UTV Ireland has announced the return of its rural series Rare Breed: A Farming Year.
It provides an in-depth look into the successes and struggles of farming life.
A total of 18 farming families are taking part, which will be broadcast exclusively on the channel from January 11 at 8pm.
The series gives an insight into aspects of farming life and the people who work the land — from beef, dairy, sheep, pig and poultry farms, to tomato and organic vegetable producers.
The 12-part series reached over 1.2m people and the highest rating episode received 230,000 average viewers.
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