Mairtin De Barra

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Mairtin De Barra

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Mairtín de Barra has over 20 years' experience in the TV and film industries. He spent five years working for the BBC, making documentaries, short films for the One Show, and entertainment series. His work has been seen by tens of millions of viewers. He has also made programming for RTÉ and digital. Prior to this he directed and produced drama, and has an Emmy nomination to his name.

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Festive Holly, an Irish Tradition

Festive Holly, an Irish Tradition

John Lord of Ratoath Garden centre, and Niall Mac Ciotir, author, take us through the significance of Holly in Ireland.

A tradition of rearing turkeys on Meath family farm

A tradition of rearing turkeys on Meath family farm

Paul Hogan of Hogan farms has an unusual method of farming turkeys for Christmas, keeping his family tradition of supplying...

Bernard and Aisling Heavey – A Lely Christmas

Bernard and Aisling Heavey – A Lely Christmas

Lely’s greatest satisfaction is knowing that you and your family can all enjoy Christmas together. Watch their short video where...

George Goes Dairy Farming: 18 All-Ireland wins and 225 cows in Co. Cork

George Goes Dairy Farming: 18 All-Ireland wins and 225 cows in Co. Cork

‘George Goes Dairy Farming’ series three is now back to your screens. This innovative, farm-focused series is proudly brought to...

Technology driving success on Co. Tyrone farm

Technology driving success on Co. Tyrone farm

Herdwatch allows farmers to spend less time on paperwork so they can spend more time on things that really matter...

Treating slurry now more important than ever

Treating slurry now more important than ever

Farmers are now looking seriously at the effects of slurry on soil health and future fertiliser bills, it as an...

Beef Focus: Zero grazing, bull beef and TB turmoil in Meath

Beef Focus: Zero grazing, bull beef and TB turmoil in Meath

David Drumm is a suckler, beef and tillage farmer based between Athboy and Delvin on the Meath-Westmeath border. He is...

Kuhn brings the Espro Min-Til seed drill to Ireland

Kuhn brings the Espro Min-Til seed drill to Ireland

The Espro range of seed drills from Kuhn was originally launched four years ago. After several upgrades the latest model...

IFA ‘Day of Rallies’ continues in Roscommon

IFA ‘Day of Rallies’ continues in Roscommon

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA’s) ‘Day of Rallies’ is continuing this afternoon (Friday, October 8), with farmers and IFA leaders...

Newly elected president of INHFA expresses excitement at new position

Newly elected president of INHFA expresses excitement at new position

The newly elected president of the Irish Natura and Hill Farmers’ Association, Vincent Roddy, spoke to Agriland just after is...

ICSA outlines its proposals for CAP Strategic Plan

ICSA outlines its proposals for CAP Strategic Plan

More funding needs to be provided for young farmers under the new Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), according to the Irish...

Dairy Focus: ‘Organic dairy made more financial sense’

Dairy Focus: ‘Organic dairy made more financial sense’

In this week’s Dairy Focus, Agriland made the trip to the ‘Rebel’ county to meet Seamus Ahern on his organic...

Big Fords and classic tillage in Co Kilkenny

Big Fords and classic tillage in Co Kilkenny

Austin Rothwell is a self confessed Ford fanatic, especially those models with six cylinders under the bonnet. There were plenty...

Dairy Focus: Paving a path into dairying on a leased farm

Dairy Focus: Paving a path into dairying on a leased farm

In this week’s Dairy Focus, Agriland made the trip to Co. Waterford to meet Maighréad Barron on her Clonea Power...

Kverneland sets the pace with FastBale baler

Kverneland sets the pace with FastBale baler

Non stop round baling has been a dream of many for years. It is now a reality according to Kverneland,...

Tanco’s trailed mowers at work in Tipperary

Tanco’s trailed mowers at work in Tipperary

Tanco has quietly launched a set of triple mowers that fold along a trailed frame for transport, rather than upright...

Harvesting gluten free oats for Glanbia with Claas and Valtra

Harvesting gluten free oats for Glanbia with Claas and Valtra

Agriland visited an oat-harvesting operation in Co. Laois where Jeremy O’Toole from Tullow, Co. Carlow demonstrates the work he has...

Cashel Mart unveils new dairy cow sale method

Cashel Mart unveils new dairy cow sale method

Cashel Mart in Co. Tipperary is set to host a ‘virtual sale’ of High Economic Breeding Index (EBI) weanling and...