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A Leitrim councillor and farm organisation official is calling on all road users to act responsibility in what is the current busy time for farm machinery. It’s after An Garda Síochána criticised a thoughtless tractor driver for allowing a line of 50 vehicles to build up behind him without pulling…

Warnings have been issued to those living rurally to be on the lookout for individuals that present as hunters but are in fact scanning areas and identifying property and stock that are then identified as targets for theft.   It’s also being claimed that illegal hunting with firearms has led…

The national vice chairman of the Irish Beef and Lamb Association says the recently rebranded association will attempt to provide greater representation for all farmers. Gurteen, Co Sligo farmer Gerard Pilkington and several other farm officials have assumed key executive positions in the new group, which was previously referred to…

A Sligo based high ranking official of a new national farming body has backed calls for the immediate appointment of a beef ombudsman or regulator.   The appointment of such a position was discussed the Dáil this week.   The Minister for Agriculture, Donegal TD Charlie McConalogue is believed to…