Man airlifted to hospital after tractor accident

A man has been airlifted to hospital after the tractor he was operating overturned in a field in Co Clare this afternoon.

Launch of ‘Hemp4Soil’ project on Loop Head

Loop Head Together, a community based, local development and farming forum based on the Loop Head Peninsula West Clare, launched their Hemp4Soil, EIP, project at the Irish Hemp Event 2022, organised by Hemp Cooperative Ireland in association with Teagasc. The experimental project is the first of its kind in Europe.

Insurance issue threatens Spancilhill Fair

Difficulties obtaining insurance pose a threat to the world-renowned Spancilhill Horse Fair in County Clare, according to Independent Deputy Michael McNamara.

Tractor plough lamps illegal on public roads – RSA

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) and The Association of Farm & Forestry Contractors in Ireland (FCI Ireland) are advising tractor drivers that plough lamps to the rear of the vehicle should not be used when travelling on public roads.

Clare contractor features in TG4 series

Clare local Eoin Collins from Kilfenora will feature in a new TV series to be broadcast on TG4 and which will feature agricultural contractors.

Gardaí renew hedgerow road safety appeal

The Road Safety Authority and the County and City Management Association are calling on all landowners to cut their hedgerows before March 1 to ensure they are not causing a potential serious road safety hazard.

Nominations sought for prestigious national farming award

Do you know of a farmer or farm family who are producing great food while maintaining a flourishing farm environment, earning the respect of their peers through their innovation, impact and enthusiasm?

HSA launches campaign focusing on livestock safety

The Health and Safety Authority (HSA) will begin a two-week intensive farm safety inspection campaign today with a focus on the safe management of livestock during calving season when the risk of injury to farmers increases significantly.

Clare man is new Teagasc Director of Research

Teagasc has appointed Clare man Professor Pat Dillon as Director of Research following approval by the Teagasc Authority.