Kilkenny man cruising through the country for the Irish Kidney Foundation
Una Sinnott
Paul Palmer from Ballyouskill, Kilkenny, began a 32-county voyage on Saturday, July 28. He is driving his 63-year-old Massey around the country to raise funds for a vital cause.
3 August 2018 News
Fears of plastic pieces in batch of Lidl products
A recall has taken place of a batch of Lidl Freshona chopped tomatoes. It is thought that the batch has the possible presence of plastic pieces in it.
3 August 2018 News
Weekend weather: dry overall with spells of rain
Ireland’s weather has just about got back into its normal routine with rain forecast across the country on an otherwise dry and bright weekend.
Provision of deer management services for the Garden County signed
Ministers Andrew Doyle, TD and Josepha Madigan, TD announced the signing of a contract with the Wicklow Uplands Council for provision of Deer Management Services Wicklow following a tender battle.
2 August 2018 News
Agri jobs: IFA hiring regional officers and general workers in high demand
Check out the top agri jobs this week: general farm workers and dairy stockpersons are wanted, as well as regional officers for the IFA, and general workers. Jobs are available across the country.
2 August 2018 News
The farmer's daily wrap: animal incinerator invalid and EU soya imports rising
Here is your news round-up of the five top farming stories and weather outlook for Thursday 2 August.
1 August 2018 News
Watch: Australia's current drought is the worst drought since 1964
Drone images from Australian photographer, David Gray, have been featured on the social media pages of Reuters TV. The images show how severe the drought situation is in New South Wales.
1 August 2018 News
ICOS calls for immediate action from Creed on fodder crisis
The CEO of ICOS, which represents the dairy processing co-operatives and co-operative livestock marts in Ireland has called on the Department of Agriculture to immediately work on the fodder crisis.
1 August 2018 News
EU's imports of US soya beans almost triple 2017 levels
The European Commission published the latest figures on EU imports of soya beans on Wednesday, showing an increase of 283% in imports from the US.
1 August 2018 News
Down breeder speaks of 'pandemonium' after sheep killed by dogs
A farmer living near Killinchy, experienced a horrific ordeal on Monday 30 July, when his sheep were tormented and killed and by a number of dogs. He has urged people to be aware of their pets' activities.
1 August 2018 News
Inspections looming for DAERA Environmental Farming Scheme
Like all other area-based schemes, Environmental Farming Scheme inspections are now under way after farmers completed the single application form in May.
1 August 2018 News
Watch: RNLI rescues cow stuck in the mud
Watch what happened when Malin Head Coast Guard requested Lough Ree RNLI to assist in the rescue of a cow.
1 August 2018 News