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Three men arrested in Laois for suspected theft
Rachel Donovan
Three men were arrested at the scene and later taken to Portlaoise and Kildare Garda Stations.
28 September 2022 Features
Shining a light for rural entrepreneurship at Solas
What was once a part of David Maher’s family farm is now home to a one-of-a-kind garden centre and food court made out of 40 upcycled containers in Co Laois, writes Maria Moynihan
23 September 2022 News
Double win for Ireland at World Ploughing Contest
Ireland took home both the conventional and reversible world ploughing titles at the World Ploughing Content this week.
New organic agriculture course to be offered at SETU in 2023
It's the first Level 8 degree in organic agriculture to be offered in either the UK or Ireland.
22 September 2022 News
Watch: first people in the gates at Ploughing 2022
We talk to some of the first people in the gates at this year's National Ploughing Championships in Ratheniska, Co Laois.
20 September 2022 News
Ploughing 2022: ‘pleasant sunny breaks’ for Tuesday
The National Ploughing Championships at Ratheniska, Co Laois, are set to see “quite settled” weather over the coming days with a mix of cloud cover and sunny spells.
20 September 2022 News
Ploughing forecast: ‘quite settled’ with sunny spells
The National Ploughing Championships at Ratheniska, Co Laois, are set to see “quite settled” weather over the coming days with a mix of cloud cover and sunny spells.
19 September 2022 News
Ploughing 2022: how to get to Ratheniska
The National Ploughing Championships for 2022 will return to Ratheniska, Co Laois. Here are the routes to take depending on where in the country you’re travelling from.
16 September 2022 News
‘Hopefully there’ll be droves of people’ – NPA president
President of the National Ploughing Association (NPA) James Sutton speaks to the Irish Farmers Journal as the final preparations are made for Ploughing 2022.
15 September 2022 News
Countdown on for the return to Ratheniska
Almost 40km of trackway has been laid at the Laois site, with over 300,000 people expected to pass through the gates over the three day event.
15 September 2022 News
Southeast dominates Nuffield scholars
The Dealer wonders if Nuffield lost the applications from farmers from the west this year as all of its new scholars hail from the southeast.
14 September 2022 News
Football training’s off, but there’s a shed to raffle
The locals can’t train during the ploughing, but they’re trying to increase funds as 300,000 people descend on their home patch.
14 September 2022 Dealer