Agri events

Weekly events.

Today, February 11

IFA President and Deputy President election debate, 8pm, Lawlors Hotel, Dungarvan, Co Waterford

Sunday, February 14

Point to point horse racing, Knockanard, Fermoy, Co Cork.

Monday, February 15

IFA President and Deputy President election debate, 8pm, GAA Complex, Mallow, Co Cork

Climate change and its impact on Irish agriculture, Agricultural Science Association afternoon forum, The Horse & Jockey Hotel, Co Tipperary, 12.30pm– 4.30pm, fee is €30 for non-ASA members. More information:

Teagasc Hill Sheep National Conference 2016, 5pm, Jacksons Hotel, Main Street, Ballybofey, Co Donegal

Tuesday, February 16

IFA President and Deputy President election debate, 8pm, Ballygarry House Hotel, Tralee, Co Kerry

Wednesday, Feb 17

IFA President and Deputy President election debate, 8pm, Woodlands Hotel, Adare, Co Limerick

National Irish Safety Organisation Farm Safety Seminar, Castlecourt Hotel, Westport, Co Mayo, 9.45am, further information and bookings, or 01-4659760

Thursday, February 18

IFA President and Deputy President election debate, 8pm, Auburn Lodge Hotel, Ennis, Co Clare

Friday, February 19

Embrace FARM open information evening, Mullingar Park Hotel, 8pm. Families with direct experience of bereavement, loss and accident survival can share their stories. More information: or 085-7709966

Corrin Mart dairy sale

Monday, February 22

Teagasc Malting Barley Seminar, 8pm, Springhill Court Hotel, Kilkenny. More information: see

Tuesday, February 23

National Potato Conference and Trade Show 2016, 9am, Red Cow Hotel, Naas Road, Dublin. More information: see

Thursday, February 25

Teagasc winter crop walk at DAFM Farm, Ballyderown, Fermoy, Co Cork (winter barley advice, fertiliser and fungicide advice for winter crops)

Friday, February 26

Teagasc ICT agri-seminar, full programme at

Corrin Mart dairy heifer show and sale

Monday, February 29

Cork Holstein Friesian Club high quality spring heifer show and sale, Bandon Mart, 12 noon


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Once again for this week’s review I was reminded about the quality of Irish meat — and yet it seems the meat processors expect our farmers to produce it at a loss.Restaurant Review: Mister S, Camden St Upper, Dublin 2

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