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.