articles about women-in-farming
Carlow's Julie (28) - a qualified vet nurse - is studying Veterinary Physiotherapy at Harper Adams University
Catriona Robinson owns and manages two crèches
Life after an accident - Clodagh was unable to resume her career as a chef so she became a sheep farmer!
‘I still see a future for the beef industry’ – Sarah (23) – a suckler farmer - works for ABP Group
"I am the main decision-maker on the farm," - Samantha swapped teaching for dairy farming.
‘I don't think that my interest in farming will ever leave me’ - Amanda - an Early Childhood Care and Education graduate
“I like how fast-paced farming can be at times” - Rachel Connolly (20) studies ag science and farms a flock of sheep
"I cut out the middle man and here we are eight years later," – Alison of Farm Wardrobe
“When I was younger, I wanted to join the army or be a Garda,” – Sheila farms in partnership with her parents
“When I tell people I’m a sheep farmer, they sometimes have to do a double take,” – Emma Wharton (29)
Nicola Baldrick (35) is a farmer’s wife, a mother-of-six, a freelance hairdresser and blogger.
“I feel extremely lucky to have been brought up on a farm,” - Sarah Woodmartin (22) studies Animal Science at UCD
"I wouldn't be able to be inside at a desk all day every day" - Maighréad Barron (25) is leasing a 100-acre dairy farm