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Mayo farmer awarded Nuffield Scholarship

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Mayo farmer Sean Coughlan has been awarded a prestigious Nuffield Scholarship. The internationally-acclaimed scholarship, which is sponsored by Aurivo, was awarded by the Nuffield Ireland Farming Scholarship Trust.

Farmer to pay €10k after failing to comply with court order

A farmer has been ordered to pay €10,000 in fines and costs after he failed to comply with a court order to reduce his stock levels.

Westmeath farm in national dairy finals

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Fourteen dairy farms - including one from Co Westmeath - have been shortlisted as national finalists for the 2013 National Dairy Council and Kerrygold Quality Milk Awards. The Westmeath finalists are David and Kathleen Boland from Cartron’s Glebe, Horseleap.

Leading experts to address Connacht Gold Dairy seminar

Some of the country’s leading experts on dairy cow nutrition and management will address a special regional dairy seminar run by Connacht Gold Co-op in the McWilliam Park Hotel, Claremorris, on Tuesday November 29, starting at 8pm.

IFA encourages farmers to sell through the marts

IFA national livestock committee chairman Michael Doran said to ensure security of payment and the most competitive prices, livestock farmers should sell livestock through their local mart.

YMA National Calf Show at Cillin Hill

A colourful event for all the family in the shape of the YMA National Calf Show takes place at The Hub at Cillin Hill on Tuesday July 26 and Wednesday 27.

Kyne concerned at delay in Civil Registration Act review

Fine Gael’s Galway West Deputy Seán Kyne has expressed concerns at the delay in amending the Civil Registration Act to allow for the registration of the deaths of Irish people who die abroad. In May and June of 2010, the Galway-based Bring Them Home campaign group met with the then Minister for Social Protection, Éamon Ó Cuiv, who committed to a review so the legislation could be changed.

Teagasc conference draws large turnout to Cillin Hill

Thousands of beef farmers descended on Kilkenny this week to attend an important conference organised to discuss beef production in this country as an industry.

Bóthar launches its annual spring calf appeal

Bóthar, the international agency that specialises in the use of livestock, has launched what is now becoming its annual appeal for spring calves. The organisation is seeking the donation of 20 heifer calves, as part of its Spring Calf Appeal to provide animals for its Shelton Abbey rehabilitation project. The Spring Calf Appeal follows an ongoing successful partnership with Shelton Abbey prison facility in Co Wicklow, which has agreed to care for the animals at the prison’s on-site farm as part of their rehabilitation programme for inmates.

Staying safe tips for Leaving Cert graduates

Now that it has become a tradition for some young people to go away together to celebrate their Leaving Cert results, The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre has devised the following staying safe tips for young people.


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