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‘I love working in the mart’ – 22-year-old suckler farmer

This week’s Women in Ag segment features Caroline Doherty, a 22-year-old Mountbellew Agricultural College student, suckler farmer and Drumshanbo Mart employee. 22-year-old Caroline Doherty...

18-year-old’s venture into pedigree polled Dorsets

This week as part of our sheep segment, we spoke to an 18-year-old sheep farmer Chloe McGinty, about her venture into pedigree polled Dorset...

‘I purchased my first-ever calf at the mart for €80’

Rebecca Ryan, 21, studied childcare after her Leaving Cert, but later studied a level 5 certificate in agriculture at Ballyhaise Agricultural College, before beginning a level 6 in dairy herd management.

VIDEO: How purchasing a suck calf at a mart shaped this young woman’s future

Suckler farmer and student, Sinead Conry from Co. Roscommon

‘My love for livestock started when I had to calf a cow when himself was at silage’

Rachel Connolly may be a social care graduate, but she now has her sights set on full-time dairy farming. The 23-year-old, who resides in Mitchelstown,...

20-year-old farmer beats cancer during Covid-19 pandemic

In this week's Women in Ag segment, Eimear Spain discusses her cancer battle, organic dairy farming and her studies at Kildalton Agricultural College.  In late...

‘I am an all-rounder on the farm’ – 19-year-old

In this week’s Women in Ag segment, That’s Farming, speaks to Kirsten Henry (19), Northern Ireland, about dairy farming, relief farm work, and studying...

‘Dad gave me the go-ahead but was persistent that I was only torturing myself’

In this week’s Women in Ag segment, Hannah Orr discusses establishing her own sheep farm, her agricultural studies and her views on women in...

‘I also got to spend a whole night in my own bed on Sunday’

In this week’s Farmer’s Diary, sheep farmer, Clodagh Hughes, discusses sleep deprivation during lambing 2021, watery mouth, spreading pig slurry and sheepdog training. Farm...

Profiles: 7 farmers who are ‘still feeding the nation’ during the Covid-19 crisis

Profiles: 7 farmers who are 'still feeding the nation' during the Covid-19 crisis
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