44-year-old Sinéad Cusack – who hails from outside Newport in Co. Mayo – has been crowned the 2019 Corrib Oil Women in Farming Award winner.
She has her own 100-hectare farm and assists her father with the running of his 170-hectare sheep and suckler enterprise.
“I have been farming here all my life; farming is special to me because I know no other job.”
“I am out in the fresh air, in the beautiful countryside and I couldn’t see myself farming any place else but here," she added.
Sinéad spoke to That's Farming after the competition;
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