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Social connections improve health and well-being
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Chartered Physiotherapist Stephen O’ Rourke discusses the importance of social connection for improved health and well-being.
17 January 2024 Grass & feeding
Positive Farmers delve deep into controlling costs
Aidan Brennan reports from the Positive Farmers Conference in Cork, where a lot of the debate was around managing costs and mental health.
2 January 2024 News
Sleep hygiene: it’s more than taking off dirty overalls in bed
New research from Dublin City University has found that half of all Irish farmers surveyed suffer from sleep issues.
Watch: a look back at Women & Agriculture 2023
As the year comes to a close, this Women & Agriculture 2023 video sums up some of the highlights of the conference, writes Ciara Leahy.
30 December 2023 Feature
Tips to ease stress and enjoy the holidays
Will you be embracing Christmas this year or enduring it? The festive season can be stressful as well as joyful so how best to navigate it?
20 December 2023 Health
Potential changes to calf exports
A lead in time is required if significant changes to export rules are coming.
20 December 2023 Viewpoints
Taking steps to mind your mental health
Dr Eddie Murphy spoke at last week’s Irish Tillage and Land Use Society winter conference about minding your mental health.
13 December 2023 News
Agribusinesses 'need to do more' for mental health
Dr Eddie Murphy has said that he cannot understand how agribusinesses are not providing mental health support service to farmers.
13 December 2023 News
New free service for communities that experience tragedy
A crisis in this case is an unexpected event that has resulted in trauma to many members of a community, such as sudden unexpected deaths or serious injury.
4 December 2023 News
Tillage conference to focus on resilience in people, products and profits
The Irish Tillage and Land Use Society’s winter conference takes place on Thursday 7 December at the Clanard Court Hotel, Athy, Co Kildare.
26 November 2023 News
Reaching out and connecting at Christmas
How are you? A simple question, but one that you might be afraid to ask, because what do you say next if the answer is: "I'm struggling to cope," writes Ciara Leahy.
22 November 2023 Amii
Planning for winter in Portarlington
Adam Woods reports from a Teagasc/AHI organised farm walk on the farm of John Dunne, Portarlington, Co Offaly that took place last week.
1 November 2023 Breeding & health