HEATHER BE THY NAME: Sheep farmer John O’Toole on Fraochoileán, translated from Irish is the Island of Heather, off the coast of Galway. The island is 30 acres in size and is ideal for rearing Lanark Blackface sheep, who feed on a mixture of Connemara mountain heather and lowland valley grass. John stocks 45 ewes and two rams for breeding. \ Valerie O’Sullivan
Aidan O'Driscoll. \ Mario Salerno/EU
New discovery in the Boyne Valley by Anthony Murphy.