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The award-winning 20-year-old will study Science and Agriculture in IT Tralee
The dairy farmer spent time working in New Zealand
The 22-year-old wants a full-time career in agriculture
"It pumps the blood in my veins"
"They had 10,000 acres of tillage, it wasn’t a small farm" - The Offaly farmer worked in Canada
‘My grandfather was the first person to bring Texels into Northern Ireland’ – Robert (22) runs a suckler & sheep enterprise with his father
The champion can shear a sheep in 2 minutes
"It’s awful easy to give up but it can’t rain forever” - Tom (22) runs a dairy farm
"For me, it’s not work" - Patrick O'Neill
"Don’t be afraid to make mistakes" - Fintan McSweeney (34) runs a dairy farm in partnership with his brother Brian and his father Finbarr
Ronan Joyce is a well-travelled dairy farmer from Co. Mayo who lives by the philosophy "keep it simple"
“He had met a make-up artist who was working in Kilkenny, and now I am a dairy farmer living in West Wicklow” - Linda Hanbidge-Cliffe
Hailing from near Kilmacanogue in Co. Wicklow, 36-year-old James Doyle is this week’s featured young farmer. Read about his progression into the industry below.
This week’s featured young farmer hails from near Borris in Co. Carlow and has been helping run the family farm alongside his brother for the past three years, Mr. Ciaran O’Shea. Read about Ciaran’s progression into the industry below!
This week’s featured Young Farmer is 26-year-old Tipperary Dairy farmer, Mr. Shane Seymour, who is running a milking herd of 146 cows in a partnership alongside his father, John. Read his story in full below!
On this week’s Young Farmer feature, Kevin speaks to Eddie Gavin, a tillage, beef and sheep farmer AND contractor from Co. Carlow. Read his story in full below!
On the latest installment of the ‘Young Farmer’ series, Kevin caught up with 21 year old sheep, goat and beef farmer, Norma Leahy, who also works as a calf exporter and in two marts in her native Co. Limerick. Read her story now below!