Cement fibre sheeting to battle salty breeze in seaside suckler shed
Martin Merrick
With the Atlantic Ocean just metres away, cement-fibre sheeting had to be used to prevent corrosion on the Hanrahans’ new suckler shed.
Climate shaming farmers the wrong approach – Taoiseach
When you try to shame people, you don’t get them onside, you get their backs up, An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar told the ICMSA AGM. Amy Forde and Pat O'Toole report.
22 November 2023 For Sale
Biodiverse bonanza in the Banner
Good grass, land rough grazing and woodland all feature in an interesting property that is going for public auction in Co Clare in late November.
Hurricane takes Clare Limousin club sale by storm
Shanon Kinahan reports from the Clare Limousin Club sale, which was held in Sixmilebridge Mart on Friday evening.
18 November 2023 Pedigree
Farming booklet launch in Ennis
The launch of a new booklet exploring traditional farming practices, the importance of the family farm, and social isolation will take place at Glór centre in Ennis, writes Grace Hanna.
8 November 2023 Craft
Clare Limousin club welcome back annual heifer sale
Shanon Kinahan has the details of the upcoming Clare Limousin club pedigree heifer sale
6 November 2023 Pedigree
My Farming Week: Michael Shannon, Gortaclare, Bellharbour, Co Clare
Michael Shannon farms over 100ac of winterage in Bellharbour, Co Clare, and his cows are so healthy from the flora and fauna on it that they get no doses.
1 November 2023 News
Agroforestry and organics: a viable combination
At a recent Teagasc organic farm walk, the incorporation of various eco schemes alongside organic farming was discussed. Martin Merrick reports on some of the options available.
Number of farm building fires up 10% in 2022
The Department of Housing has issued the number of farm building fires and the number of wild fires which were attended by fire services in 2022.
18 October 2023 News
UK broker continues its rapid expansion in Ireland with Clare acquisition
PIB Group, through its Irish division led by Campion Insurance, buys Munstergroup.
11 October 2023 News
Camera at the Mart: poor weather flushes out numbers in Ennis
Clare Marts Ennis had a huge entry of just under 900 bullocks at its weekly bullock sale last Friday, writes Shanon Kinahan.
2 October 2023 Markets
Katherine's Country: the small things that matter
Katherine O’Leary spent a few lovely days in West Clare enjoying the sea, the food and the hospitality.
27 September 2023 Katherine O'Leary