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#farming community

# farming-community - Friday 12 February, 2016

Thieves steal more than two miles of copper from dangerous overhead lines

The ESB has expressed concern for the safety of those stealing the wire.

# farming-community - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

Over 45% of farmers' family members treated for mental health, with half impacted by suicide

More than a third said suicide had been experienced in their wider community.

# farming-community - Thursday 25 April, 2013

Column: Why I wanted to make a movie about isolation in rural Ireland

IFTA Rising Star winner, Gerard Barrett, says people in Ireland don’t talk enough about how they feel – which can lead to tragedy. In making his award-winning movie, Pilgrim Hill, for just €4500, he lifted the lid on loneliness experienced by country farmers.