Appeal after white-tailed eagle is poisoned with illegal insecticide carbofuran
Amy Forde
NPWS regional manager Maurice Eakin said that white-tailed eagles are a protected species under the Wildlife Acts.
20 January 2023 News
Westmeath teens turn slurry into liquid gold with duckweed
Duckweed absorbs nitrates and phosphates in slurry and dairy washings and can be used as a high-protein cheap feed, according to three Westmeath teenagers.
17 January 2023 News
Snow and ice warnings issued by Met Éireann
Fourteen counties have been issued snow and ice warnings by Met Éireann on Tuesday.
ICSA presidential race: what will the candidates do for drystock farmers?
The two candidates vying to become the next ICSA president have outlined what they would do for Ireland’s beef and sheep farmers.
12 December 2022 News
Two candidates to run for ICSA president
The ICSA presidential election will take place on 14 December in Portlaoise. A result is expected around 9pm.
5 December 2022 News
Three farms for sale in Meath and Westmeath
These three mid-sized farms are going for auction.
2 November 2022 Property
c28ac holding on outskirts of Mullingar
The land is in one block, is in grass and it has frontage on to two public roads.
19 October 2022 Property
My Farming Week: Anthony Nea, Ringfort Farm, Correaly, Co Westmeath
Anthony Nea farms sheep on the Longford-Westmeath border, also selling honey from his 40 hives of native bees.
19 October 2022 News
Big tillage and forestry farm in Westmeath
The farm has a nice, clean bright house on an elevated site close to the centre of the land.
12 October 2022 Property
Westmeath farmer fined €2,000 for putting in a drain
The farmer was convicted under the European Communities (Birds and Natural Habitats) Regulations 2011-2021. The case taken for wildlife crime is the 26th such conviction this year.
10 October 2022 News
43ac with small cattle shed in Meath
The land has a natural water supply from a small river and a mains connection.
5 October 2022 Property
Agri jobs: agri mechanic opportunity in Offaly
From an agri mechanic role to a dairy farm manager role in Westmeath, there are some exciting opportunities out there this week.
1 October 2022 News