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Apr 08, 2020

Ballina photographer scoops two international awards

Ballina photographer David Farrell has scooped two major international sports photography awards. The Federation of European Professional Photographers 2020 awards were announced by video link from Brussels at the weekend. David Farrell represented Ireland in…
Apr 08, 2020

Gardai given emergency powers to enforce restrictions on movement

The Health Minister has signed regulations giving Gardaí emergency powers to enforce restrictions during the coronavirus pandemic. People found not following health advice will be forced to return home. Yesterday saw the largest daily rise in the number of…
Apr 08, 2020

Woman brought to court after allegedly coughing on Garda in Co Sligo

A woman was arrested and charged last evening following a public order incident in Co Sligo. Gardai say they received reports of a group of people gathered and drinking at Newfoot Bridge in Riverstown at about 3.15 yesterday afternoon. A woman in her 30's…
Apr 07, 2020

Over 500 customers without power in Tuam this evening

Over 500 customers are without power in the Tuam area this evening. ESB Networks are working to repair the fault as quickly as possible, and restore power to all affected customers. The fault was reported at about 4pm this evening.
Apr 07, 2020

Gardai investigate overnight burglary in Glenamaddy

Gardai are investigating an overnight burglary at a business premises in Glenamaddy. The incident occurred between 2 and 3am his morning, and Gardai in Tuam are appealing for information on the movements of a dark-coloured Volkswagon Golf which was seen in…
Apr 07, 2020

Cathaoirleach asks people to "stay away from Co Mayo" over Easter

The Cathaoirleach of Mayo County Council is asking people not to visit county Mayo over the Easter Bank Holiday weekend. Westport based councillor Brendan Mulroy is urging everyone to adhere to the national Covid 19 restrictions and not to visit family or…

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Apr 07, 2020

Tom McCartney to retire after 6 years at the Sportsground

Another member of Connacht’s victorious PRO12 squad is set to retire with hooker Tom McCartney about to bring the curtain down on six years at the Sportsground. The Irish Examiner reports that his retirement, due in a couple of months, will mean that by the…
Apr 07, 2020

JP McManus Pro-Am postponed until next year

The JP McManus Pro-Am is being postponed until next year. The golf tournament was due to take place this July at Adare Manor in Co. Limerick. It's now been deferred until July 5th and 6th next year at the same venue.
Apr 07, 2020

Kilbane expects some of Ireland's young talent will get their chance under Stephen Kenny

Former Ireland winger Kevin Kilbane believes some of Ireland's youngest footballing talent will get their chance under the new manager. Stephen Kenny took over the senior international team at the weekend. The pundit with Mayo roots told Off The Ball he has…
Apr 07, 2020

Galway U20 football boss encourages players to make their own decisions during pandemic

The Galway U-20 football boss Donal Ó Fatharta is accustomed to dealing with the modern GAA player. The Spiddal native won’t be overloading his squad with information during the coronavirus crisis; instead he will encourage them to make decisions for…
Apr 07, 2020

Connacht and Dragon's play off may take place to decide Champions Cup spots

The Aviva could host Connacht and Dragons in a Champions Cup playoff match and the Pro14 final, as competition organisers contemplate a proposed sprint finish to complete the season. There are still eight rounds of the tournament left, complicating any…
Apr 06, 2020

Kilmovee 10k goes virtual for the Mayo Roscommon Hospice Foundation

The Kilmovee 10km in aid of the Mayo Roscommon Hospice Foundation is going virtual, after the real event was cancelled due to the coronavirus restrictions. Gerry Moffatt of the South Dublin running group, has organised a virtual Kilmovee 10K this Saturday,…

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As part of its celebration of the FAO International Year of Family Farming, Teagasc has created a series of videos on individual family farms.

The second farming family featured in the series are the Austin family from Louisburg. Richard and Lorena Austin and their two children, Dara, and Liliana, live and farm, on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean, the far side of Louisburg.

Richard moved to Louisburg from County Meath to work on his uncle’s farm. He is now the fourth generation of his family to farm there, the farm was purchased by his great grandfather in 1883.

Lorena comes from Gijon in the north of Spain.They have 2 children Dara and Liliana.

Further videos by Teagasc, featuring farm families from around the country highlighting the importance of the family farm in Ireland and demonstrating the contribution of family members to farming tasks over the course of the year, will be published over the coming weeks and months.

You can see their story on www.teagasc.ie/publications/year-of-family-farming