Feature: Maperath Mobile Farm

“Where are the numbers on the eggs?” - Maperath Mobile Farm visits schools to teach children about farming

Student Focus: Sinead Minihane

“I enjoy working with cattle every day,” - Sinead Minihane (22) is studying a Professional Diploma in Dairy Farm Management

Student Focus: Lorraine Farrelly

Lorraine Farrelly (22) has her own farm and studies Agriculture at DkIT/Ballyhaise Agricultural College.

Student Focus: Darina Gowen

Darina Gowen (22) – a fifth-generation farmer - studies Dairy Herd Management at Clonakilty Ag College and is on placement in New Zealand.

Student Focus: Niamh Keane

Niamh Keane (20) – a suckler and sheep farmer – is studying Animal and Crop Production at UCD.

Student Focus: Chloe Dreaper-Eyre

Chloe Dreaper-Eyre (20) – a fourth-generation farmer from Ballinasloe, Co. Galway – studies Bioveterinary Science at AIT and is involved in the running of the family farm.

Sunday Feature: Is Dublin taking our best people?

With the CAO offers out, we ask is Dublin taking our best people from us and how can rural Ireland fight back to keep them.

Current average rent nationwide sits at €1,159

The report found that there are fewer than 3,000 properties for rent nationally.