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Double for Leitrim breeders at Irish Angus Thurles Sale
Niamh Gunn
Niamh Gunn reports from the Irish Angus Cattle Society’s show and sale of bulls in Thurles Mart last week.
8 May 2022 News
Beetle infestation stokes fears of heather loss in Leitrim
The heather beetle or lochmaea suturalis feeds on heather plants at a level that is usually not noticed, but can sometimes decimate plant cover.
4 May 2022 Pedigree
Simmentals peak at €4,000 in Tullamore
Niamh Gunn reports from the Irish Simmental Society sale of bulls and heifers in Tullamore.
Camera at the Mart: weanling heifers on fire in Carrigallen
Adam Woods reports from a special weanling heifer sale in Carrigallen Mart, Co Leitrim, at the weekend.
27 April 2022 Markets
Minister grants BPS force majeure to 18 farmers for 2020 Leitrim landslide
While force majeure has been granted for the 2022 Basic Payment Scheme, farmers are still awaiting details on a possible compensation package.
8 April 2022 News
An Italian man living in the Gaeltacht with fluent Irish
Andrea Palandri’s roots are very firmly in Italy and Scotland, but his branches have now reached Ireland, living in the Gaeltacht as a fluent Irish speaker, writes Anne O’Donoghue
6 April 2022 Features
Rising sheep prices not keeping ‘pace’ with costs – IFA
Fertiliser cost increases of €10 to €15 per ewe this year will cost the sheep sector up to €40m, according to the IFA.
30 March 2022 News
Store lamb trade ‘first to suffer’ from fertiliser and feed challenges – IFA
The IFA has called for direct financial supports and incentives for sheep farmers for finishing store lambs this year.
28 March 2022 News
Land price rises to €6,118/ac in Leitrim
Supply of farmland for sale fell again in Leitrim in 2021, for the second year in a row.
21 March 2022
Watch: long winters in lovely Leitrim
Adam Woods was in Mohill, Co Leitrim, last week for a farm walk on the farm of Gerard Mulligan, Rooskeynamona, Mohill.
9 March 2022 News
Watch: heavy cattle hit €3/kg in Carrigallen
Niamh Gunn was in Carrigallen Mart on Monday evening for its general sale of heifers, bullocks and cull cows.
8 March 2022 News
House in the Country: applying for planning permission in Co Leitrim
In the third instalment of House in the Country, Declan Sweeney from Co Leitrim shares his story of applying for planning permission on the farm.
2 March 2022 Features