Clarkson back for series three to ‘show real farming’
Anne O'Donoghue
While Clarkson’s Farm is known for showing farming in a fun light, series three isn’t shying away from many agricultural issues Irish farmers will be familiar with.
3 April 2024 News
Farm hedges key for carbon sequestration
The research confirmed that hedgerows on Irish farms are an important means of sequestering carbon.
20 March 2024 News
'My place is walking with it'
Farming near the village of Ardfert in the Kingdom, O'Connor has said his farm is walking with fireblight.
One-year extension to ACRES hedgerow and tree planting establishment deadline
The Department of Agriculture has announced the extension to 31 March 2025 due to "current market restraints and the limited supplies of suitable hedgerow and tree plants".
14 March 2024 Schemes
Leitrim lakeside holding on the market for €250,000
A non-residential farm has recently come on the market. All in one block, the 37ac holding has an early April deadline for sale, writes Tommy Moyles.
13 March 2024 For Sale
Opinion: the birds are singing a different tune to some politicians
While some would have hedge-cutting contractors believe there should be an extension for hedge trimming into March and August, the birds are whistling a different message for Pat O'Toole.
9 March 2024 Opinion
Minister issues warning ahead of hedge-cutting ban
Hedgerows and scrub provide a home and a vital habitat for birds and wildlife, especially during breeding and nesting season, Minister Malcom Noonan has said.
26 February 2024 News
Passionate about preserving hedgerows
Hedgerows Ireland is a Tipperary-based national group dedicated to all aspects of hedgerows including promotion, conservation, management and payments.
14 February 2024 Climate and environment
Biodiversity: learning to fall in love with your native flora
Dr Catherine Keena is passionate about Irish biodiversity – and says the ugly bits are just as important as visually-pleasing plants, writes Janine Kennedy.
7 February 2024 Features
Expanding operations in North Tipperary
A grassland holding in north Tipperary is listed for online auction in mid-March and should appeal to any farmer looking to expand, writes Tommy Moyles.
24 January 2024 For Sale
Beekeeping with Willie: honeybees are reliant on nectar-producing flowers
Variety is the spice of life - and this is especially true if you are a honeybee collecting nectar and pollen, writes beekeeper Willie O'Byrne.
17 January 2024 Features
€2m guide for residential farm in Co Meath
A Georgian house with a modern extension and original features is a standout feature of a Co Meath residential farm that goes for public auction next month, writes Tommy Moyles.
17 January 2024 For Sale