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Peter Young
Peter Young

CAP Specialist

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01 419 9500

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pyoung@farmersjournal.ie


Peter Young is a full time journalist with the Irish Farmers Journal where he has worked for the last 16 years. During that time he has written extensively on dairying, beef, farm finance and more recently CAP reform. He has developed the On-off farm section that focuses specifically on innovation, new trends and starting a new business in rural Ireland. More recently as the money mentor, he writes weekly on personal and business finance. His most recent initiative is operation cash flow which is focused on getting people to develop financial plans for their future. Peter is a Qualified Financial Advisor and a member of the Insurance Institute of Ireland and LIA, the Professional Association of Financial Services. With his wife Jenny he runs a 100 cow dairy farm in Kildare.

This week, Money Mentor Peter Young looks at how to make sure you get your state pension.
By Peter Young on 19 October 2017
Money Mentor Peter Young re-visits the case of “Angela”, who is torn over whether to accept an offer from a forestry company to plant her 40-acres.
By Peter Young on 12 October 2017
One Kildare community threshing was organised to reunite the original buyer with the Marshall traction engine he purchased in 1889.
By Peter Young on 06 October 2017
Peter Young continues the series on succession planning by talking to Clare O’Keeffe on a situation where the family name was the main reason behind an unusual. succession plan
By Peter Young on 05 October 2017
Tractor safe lock invented by Jack Nagle, a 15-year-old entrepreneur from Kerry, carried away the People's Choice award at the Innovation Arena at the Ploughing Championships.
By Peter Young on 28 September 2017
Clare O’Keeffe of Succession Ireland talks to Peter Young about another common situation she comes across when succession planning is not followed through.
By Peter Young on 28 September 2017
15-year-old scoops top prize at innovation awards for tractor invention
The winner of the People's Choice Award was announced at the Innovation Arena on Thursday.
By Peter Young on 21 September 2017
Peter Young reports from the Innovation Arena at the Ploughing Championships, where over 60 companies battled it out for the awards.
By Peter Young on 21 September 2017
In a new series on succession, Money Mentor Peter Young looks at the lessons we can learn from real-life case studies. This week: start the conversation early
By Peter Young on 21 September 2017
This week, Money Mentor Peter Young looks at the options for a reader who has been approached by a forestry company to plant her land
By Peter Young on 14 September 2017
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