Legal Advice – The Deadline To Register A Right Of Way Is Fast Approaching

Your options to formalise the right of way on your farm.

Dear Karen,

I have been using a right of way over my neighbour’s lands to access a part of my farmland for at least the past 20 years. 

My… Continue reading

Doosan Scoops Awards With ‘See Through’ Bucket

Doosan claims to have overcome the major problem that all loader drivers face, i.e. the large and highly critical blind spot that lies directly in front of them.

The company has developed a system that enables a loader operator to… Continue reading

Steps To Prevent The Spread Of TB Within Your Herd

The Bovine Tuberculosis (TB) eradiation scheme has been in place for 67 years in Ireland, with the scheme costing €97.3 million in 2020.

TB can be one of the most financially crippling diseases to come onto a farm. A sentence… Continue reading

Free Wifi Launched Across 56 Towns And Villages In Donegal To Increase Connectivity

A network of free to use public WiFi zones has been launched across County Donegal. The project is part of a Pan European network of free Wi-Fi zones across Europe.

Minister for Rural & Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, officially… Continue reading

Rural Enterprise Skillnet Hosting A Number Of Hoof Trimming Courses

Rural Enterprise Skillnet Hosting A Number Of Hoof Trimming Courses

Rural Enterprise Skillnet are organising a number of Hoof Trimming courses in October 2021.

The facilitating farm locations will be in the Portlaoise area.

The 1-day course is targeting farmers… Continue reading

All Equines To Be Counted In A New Census To Be Completed By November

Any person who keeps any equines in the State will be required to submit a completed census return within a specified timeline.

The first annual census of every equine in the State will be conducted by the Department of Agriculture,… Continue reading

Five Myth Busting Facts About Antibiotics And Animals

Part 1

A recently published myth-busting paper from the European Platform for the Responsible Using of Medicines in Animals (EPRUMA) addresses some of the main misunderstandings and misinformation that currently exist about the use of antibiotics for animal healthcare in… Continue reading

RCSI Launches New Free Course On Health And Happiness For Young People

“The Science of Health and Happiness for Young People” – Free Online Public Course.

A new course aimed at giving young people the skills to optimise their health and well-being has been launched by the Centre for Positive Psychology and… Continue reading

Quads On The Road ‘Subject To Same Rules’ As Other Vehicles

Quad users have been issued a warning from An Garda Siochána that, when used on a public road, quads are “subject to the same rules that apply to other mechanically propelled vehicles”.

In a reminder to quad users, Gardaí based… Continue reading

Nationwide Effort To Track And Count Wild Deer

There is currently no national coordination in the collection of deer data

Herds of stray deer feasting on grass intended for dairy and beef cattle are a common sight nationwide and infuriating for farmers who depend on pasture for profitable… Continue reading

Rural Enterprise Skillnet

Rural Enterprise Skillnet

The Rural Enterprise Skillnet is funded by member companies and the Training Networks Programme, an initiative of Skillnets Ltd. funded from the National Training Fund through the Department of Education and Skills.

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