Farmer

‘Fear of attack’ at home can never be tolerated – justice minister

‘Fear of attack’ at home can never be tolerated – justice minister

The Minister for Justice, Helen McEntee has said that “violent crime has no place in our society” following an horrendous...

February 9, 2022

Farmer caught drink driving says he went to check on damage to tractor

Farmer caught drink driving says he went to check on damage to tractor

A farmer from Northern Ireland who was caught driving whilst almost twice the legal limit was returning to his yard to...

September 1, 2020

Clean slate for Limerick farmer fined over his Effin cows’ dung

Clean slate for Limerick farmer fined over his Effin cows’ dung

By Donal O’Regan A Co. Limerick farmer convicted and fined €300 over his Effin cows’ dung now has a clean...

January 14, 2019

Farmer frustration at land damaged by trespassing hunt

Farmer frustration at land damaged by trespassing hunt

A farmer in north Co. Dublin has been left frustrated after a hunt passed through his land, resulting in significant damage...

February 22, 2018

Farmer in legal limbo over Effin cow dung

Farmer in legal limbo over Effin cow dung

A Co. Limerick farmer has been brought to court for permitting cow dung to be left on the Effin Road,...

January 22, 2018

Disqualified driver caught bringing fodder to cattle appears in court

Disqualified driver caught bringing fodder to cattle appears in court

A disqualified driver who was apprehended driving a tractor on the road in order to bring fodder to cattle has...

January 17, 2018

Farmer left stranded in Dublin after being ‘conned’ out of €6,700

Farmer left stranded in Dublin after being ‘conned’ out of €6,700

A farmer from the west of Ireland was left stranded in Dublin after being ‘conned’ out of €6,700, according to...

January 9, 2018

Farmer recovering after being attacked by bull at the weekend

Farmer recovering after being attacked by bull at the weekend

A farmer in Co. Down is recovering from head injuries sustained when he was attacked by a bull on Saturday,...

January 8, 2018

7 last-minute gifts for the farmer in your life

7 last-minute gifts for the farmer in your life

For those who are organised and who already have their Christmas shopping done; congratulations. But there will be a few...

December 22, 2017

7 ways to spot a farmer on a night out

7 ways to spot a farmer on a night out

With Christmas season kicking into full swing there are a lot of excuses to go on a night out in...

December 11, 2017

Man found safe and well after going missing while searching for cattle

Man found safe and well after going missing while searching for cattle

A man in Co. Tipperary has been found safe and well after going missing while searching for cattle, according to...

October 9, 2017

Pics: Thieves rob trailer with dead ewe inside under the cover of darkness

Pics: Thieves rob trailer with dead ewe inside under the cover of darkness

A trailer with a dead ewe inside was stolen under the cover of darkness last night in Co. Monaghan –...

October 2, 2017

Chemist charged with oversupplying animal medication fined

Chemist charged with oversupplying animal medication fined

A chemist in Co. Mayo was recently convicted on one charge, of the 34 brought against him, in relation to...

September 27, 2017

Video: ‘Elevating’ the 2017 silage season to a whole new level

Video: ‘Elevating’ the 2017 silage season to a whole new level

In the face of adverse weather conditions, a farmer, an agricultural contractor and a local haulier teamed up to finish...

September 25, 2017

33% of farmers plan to increase on-farm investment over the next year

33% of farmers plan to increase on-farm investment over the next year

One in three farmers are planning to increase investments on their farms over the next 12 months, according to recent...

September 20, 2017

Tragedy at mushroom processing plant as 1 man dies and 2 more hospitalised

Tragedy at mushroom processing plant as 1 man dies and 2 more hospitalised

Tragedy struck at a mushroom processing plant in Co. Monaghan last night, September 13, as one man died and two...

September 14, 2017

‘Valuable’ cattle trailer stolen under the cover of darkness in the midlands

‘Valuable’ cattle trailer stolen under the cover of darkness in the midlands

A farmer in the midlands is appealing for people to keep an eye out for a 12ft Ifor Williams cattle...

September 13, 2017

3-year driving ban handed down to lorry driver who caused farmer’s death

3-year driving ban handed down to lorry driver who caused farmer’s death

A 3-year driving ban and a suspended jail sentence was reportedly handed down to a lorry driver who caused a...

September 6, 2017