Dr Saleem Khan father of Hassan Khan is consoled at the funeral of his 2-year-old son Hassan Khan.The funeral service  took place at Clonskeagh Mosque this afternoon. Photograph: Collins.

Hassan Khan buried at Newcastle cemetery after service at Islamic Cultural Centre mosque in Dublin

Madeleine, Liz and Emily MacDonnell  with the alpacas they farm at Hushabye Family Farm in Moneyquaid, Killeigh, Co Laois. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Alpacas are prized by sheep and poultry farmers as they protect the flock from foxes

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin addresses the annual Wolfe Tone commemoration  yesterday  in Bodenstown, Co Kildare.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Bodenstown ceremony hears criticism of groups that have debased name of republicanism

Micheál Martin at  Fianna Fáil’s annual Wolfe Tone commemoration in Bodenstown, Co Kildare, yesterday. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Fianna Fáil leader says SF happy to collude in an approach that undermines victim

Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney said he believed the Paris fair could provide new business opportunities.

Minister for Agriculture promoting Origin Green at Paris event

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin with  Maíria Cahill after their meeting at Leinster House on Thursday. Photograph: Gareth/Chaney Collins

Fianna Fáil leader says SF leaders colluding to undermine abuse victim

Farmers have “a golden opportunity” for growth with the ending of milk quotas next spring but they mustn’t lose the run of themselves by spending money on equipment they can’t afford, the Dairy Ireland conference on the future of dairying has heard.

Comparisons drawn between overseas property boom and spending on dairy facilities

Many farmers find it hard to get their hands on land.

Access to land the main problem facing young farmers

Minister for Finance Noonan noted that farming was our largest indigenous industry with an annual turnover of about €26 billion and 170,000 employees.

Measures designed to encourage long-term leasing of land and improve productivity

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