Ploughing 2023: ‘It’s like a hurler making it to an All-Ireland final - a dream'
Sarah O'Sullivan
Mooncoin farmer James Aylward can’t wait to compete at his first ever National Ploughing Championships and takes his training seriously – like all Kilkenny sportspeople.
17 September 2023 News
Ploughing 2023: the dairy farmer competing for the first time
Pat Doyle from Tullogher, Co Kilkenny, is ploughing in the national competition for the first time ever. He told Sarah O'Sullivan about how he got involved.
20 August 2023 News
Waterford farm opens its gates for Agri Aware open farm day
Members of the public are streaming through the gates of the Fitzgerald family farm in Portlaw, Co Waterford, to find out more about farming and food production.
Weekend weather: sunshine and showers with localised flooding
Met Éireann forecasts mixed and unsettled conditions this weekend, with sunshine and showers throughout the country.
18 August 2023 News
My Farming Week: Tom Tierney, Prosperous, Co Kildare
Tillage farmer, Tom Tierney, farms winter and spring cereal crops and forestry in a family driven operation.
16 August 2023 News
€10m announced for bio-based economy pilot projects
The closing date for applications to the €10m fund is 13 October.
16 August 2023 News
Dry Thursday before another wet weekend - Met Éireann
Met Éireann forecasts a mix of showers, sunny spells and breezy conditions for the weekend ahead.
16 August 2023 News
Ash dieback scheme needs to fully compensate farmers - IFA
The IFA has outlined a number of proposed changes to the Ash Dieback Scheme, including compensation for affected timber and tighter control measures.
16 August 2023 News
Food forum required to tackle food waste - senator
A 'rising lofty attitude to imperfect looking vegetables and fruit has led to excessive and needless waste', Fine Gael Senator Tim Lombard has said.
15 August 2023 News
Contractor who lost leg in farm accident taking on 24-hour cycling challenge
The 24-hour cycle will cross Galway to reach Croagh Patrick before returning to base in Clonfert, Co Galway.
15 August 2023 News
240 sheepdogs vie to be top dog at world trials
The four-day World Sheepdog Trials event is expected to attract over 50,000 spectators.
15 August 2023 News
Farmers’ party would ‘polarise’ political debate - Markey
Farmers' party would be “isolated away from mainstream politics”, said Colm Markey MEP.
14 August 2023 News