COVID-19 brought a lot of challenges for marts around the country but every mart overcame them and went about their business supporting buyers and sellers as best they could through online buying and selling.

Elphin Mart had a record turnover in 2021 hitting €27.7m, up €23m on 2020 and up €16.6m or 66% on pre-COVID-19 times in 2019.

Cattle sales were up 5% and sheep sales were up 40%, while trade to Northern Ireland was up 50% compared to 2020 trade.