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Sheep
Sheep farmer views: ‘Disheartening’ to see chop in lamb prices
Niamh Gunn
Niamh Gunn speaks to sheep farmers to get their views on the drop in sheep prices and the proposed takeover of Kildare Chilling by Dawn Meats
1 February 2023 News
My Farming Week: Michael Needham, Croagh Patrick, Westport, Co Mayo
Michael Needham farms 40ac beside Croagh Patrick in Co Mayo. He keeps sucklers and sheep.
7 December 2022 News
Farmers react to Food Vision: ‘They’re trying to eliminate our suckler herd’
Niamh Gunn talks to beef farmers to get their views on the Food Vision beef report that recommends two reduction schemes to cut suckler numbers.
Cost of living not quenching Christmas tree demand
Niamh Gunn talks to Christmas tree growers around the country to get an insight into the demand for Christmas trees this year.
6 December 2022 News
Behind the scenes of the summer show: Mountbellew Show
In the last article of our series going behind the scenes of the summer shows, we talk to Frank Collevy, chairperson of Mountbellew Show. In conversation with Niamh Gunn.
31 August 2022 Features
My Country Living: Mauney Doyle of Iverk Show
A lifelong love of horticulture led Mauney Doyle to co-found the flower arranging competition at Iverk Show. In conversation with Niamh Gunn.
24 August 2022 Features
Behind the scenes of the summer show: Shane Maher of Tullow Show
As part of our series going behind the scenes of the summer shows with the dedicated volunteers, this week we talk to Shane Maher of Tullow Agricultural Show. In conversion with Niamh Gunn.
17 August 2022 Features
Behind the scenes of the summer show: John Hassett, Cappamore Show
In this week’s behind the scenes of the summer shows we talk to John Hassett, secretary of Cappamore Agricultural Show in Co Limerick. In conversation with Niamh Gunn.
10 August 2022 Features
First time exhibitor bags 16,000gns
Niamh Gunn reports from the British Limousin Cattle Society 50th anniversary sale last Friday, where young stock breeder Charlotte Martin took home 16,000gns.
5 August 2022 News
Behind the scenes of the summer show: Chelsey Cox McDonald of Tullamore Show
Our new series goes behind the scenes with the dedicated volunteers. This week we talk to Chelsey Cox McDonald of Tullamore Agricultural Show. In conversion with Niamh Gunn.
3 August 2022 Features
Watch: store bullocks on fire in Ballymahon
Niamh Gunn reports from Ballymahon Mart for its weekly sale of cattle on Thursday, with a particular interest in store bullocks at this week’s sale.
28 July 2022 News
In pictures: buyers ‘anxious for cattle’ in Tullamore
Niamh Gunn reports from Tullamore Mart for its sale of heifers, bullocks and dry cows last Thursday, with over 200 cattle on offer at the sale.
25 July 2022 Markets