Our Editorial Team

Stella Meehan has a Masters in Journalism from NUI (National University of Ireland) Galway and a Bachelor of Arts degree in English, Sociology and Politics. She comes from a farming and business background in Co. Galway. Previously, she worked in the broadcasting, print and political sectors.

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Bernie Commins

Senior News Journalist

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Michelle Martin

Digital Sub Editor

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Sylvester Phelan

News Journalist

Sylvester Phelan holds a Masters of Science degree in Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Development from UCD as well as an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in English and history (also from UCD), and the Green Cert. He is from a dairy farm in Co. Laois, where he works on the weekends.

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Charles O’Donnell

News Journalist

Charles studied History and Politics, and later Journalism, at NUI Galway between 2011 and 2016. He has had stints with the Sunday Business Post and DMG Media Ireland. Charles has a farming background, growing up on a suckler herd farm in east Co. Clare.

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Kathleen O’Sullivan

News Journalist

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Rachel Martin

Senior Northern Correspondent

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Justin Roberts

Technical Machinery Specialist

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Michael Geary

Technical Sheep and Buildings Specialist

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Breifne O’Brien

Technical Beef Specialist

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Brian McDonnell

Technical Dairy Specialist

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Richard Halleron

News Correspondent

Richard Halleron is an agricultural chemist by background. He is a past chairman of the Northern Ireland Institute of Agricultural Science and has also served as Chairman of the Guild of Agricultural Journalists in Northern Ireland.

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Caroline Allen

News Journalist

Caroline Allen is from a farming background in Co. Laois. She studied journalism at the College of Commerce, Rathmines, and lives outside Portlaoise.

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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.

Our Commercial & Production Team

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Cormac Farrelly

Managing Director

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Cathal Cremen

Commercial Manager

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David Masterson

IT & Development Manager

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Mairtin De Barra

Head Of Video

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Paul Gorman

Video & Graphic Director/Producer

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howard long

Account Manager