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IFA reports 'firm' lamb prices


Irish Farmers Association (IFA) National Sheep chairman, John Lynskey, has said lamb prices are firm this week with factories paying from €4.65 to €4.75, with some top prices of €4.80 and more for groups and larger lots. He said all plants have now moved on to 22kg carcase weights.

Social farming helps 'build confidence and improve well-being' says Minister


“The concept of social farming – giving people, who are availing of a range of health service supports, the opportunity to participate in farming or horticulture activities in their local area – helps participants to build confidence and improve their well-being," according to Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed.