Behind the Hammer: Matthew Donnellan

Catherina meets Matthew Donnellan; a cattle dealer turned a livestock auctioneer who has recently opened a pub in the heart of Co. Roscommon.

Life in Livestock: Alison De Vere Hunt

“Women add another dimension to the running of a livestock mart” – Catherina meets the Manager of Cashel Mart, Alison De Vere Hunt.

Talking Trade: Weather impacts numbers, but trade remains strong

What are cattle making around the ring? Bullocks improve in price, a sluggish trade reported for springers in some marts, calf sales hit peak season, heifer prices remain strong and culls meet with a brisk demand; Catherina analyses the trade!

Behind the Hammer: Meet Ciaran Laverty

Have you ever wondered what life is like as a livestock auctioneer? Well, Ciaran Laverty who is one of the best-known auctioneers has been selling livestock from the age of 17.

Women in Ag: Meet Teresa Gibsey – One of the driving forces behind Headford Mart!

Catherina meets Teresa Gibsey, a Mountbellew/G.M.I.T. graduate who has miles of mart experience and currently works at Headford Mart.

Opinion: ‘Marts are the social fabric of rural Ireland’ – Catherina Cunnane

Is there more to livestock marts than what meets the eye? That's Farming Journalist Catherina Cunnane shares her thoughts.