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The Mayo FBD Young Farmer of the Year winner has been announced as Sean O’Donnell from Ballina. He will go on to represent Mayo at the semi-final of the 16th annual FBD Young Farmer of the Year Competition, run by Macra na Feirme in partnership with the IFA.
The 16th FBD Young Farmer of the Year competition has been launched and young farmers in Mayo who are actively involved in the running of a farm, full or part time, are invited to apply. A county winner will be chosen who will go through to the All-Ireland final in September. The competition was launched by organisers, Macra na Feirme, sponsor FBD, and partner, the IFA.
The Galway FBD Young Farmer of the Year county finalist has been announced as Gerald Harney from Ardrahan, County Galway.
SENSATION, THE Irish comedy film about a young farmer and a call girl who move from clients to business partners to lovers is out on DVD tomorrow.
Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’ Association (ICSA), Connaught/Ulster vice-president, John Flynn, has warned that the older age profile of Irish farmers is not conducive to productive farming and unless steps are taken to encourage the next generations into farming the agri food sector will simply stagnate.
Claire Rynn from Castlepollard was named the best young farmer in Westmeath at a ceremony in Wexford this week.
Mayo Fine Gael TD John O’Mahony has invited Fianna Fáil’s Beverley Flynn to join the ranks of the opposition in the Dáil when they resume after the summer recess tomorrow. Deputy O’Mahony said Deputy Flynn has in recent days been speaking and acting in the manner of an opposition TD and he said the logical conclusion of her behaviour was to make the walk across the Dáil chamber.