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Patrick Donohoe
Patrick Donohoe

News editor

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01 419 9526

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Patrick is news editor of the Irish Farmers Journal having joined in May 2013. He previously worked in the public relations sector for over six years. Patrick worked as a contributor with the Irish Examiner farming supplement covering a broad range of agricultural issues. A member of the Guild of Agricultural Journalists of Ireland, Patrick runs a suckler farm in Longford.

A sale of one of the country's largest marts is nearing completition, the Irish Farmers Journal has learned.
By Patrick Donohoe on 27 July 2017
Almost all of the €150m low interest rate loan scheme has been drawn down with sheep farmers near the bottom of those who applied for a loan.
By Patrick Donohoe on 27 July 2017
The Irish Farmers Journal can exclusively reveal that one of the country’s largest marts is the process of being bought.
By Patrick Donohoe on 24 July 2017
While technology is readily available to check the weather, Gerald Potterton still believes that the trusty old radio report each morning is the clear rule to go by.
By Patrick Donohoe on 27 July 2017
Farm safety week: machinery the biggest killer
Between 2007 and 2016, 197 people lost their lives while on Irish farms but what was the biggest contributing factor to the losses?
By Patrick Donohoe on 24 July 2017
Weekly weather: a mixed bag in store
After the deluges of last week, there will be high pressure early in the week before a return to unsettled conditions.
By Patrick Donohoe on 23 July 2017
Irish Farmers Journal breakfast bulletin: mini-heatwave and cattle prices
In the news today, 24 July: the weather looks up for the next couple of days, cattle prices in the mart continue to perform well and a special delivery of some special cattle.
By Patrick Donohoe on 23 July 2017
Farmers 99.8% compliant for residues
New figures released by the Department of Agriculture show a very high level of compliance when it comes to residues.
By Patrick Donohoe on 23 July 2017
Irish Farmers Journal nightly news: award-winning cows and rain
Have you missed out on any of the top stories today? Catch up with the top five stories from www.farmersjournal.ie today, 20 July.
By Patrick Donohoe on 21 July 2017
Four-year driving ban for Co Donegal farmer
A farmer was caught by gardaí after continuously driving his motorbike into a grass verge on the way home from the pub. Stephen Maguire reports.
By Patrick Donohoe on 21 July 2017
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