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Social media

NDC chief warns about social media influencing diet
Kavanagh also spoke about the benefits of cow's milk over plant-based alternatives.
By Michael Keaveny on 14 February 2018
Today, parents have more to worry about and protect their children from than ever before, writes Mairead Lavery as she considers the dangers of social media
By Mairead Lavery on 01 February 2018
Meet the farmers and rural influencers "owning" Instagram with their picture-perfect snaps of country life, writes Janine Kennedy.
By Contributor on 08 February 2018
As we know every gambling addiction begins with one small bet, writes Damien O'Reilly. From there it's a slippery slope to lying and stealing to fund the addiction.
By Damien O'Reilly on 25 January 2018
Former director of the OFC Alan Laidlaw looks back on his time with the charity as well as the challenges and highlights during his term.
By Odile Evans on 11 January 2018
With over 20,000 followers across several social media platforms, Edward Dudley of Kilsunny Pedigree Herds writes about his recent experiences of dealing with negativity online.
By Contributor on 14 December 2017
As we wrap 2017 and put a ribbon on it, it’s good to look back at the year gone by and we can say with some pride that Macra na Feirme has had a fantastic year.
By Contributor on 21 December 2017
Now is the time for primary producers to take a better grip of the sale and marketing of the food they produce, according to Brian Nicholson.
By Brian Nicholson on 14 December 2017
Michael Slavin discusses the role of social media in breeding with Alison Corbally of Horse Sport Ireland.
By on 30 November 2017
The level of verbal abuse and bullying that passes for comment on social media is rightly being called out. But what concerns me even more is how mobile phones are being used when it comes to teens
By Mairead Lavery on 23 November 2017
Thanks to the world of social media, the point of my previous cycling article was lost in translation.
By Damien O'Reilly on 26 October 2017
Cork winner of photo competition
The winner of our #flattothemat competition is Amy Quinn, with her photo of Ailidh and Euan McGlone from Innishannon, Co Cork, enjoying the baling on their grandad's farm.
By The Dealer on 20 July 2017
Enter our summer photo competition to win prizes worth over €1,000
Have you been flat to the mat these past few months? Show us your best summer photos, for a chance to win great prizes from our store.
By Aisling Hussey on 05 July 2017
The Irish Farmers Journal scooped a prize at last week's Social Media Awards, which took place in the RDS on Thursday 25 May.
By Aisling Hussey on 01 June 2017
In pictures: #Calving17 on social media
With spring calving well under way on farms in Ireland and abroad, take a look at images posted on social media by farmers.
By Aisling Hussey on 20 February 2017
Going from part-time to full-time gives you a more rounded view of farming life, writes Kieran Sullivan.
By Kieran Sullivan on 21 November 2016
The hottest day of the year on social media
Farmers were enjoying the hottest day of the year this Tuesday, with plenty of sunny photos posted on social media.
By Aisling Hussey on 19 July 2016
Farmer tweets: online reaction as Britain votes to leave EU
Irish farmers are taking to Twitter to express their views on the UK's decision to leave the European Union.
By Áine Hennessy on 24 June 2016
Vote for your favourite summer photo
We have whittled down the entries in our summer photo competition to eight entries.
By Photo Desk on 21 June 2016
Enter your farming photo for a chance to win a prize worth €100
To celebrate the week of fine silage-making weather, we're launching our summer photo competition.
By Aisling Hussey on 08 June 2016
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