The demise of conacre in Ireland
Conacre, which has long been part of farming in Ireland, is a poor land use mechanism.
Weekly weather: welcome rain in the forecast
Rainfall will remain below average in parts of the east and south-east, but elsewhere values more likely to be above normal, according to Met Éireann.
This week in photos: milking and the harvest continues
Our top photos from the last week include farming in Limerick, Tipperary and Wexford.