Agri Week, Claire Mulcahy, Thursday, 9 to 9:30pm, and Sunday, 9:30 to 10:00am

Join Claire Mulcahy every Thursday for a look at the latest from the farming, fishing and all the latest stories and issues affecting rural parts of the north west region. If you have any stories of interest you can contact Claire on claire.mulcahy@oceanfm.ie. Don’t forget if you missed the show, you have a second chance to hear it on Sunday mornings at 9:30am

Agri Week

Ocean FM from The Manorhamilton Agricultural Show

Francie Boylan & Darragh Cox broadcast live from The Manorhamilton Agricultural Show on Saturday 22nd July 2017.

Farming group welcomes its new south Sligo President

On this week's programme: The Irish Natura and Hill Farmers Association sets out its priorities for the coming year under the leadership of its...

Farm safety, the closure of local Ulster Bank branches and gardening tips on AgriWeek...

Coming up on today’s programme: We’ll be speaking to the Health and Safety Authority who are carrying out a special farm safety campaign this month...

Farmers protest against closure of vet lab and climate change concerns

Farmers have been protesting against the proposed closure of the Regional Veterinary Lab in Sligo as well as the the concern of climate change...

New deal between EU and Canada and concerns about green cert courses

There are concerns that a new deal between Eu and Canada could negatively affect the Irish market as well as concerns about the green...

Latest sales from the marts and how loan schemes work

We hear from farmers exactly how the loan schemes work, what work it covers on farms along with the latest sales from the marts...

Case of avian flu and sheep conference in Carrick-on-Shannon

The Dept. of Agriculture confirmed a fourth case of avian flu in Co. Leitrim as well as a major sheep conference taking place in...

Protesting Tillage Farmers and concerns for District Veterinary Lab, Sligo

Tillage farmers took to the streets protesting outside the Dail calling for an emergency fund to be set up following one of the wettest...

Continued fears about potential dumping of silt in Donegal Bay

On today's programme we hear the concerns of the community of Killybegs over the dumping of silt at sea as part of plans by...

First Agri-Week of 2017- Bird Flu comes with warning from Wexford

Welcome along to the first Agri-Week of 2017. Bird flu could have devastating impact on poultry producers if not contained- this warning comes from a...

Increase in Fish quotas and CAP negotiations for the year

A broad welcome for increase in fish quotas following this weeks negotiations at EU Fisheries council meeting as well as Donegal TD saying 'farm...

Special programme on IFA Walk Commemoration

This week marks the 50 year anniversary of when farmers marched to Dublin to campaign for more rights. Today on the programme we'll have...

North West MEP to run for European parliament president

North West MEP Mairead McGuinesss is to run for the position of European parliament president as well as returning to the issue on farm...

Special feature on farm safety

We’ll be hearing about fresh calls for a Brexit Minister with sole responsibility in that area as the UK prepares to leave the EU...

Calls for a survey to assess impacts of forestry on rural communities

On this week's programme people in Leitrim are to lobby the government to carry out a survey to find out the exact impact forestry...

Money, money, money… Farmers seek funds to deal with impact of a wet 2016

The Minister for Agriculture comes under fire this week from farming groups and politicians for failing to facilitate emergency funding for certain sectors. Meanwhile,...

Agri-Week at the Sligo Women in Agriculture conference

A special programme from the Women in Agriculture conference at the Raddison Hotel in Sligo on the 27th of October, 2016

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