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Amy McShane
Amy McShane

Online journalist



Watch: Bad Brexit could finish some Irish farmers – Healy
Earlier this week the IFA held its Brexit event for farmers and speaking to the Irish Farmers Journal, IFA president Joe Healy said Brexit was the biggest threat to Irish farming in a lifetime.
By Amy McShane on 17 May 2017
Dead sheep found dumped
A number of dead sheep and lambs have been found abandoned on a roadside and a river in Co Derry.
By Amy McShane on 28 April 2017
Bird flu prevention zone extended in NI
The avian influenza protection zone covering Northern Ireland was due to expire on Sunday night. However, DAERA has announced it is to be extended until 31 May.
By Amy McShane on 28 April 2017
Weekend weather: staying mostly dry before heavy rain on Sunday
Mixed and changeable weather can be expected this weekend before things settle down next week, according to Met Éireann.
By Amy McShane on 28 April 2017
Potential for united Ireland in EU to be recognised at Brexit talks
A potential united Ireland within the European Union is to be recognised at Brexit talks on Saturday.
By Amy McShane on 28 April 2017
Irish infant milk exports to China on the up
The latest figures show that infant milk formula (IMF) exports to China were up last month compared with March 2016.
By Amy McShane on 27 April 2017
Agri jobs in Ireland and New Zealand
This week, there are positions for tractor drivers, a potato agronomist and a dairy farm worker in New Zealand.
By Amy McShane on 27 April 2017
UCD AgSoc raises €50,000 for charity
Students in the UCD Agricultural Science Society (AgSoc) have raised a record €50,000 for Cystic Fibrosis Ireland and Embrace Farm.
By Amy McShane on 28 April 2017
Complicated cattle identity rules frustrating for farmers
DAERA's overly bureaucratic cattle identity procedures are causing unnecessary frustration for farmers, the UFU has said.
By Amy McShane on 25 April 2017
Potato shortage in Japan causes soaring crisp prices
Japan is currently going through a shortage in potato supply after extreme typhoons last August wiped out potato crops.
By Amy McShane on 26 April 2017
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