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Christmas Time's A-Comin' to the country music scene
Caitríona Bolger
Joining Michael Commins this week are Declan Nerney and Mick Mulhern who are looking forward to sharing the joy of country music with fans and friends this festive season
30 November 2022 Around the country
Five spots to see Santa this Christmas
The main man himself will be making an appearance in various locations around Ireland before delivering presents to the world. Naomi Hamilton-O’Donnell has a roundup of Santa experiences.
30 November 2022 Farm machinery
Finish pocket-rocket ticks boxes for midlands milk man
Offaly dairy farmer Micheal Ryan bought his first new tractor 18 months ago, which was also one of the first new Valtra G Series sold in Ireland. Peter Thomas Keaveney visited him to find out more.
‘Radical overhaul’ of Ireland’s approach to biodiversity needed
Members of the Citizen’s Assembly on Biodiversity Loss voted overwhelmingly in favour of holding a referendum of the people to amend the constitution with a view to protecting biodiversity.
27 November 2022 Climate and environment
Vets of the future get hands-on through play
From breech births to C-sections, children got a chance to play at being hands-on vets at the Ploughing this year, thanks to an inspired idea from the Veterinary Council of Ireland, writes Maria Moynihan.
23 November 2022 Animal Health
Used tractor imports down 31%
FTMTA figures show there were 2,243 used tractors registered by the end of October this year, compared with 3,259 units for the first ten months of 2021, representing more than a 31% reduction.
23 November 2022 News
Dempsey at Large: farming talent in abundance
Nuffield Conference: Thriving pool of talent on the Irish agri scene.
23 November 2022 Viewpoints
More lockdowns in China threaten global economic growth
Authorities tighten restrictions in response to fresh COVID-19 outbreak.
23 November 2022 News
No costly diamonds for Oranmore runners, just a donation
The octet, who have raised €10,000 so far, will take off from Oranmore on Saturday morning and run to Dublin.
23 November 2022 News
Worker shortage in forestry sector
The near-halt of the forestry industry means skills have started to disappear.
23 November 2022 News
Agroforestry: 'It gave my marginal land some value'
Rachel Donovan spoke to farmers who have adopted the concept of agroforestry on their farm.
23 November 2022 News
A wealth of talent to choose from
Ross Byrne was the fifth choice to play out half for Ireland in Saturday's clash against Australia, but his performance is proof that Ireland has a wealth of talent to choose from, writes Denis Hurley
23 November 2022 Sport