Dublin

City commonage farmers campaign for cattle grids

City commonage farmers campaign for cattle grids

Farmers in Glenasmole, near Tallaght in Dublin, are campaigning for the installation of cattle grids to prevent their sheep from...

January 28, 2018

Dublin pumpkin grower carves out a busy lifestyle

Dublin pumpkin grower carves out a busy lifestyle

Co. Dublin pumpkin grower, Denise Buckley, is currently busy on her third-generation family farm, as Halloween fast approaches. She is...

October 15, 2017

City farmers affected by increased recreational use of Dublin Mountains

City farmers affected by increased recreational use of Dublin Mountains

Increased recreational use of the Dublin Mountains is impacting on some city farmers, who are facing issues such as sheep...

September 17, 2017

International animal genetics conference in Dublin this week

International animal genetics conference in Dublin this week

Over 700 scientists from 52 countries gathered in University College Dublin (UCD) yesterday (Monday, July 17), for the start of the...

July 18, 2017

Dublin to host renowned Guinness X Meatopia festival

Dublin to host renowned Guinness X Meatopia festival

The Guinness X Meatopia festival is on its way to Dublin and will showcase what it describes as the “very best...

June 11, 2017

Flavours of Fingal County Show brings farming to the city

Flavours of Fingal County Show brings farming to the city

The fifth annual Flavours of Fingal County Show, held in the grounds of Newbridge House and Farm, Donabate, is taking...

May 31, 2017

‘Cost of Shannon-Dublin water pipeline out of kilter with rural funding’

‘Cost of Shannon-Dublin water pipeline out of kilter with rural funding’

The cost of the Shannon-Dublin water pipeline is out of kilter with rural funding, according to ICSA General Secretary Eddie...

February 12, 2017

New Greenways Strategy in the pipeline from Department of Tourism

New Greenways Strategy in the pipeline from Department of Tourism

The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport is planning to develop a new strategy for the future development and funding of...

December 23, 2016

Video: All-Ireland winners visit farm where Bothar animals are hand-reared

Video: All-Ireland winners visit farm where Bothar animals are hand-reared

Two Dublin senior football stars, alongside their Manager Jim Gavin, recently visited Shelton Abbey open prison in Wicklow, where Bothar animals...

December 13, 2016

Farmers to hear about the consequences of proposed Dublin-Shannon pipeline

Farmers to hear about the consequences of proposed Dublin-Shannon pipeline

Landowners who might be affected by the proposed Dublin-Shannon pipeline are being encouraged to attend a public meeting tomorrow, December...

December 9, 2016

Pics: Growing potatoes on a roof and harvesting honey on one urban farm

Pics: Growing potatoes on a roof and harvesting honey on one urban farm

There are over 60 varieties of potatoes being grown on a roof, where nine colonies of bees and fish are...

December 3, 2016

The unofficial guide to UCD for new Ag students (not suitable for parents)

The unofficial guide to UCD for new Ag students (not suitable for parents)

Over 200 young farmers and farmettes will start agricultural science in UCD in September. But what advice can former graduates...

September 13, 2016

‘Farmers’ grazing rights must be respected after sale of Dublin Mountains land’

‘Farmers’ grazing rights must be respected after sale of Dublin Mountains land’

The grazing rights which up to 40 farmers have on the 4,900ac of land in Glenasmole, south Dublin must be...

August 8, 2016

Dublin candiate for South Leinster IFA Regional Chair

Dublin candiate for South Leinster IFA Regional Chair

Dublin-based PJ Jones, a horticulture farmer, has been nominated by Dublin to contest the South Leinster Regional Chair position. Jones was nominated...

January 28, 2016

5 telltale signs it’s December 8 – the day the country goes shopping

5 telltale signs it’s December 8 – the day the country goes shopping

December 8 is traditionally the day that country people go to Dublin or the nearest big town to start their...

December 7, 2015