The 22nd Macra na Feirme and FBD Young Farmer of the Year final will take place this Friday 27 November at 7pm and will be streamed on the Macra Facebook page.

The four finalists were put through their paces on a final virtual interview panel held on Tuesday.

The adjudication panel included:

  • Joe Healy, former Macra and IFA president.
  • John Donoghue, chief executive of the IFAC.
  • John McCullen, board member at FBD.
  • Caitríona Morrissey, news editor of the Irish Farmers Journal.
  • Anne-Marie Butler, president of the ASA.
  • Final four

    One finalist will be crowned the overall 2020 Young Farmer of the Year. However, there are many additional awards to be presented on the night.

    Tune in on Friday night to meet the final four:

  • Maighread Barron, a dairy farmer from Co Waterford.
  • Dara Killeen, a dairy farmer from Co Galway.
  • Nicola Clarke, an equine farmer from Co Cavan.
  • Joe Melody, a dairy farmer from Co Clare.
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