers to establishing a 200-cow dairy herd

As part of this week's dairy segment, That's Farming speaks to Lloyd Hastings about his family dairy farm in Cavan.  19-year-old Lloyd Hastings divides his time...

‘There’s a future in contract rearing where beef farmers are rearing heifers off a dairy farm’

As part of this week’s dairy segment, Catherine Creighton speaks to Aidan Donnelly, a student at Mountbellew Agricultural College/GMIT, who is involved in the...
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