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...

Life

'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...

Stacey Solomon shares joy at ‘extra fold over tummy lines’ in bikini photo

Stacey Solomon shares joy at 'extra fold over tummy lines' in bikini photo Stacey Solomon shared this bikini picture on InstagramStacey Solomon shared this bikini picture on Instagram Stacey Solomon, an unlikely bastion of body confidence,...

An Post seeking 300 voluntary staff redundancies, may move HQ from historic GPO

An Post seeking 300 voluntary staff redundancies, may move HQ from historic GPO (file photo) Hundreds of employees look set to leave An Post under a new redundancy scheme available to over 1,000 staff members. Around 1,200...

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Jim Carrey explains decision to take step back from Hollywood The actor said he didn’t like the way the industry was going. Jim Carrey has taken fewer roles in the last few years and instead focused...

Business Technology

Trump holds his fire on Twitter as Amazon and Bezos do battle to win key defence deal President Trump with Jeff Bezos, far right, and Satya Nadella, chief executive officer of Microsoft, during the American...

Minister and farming leaders on a climate change collision course

Minister and farming leaders on a climate change collision course Irish farming a global leader on sustainability - ICMSA Agriculture accountsfor one-third of Ireland's total GHG emissions AGRICULTURE Minister Michael Creed has received little support from farm...

‘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...

Business World

Sales at B&Q owner hit £3.2bn in three months on the back of good weather Photo: Bloomberg News Sales at B&Q owner Kingfisher increased 1.6pc to £3.2bn (€3.6bn) on a like-for-like basis in the three months...

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