Northern Ireland
News round-up: diesel prices and Holstein bull index
Peter McCann
Weekly round-up of news from the farming industry in Northern Ireland.
8 August 2022 Podcast
Young Stock Podcast: poultry farmer and YFCU president Peter Alexander
This week, Peter McCann speaks to president of the Young Farmers' Clubs of Ulster Peter Alexander.
3 August 2022 News
Mammoth tractor auction to take place in Tyrone
Mid Ulster Auctions is set to host a timed online stock reduction auction on behalf of well-known machinery dealer Trillick Tractors, comprising over 250 lots, starting Thursday and ending 8 August.
Farmers behind with sheep shearing
A shortage of shearing contractors has forced some farmers to revert to doing it themselves.
6 July 2022 Northern Ireland
Growing apples and making cider in the Orchard County
The McKeevers started out as apple farmers, and still are, but they have added beverage producer to their repertoire, writes Anne O’Donoghue.
1 June 2022 Features
Holiday at Home: Armagh, where spirituality meets science
Armagh is the only county in Ireland Anne O’Donoghue has (potentially) never visited, and it was well worth the wait.
1 June 2022 Travel
Maggie Farrelly, the first woman to referee men’s intercounty football
Maggie Farrelly was first asked to take on the role of referee by her club. Since then, she has gone on to blaze a trail for female referees in GAA, writes Anne O’Donoghue
25 May 2022 Living Life
Ulster Wool predicts a more positive outlook for 2022
The payment for the 2021 wool clip increased by 135% to an overall average of 36.4p/kg (43c/kg).
18 May 2022 Sheep handling
Listen: wool chief upbeat on 2022 prices
The market for wool is continuing to improve, as customers return to normal operations, the CEO of British/Ulster Wool has said.
18 May 2022 Northern Ireland
Ulster Unionists air lame election advert
Voters in Northern Ireland go to the polls for Assembly elections on 5 May 2022.
27 April 2022 Dealer
Dawn of a new championship era
The shorter-than-ever gap between the league and the championship should mean a closer correlation in terms of formlines.
13 April 2022
Conor Laverty: football, farming and five wee boys
Kilcoo clubman, Down U20s manager and Trinity GAA development officer, Conor Laverty, chats football and farming with Anne O’Donoghue.
30 March 2022 Living Life