Think snail farming is a get-rich-quick scheme? Think again
Janine Kennedy
Heliciculture, or snail farming, in Ireland could meet the rising demand for snails internationally, but are we ready to go that far?
18 January 2023 For Sale
Outstanding 200 acre Wexford farm with period residence for auction
Near Bunclody, 200 acres of free-draining land with a period house and extensive range of outbuildings is sure to attract significant interest.
18 January 2023 News
My Farming Week: Jimmy Gahan, Coolyhune, St Mullins, Co Carlow
Jimmy Gahan talks about his early lambing pedigree Suffolk ewe flock, the high cost of meal and his involvement in the breed society.
Mary Keenan’s Garden: it’s almost snowdrop season
With a new year to look forward to in the garden, Mary Keenan is putting her Christmas present to good use.
11 January 2023 Gardening
A dozen redundancies taken at Keenan
The continued effects of the pandemic, supply chain disruption, inflation and the war in Ukraine are among the reasons for the redundanices, according to Keenan.
4 January 2023 News
Finding love in the Mountains: Siúl linn, mo ghrá, siúl liom
The pandemic made romance difficult so Elaine Nic Réamoinn took a notion to get people connecting on the Irish hills. However bringing the men to the mountain was the challenge. Writes Amii McKeever
4 January 2023 Features
Carlow brothers charged in relation to Kilkenny Christmas Day rampage
Two men have been charged following assaults and damage to property during a Christmas day rampage in Paulstown, Co Kilkenny. Brendan Furlong reports.
29 December 2022 News
Boortmalt ends direct contracts with farmers
Farmers will now be growing for merchants who assemble barley for Boortmalt.
21 December 2022 News
Agri jobs: several dairy jobs on offer with salaries up to €40,000
It's coming up to the busiest and most crucial time of the year on dairy farms - calving. Would you like to get involved?
17 December 2022 News
RTÉ's latest dating series reveals seven farmers on the search for love
The new dating series is set to hit Irish TV screens in 2023 and features rural singletons looking for love.
3 December 2022 News
Land sciences department launched at SETU
Farming and land-related courses will be administered by a dedicated department at the South East Technological University.
29 November 2022 News
My Farming Week: Harry Kehoe, Inch, Borris, Co Carlow
Harry, Ollie and Frankie Kehoe help out on their grandad's dairy farm in Co Carlow. The brothers help with milking and feeding the cows after they finish their homework.
23 November 2022 News