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Amy Forde
Amy Forde

News correspondent



Amy Forde has been appointed as a News Correspondent with the Irish Farmers Journal. Amy previously worked as a journalist at Agriland for two years, where she covered a range of news topics. She has an Arts degree from NUI Galway as well as an MA in Journalism and Media Communications from Griffith College Dublin. Hailing from Co Galway, she is interested in all things sport and plays camogie with Good Counsel GAA club in Dublin.

New Green Cert ‘top-up’ opens doors to livestock auctioneering
A new course developed for Green Cert students who work in ICOS livestock marts will open avenues into livestock auctioneering.
By Amy Forde on 12 December 2017
85% of breeding herds have negative BVD status
Significant progress has been made in 2017 toward the eradication of BVD virus in Ireland, Animal Health Ireland has said.
By Amy Forde on 12 December 2017
Updated: collision between bus and forklift in Dublin
Fire brigade units from Dublin are this morning attending a collision between a bus and a forklift, .
By Amy Forde on 12 December 2017
Two stolen trailers and quad recovered
Following investigations, police in Northern Ireland have recovered two trailers and a quad.
By Amy Forde on 12 December 2017
In pictures: the premature calf that's thriving
One of James Mimnagh’s cows calved early this year and as a result the calf was smaller than usual. After a rocky start, the calf is now thriving.
By Amy Forde on 11 December 2017
€10,000 reward to combat livestock theft
The IFA has put up a reward of €10,000 to get significant information that will lead to the arrest and charge of individuals in connection with livestock theft.
By Amy Forde on 11 December 2017
Temperatures to drop to -4°C on Monday night
Met Éireann has issued a status yellow low temperature warning for the country, following the weekend’s bitterly cold weather and snow.
By Amy Forde on 11 December 2017
SMP intervention tender proposal should be linked to milk price - ICMSA
ICMSA proposes that intervention for SMP should be automatically triggered with the current 109,000t limit when the EU milk price falls below 30c/l.
By Amy Forde on 11 December 2017
International Lactalis infant milk formula recall over salmonella risk
French infant milk formula maker Lactalis along with health authorities in France, have ordered an international recall of a number of infant formula products over salmonella fears.
By Amy Forde on 11 December 2017
Weekly weather: a cold week ahead with severe frosts
After the weekend’s snow, there is another cold week ahead, with severe frosts forming each night.
By Amy Forde on 11 December 2017
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