Student Focus: Rachel Connolly

“I like how fast-paced farming can be at times” - Rachel Connolly (20) studies ag science and farms a flock of sheep

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: Stephen Gill

Stephen Gill (21) - who grew up on a beef, sheep and tillage farm - studied Drystock Management. He is now a BSc in Agriculture student at WIT.

Sheep Update: Flock protection using llamas

I’m encouraged to see that our llama will actively look for and chase walked dogs along the fence line from his side of the hedge, writes Matthew Kehoe.

Women in Ag: Jade Fielding

Catherina meets Jade Fielding, a 23-year-old student who took the scenic route when it came to pursuing a career in Agriculture.

Women in Ag: Emma McCormack

Catherina meets 21-year-old Emma McCormack who once considered Horticulture but is now studying Agriculture at WIT and completing a placement on a Scottish dairy farm.

Horse Breeder of the Week: Meet Lorcan Glynn – A 20 year-old Horse Breeder making waves in Co. Roscommon.

Catherina meets Lorcan Glynn, a third generation horse and cattle breeder who is studying an Agricultural degree in G.M.I.T/ Mountbellew.

Women in Ag: Meet Laura O’ Connell, the lady who dabbles in tillage, beef and contracting.

This week on women in Ag, Kevin Speaks to Cork native and 21-year-old Laura O’ Connell.