Mart worker found not guilty of baton assault charge on farmer
The farmer alleged that a long-time employee of Golden Vale Mart Yard, Gotoon, Kilmallock, Co Limerick, struck him across the face with a baton at the mart in June 2019.
24 May 2023 Features
Kate Durrant writes: No Mow May
For Kate Durrant, “No Mow May” is a much welcome license to be lazy; while doing her bit for nature.
24 May 2023 Motoring
Finance: Tax reliefs when transferring land to family
Jerry O’Neill breaks down how to transfer a farm in the most tax efficient manner.
Education: Under pressure? Parenting through exam season
It’s exam season and parents around the country are walking on eggshells. But how can we best support our children - and ourselves - through the stress, asks Rebecca Lenehan.
24 May 2023 Features
Margaret Leahy: a huge ‘go raibh maith agat’ to all the kind people in the world
An unexpected family emergency brought Margaret Leahy to the mercy of friends, family and even perfect strangers. Each one of them went above and beyond to help.
24 May 2023 Features
Just how high are food prices?
If we exclude the last 12 months and look at the previous 19 years, food prices actually fell by 6.7%, writes Tadhg Buckley, director of policy at the IFA.
24 May 2023 Opinion
A simple trial and a ‘complete handling’
Robert McConaghy milks cows and finishes beef cattle on his farm outside Ballymoney, Co Antrim.
24 May 2023 Farmer Writes
Target for tillage area will require ambition from all stakeholders
The 2023 cropping year was always set to be financially challenging for tillage farming.
24 May 2023 Community
High Court dispute over Galway farmer’s will settled
During the proceedings the court heard that the estate's value was not agreed by the parties, but had been estimated as being worth between €2.5m and €9m.
24 May 2023 News
Man charged in connection with alleged theft of €28,680 worth of fertiliser
The Garda inspector said there was no objection to bail subject to a number of conditions.
23 May 2023 News
New research facility focusing on adding value to Irish grain
Lisa Ryan reports on the new facility in Teagasc, Oak Park, which is working on adding value to Irish grain.
23 May 2023 News
Family challenges farmer’s will leaving bulk of estate to convicted fraudster
The High Court has been asked to set the will aside by over 40 family members of the deceased. Aodhan O'Faolain reports.
18 May 2023 News