May was the warmest on record
Niamh Murphy
May 2024 temperatures were above average everywhere and 1.74°C above the 1991 to 2020 long term average.
15 May 2024 Property
Nice organic farm with elegant farmhouse
With Boyle town on one side and Lough Key on the other, the location of this 96ac farm – guided between €1.4m to €1.5m – has plenty going for it, writes Paul Mooney.
8 May 2024 News
West can get more money from CAP - Flanagan
"People will ask where will that money come from? It will come from the Golden Vale," Luke Ming Flanagan has said.
Pronar to host grass machinery working day in the west
Pronar is set to host a grassland working demonstration day in Roscommon on Saturday and Sunday, 11 and 12 May, from 10am.
1 May 2024 News
My Farming Week: Colin Kelly, Bealnamulla, Athlone, Roscommon.
Colin farms alongside his father on 40ac in Co Roscommon. They operate a suckler herd, selling weanlings in the mart at 10 months.
1 May 2024 News
Meal subsidy would be of more benefit to fodder-short farmers - TD
A meal subsidy would be more beneficial than the current transport scheme for west and northwest farmers short of fodder, Deputy Marian Harkin has said.
25 April 2024 News
Lough Funshinagh flooding: 'the worst year in living memory'
Farmers surrounding Lough Funshinagh highlighted that the situation is dire and that they are living in hope that water will recede.
17 April 2024 News
Ballaghaderreen to revive May Day fair tradition
Ballaghaderreen is set to revive the tradition of the May Day Fair next month.
17 April 2024 News
IFA seeks meeting with Minister O'Donnell on Lough Funshinagh
The Irish Farmers’ Association is seeking a meeting with Minister Kieran O’Donnell as Lough Funshinagh reaches crisis point.
15 April 2024 News
Camera at the Mart: organic weanlings hit €4/kg in Elphin
Adam Woods report from Elphin Mart's special organic sale of cattle last Monday night.
10 April 2024 Markets
Watch: Charolais heifers top Elphin trade
Niamh Murphy reports from Wednesday’s heifer sale in Elphin Mart in Co Roscommon.
5 April 2024 Markets
Beef Management: grazing problems and scour issues
In this week's Beef Management, Adam Woods takes a look at grazing issues and calf scour.
3 April 2024 Management