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News correspondent Pat O’Toole looks at the significance of a recent speech given by former IFA president Eddie Downey in wake of the recent IFA settlement of €1.9m given to the former general secretary Pat Smith.

Farmers in Cootehill mart gave their reaction to settlement between the IFA and Pat Smith.

Pat O'Toole also spoke to a number of people who attended the final CAP consultation meeting in Mayo to capture the general mood on this key topic.

Pakie Morrissey from Co Tipperary recalls using a horse to take dead sheep off a mountain in the wake of the big snow of 1982.

Dr Alan Dykes from Kingston University, London explains the cause of the floods in northwest last August.

An organic beef and sheep farmer in the Scottish Highlands talked to Odile Evans about his farm in Glencoe, where he grazes sheep on roughly 4,000 acres and where the James Bond movie Skyfall was filmed.

Young farmers told Louise Denvir how they feel about their futures in farming, and why the Save Our Sucklers campaign is important to them.

And finally, news correspondent Thomas Hubert met Irish Bioenergy Association chief executive Ger Devlin at the organisation's annual conference.

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