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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...

‘I won’t deny that I had to prove myself twice to many farmers’

Ciara Byers, a 19-year-old dairy farmer from Co. Cavan, studies agricultural science at UCD.

‘Despite coming from a tillage background, my absolute favourite thing to do is to milk cows’

Emily Gowing comes from a tillage farming background and is studying a BSc in Agriculture at Waterford Institute of Technology student.

Women in Ag: Olivia Grant

TikToker, Olivia Grant, and family farm up to 800 beef cattle in Co. Tipperary.

‘I am so excited to get out and get practicing as a vet’

22-year-old Leah McDermott, Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland, who hails from an equine background, studies veterinary medicine at the University of Surrey.

Studying an ag science degree and farming 500 breeding ewes

Hannah Grimes studies sustainable farm management and agri-business at Institute of Technology Carlow (Wexford Campus) and runs a sheep flock with her father.

Juggling motherhood, farming, and veterinary medicine

UCD graduate, Ciara Kinsella, a Wexford native, juggles life as a part-time farmer at Tykillen Farm, part-time vet, mother, and wife.

VIDEO: ‘I get some funny looks when people realise it’s a woman driving a tractor’

Daphne Scott is a sheep farmer who runs her own dog grooming and boarding business called Precious Pets

‘There is still discrimination against female farmers’

Miriam and Rachel Hastings, are teachers and sheep and suckler farmers from Co. Galway. They are the duo behind the Keeping up with the Hastings Instagram.

How this 28-year-old ‘fell in love with farming all over again’

Ruth Parks works as a pharmacy dispensary assistant and runs a herd of pedigree Shorthorn cattle under the 'Parkview' prefix in Co. Armagh.

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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; ...