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As revelead in last week’s Irish Farmers Journal, people on social welfare will be offered the chance to train as dairy farm workers. Caitriona Morrissey has more details on the scheme.

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One person who gave his opinion on the scheme was Alan Dorian, who judged the holstein class at Tinahely show on Monday. He spoke with Irish Farmers Journal pedigree specialist Shane Murphy.

Ciaran Lenehan spoke with the Stanley family, the Tipperary representatives in the BETTER Farm programme.

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The sheep breeding sales are in full swing and livestock specialist Darren Carty was in Co Wicklow to see what the market is like.

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Children are not thinking of going back to school yet, but their parents are – and they are counting the costs. Irish Country Living consumer editor Ciara Leahy has done the sums.

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