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A leading farming official in the north west is calling for an all- Ireland sheep health certificate.   Leitrim farmer and IFA official Kevin Comiskey says given the fact that Brexit has resulted in the border is in the Irish Sea, it will leave a large shortage of breeding stock…

On Agri Week this week we have a feature interview with the Leitrim farmer Kevin Comiskey as we gauge his reaction to an advisory letter he received from the Department of Agriculture in relation to culling his herd over TB concerns.   Kevin’s reaction has gone viral.   Also on…

Tributes are being paid this evening to the late Tommy Drugan. The Drumkeerin-based farming official and community activist was deeply involved with the local GAA Club, and drama group, and he was also chairman of the local IFA branch. Des McHugh is the Leitrim IFA chairman; he says the passing…

Irish Farmers Association members around Dromahair in County Leitrim will vote for the next president of their organisation at a meeting tonight. The meeting, in The Clubhouse, will start at 8:30pm. Dromahair IFA branch member Kevin Comiskey, who is also vice chairman of the IFA’s national sheep committee, says it’s…

Buying dogs online could be banned under stricter dog control measures. A public consultation on a review of the current rules has been launched and people are being asked to give their opinion. Other issues like dog fouling and controlled breeds will also be considered. Leitrim farmer and IFA National…