Student Focus: Gavin Brady

Catherina meets Gavin Brady from Ballinagh, Co. Cavan, a dairy farmer and former student of Ballyhaise Agricultural College who is currently completing a Diploma in Dairy Herd Management.

Opinion: It is unfair that cattle purchasers have to buy 'a pig in a poke'

"Livestock marts that have implemented restrictions must introduce pre-sale viewing periods and it is paramount that an efficient post-sale procedure is rolled out to avoid delays & poor return rates."- Catherina Cunnane.

Farmer Focus: Michael Flahive

Michael Flahive farms a herd of pedigree Kerry cattle on the 180-ft Bromore Cliffs in the Kingdom. Kerry cattle, one of Ireland's oldest breeds has always had a strong affinity with the Flahive family.