Sheep farmer has a busy Christmas ahead

Sheep farmer Seán Byrne from Ballylarkin, Co Carlow, training his 18-month-old sheepdog, Molly, to whistle commands. Seán begins lambing from next week. \ Philip Doyle

Winner of Isuzu D-Max revealed

James McCahey from Shercock, Co Cavan, winner of the Irish Farmers Journal-Harris Group Isuzu D-Max competition. \ Claire Nash

Farmer protest at Musgrave centre

The Individual Farmers of Ireland held a protest outside the Musgrave distribution depot in Kilcock, Co Kildare.\ Philip Doyle

This week's My Farming Week

Feargal Byrne and his son, Philip, check on this year's turkeys in Dunlavin, Co Kildare. \ Philip Doyle

Beet to be used to supplement feed housed animals over winter

Contractor Andrew McDonnell harvests Magnum fodder beet for Seán Ryan in Knockraheen, Co Carlow. \ Philip Doyle

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