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!

Young Farmer - Eddie Gavin

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!

Young Farmer - Norma Leahy

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!

Young Farmer - David Fitzpatrick

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!

Young Farmer - Michael Ryan

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.

Young Farmer - Joe Metcalfe

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.

Young Farmer - Tommy Maunsell

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.

Young Farmer - Aine Murray

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!

Young Farmer - Conor Quinn

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.

Young Farmer - Sean Brennan

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.

Young Farmer - Dean Coyne

As part of ThatsFarming’s ‘Young Farmer Series’, Kevin speaks to 21-year-old, Meath based dairy farmer, Dean Coyne, who only entered the industry three years ago in 2015.

Young Farmer - Luna Orifiamma

Luna is a sheep farmer who once farmed in the tough terrain that is the Mezzogiorno in Italy. She now farms in Cavan where she runs her own sheep enterprise. Read her story in full below!

Young Farmer - Louise Crowley

This week’s featured Young farmer is not only a regular contributor of our Dairy Update but was also named the best emerging female at the recent FBD Young Farmer of the Year awards, Ms Louise Crowley. Read her story below.

Young Farmer - Adrian Seale

A dairy farmer in a three-way farm partnership with his father and uncle, Adrian Seale spoke to That’sFarming this week as part of our Young Farmer Series. Read Adrian’ story below.

Young Farmer - Peter Holland

On this week’s Young farmer series, That’sFarming’s Kevin speaks to Clones native and dairy and poultry farmer, Mr. Peter Holland. Read his story below.

Young Farmer - Eamon Byrne

This week’s featured Young Farmer is 26-year-old Wexford native, Eamon Byrne, who was a 2018 FBD Young Farmer of the year finalist and runs a milking herd of 200 cows alongside his brother.

Young Farmer - Brian Carter

Speaking to That’sFarming this week as part of our Young Farmer series, was Mullingar native, Brian Carter, now working the combines in the US. Read about his journey below.