William Kellett

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William Kellett

Journalism Intern

William Kellett is a third year Journalism and New Media student at the University of Limerick. He hails from Co. Meath and comes from a farming background on both sides of his family. Outside of writing he is a former winner of the Irish National Racing Driver of the Year award.

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UK pig industry posts further reductions in antibiotic use

UK pig industry posts further reductions in antibiotic use

New figures show the amount of antibiotic prescribed to treat pigs on UK farms in 2020 fell by 5%, bringing...

Royal Highland Showcase reveals equestrian entry figures

Royal Highland Showcase reveals equestrian entry figures

The Royal Highland Showcase, in Partnership with Royal Bank of Scotland, has revealed strong entry figures for its equestrian classes....

Moy Park launches new apprenticeship scheme

Moy Park launches new apprenticeship scheme

Moy Park has announced a new apprenticeship programme designed to nurture the next generation of engineering talent. The four-year programme...

White’s announce Barclay Bell as grower of the year

White’s announce Barclay Bell as grower of the year

Barclay Bell from Rathfriland, Co. Down, has been awarded the John Finnan Oat Quality Award by White’s Oats, for his...

Sommet de l’Élevage confirms plans for extended live show in October

Sommet de l’Élevage confirms plans for extended live show in October

Organisers of one of Europe’s largest livestock shows, the Sommet de l’Élevage, have confirmed that they plan to host a...

Hutchinson Feeds announces 3-year commitment to Air Ambulance NI

Hutchinson Feeds announces 3-year commitment to Air Ambulance NI

Hutchinson Feeds has announced a three-year partnership with the charity, Air Ambulance Northern Ireland, which includes an annual donation to...

UKRI launches £20 million research centre for tackling carbon emissions

UKRI launches £20 million research centre for tackling carbon emissions

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) is demonstrating its commitment to tackling carbon emissions from industrial clusters with the launch of...

Royal Highland Showcase reveals livestock entry figures for 2021 show

Royal Highland Showcase reveals livestock entry figures for 2021 show

The Royal Highland Showcase, in Partnership with Royal Bank of Scotland, has revealed excellent livestock entry figures for its sheep,...

Water pollution trend in NI is ‘concerning’ – Sugden

Water pollution trend in NI is ‘concerning’ – Sugden

Independent MLA Claire Sugden has expressed concern that water pollution discharges that exceed permitted limits are continuing to rise in...

World’s second largest meat producer acquires Vivera in €341 million deal

World’s second largest meat producer acquires Vivera in €341 million deal

JBS, the world’s largest protein company and second-largest food and meat producer, has entered into an agreement to purchase Vivera,...

2 people arrested after dispute at Carlisle Limousin sale

2 people arrested after dispute at Carlisle Limousin sale

A man and a woman were arrested after a dispute broke out at a Limousin cattle sale at Borderway Mart...

Arla Foods aims to become carbon net zero by 2050

Arla Foods aims to become carbon net zero by 2050

European dairy giant Arla Foods has set an ambitious science-based climate target of reducing carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e) emissions by...

Poots announces launch of Tranche 5 for the Environmental Farming Scheme

Poots announces launch of Tranche 5 for the Environmental Farming Scheme

Northern Ireland Agriculture Minister Edwin Poots has announced that the higher level of the Environmental Farming Scheme (EFS) Tranche 5,...

NI marts: Sellers permitted to return ringside on May 3

NI marts: Sellers permitted to return ringside on May 3

It has been confirmed that sellers will be permitted to return ringside to marts in Northern Ireland from Monday, May...

Work continues on £10 million project at Belfast Wastewater Treatment Works

Work continues on £10 million project at Belfast Wastewater Treatment Works

Development is underway of a £10 million programme of work at Belfast Wastewater Treatment Works, Duncrue, to construct two new...

Trade deal formally approved between the UK and the EU

Trade deal formally approved between the UK and the EU

The president of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, has welcomed the news of the approval of the post-Brexit...

13,500 trees planted at Kirkistown Race Circuit

13,500 trees planted at Kirkistown Race Circuit

The 500 Motor Racing Club of Ireland have completed a massive tree planting exercise at Kirkistown Race Circuit, with help...

Iverk Show officially cancelled for 2021

Iverk Show officially cancelled for 2021

Organisers of the Iverk Show, the longest running agricultural show in Ireland, have officially announced the cancellation of the event...