Ploughing through winter

Gavin Hartnett clearing out a stone while ploughing ground ahead of winter wheat for Anthony and Stephen Collins, Mogeely, Co Cork. \ Donal O' Leary

Our cover star this week

\ Philip Doyle

/Philip Doyle


Niall Carbery from Adamstown, in Co Dublin checks on his cattle after feeding. Niall is a suckler farmer who uses two stock bulls for breeding and is preparing for a new batch of calves. Niall sells on his stock in Carnaross Mart among others. \ Philip Doyle

Busy dairy farm recycling its gravel track into concrete

\ Claire Nash

Farm construction on PJ Kane's farm by Oliver Conroy. \ Claire Nash

\ Claire Nash

\ Claire Nash

\ Claire Nash

Feeding time in Curracloon

Pat McNamara after feeding a fresh bale to his stock on the home farm at Curracloon, Flagmount, Co Clare. \ Donal O' Leary

All in for a spin

Veronica McCarthy, Ladysbridge, Co Cork, brings her dogs Chunky, Arnie, Maxi and Brownie for a spin to the local co-op store to pick up some items for the farm. \ Donal O' Leary

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