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Farm safety
Crush Mate becomes the farmer's mate when handling youngstock
Martin Merrick
Dairy farmer Seamus Dunne saw his brainchild Crush Mate displayed in this year's Innovation Arena, having won the 2021 on-farm innovation award.
20 September 2022 News
Teagasc farm machinery simulators launched at Ploughing
Teagasc’s new farm machinery safety simulators will be rolled out for use by all Teagasc students.
15 September 2022 News
Farmers twice as likely to die of heart attacks – ESRI
The Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) has published analysis on mortality rates in the Irish population.
Embrace FARM to hold remembrance service this Sunday
The special event on Sunday will also be livestreamed through the Embrace FARM website.
20 June 2022 News
Stay safe with electricity this summer
ESB public safety manager Michael Murray is asking all farming families to remain vigilant around the farm.
15 June 2022 Farm safety
‘Think safety’ on farms this summer – Minister Heydon
As school holidays begin and the countryside gets busier over the summer months, farm safety should be foremost in everyone’s mind, says Minister Martin Heydon.
3 June 2022 News
New project aims to change attitudes to farm safety
A new project in Cork, Tipperary and Wexford aims to change attitudes to farm safety and provide supports for farmers and farm families.
13 May 2022 Farm safety
One-to-one farm tragedy support EIP launched by Embrace FARM
The project has been funded by the Department under the EIP initiative.
27 April 2022 News