Spring or summer, there are plenty of jobs on the farm
Amii McKeever
IFJ Junior Farmer Writes: Patrick Delaney from Galmoy, Co Kilkenny, is a calf-to-beef and weanling-to-beef farmer.
15 June 2022 Farmer Writes
Busy bees selling eggs and honey in Co Galway
Young farmer Dermot Parker takes us through daily life on his sheep farm in Co Galway, where he and his brothers are selling lambs, eggs and honey to buy an ATV.
15 June 2022 Editorial
Barriers to entry for young farmers not insurmountable
Beef and tillage farmer and IFJ Junior guest editor Abbie Meagher watches cattle weights and the carbon footprint of the farm. Topics she is passionate about. Support for young farmers is another.
IFJ Junior letter: tips for safety on the farm
Young farmers from first to third class in Clonakilty wrote to the editor about farm safety.
15 June 2022 Letters
IFJ Junior Letter: a favour please
Ten-year-old James Kavanagh from Wexford has a request for the editor of the Irish Farmers Journal
15 June 2022 Letters
Get involved with IFJ Junior
Will you write for IFJ Junior? If you are up for the challenge, we want to hear from you.
15 June 2022 Editorial
WIN a night in the Comeragh Glamping Pods and tickets to see Mary Coughlan at the Comeragh Wild Festival July 8 2022.
15 June 2022 Living Life
No butter! Are you actually serious?
When showcasing our country to tourists, surely the best of our food should be front and centre. On a trip west, Amii McKeever came up against a lack of butter for the spuds.
15 June 2022 Features
Irish teacher on living with the reality of school shootings in the US
Teacher Annie Burke from Tipperary has been teaching elementary school children in the US for six years. After the Uvalde school shooting, she spoke with Amii McKeever.
8 June 2022 Features
Government response to lack of support services “Go Fund Yourself!”
In Ireland, if you need medical treatment it’s really not the best place to be. However if charitable donations are needed for said treatment, it’s actually the best place to be.
8 June 2022 Amii
Horticultural heritage (and heifers)
Every organisation announcing a live 2022 event pays homage to their virtual efforts but, Bloom live in the Phoenix Park the June bank holiday weekend is the only job. Writes Amii McKeever.
1 June 2022 Features
Never too much butter
With almost 1,000 entries, we had a fantastic reaction to our Neven Maguire cookery school competition - unfortunately there could only be five winners. Amii McKeever went to meet them in Blacklion.
1 June 2022 Neven