Caroline Allen

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Caroline Allen

News Journalist

Caroline Allen is from a farming background in Co. Laois. She studied journalism at the College of Commerce, Rathmines, and lives outside Portlaoise.

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Virginia Show hosts young-stockperson demo day

Virginia Show hosts young-stockperson demo day

Virginia Show, in conjunction with the North East Breed Societies and the Irish Shows’ Association, will host a young stockperson...

Addressing challenges to farmed landscape

Addressing challenges to farmed landscape

The National Biodiversity Data Centre is this month, hosting a virtual Festival of Farmland Biodiversity focusing on challenges to addressing...

Nobber Show and Fair returns ‘bigger and better than ever’

Nobber Show and Fair returns ‘bigger and better than ever’

Nobber Show and Fair, Co. Meath is back this year on Sunday, May 22, at the back of Nobber national...

Giving a new role to an old Hunter strip-seeder machine

Giving a new role to an old Hunter strip-seeder machine

Kerry AgriBusiness and Munster Technological University (MTU) Kerry’s (formerly IT Tralee) agricultural engineering department recently joined forces to pinpoint the...

NOTS resumes organic and biological-agriculture themed farm walks

NOTS resumes organic and biological-agriculture themed farm walks

National Organic Skillnet (NOTS) is bringing back its series of farm walks in the areas of organic and biological agriculture...

Dr. Farrell: Women are ‘untapped potentials in rural development’

Dr. Farrell: Women are ‘untapped potentials in rural development’

Women in rural economies, in agriculture or in small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are probably one of the most untapped...

‘Rev For Trev’ tractor run remembers young farmer

‘Rev For Trev’ tractor run remembers young farmer

‘Rev For Trev’, a tractor run to raise funds for Pieta House and Teac Tom, will be held on May...

Man who will be buried on his farm bequeaths it to public

Man who will be buried on his farm bequeaths it to public

A 78-year-old farmer who won a planning battle to allow him to be buried in a private burial plot on...

Sligo teacher converts farm building into striking home

Sligo teacher converts farm building into striking home

A Co. Sligo teacher has converted a building, dating from 1842-1864, on her family farm into a striking home. Ciara...

Symbolic presentation to retiring CEO of FRS Network

Symbolic presentation to retiring CEO of FRS Network

A symbolic retirement presentation was made to Peter Byrne, former CEO of FRS Network, at the FRS Network headquarters in...

Ambassador farmers host walks for exchange of ideas

Ambassador farmers host walks for exchange of ideas

This year, Farming for Nature is organising another season of farm walks with many of its ambassador farmers to facilitate...

IRL celebrates 30 years with look at changing rural Ireland

IRL celebrates 30 years with look at changing rural Ireland

Irish Rural Link (IRL), the national network representing the interest of rural communities, is celebrating its 30th anniversary with a...

62.7ac Tinahely roadside holding new to market

62.7ac Tinahely roadside holding new to market

A circa 62.7ac roadside holding at Ballyrahan, Tinahely in Co. Wicklow, will go for online auction on Wednesday, June 8,...

Gus gets second chance at life after kidney transplant

Gus gets second chance at life after kidney transplant

Co. Louth man Gus Goss, who works for Cookstown Dairy Services in Ardee, has been given a second chance at...

‘Long Way Home’ Vintage Run gets ready to roll

‘Long Way Home’ Vintage Run gets ready to roll

A group of vintage tractor enthusiasts are about to embark on a fundraising challenge, driving from Mizen Head in Co....

FarmConnect puts farmers’ welfare first

FarmConnect puts farmers’ welfare first

An innovative new pilot programme, FarmConnect, has been developed to support Irish farmers in addressing some of the health and...

39ac roadside holding for sale in Sixmilebridge

39ac roadside holding for sale in Sixmilebridge

A roadside holding in Castlecrine, Sixmilebridge, Co. Clare, extending to circa 39ac in total, is on the market in three...

Pat goes from couch to Camino after fitness programme

Pat goes from couch to Camino after fitness programme

Retired farmer, Pat Crehan, has gone from his couch to the Camino after taking part in the Fit Farmers’ programme....