Europe-wide drought piles pressure on feed supplies

Europe-wide drought piles pressure on feed supplies Joe Devine gets a helping hand from his daughter Isobel on their County Leitrim Farm Securing sufficient feed ingredients for the Irish livestock sector this winter remains a challenge,...

Farmers cancelling holidays to battle the fodder crisis

Farmers cancelling holidays to battle the fodder crisis Stock Image Farmers are cancelling their holidays and some are not even able to attend weddings due to the current fodder and drought pressures forcing them to stay...

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'Do you really want to hear that my dog’s had diarrhoea or I'm late for a meeting?’ - Deliciously Ella on Instagram 'filter' Ella and Mathew Mills got married last summer on the island of...

Everybody’s doing it so why can’t we? The pros and cons of startup podcasts

Everybody's doing it so why can't we? The pros and cons of startup podcasts People often listen as part of their commute to work, and thus a regular weekly schedule for recording is best if...

‘Dr. Bumbum’ celebrity plastic surgeon and his mother arrested over death of patient

'Dr. Bumbum' celebrity plastic surgeon and his mother arrested over death of patient Furtado's plastic surgery work turned him into a celebrity (AP Photo/Leo Correa) A plastic surgeon known as "Dr. Bumbum" or "Dr. Butt" on...

Athlone’s magic in the middle: Why it’s time to turn off the motorway

Athlone's magic in the middle: Why it's time to turn off the motorway Ireland's Midlands offer an off-radar holiday off the motorways, Mark Evans writes from Athlone... Athlone and the River Shannon. Photo: Chris Hill /...

‘We aim for four cuts of red clover silage each year’

'We aim for four cuts of red clover silage each year' Brendan Gildea on his organic farm in Dunmore in Co. Galway. Photo: David Walsh Dairy farmer Brendan Gildea reckons there is a "fantastic opportunity for...

Jim Carrey reveals why he decided to take a step back from Hollywood

Jim Carrey reveals why he decided to take a step back from Hollywood Jim Carrey has taken fewer roles in the last few years and instead focused on his art (PA) Jim Carrey has said he...

Comment: How Man United are trying to set their own news agenda after stuttering...

Comment: How Man United are trying to set their own news agenda after stuttering summer Jose Mourinho (Nick Potts/PA) IT may be seen as the equivalent of a vote of confidence for manager Jose Mourinho. The latest...

There is no room for nostalgia

There is no room for nostalgia David McRedmond, An Post CEO. Photo: Brian McEvoy An Post is slashing up to 300 jobs because it wants to transform itself from an old-fashioned mail company into one that...

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