Young Farmer: Colin Capper

"We decided to think outside the box" - Colin (21) is a beef, sheep & goat farmer

'There is a sense of responsibility to carry on the family tradition'

"My love of farming will definitely draw me back to my home farm in the future"

Young Farmer: Andrew Naughton

The award-winning 20-year-old will study Science and Agriculture in IT Tralee

Young Farmer: John Keane

The dairy farmer spent time working in New Zealand

Young Farmer: Leighanne Kelly

The 22-year-old wants a full-time career in agriculture

Young Farmer: Seamus Carr

"It pumps the blood in my veins"

Young Farmer: Edward Roe

"They had 10,000 acres of tillage, it wasn’t a small farm" - The Offaly farmer worked in Canada

Feature: Robert Gamble

‘My grandfather was the first person to bring Texels into Northern Ireland’ – Robert (22) runs a suckler & sheep enterprise with his father

Young Farmer: Martin Hopkins

The champion can shear a sheep in 2 minutes

Young Farmer: Tom Slattery

"It’s awful easy to give up but it can’t rain forever” - Tom (22) runs a dairy farm

Young Farmer: Patrick O'Neill

"For me, it’s not work" - Patrick O'Neill

Young Farmer: Fintan McSweeney

"Don’t be afraid to make mistakes" - Fintan McSweeney (34) runs a dairy farm in partnership with his brother Brian and his father Finbarr

Young Farmer: Ronan Joyce

Ronan Joyce is a well-travelled dairy farmer from Co. Mayo who lives by the philosophy "keep it simple"

Young Farmer: Linda Hanbidge-Cliffe

“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

Young Farmer - James Doyle

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.

Young Farmer - Ciaran O’Shea

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!

Young Farmer - Shane Seymour

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!