Female Farmers

MEPs support removal of  TAMS age limit for women in farming

MEPs support removal of TAMS age limit for women in farming

A number of Irish members of the European Parliament (MEPs) would support the lifting of an age limit that would...

November 26, 2021

CAP: Government commits to supporting female farmers

CAP: Government commits to supporting female farmers

The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) 2023-2027 will support female farmers through an on-farm investment scheme (currently known as Targeted Agriculture...

October 21, 2021

‘Advances in technology have done little to ensure farm safety’

‘Advances in technology have done little to ensure farm safety’

“We have seen so many advances in technology in recent years, why are there not more measures out there to...

July 25, 2020

‘No matter how far we fall, we always go again’: Young farmer

‘No matter how far we fall, we always go again’: Young farmer

“There are so many untruths out there and misinformed people. All we need to do is showcase the real side...

June 13, 2020

‘Doing the heavy lifting with a little help from dad’s innovations’

‘Doing the heavy lifting with a little help from dad’s innovations’

When it comes to doing the heavy lifting, female farmers sometimes find themselves at a disadvantage; but one Co. Offaly...

May 5, 2019

Retired Wexford farmer recalls inspirational Vietnam trip

Retired Wexford farmer recalls inspirational Vietnam trip

When retired Wexford farmer, Ann Stenning, returned from a sojourn in Vietnam, she faced a clean-up operation in the wake...

June 30, 2018

Donegal woman journeys to Tipperary for farm management

Donegal woman journeys to Tipperary for farm management

As an almost 23-year-old farmer, who happens to be a woman, Danielle Stewart has been getting noticed. She was born...

September 2, 2017

Forging a new life as a female farmer

Forging a new life as a female farmer

Dubliner Leonie Vella never thought she would join the ranks of Ireland’s female farmers. With a Bachelor of Science degree...

August 12, 2017

New venture aims to turn out fashionable female farmers

New venture aims to turn out fashionable female farmers

A flurry of fashionable farm women from around the country can be expected after the launch of Pretty Bird at...

July 23, 2017