VIDEO: Some of the greatest livestock auctioneers of all time

This video combines over 50 years of World Livestock Auctioneer Champions.

Behind the Hammer: Ciaran Laverty

Have you ever wondered what life is like as a livestock auctioneer? Well, Ciaran Laverty who is one of the best-known auctioneers has been selling livestock from the age of 17.

Behind the Hammer: Matthew Donnellan

Catherina meets Matthew Donnellan; a cattle dealer turned a livestock auctioneer who has recently opened a pub in the heart of Co. Roscommon.

Behind the Hammer: Gary Smyth

In the first of our new ‘Behind the Hammer’ series, Catherina speaks to Gary Smyth, a recent graduate of the new Green Cert ‘Top Up’ special purpose award, now selling sheep in Co. Donegal.