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Listen in to this week’s news podcast for all the latest farming news. Hear about what you need to know in this week’s Irish Farmers Journal.
18 January 2023 News
Detective urges vigilance for secondhand tractor buyers
Farmers should make sure that secon hand tractor or jeep documentation is in order before purchase, a garda detective has warned.
18 January 2023 News
Man charged after stolen tractor tracked 350km to Armagh
Police in Co Armagh have charged an individual with handling property stolen in the Republic of Ireland.
Tractor and tanker stolen in Kerry found 350km away in Armagh
The PSNI recovered the John Deere and tanker on Wednesday, a short distance from the border.
12 January 2023 News
Thieves rob Laois farmer’s SUV after filling it with his tools
The SUV stolen in the incident was described by its farmer owner as being dark navy in colour, with a dent in the centre of the bonnet.
10 January 2023 News
Cash reward offered for information on stolen Co Kerry sheep trailer
The sheep trailer theft occurred in the Dunloe, Beaufort, area of Co Kerry late Friday or early Saturday after the farmer had left the yard.
10 January 2023 News
Jail for fraudster involved in farm machinery scams
Victims of this fraud paid for items, such as €11,700 for a tractor, which they then never received, the court heard. Isabel Hayes reports.
4 January 2023 News
Two arrested following assaults and tractor theft
The tractor was taken and crashed on Christmas Day in Kilkenny, the first in a series of incidents in the Ballygurteen area.
26 December 2022 News
Series of sheep thefts reported in Wicklow
Four farmers who spoke to the Irish Farmers Journal have upwards of 80 sheep missing between them, at an average cost of €150 to €200 per head.
21 December 2022 News
Jalex show heifers ‘mysteriously’ reappear
Well-known show cattle breeder James Alexander has recovered three heifers he believes were taken from his farm.
15 December 2022 News
Animals seized and several arrested in Tipperary raid
Gardaí have conducted a sizeable raid in Clonmel just weeks after locals rallied to draw attention to the high rates of rural crime in the area.
7 December 2022 News
Watch: illegal horsemeat crackdown sees 41 arrested on the continent
Half a tonne of horsemeat "unfit for consumption" has been seized in the operation, which has been primarily concentrated in Spain.
5 December 2022 News