Revealed: FBD Young Farmer of the Year Award finalists


Pictures and names: Who will be the 21st FBD Young Farmer of the Year?

Revealed: FBD Young Farmer of the Year Award finalists

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Pictures and names: Who will be the 21st FBD Young Farmer of the Year?

The final of the FBD Young Farmer of the Year, which is sponsored by FBD Insurance, the IFA and the NRN, takes place on Tuesday, November 26th in the Castleknock Hotel at 7pm.

The event acknowledges and celebrates the achievements of Irish young farmers in the agricultural industry.

The 21st FBD Young Farmer of the Year will be crowned, with seven additional awards on offer.

The winner of the 2019 FBD Young Farmer of the Year will receive a travel bursary and the opportunity to experience farm practices abroad, while also developing their skills.

Young farmers involved in sectors such as dairy, drystock (beef and sheep), land mobility and other enterprises (including horticulture, pigs, poultry, tillage) were invited to enterprise the competition.

There are also feature awards for the Best Emerging Farmer, Carbon Efficiency and Bio-diversity.

Finalists:

Name

Region

Category

Alan Doyle

Kilkenny

Dry Stock

Ann Marie Holton

Meath

Land Mobility

Bill Gleeson

North Tipp

Land Mobility

Brendan Gorman

Kildare

Land Mobility

Catriona Swift

Sligo

Land Mobility

Daniel Hickey

Carbery

Other Enterprises

Eamonn Cassells

Meath

Dry Stock

Edel Boyd

Mayo

Dry Stock

Edward Egan

Roscommon

Land Mobility

Edward Roe

North Tipperary

Dry Stock

Edward Teanor

Monaghan

Dairy

Ester Logue

Donegal

Dry Stock

Gavin Boyle

Leitrim

Land Mobility

James Holton

Meath

Dairy

James Rice

Kilkenny

Dairy

James Rolston

Sligo

Dry Stock

Jonathan Cormican

Limerick

Dairy

Jonathan Stevenson

Laois

Dry Stock

Liam Hanrahan

Clare

Dairy

Padraig O' Farrell

Longford

Dairy

Patrick Greenan

Monaghan

Other Enterprises

Philip Stewart

Longford

Other Enterprises

Rob Lally

Galway

Dry Stock

Robert Forrest

Avondhu

Land Mobility

Ross Edghill

Kildare

Dairy

Sean Callan

Louth

Dairy

Sean Roddy

Kildare

Dry Stock

Shane Fitz

Waterford

Dairy

Sinead Conroy

Roscommon

Dry Stock

Sophie Bell

Cavan

Dry Stock

Stanley Seale

Laois

Land Mobility

Stephen O Keefe

Limerick

Land Mobility

Thomas Kane

Cavan

Other Enterprises

[Ann-Marie Holton, Bill Gleeson, Brendan Gorman]

[Catriona Swift, Daniel Hickey and Eddie Egan]

[Edel Boyd, Edward Treanor and Esther Logue]

[Gavin Boyle, James Rice and James Rolston]

[Johnathan Cormican, Liam Hanrahan and Padraig O'Farrell]

[Patrick Greenan, Philip Stewart and Robert Forrest]

[Robert Lally, Ross Edghill and Sinead Conry]

[Sophie Bell, Stanley Seale and Thomas Kane]

[Alan Doyle, Eamonn Cassells and James Holton]

[Sean Callan, Sean Roddy and Edward Roe]

[Shane Fitzgerald, Stephen O'Keeffe and Jonathan Stevenson]

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