In 2018, Dr Sharon Greene, archaeologist and historian, on the 100th anniversary of her grandfather Dr Juan Greene’s birth, was charged with looking back on his life and achievements.

With multiple breakaway groups challenging the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) to represent the interests of farmers, the candidates have been questioned throughout the hustings on how they will restore unity to the organisation. It is fitting to look back at how it was achieved by the first leaders.