Farming is crucial for upland landscapes - Teagasc
Declan O’Brien
Uplands are vital in terms of climate change, water management and biodiversity.
15 November 2023 Pedigree
'There is an animal to suit everyone at Carrick Winter Fair'
'The Winter Fair is the highlight of the year for the Commercial cattle exhibitors in my opinion,' Chris Meehan told Shanon Kinahan.
15 November 2023 Schemes
‘Out of order’ that commonage farmers are penalised in BISS
Problems have also arisen where farmers have been penalised for the burning of heather in these areas which had absolutely nothing to do with the farmers, Pat Chambers said.
McGuire bows out of Ballinrobe
The dealer sees that popular mart manager Tom McGuire, manager of Aurivo Mart in Ballinrobe, Co Mayo, has retired.
8 November 2023 Dealer
61ac farm for sale in Mayo in lots
Heading west, this farm has potential with a number of derelict houses, writes Paul Mooney.
1 November 2023 Property
Preserving heritage in Foxford with cow byre restoration
Foxford native Val McLoughlin utilised the Heritage Council Traditional farm buildings grant to carefully restore a derelict cow house on his north Mayo farm.
25 October 2023 Buildings
IFA deficit could top €1m this year
Presidential candidate Martin Stapleton told the presidential hustings in Mayo to expect a "seven-digit deficit" in the association’s income for the current financial year.
18 October 2023 News
Communications to the fore in Castlebar IFA hustings
There was sustained criticism of the organisation’s performance in communicating farmers’ concerns regarding climate change and water quality.
18 October 2023 News
The Front Row: RHA shows the west is awake
There is much to look forward to this October in the arts, writes Leo Powell.
27 September 2023 Living Life
2,000ac of peatland for sale in Mayo
According to estate agent Clement Herron, the land would be ideally suited for carbon trading or rewetting.
27 September 2023 News
Up to 60mm of rain forecast in parts on Tuesday
Met Éireann has issued a number of weather warnings this Monday, with a status yellow rainfall warning forecast for parts of the country.
18 September 2023 News
Malone to debut new front conditioner mower
Malone Farm Machinery will use the National Ploughing Championships as the official launch platform for its FC3000 front conditioner mower.
13 September 2023 News