Farming community holds its breath

MARTS AROUND the county will have to wait for a number of days before the full impact of the appointment of receivers to the country’s biggest cattle exporting company is known. It is understood that the marts are owed large...

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More than 300 farmers await fodder deliveries

The fodder crisis shows some signs of abating over the next two weeks, according to IFA County Chairman John O’Beirne, who expects between two and three loads of hay and fodder to come through this week alone. Monday morning saw...

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Up to 10,000 to flock to Sheepdog Trials in Brideswell

Brideswell farmer Barra O'Brien, who will be hosting the Irish National Sheepdog Trials in August, pictured with two of his dogs, Floss and Kate.
Up to 10,000 people are set to descend on Brideswell in South Roscommon over three days in August when the...

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Insurance cover for sheep worrying

  Some confusion may have arisen in relation to cover for sheep worrying in the context of Public Liability Insurance....

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