Women in Ag: Lisa Meyler

“I never once dreamt that I would have the opportunity to combine both my love of agriculture and marketing together.” - 23-year-old Lisa Meyler of Green Acre Marketing.

Student Focus: Caroline Burke

Caroline Burke studied at Clonakilty Ag College before jetting off to Australia for five years. She returned back to Ireland in 2015; began her studies at CIT and constructed a new milking parlour.

FARMEX Profile: Peter and Paula Hynes

Peter and Paula Hynes are award-winning first-generation farmers from Cork. They began farming with 50 cows in 2010 and the herd now comprises of 180 cows.

Women in Ag: Leanne Roche

Leanne Roche became interested in agriculture and environmental science when she returned to college to further her Horticultural studies. She now works for the DAFM.

Women in Ag: Elisha Foley - Friel

Catherina meets Elisha Foley - Friel, Moocall’s International Key Account Manager. The North County Dublin native grew up on a tillage and vegetable enterprise.

Women in Ag: Marian Dalton

“People have never doubted my abilities as a woman in Agriculture.” Catherina meets Marian Dalton, who started farming when she married a farmer over thirty-five years ago.

Student Update: From skyscrapers to paddocks

Emma McCormack, a final-year Agriculture student is back with her next update to discuss her visits to farms in New York; Connecticut and New Jersey.

Women in Ag: Margaret Edgill

Catherina meets Margaret Edgill, a seventh-generation organic beef farmer. The Offaly native worked in communications and marketing and the festival events sector before she embraced her farming roots.

Women in Ag: Karen Elliffe

Catherina meets 28-year-old Karen Elliffe - a drystock farmer; UL Equine Science graduate; 2016 Queen of the Land and Macra na Feirme member.

Women in Ag: Danielle Stewart

Catherina meets Danielle Stewart, who holds a Professional Diploma in Dairy Farm Management. The Donegal native is currently involved in the operation of a mixed enterprise.

Women in Ag: Maeve O’ Keeffe

Sixth-generation farmer Maeve O’Keeffe runs a 130-cow dairy herd; is the Founder and CEO of Inspect 4 and 2015 Nuffield Scholar.

Women in Ag: Shelby Zmurchyk

Shelby Zmurchyk once considered a career in the medical field, but she was drawn back to her farming roots. The Canadian native is currently working on the farm of Peter and Paula Hynes, Co. Cork.

Women in Ag: Niamh Bambrick

Glanbia's Ruminant Business Manager, Niamh Bambrick is a well-known UCD graduate; camogie player and long-distance runner; an ASA council member; and Macra member.

Women in Ag: Annie Galligan

Annie Galligan, Co. Meath, a classically trained soprano has carved out a successful career as a farmer and Heatime animal specialist with Animal Health and Monitoring Systems LTD.

Women in Ag: Marykate Condren

19-year-old Marykate Condren failed to obtain her first-choice CAO offer, but the Wicklow native accepted her place on UCD’s Dairy Business course instead.

Women in Ag: Niamh Seoighe

Niamh Seoighe once considered a career in Irish and Media, but the 25-year-old was drawn back to her strong hill sheep farming roots and studied Agri-Business.