Ireland’s Vets: Catherine Shannon

‘The route I took to become a vet was obviously meant for me’ – Catherine (25)

Women in Ag: Sandra Gowdy

Watch Sandra tackle a calving case single-handedly

Women in Ag: Ciara Ryan

Ciara (21) runs a suckler & dairy farm with her father & grandfather

WATCH: Sinéad Cusack

“Farming is special to me because I know no other job” – Sinéad (44), Mayo

WATCH: Brónagh O’Rourke

‘I wake up every morning with a new plan’ - Brónagh

Women in Ag: Sinéad Walsh

Sinéad (21) wanted to be a nurse but is now a dairy farm manager

Student Focus: Julie Corrigan

Carlow's Julie (28) - a qualified vet nurse - is studying Veterinary Physiotherapy at Harper Adams University

Women in Ag: Clodagh Hughes

Life after an accident - Clodagh was unable to resume her career as a chef so she became a sheep farmer!

Profile: Rachel O'Hanlon

'I am passionate about all things cows' - Rachel - a student, suckler farmer & truck enthusiast

Women in Ag: Erica Coen

“It’s like farming from a desk really,” - Erica Coen (22) works for Chanelle

Women in Ag: Emma Wharton

“When I tell people I’m a sheep farmer, they sometimes have to do a double take,” – Emma Wharton (29)

Women in Ag: Olivia Carroll

24-year-old Olivia Carroll - a mother-of-one - farms in her own right and works at Gurteen Agricultural College

Feature: Julie Roche

Julie Roche graduated in 2001 and worked in sales before branching into agricultural consultancy.

Profile: Karen Brosnan

Karen Brosnan – who grew up on a farm - acted and lectured before she became a legal secretary. She is now a self-employed consultant.

Career Profile: Nadia McKane

Nadia McKane (25) moved to England from Northern Ireland as a child and studied a BA (Hons) in Marketing. She is Platt’s Animal Bedding’s Sales and Marketing Manager.