Farmer Focus: Matthew Kehoe

Matthew Kehoe is breeding Jacob sheep since he was 9-years-old and it all started with one very special purchase. He is also a full-time Agricultural Science student.

Farmer Focus: Meet Lucie Walsh

Catherina meets Lucie Walsh a native of the Czech Republic who with her husband, runs a profitable herd of pedigree cattle and a snail farm in the heart of Co. Kerry.

Farmer Focus: Making waves with Simmental cattle in Co. Leitrim!

Catherina meets Leitrim’s Colm Stenson, a 33-year-old pedigree Simmental breeder and Macra na Feirme ambassador. Read about his journey here.

Farmer Focus: Going for gold with Charolais cattle in Co. Sligo!

Catherina speaks to Darragh McManus, Farm Manager of the prestigious Bostonia Charolais herd, based in Co. Sligo.

Farmer Focus: Meet Bannixtown Limousins of Tipperary!

Catherina meets Steven Tierney of Bannixtown Limousins, a leading herd in Co. Tipperary.

Farmer Focus: Meet the man behind the Powerful Blue Texel Flock

Catherina meets Philip Crowe of the Powerful Blue Texel flock, sourcing quality genetics from Holland.

Farmer Focus: Reaping the rewards of breeding Wagyu cattle

Catherina speaks to Joe Desmond, a Wagyu cattle breeder in Co. Galway.

Farmer Focus: Meet Tom Murphy – The owner of one of Ireland’s largest flocks of Galway sheep

Catherina meets Tom Murphy, a breeder of Galway sheep, one of Ireland’s only native breeds, with an official rare breed status.

Farmer Focus: Introducing the man behind the Crossmolina herd, Alan Wood.

On this week’s farmer focus, Kevin speaks to renowned Charolais breeder, Alan Wood.

Farmer Focus: Reaping the rewards of breeding pedigree Blonde cattle with a focus on genetics & grass!

Catherina speaks to Sean Galvin of Terelton Blondes, a pedigree breeder that takes a dairy farmer approach to grassland management!

Farmer Focus: Meet John Cahalane- A prize-winning Belgian Blue breeder & dairy farmer

Catherina speaks to John Cahalane, a breeder who has enjoyed immense success on the show circuit!

Farmer Focus: One Wexford breeder is venturing into pastures new with a pedigree herd of Polled Herefords

John Murphy doesn’t come from a farming background, but he is breeding quality cattle with a difference, using genetics from Northern Ireland and Australia.

Farmer Focus: Meet one of Southern Ireland’s largest Zwartbles breeders with no farming blood!

Jim Croke has returned to Holland to source stock directly & has claimed several prizes down through the years.

Farmer Focus: Meet the father and son running the Bearna-Dhearg Simmental herd in Co. Tipperary!

The O'Hallorans have secured two bulls into Irish A.I. & scooped prestigious silverware at Tullamore Show this year alone!

Farmer Focus: Meet Darren McLoughlin -The Archaeologist who is a Bó Riabhach and Droimeann cattle breeder!

Are you familiar with Bó Riabhach and Droimeann cattle? Well this farm is home to two rather interesting rare breeds!

Farmer Focus: Meet John Paul & Noreen O' Callaghan of Cois Laoi Speckle Park!

Catherina meets John Paul and Noreen O' Callaghan who are breeding Speckle Park for half a decade now!