Women are great multi-taskers but do they have the skills, strength and know-how to calve cows as well as all the other farming tasks? This week a new group was launched in Carlow aimed at supporting women in farming, called South East Women in Farming.
Teresa May's Brexit speech makes clear UK commited to ensure free movement & does not want to see borders of the past in relation to N. Ireland & the Republic of Ireland. Damien speaks to IFA President, Joe Healy & Barclay Bell, President of Ulster Farmers Union.
Harry Everard from Kilsheelan, between Carrick-on-Suir & Clonmel aims to make Tipperary the home of the Irish cigar. He has already secured a licence from the Revenue Commissioners for the growing & handling of tobacco & has produced two crops to date.