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# farming - Yesterday’s News

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# farming - Saturday 9 September, 2017

How a desolate patch of Ireland was used to teach people to farm during the famine

The farm taught hundreds of Irishmen to be self-sustaining during the worst of the Great Famine.

# farming - Friday 25 August, 2017

'A tsunami from the skies': Taoiseach to travel to Donegal as emergency meeting takes place over floods

Met Éireann has issued a status yellow rainfall warning for five counties.

# farming - Thursday 24 August, 2017

Father airlifted to hospital with serious injuries as 11-year-old son also hurt in Offaly farming incident

The incident occurred at around 3.45pm this afternoon at a farm in Congort, Shinrone.

# farming - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

Farmers account for most work-related deaths in Ireland

Half of the fatalities last year involved self-employed people.

# farming - Saturday 5 August, 2017

'No plans to ban night-time shooting' for hunters and predator control

A suggested curfew was met with strong opposition from some rural groups.

# farming - Thursday 3 August, 2017

Social welfare recipients to earn extra cash filling dairy farm worker shortage

A new pilot programme will see recipients able to apply for four weeks of training as dairy operatives.

# farming - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

Farmers aren't happy that the Fair Deal scheme's 'discriminatory measures' might be here to stay

Planned reforms over the plans are being delayed.

Johnny Healy Rae: 'Kerry farmers work for €2 to €3 an hour with no pension scheme or social welfare'

I own a small farm at the bottom of Mangerton Mountain. It’s far from the land in the Curragh but I wouldn’t give it away for all the gold in China, writes Johnny Healy Rae.

# farming - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

Man (50s) dies after falling into a slurry pit in Co Clare

Gardaí and health and safety inspectors are investigating the incident.

# farming - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

National Party co-founder loses bid for injunction against farmers association

The ICSA sought to remove James Reynolds from senior positions he had held with the organisation.

# farming - Sunday 11 June, 2017

'People think environmentalists want to destroy farming. This is sad and unfortunate'

In truth, farmers and environmentalists are all on the same side, writes Mícheál Callaghan.

# farming - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

Some simple steps can make the most dangerous job in Ireland a little safer

Sometimes it’s even a matter of just getting someone to help.

# farming - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

Irish Farmers Journal criticised for 'fake news' editorial on climate change

Matt Dempsey believes we should continue to up our live-stock numbers to the capacity of our land.

'This will put farmers out of business' - Tesco criticised for low prices for lamb

The Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’ Association claim that a retail price is unsustainable.

# farming - Monday 10 April, 2017

From The Daily Edge Last night's RTÉ News featured some of the strongest Kerry accents ever to grace Irish TV The Kingdom

# farming - Sunday 2 April, 2017

Anger over calls for 50,000 deer to be culled in Wicklow

Deer experts say the calls are based on bad science.

# farming - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

Wexford residents in battle over 'obnoxious' sewage sludge odour

Residents say the smell was so bad last summer that they could not leave their homes.

# farming - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

Case of BSE found in Irish cow - but 'no public health risks'

The animal’s carcass will be incinerated.

# farming - Monday 16 January, 2017

From The Daily Edge 14 tweets that sum up Irish farming Hit The Diff

14 tweets that sum up Irish farming

From the Ploughing to the silage.

# farming - Saturday 17 December, 2016

Farmers urged to check flocks after outbreak of bird flu in England

An outbreak of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza H5N8 (bird flu) has been confirmed in Lincolnshire.

# farming - Monday 14 November, 2016

Gardaí to step up patrols targeting Christmas tree thieves

An operation that has been running each year since 2011 has dramatically driven down this seasonal crime.

# farming - Thursday 3 November, 2016

Body found in search for elderly farmer in Co Kerry

Jim Keane, aged 70, had been missing since Monday.

# farming - Sunday 23 October, 2016

FactCheck: Does the Budget give four times more to "sheep welfare" than home childcare?

Green Party leader Eamon Ryan made the remarkable claim in the Dáil this week. Is it true?

# farming - Sunday 18 September, 2016

National Ploughing Championships boss: 'I feel as passionate today as when I was 17'

After four decades at the helm of Europe’s largest outdoor festival, Anna May McHugh shows no signs of slowing down.

Brought in from the cold: 'I am not someone who lives in the past' - Minister Creed

Agriculture Minister Michael Creed has waited a long time to take a seat at the Cabinet table and now he’s facing some tough challenges in agriculture.

# farming - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

Rural 'spotters' make money spying on farmers and selling information to criminal gangs

It is difficult for gardaí to secure prosecutions against these people as they need to link them directly to the crime.

# farming - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

Young girl (8) dies in farming accident in Mayo

The incident happened at around 5pm this evening.

# farming - Thursday 9 June, 2016

From The Daily Edge 14 things you'll understand if you grew up on a farm Baling Hay

14 things you'll understand if you grew up on a farm

Massey. Deere. New Holland. You must choose one.

# farming - Wednesday 25 May, 2016

Drivers told to be patient as good weather brings more tractors on roads

The RSA and the IFA are warning drivers due to an increase in farming vehicles on the roads.

# farming - Monday 25 April, 2016

Investigation after Tyrone farmer dies in bull attack

The deceased has been named locally as Nigel Murray.

# farming - Tuesday 19 April, 2016

Farmers put pay scandal behind them and elect new IFA president

Joe Healy has said a remuneration committee will decide his salary,

# farming - Friday 15 April, 2016

'In reality there’s plenty of food. We just don’t know how to share it'

Ross Golden-Bannon says Ireland needs a Food Sovereignty Proclamation.

# farming - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

Live births, milking cows and a world record - RTÉ's farming show was a hit Big Week On The Farm This post contains videos

Live births, milking cows and a world record - RTÉ's farming show was a hit

Over the course of the week 60 lambs were born on the farm, including a live birth.

# farming - Monday 4 April, 2016

VIDEO: Donegal man beats world record for shearing sheep in fastest time Wool You Believe It This post contains videos

VIDEO: Donegal man beats world record for shearing sheep in fastest time

He is the All-Ireland Sheep Shearing Champion in fairness.

# farming - Saturday 5 March, 2016

Photos: Clever rats sniffing out Cambodia's vast minefields

The rats have successfully cleared minefields in Mozambique and Angola.

# farming - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

Blind in one eye, crippled by pain, Teresina does without meals so her kids can eat

TheJournal.ie visited families in Kenya whose livelihoods were destroyed by climate change.

# farming - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

County by county breakdown: 55 people died in Irish workplaces last year Hsa

County by county breakdown: 55 people died in Irish workplaces last year

Farming still remains the most dangerous occupation in Ireland despite a 40% drop compared to 2014.

# farming - Thursday 26 November, 2015

The IFA's president is gone after a week-long pay scandal

Eddie Downey’s resignation followed that of the IFA’s general secretary, Pat Smith.

# farming - Monday 5 October, 2015

Tributes flood in for 19-year-old killed in weekend farming accident

Adam Mangan was involved with Offaly minor football team and also Tullamore Rugby Club.

# farming - Thursday 1 October, 2015

Case of BSE identified in dead cow in Wales

It did not enter the food chain.

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