Kathleen O'Sullivan

Kathleen O
Kathleen O'Sullivan

News Journalist

Kathleen has recently graduated from University of Limerick with a degree in Journalism with Law, ending her studies with a nomination for Journalist of the Year in the National Student Media Awards 2020. She has done stints with the Independent and the Kerryman newspaper. Kathleen comes from a farming background, growing up on a beef farm in Co. Kerry.

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Extend a helping hand and a sincere smile to everyone in this season of goodwill

Extend a helping hand and a sincere smile to everyone in this season of goodwill

If you have a helping hand or a sincere smile you can spare for a member of your community in...

Oireachtas committee to discuss CAP with Macra

Oireachtas committee to discuss CAP with Macra

The Joint Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine will meet this evening (Wednesday, December 1) with representatives of Macra...

Government to oppose bill that would allow peat harvesting for horticulture

Government to oppose bill that would allow peat harvesting for horticulture

Minister of State at the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage Malcolm Noonan has confirmed that the government will...

Glanbia Co-op sets date for members to vote on Glanbia Ireland purchase

Glanbia Co-op sets date for members to vote on Glanbia Ireland purchase

Glanbia Co-op has announced that it will hold a Special General Meeting (SGM) of its eligible members on Friday, December...

New quad safety measures to come into force in 2023

New quad safety measures to come into force in 2023

Minister for Business, Employment and Retail Damien English has signed a statutory instrument to introduce new safety measures to help...

Law enacted to remove problems affecting rights of way

Law enacted to remove problems affecting rights of way

Minister for Justice Helen McEntee has welcomed the passage and enactment of the Land and Conveyancing Law Reform Act 2021,...

Total GHG emissions on the average dairy farm increased in 2020

Total GHG emissions on the average dairy farm increased in 2020

Total farm greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions on the average dairy farm increased in 2020, largely due to an increase in...

Minister ‘must reconsider plans to cut’ LEADER funding

Minister ‘must reconsider plans to cut’ LEADER funding

Sinn Féin spokesperson on rural development Claire Kerrane has called on the government to address falling levels of LEADER funding....

Replacement for beef forum ‘has many challenges ahead’

Replacement for beef forum ‘has many challenges ahead’

President of the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) Tim Cullinan has said that the new stakeholder forum for suckler and beef...

€15.5m announced for development of outdoor projects

€15.5m announced for development of outdoor projects

Minister for Rural and Community Development Heather Humphreys has announced €15.5 million in funding for 84 outdoor adventure projects. The...

SIPTU calls on government to support bill ‘providing greater rights’ to migrant workers

SIPTU calls on government to support bill ‘providing greater rights’ to migrant workers

SIPTU representatives have called on the government to reconsider its opposition to a bill which, if enacted, would provide migrant...

Weather to be unsettled overall, turning colder from midweek

Weather to be unsettled overall, turning colder from midweek

The weather this week will be unsettled overall, turning colder for a time from midweek, Met Éireann has forecast. Today...

Support local producers by purchasing a real Irish Christmas tree, minister encourages

Support local producers by purchasing a real Irish Christmas tree, minister encourages

Minister of State Pippa Hackett is encouraging the purchase of a real Irish Christmas tree this season to help support...

DAFM funding for Land Mobility Service to increase to €100k for 2022

DAFM funding for Land Mobility Service to increase to €100k for 2022

Minister for Agriculture, Food and Marine Charlie McConalogue has announced a 100% increase in his department’s funding for the Land...

€4m begins issuing to 1,000 farmers in Organic Farming Scheme

€4m begins issuing to 1,000 farmers in Organic Farming Scheme

Minister of State Pippa Hackett has announced the start of the 2021 advance payments for the Organic Farming Scheme (OFS). ...

Wind warnings in place with gusts of up to 110km/h to hit

Wind warnings in place with gusts of up to 110km/h to hit

A number of wind warnings are in place for Ireland with gusts of 90-110 km/h expected as Storm Arwen hits...

€16m in Sheep Welfare Scheme payments to begin

€16m in Sheep Welfare Scheme payments to begin

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Charlie McConalogue has announced the commencement of advance payments under year five of...

Global recognition for Kerry agri-environmental project

Global recognition for Kerry agri-environmental project

The MacGillycuddy Reeks EIP project has been named runner-up in a global mountain protection competition. The agri-environmental project, which is...