Michelle Martin

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Michelle Martin graduated from Dublin City University (DCU) with a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, and previously worked for well-known names in the Irish media sector. In 2018 she moved to New York where she was responsible for public relations, social media, and communications at a fast-growing start-up. Michelle is a native of the Royal County and still believes in the Oxford comma.

DAERA staff raise over £9k for Air Ambulance NI
DAERA staff raise over £9k for Air Ambulance NI

Staff from the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA), along with their family and friends, have raised £9,680...

New environmental course for GCSE/AS-level students in NI
New environmental course for GCSE/AS-level students in NI

General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) and Advanced Subsidiary (AS)-level secondary school students in Northern Ireland will be able to...

Tributes paid to farming contractor’s son who died following crash
Tributes paid to farming contractor’s son who died following crash

Tributes are being paid to Co. Derry teenager, named locally as Max Boggs, who died following a two-car collision in...

Massey Ferguson gives one MF 8S a celebratory makeover
Massey Ferguson gives one MF 8S a celebratory makeover

Massey Ferguson has given one of its MF 8S tractors in England a makeover in honour of the Queen’s Platinum...

Assessment of Mournes wildfire damage underway
Assessment of Mournes wildfire damage underway

The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA), Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service (NIFRS) and the Police Service...

PwC to review DAERA’s handling of whistleblower vet’s concerns
PwC to review DAERA’s handling of whistleblower vet’s concerns

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has been appointed to carry out an external and independent review of the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural...

Tesco supports its UK egg suppliers with new contracts
Tesco supports its UK egg suppliers with new contracts

Tesco has today (Thursday, May 26) announced new five-year contracts for all of its five shell egg suppliers. These are:...

Avian Influenza Prevention Zone in NI lifted
Avian Influenza Prevention Zone in NI lifted

The Avian Influenza Prevention Zone (AIPZ) which was introduced back in November to help slow the spread of bird flu...

Over 1,900 UK farmers partook in the Big Farmland Bird Count
Over 1,900 UK farmers partook in the Big Farmland Bird Count

Over 1,900 farmers took part in this year’s Big Farmland Bird Count, organised by the Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust...

Tesco announces £10m support for UK pig industry
Tesco announces £10m support for UK pig industry

Tesco has announced funding of £10 million for its UK pig farmers, as the pork industry continues to face challenges...

NI: Less than a week to submit Single Applications
NI: Less than a week to submit Single Applications

Farmers in Northern Ireland have less than a week to submit Single Applications without financial penalty. The deadline for submission...

Antrim farmer fined £1,250 for causing water pollution
Antrim farmer fined £1,250 for causing water pollution

A 58-year-old farmer from Co. Antrim has been fined £1,250, and ordered to pay a £15 offender levy, for water...

Fermanagh farmer elected new UFU president
Fermanagh farmer elected new UFU president

David Brown, a livestock farmers from Co. Fermanagh, has been elected the new president of the Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU)....

Latest EFS application window opens for NI farmers
Latest EFS application window opens for NI farmers

The sixth tranche of the Environmental Farming Scheme (EFS) Higher Level is now open for applications, and will remain so...

The Fast and the Farmer-ish now casting for season two
The Fast and the Farmer-ish now casting for season two

The Fast and the Farmer-ish is looking for teams of three to take part in the television show’s second season....

M&S to showcase local agriculture at Balmoral 2022
M&S to showcase local agriculture at Balmoral 2022

UK supermarket Marks and Spencer (M&S), platinum sponsor of the Royal Ulster Agricultural Society’s (RUAS’s) annual show, will show its...

DAERA urged to publish review of response to animal-welfare concerns
DAERA urged to publish review of response to animal-welfare concerns

The Ulster Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (USPCA) has called on Northern Ireland’s Department of Agriculture, Environment and...

Bird flu: NI’s housing measures to end next week
Bird flu: NI’s housing measures to end next week

The mandatory housing measures introduced across the UK to help stop the spread of avian influenza (bird flu) will be...