articles about young-farmer
‘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!
This week’s young farmer is a new entrant into the dairy industry, running a 70-strong milking herd in a farm partnership alongside his uncle in his native Tipperary, Mr. David Fitzpatrick. Read his story in full below!
This week’s featured young farmer, Michael Ryan, hails from Lisheen in North Tipperary, where he and his family run a 120-cow milking herd, a herd whose performance helped the family claim second position at the recent National Quality Milk Awards.
Based near Dunlavin in Co. Wicklow, Joe Metcalfe is not only a dairy farmer but also runs a beef finishing and tillage enterprise alongside his father. Read his story below on this week’s ‘Young Farmer’ feature.
This week’s featured young farmer is 26-years-old, a fourth-generation dairy farmer and has been running the family farm in Co. Kerry for the past four years, Mr, Tommy Maunsell. Tommy now operates a flying herd and milks 55 cows.
On this week’s young farmer series, Kevin speaks to Aine Murray who helps run one of the country’s top ten EBI herds on the Tipperary/Offaly border. Read her story below!
This week’s featured young farmer is Conor Quinn, who hails from a Suckler and sheep background in Co. Kildare. Read his story in full below.
On this week’s ‘Young Farmer’ feature, That’sFarming caught up with 22-year-old hurling fanatic, UCD student and dairy farmer, Mr Sean Brennan from Co. Kilkenny.