Dairy Women Ireland: ‘Incredible things can happen’
Janine Kennedy
The dairy organisation was established earlier this year to support and empower women who live and work on dairy farms.
23 November 2022 Living Life
Female farmers take to the small screen, the focus of a new TG4 series
A new TG4 series, Mná na Talún, will focus on the lives of four female farmers, writes Anne O’Donoghue.
28 October 2022 News
More women's participation in farming ‘vital’ - Taoiseach
The Government is showing its support for female farmers through the new CAP, according to an Taoiseach Micheál Martin.
Mindsets about female farmers are changing - Poots
Agriculture Minister Edwin Poots was among the speakers at the Women in Agriculture conference.
26 October 2022 Northern Ireland
Airfield Estate’s Dr Kirstie McAdoo is challenging consumer food perceptions
In anticipation of Dr Kirstie McAdoo's presentation at the 2022 Women & Agriculture Conference, Janine Kennedy speaks with her about her work in food, agriculture and bridging the urban-rural divide
19 October 2022 Features
Gender-specific policy decisions? Good, bad or insulting?
Views differ on higher rates of grant aid and funding for female only discussion groups but the challenge remains - to always try to make things better.
21 September 2022 Amii
Women only groups not for you? Great - but check your privilege before judging
Co-chair of Dairy Women Ireland, Ciara Lynch, wants to empower other women farmers. Not just talking about problems, but providing tools to solve them.
21 September 2022 Features
Former minister Mary Coughlan to chair women in farming conference
Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue has announced that a national conference on women in farming will take place in the coming months.
20 September 2022 News
Female farmers urged to make PRSI contributions
IFA farm family and social affairs chair Alice Doyle says many female farmers who are retiring discover that they are not entitled to the State contributory pension.
24 August 2022 News
Watch: how technology is changing lives of female farmers in Sierra Leone
"We have gained a lot as women. We are not going backwards again," one woman who uses an app which tracks prices for their produce in Sierra Leone has said. Catherine Devine reports.
16 July 2022 News