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Caitríona Morrissey
Caitríona Morrissey

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Caitriona Morrissey is deputy news editor of the Irish Farmers Journal. Caitriona holds a B.Agr. Sc. honours degree in Animal Science from University College Dublin and hails from a farming background in Ardfinnan, Co Tipperary. An avid fan of equestrian sports from a young age, she takes part in many equestrian activities including eventing, show jumping, hunting and breeding. Caitriona previously worked with the Irish Independent, covering a broad range of equine and agricultural topics and won a number of national and international awards including the Agricultural Journalist of the Year 2013/2014.

A new ESRI report, launched on Thursday by Pat Breen, Minister of State at the Department of Business, reveals the extent of farm-related injuries.
By Caitríona Morrissey on 18 April 2018
An Australian poet touched a chord with his poem about a farmer contemplating suicide.
By Caitríona Morrissey on 17 April 2018
Kerry cuts base milk price for March supplies
Farmers will receive an extra payment for all milk supplied in January, February and March.
By Caitríona Morrissey on 17 April 2018
Irish Farmers Journal nightly news: milk prices cut and mart bans
Have you missed out on any of the top stories today? Catch up with the top five stories from www.farmersjournal.ie today, Friday 13 April 2018.
By Caitríona Morrissey on 13 April 2018
Roscommon Mart latest to ban farmers from mart yard
Serious concerns about potential health and safety risks, and the rising cost of insurance are changing how marts are operating.
By Caitríona Morrissey on 13 April 2018
Headford Mart to ban everyone except staff from mart yard
The move follows a major clamp down by several large marts in west in the interest of safety.
By Caitríona Morrissey on 12 April 2018
First processor cuts March milk price base – but adds support payment
Lakeland has announced a cut to its base price but a support for farmers.
By Caitríona Morrissey on 12 April 2018
Farmers open their gates to the public for National Open Farm Day
Four family farms will welcome visitors on bank holiday Monday, 7 May.
By Caitríona Morrissey on 12 April 2018
The Department of Agriculture and the Food Safety Authority of Ireland are investigating alleged irregularities.
By Caitríona Morrissey on 12 April 2018
Gardaí are investigating two separate thefts of veterinary drugs in Galway and Tipperary.
By Caitríona Morrissey on 12 April 2018
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