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From the Abbey to the Áras - Connemara mare and foal focus of biodiversity partnership

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On Monday morning, Gray Lass (affectionately known as “Snowy”) and her colt foal along with a small delegation of Kylemore Abbey staff made the 280km journey from Kylemore Abbey in Connemara to Áras an Uachtaráin in the Phoenix Park. “Snowy” and her six-week-old foal will take up residence in the front paddock of Áras an Uachtaráin for four months.

MartAid 2020: Farm safety and technology to the fore of new charity drive.

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With Marts unable to operate as normal this year, technology is helping farmers to run their businesses while saving both time and money. MartEye was founded at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic to help Marts and farmers buy and sell livestock online. Since launching only 6 months ago, Portershed based MartEye has grown at a phenomenal rate and is used in 40 marts across Ireland and the UK.

Different horses being jumped at Ballybrit this summer

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The Moet Chandon building at Galway Racecourse is one of the most beautiful additions to Galway Racecourse over the last couple of years.

Work underway to facilitate Galway's farmers with livestock sales says Cannon

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An East Galway TD has welcomed assurances from the Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed that ways are being explored to ensure the sale of livestock for the county's farmers.

Ballina councillors look for culling of seal numbers

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The elected members of the Ballina Municipal District have agreed to send a letter to the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine to request the cull of a number of seals in Killala Bay.

Galway 2020 - rejoicing in all things ovine

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It may not be the most obvious focus for a European Capital of Culture event, but Galway 2020 will be celebrating everything and anything to do with sheep - from farm to fork, the catwalk, and everything in between.

Connolly demands 'immediate clean-up' of Slaughterhouse River

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An "immediate clean-up" must be carried out at Slaughterhouse River, with one city councillor saying it was "difficult to conceive how such an amount of rubbish has been allowed to build up at this point".

Locals to take part in All Ireland Sheep Shearing Competition this weekend

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All roads lead to Cashel for the All Ireland Sheep Shearing Championships this weekend.

Winner all right, winner all right as have-a go Frank Byrnes completes horse racing challenge

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A love of horse riding, nurtured in his younger days growing up in Oranmore and continued with the Galway Blazers, reached its pinnacle last week when Frank Byrnes completed the Corinthian horse racing challenge in aid of the Irish Injured Jockeys Fund.

Nostalgic ‘Friends’ quiz takes centre stage at the Prince Bar

Save the date! Your old friends are calling. The perennially popular Prince Bar, Athlone, hosts a trivia night based on the iconic 90s comedy show, ‘Friends’.


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