Farm accident survivor who lost leg vows to cycle 300km and climb Croagh Patrick
Niall Hurson
Prior to his accident in 2004, the farmer spent six months in Australia working on arable farms during the harvest season.
5 August 2021 News
Thunderstorm warning for entire country
Thunderstorm activity with the risk of hail, coupled with longer spells of rain, is on the way.
4 August 2021 News
Over 500 cattle reported missing or stolen so far in 2021
Animals aged between 12 and 24 months were the most common to have gone missing.
English farmers receive €20m extra to tackle water pollution
The additional funding will cover 100% of England’s farmland, up from 40% of its current coverage.
4 August 2021 News
UK warned of 20% drop in turkey numbers for Christmas
Concerns are growing that processing could be hit by ongoing issues in staff shortages in Irish meat factories.
4 August 2021 News
Weekly weather: changeable and unsettled week ahead with showers
Met Éireann has forecast a changeable and unsettled week ahead, with showers or longer spells of rain. Temperatures are expected to be around average for the time of year.
2 August 2021 News
3D printed meat to launch in the UK later this year
The startup offers ‘vegan meat alternatives’ which are 3D printed to mimic the texture of animal produce.
1 August 2021 News
Blight warning issued for southern counties
Conditions conducive to the spread of potato blight will occur early this week.
1 August 2021 News
Warning issued to farmers following spate of hayshed fires
Farmers are warned that hay can spontaneously combust if the temperature within the stack rises above 55°C.
30 July 2021 News
£1.2m support scheme launched for NI sheep farmers
Sheep farmers can complete the application form available on DAERA online services.
29 July 2021 News
Rainfall warning for southeast coastal counties
Heavy or thundery showery rain is expected, with the risk of spot flooding for southeast coastal counties.
29 July 2021 News
Animal welfare tops agenda at pig roundtable
Members of the roundtable discussed various aspects of pig welfare, with the Minister stressing the need for all parties to continue to work together.
29 July 2021 News