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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.

Mayo farmer denies sexual assault charge

A sexual assault case against a Mayo farmer which was heard at Castlebar District Court on Wednesday was adjourned until July 26 for a decision. The farmer strongly denied the charges and claimed his accuser demanded €1,000 from him to buy a car.

One workplace death in Mayo in 2012

Official figures released yesterday (Thursday, January 3) by the Health and Safety Authority show that there was a 13 per cent reduction in the number of workplace deaths during 2012. There were 47 people killed in workplace accidents last year compared to 54 in 2011 with just one occurring in County Mayo.

Turf rather than time - charity bog option offered

The man whose conviction for farmyard theft in March led to a judge praising the Mayo farmer who shot dead a Traveller trespasser, avoided jail in the District Court this week (June 22) after his father promised the defendant would deliver a “lorryload of turf” to St Vincent de Paul as a community service alternative.

Jinx Lennon’s trauma themes and idiot times

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WHEN DUNDALK agit-folk singer David ‘Jinx’ Lennon arrived on the Irish music scene in the 1990s his spoken word diatribes poked at the back of what he called the Septic Tiger.

Call for deer cull as spiralling numbers threaten farmlands

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Deer numbers have soared thanks to a series of mild winters, tree planting schemes, and an absence of natural predators. They are thought to be at their highest level for years. But farmers have warned that they are wreaking havoc in many areas, especially in the Partry and Tourmakeady areas, destroying woodland, crops, even gardens, and also causing a danger to motorists on the roads. Despite more than 20,000 deer being legally hunted each year, experts believe there could be five times as many around the country.

 

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