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Meet The Maker: Helena Golden, Willow Woman
Maria Moynihan
In this week’s Meet The Maker, Maria Moynihan chats to Helena Golden, who runs basket making classes in Co Leitrim and beyond.
4 January 2023 News
Electric cars on the rise in rural counties
While the bulk of new electric car registrations still occur in urban and commuter population centres such as Dublin, Kildare and Wicklow, registrations in more rural counties are on the rise.
4 January 2023 Farmer Writes
Farmer Writes: culling cows is difficult but you can’t keep them all
Culling old cows on the farm is never easy, however, decisions have to be made with the business in mind, Karen McCabe writes.
Farmers on mobile phones account for over 70% of tractor penalty points
Almost 900 farmers have committed driving offences and received penalty points while driving a tractor over the last three years.
4 January 2023 News
Untouchable hits €10,000 in Carrick
Adam Woods reports from the Irish Angus elite sale of bulls and heifers in Carrick-on-Shannon.
14 December 2022 Pedigree
A different Belgium on the TV
The Dealer heard there was some jostling for the remote in the pubs of Carrick on Shannon last weekend.
7 December 2022 Dealer
Winter Fair: €14,500 at Carrick for junior champion Miss Moneypenny
Shanon Kinahan takes a look at some of the top prices from the Winter Fair weekend.
29 November 2022 Pedigree
INHFA looks for extension to Shass compensation scheme
The hill farmers’ group is still looking for clarity on what the compensation scheme will mean for land eligibility.
29 November 2022 News
Landslide farmers need clarity on CAP payments - INHFA
The hill farmers' group has said it will push for certainty with direct payments on affected lands at EU level.
24 November 2022 News
Clarity needed on future plans for Leitrim farms affected by landslide
Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue announced that a €500,000 fund would be put in place for farmers affected by the landslide which occurred in 2020.
22 November 2022 News
Grants of up to €20,000 for farmers affected by Leitrim landslide
Support will also be provided for fencing and gateways on agricultural land affected by the landslide.
22 November 2022 News
Camera at the Mart: firm trade for quality store lambs in Drumshanbo
As sale numbers begin their seasonal decline, the demand for decent quality store lambs remains with those more forward being in highest demand.
16 November 2022 Markets