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Farming five minute Q&A: Macra na Feirme President

Farming five minute Q&A: Macra na Feirme President

Farming Five Minute Q&A: Macra na Feirme National President 2013-2015 Kieran O’Dowd  What makes Macra na Feirme unique? Its diversity in the...

June 21, 2013

Top chef for five-star Doonbeg

Top chef for five-star Doonbeg

The five-star The Lodge at Doonbeg has today appointed Heiko Riebant executive head chef. Riebant joins Doonbeg from The Sheen Falls Lodge...

June 21, 2013

ICOS re-elections

ICOS re-elections

Bertie O’Leary has been re-elected President and Martin Keane has been re-elected vice-president of, the Irish Co-operative Organisation Society (ICOS),...

June 21, 2013

Sweet as Siúcra

Sweet as Siúcra

Indulge with Siúcra’s Italian lemon pie. While Irish summer weather can be unpredictable, enjoy some sunshine in a pie with Siúcra’s...

June 21, 2013

Cattle slaughterings increased in May

Cattle slaughterings increased in May

The number of cattle slaughtered in May 2013 was 10.9 per cent higher than in May 2012, according to the latest data from...

June 21, 2013

Marrying a farmer

Marrying a farmer

Thinking of marrying a farmer? Perhaps you should read this list before you do. Apparently in the 1940s and 50s,...

June 20, 2013

Dublin climate gathering outlines low carbon ideas

Dublin climate gathering outlines low carbon ideas

Dublin Climate Gathering has this evening launched ‘Plan C’, a plan for a European, national and local action to build...

June 19, 2013

New trailed sprayer from John Deere

New trailed sprayer from John Deere

John Deere has added the new 5200-litre R952i sprayer to its trailed range, to meet the demand for a high...

June 18, 2013

New cab for John Deere 5E series tractors

New cab for John Deere 5E series tractors

Designed to provide more comfort, performance and versatility, John Deere’s 5E Series three-cylinder utility tractors are available from this spring...

June 18, 2013

Call to speed up conservation appeals

Call to speed up conservation appeals

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Community Affairs, Éamon Ó Cuív TD, has called on the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the...

June 18, 2013

Preparing for the Irish dairy boom

Preparing for the Irish dairy boom

A major Teagasc Open Day for the Irish dairy industry will take place in Teagasc Moorepark, Fermoy, Co Cork, on...

June 18, 2013

North Kildare Sheep Producer Group

North Kildare Sheep Producer Group

The North Kildare Sheep Producer Group has launched a bursary offering a young sheep farmer or a candidate interested in...

June 17, 2013

Macra’s vie for AIB club of the year

Macra’s vie for AIB club of the year

Thousands of rural young people in Macra clubs across the country strive to improve their community and their club through...

June 17, 2013

Stay safe while on the farm

Stay safe while on the farm

Prof Stephan Van den Broucke, a leading expert on prevention of accidents and ill health, will be the keynote speaker...

June 17, 2013

Shake-up at Glanbia

Shake-up at Glanbia

There has been a shake-up at the board of Glanbia Co-operative Society. Robert Prendergast and Brendan Hayes have ceased to...

June 17, 2013

Farmers call for greater flexibility on nitrates

Farmers call for greater flexibility on nitrates

The Irish Farmers Association (IFA) is calling for a strong scientific submission from An Teagasc to support necessary changes to...

June 17, 2013

Fathers day of rest

Fathers day of rest

Don’t forget Fathers Day is today and if you are looking for a special gift for your dad, here’s some...

June 15, 2013

Milk price increases set for all co-ops

Milk price increases set for all co-ops

Milk prices are set to increase in all co-ops around the country. Irish Farmers Association (IFA) National Dairy Committee Chairman...

June 13, 2013