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‘When I drive into a yard or field to go baling, I’m met with blank stares or twenty questions’

“I went to an all-girls secondary school where agriculture as a subject was not taught and not encouraged as a career path,” explained Chloe...

Life as a large animal vet nurse

“I had equine science on my CAO but ended up going for veterinary nursing.” Those are the words of 32-year-old Lisa O’Kelly, who now works...

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

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5 arrested after €110,000 cannabis farm discovered

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VIDEO: 50 in-calf heifers with ‘power and style’ set for O’Connor’s sale

From humble beginnings to international interest, Martin O’Connor’s hotly-anticipated in-calf heifer sale is an annual highlight in the suckler farming calendar. Sales rings have been...