Catherine O’Hara: snapping beautiful days from Paris to Mohill
Caitríona Bolger
Wedding photographer Catherine O’Hara is originally from Co Longford, and is now settling into life in Leitrim. In conversation with Caitríona Bolger.
10 May 2023 Farmer Writes
Farmer Writes: rethinking our silage strategy
The current plan is to try and get a first cut of mainly hay in June, if possible.
3 May 2023 Health
Health: Parkinson’s and a farmers second chance at life
Leitrim suckler farmer Michael McCabe had deep brain stimulation surgery (DBS) for Parkinson’s disease last November and now has a second chance at life. Margaret Hawkins hears his story.
Last long draw for Leitrim contractor
A Ford Dexta that agricultural contractor started out contracting on in 1961 was a fitting tribute to lead him off on his final journey last week.
26 April 2023 Dealer
Watch: hen party invades Carrigallen Mart
Last Saturday, a hen party made an unexpected appearance at Carrigallen Mart County Leitrim during the weekly heifer sale.
24 April 2023 News
New tractor registrations up 8% on 2022
Monthly figures released from the FTMTA show that 247 new tractors were registered in March this year, taking the year to date figure to 959 units.
19 April 2023 News
In pictures: heavy heifers hit new highs in Carrigallen
Monday last saw Carrigallen Mart, Co Leitrim, host its weekly sale of heifers, bullocks and dry cows. Shane Dobson reports from the ringside.
7 April 2023 Markets
Shass landslide payments welcome despite 33-month delay - TD
The landslide occurred in June 2020 at Shass mountain, Co Leitrim, and affected over 100ac of land.
4 April 2023 News
Land price down 9% in Leitrim on higher supply
The majority of farms were under 40ac in size and these averaged €5,971/ac on sale.
31 March 2023 News
Department urges farmers to avail of BISS clinics
BISS will replace the Basic Payment Scheme in the previous CAP and more previously to that the Single Farm Payment.
29 March 2023 News
Finding her way home at Aughry Yard
After losing her mother at 19, Una Hardiman spent years running from home. But having stepped back from her career to become a carer, she found herself in Leitrim; in every way, writes Maria Moynihan
8 March 2023 Features
Map: which counties have the highest forest cover?
One in every five acres of Co Leitrim is covered in forestry, with most of the woodlands being conifers.
6 March 2023 Forestry