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Carrie Acheson, the voice behind the Ploughing, RIP
Anne O'Donoghue
From the public address at the Ploughing, to a career in both politics and farm machinery, Carrie Acheson covered a lot of ground in life. She spoke with Anne O’Donoghue at Ploughing 2022.
5 October 2022 Living Life
‘I’d lie awake at night trying to figure out how could I access their brains’
Mary Moran was over three decades teaching children to read before she was officially labelled a social entrepreneur through her Dcode Dyslexia books, writes Anne O’Donoghue.
5 October 2022 Features
The voice behind the Ploughing
From the public address at the Ploughing, to a career in both politics and farm machinery, Carrie Acheson has covered a lot of ground in life so far. In conversation with Anne O’Donoghue.
Colour, crowds, fun and puddles – Ploughing back with a bang
The mood of farmers was upbeat and enthusiastic at the Ploughing Championships.
28 September 2022 Katherine O'Leary
High-end commercial and pedigree stock on show at Charollais stand
The Irish Charolais Sheep Society will eagerly make their return to the sheep tent at this year’s Ploughing Championship after the three-year break.
18 September 2022 Ploughing Championships
Belclare sheep: bred for Irish systems to increase flock profitability
The main factor influencing profitability of Irish sheep flocks is the number of lambs reared per ewe joined, which the Belclare breed excels at.
18 September 2022 Ploughing Championships
Consumer information stands at the Ploughing
There is a lot of talk at the Ploughing so if you take the time to listen, you could walk away from this year’s event with some very valuable information. Ciara Leahy and Gary McLaughlin report.
18 September 2022 Ploughing
Suffolk society hosts 'guess the weight' competition with €200 voucher
The Suffolk Sheep Society – South of Ireland is delighted to be attending the 2022 National Ploughing Championships.
17 September 2022 Ploughing Championships
Belgian Beltex back with a bang at Ploughing 2022
The NSBA sheep tunnel will again play host to a number of breeds, including the Beltex.
17 September 2022 Ploughing Championships
Kubota to show its latest tractors, loaders and balers
At this year’s National Ploughing Championships, Kubota will showcase its latest M6-002 and M6-001 Utility tractors alongside its new BF3500 fixed chamber round baler.
17 September 2022 News
Elphin to stage National Charolais Calf Show
Adam Woods talks to Nevin McKiernan about what’s coming up in the Charolais world this autumn.
17 September 2022 Pedigree
IHFA ploughing exhibition and bull mother of the year competition
Laurence Feeney, of the Irish Holstein Friesian Association (IHFA), outlines what cows farmers can expect to see at the IHFA stand at this years' Ploughing Championships.
16 September 2022 Ploughing Championships