Grass+ Beef: grazing gets sticky for many
Declan Marren
Heavy rainfall over the past week has made grazing conditions very difficult for many beef farmers.
14 March 2023 News
Farmers 'anxious' about flooding as Bord na Móna's rewetting programme begins
Farmers bordering Bord na Móna are extremely concerned about flooding as a result of its rewetting programme, Laois Offaly TD Carol Nolan has said.
8 March 2023 Grass & feeding
Grass+ Beef: farmers prepare for a change in weather
An unsettled forecast for the coming week has farmers with stock at grass making contingency plans for rehousing.
Tullamore International Women’s Day Brunch returns with stellar speaker line-up
This year’s Tullamore International Women’s Day Brunch will include special guests and aims to empower women from all backgrounds, writes Naomi Hamilton-O’Donnell
6 March 2023 Features
Offaly contractor fined €1,000 for cutting turf
Judge Elizabeth McGrath imposed a hefty fine on an Offaly man for the illegal extraction of turf from a raised bog.
14 February 2023 News
Meet The Maker: hoop embroidery artist Lyndsey Farrell
In this week’s Meet The Maker, Maria Moynihan chats to Offaly-based embroidery artist Lyndsey Farrell of Ask Me Hoop.
8 February 2023 Features
My Farming Week: Ger Pardy, Killaun, Birr, Co Offaly
This Faithful county farmer has placed a large focus on reducing chemical nitrogen on his milking platform by incorporating both red and white clover.
11 January 2023 News
It’s not your worm dose, it’s my worm dose
A huge crowd turned out in the south Offaly village of Shinrone on New Year’s Day for the annual Shinrone Tractor Run which raised over €12,000.
4 January 2023 Dealer
New rules for subject sales at Roscrea, Nenagh and Birr marts
Subject sales will be dealt with differently from January 2023 at three marts in Offaly and Tipperary.
22 December 2022 News
Devastation caused by two recent dog attacks ‘shocking’ - IFA
Two dog attacks on farms on the Offaly-Tipperary border and Kildare leave more than 60 sheep dead.
13 December 2022 News
Graphic photos: sheep kill causes losses to the tune of €10,000
Some 50 lambs were killed by dogs on the farm of John Healy, outside Moneygall village last weekend.
13 December 2022 News
Three farmers fined for misuse of green diesel
The latest tax defaulters list sees five farmers hit for the misuse of green diesel, failure to hold a current oil licence and failure to declare income tax.
6 December 2022 News