Truck of the Week: 27-year-old Scania 93M

The truck is used to transport cattle to marts weekly

Career Focus: Enda Faulkner

The Donegal man is currently doing a Masters degree in Food Business Management

Store lambs improve by €2-€5/head at Baltinglass

Heavy hoggets improved by €1 - €3/head; lambs sold to €124, while cull ewes hit €125. There was a slightly improved trade for all types of cattle.

Steady trade for cattle at Tuam

Bullocks fetched up to €1,540, heifers peaked at €1,530, weanling bulls hit €1,250, weanling heifers realised €1,020 and cull cows sold to €1,250.

Beef Plan calls for removal of 70-day pre-slaughter movement restrictions

"It is an anti-competitive tool which hinders the sale of factory-fit stock in marts, these same marts are fighting for survival"

Life in Livestock: Edward Boyhan

Edward Boyhan has been dealing in livestock for over six decades. He has lived through the radical changes from street fairs to livestock marts and the digital era.

Personality Quiz: Are you a mart Junkie?

Are you a mart junkie? Cant get enough of bidding and mart fry ups? Take the personality quiz and find out!