Ireland’s Vets: Catherine Shannon

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

Pictures: Celebrating women in ag

Hard-working women in ag!

WATCH: Harvest 2019

Lyndon farm’s ladies take on 'Harvest '19'

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

Women in Ag: Erica Thom

Erica (23) is known as 'the wee girl who sells the dose’

Student Focus: Hannah Healy

Hannah (20) studies Animal Science at UCD, breeds Dairy Shorthorn cattle and is an IHFA YMA member

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

WATCH: Amy Jackson

Amy Jackson runs a mixed organic enterprise with her husband


Hauling wheat in a Case Puma 175

Women in Ag: Alice Hodges

'Some employers have treated me differently simply because I’m a woman'

Women in Ag: Victoria Barkley

“I have surprised farmers with the tractor and cattle work I can do' - Victoria (23)

Women in Ag: Sinéad Walsh

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