One Donegal farmer who took three health service users on to his farm during the project said his family and the wider community had benefited. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Working in social farming has helped 66 adults with special needs and mental health issues

Some 35 per cent of injuries recorded related to other people being on the trampoline at the same time. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

A&E staff now bracing themselves for ice-skating injuries

The Health and Safety Authority has defended its plan to prosecute farmers who carry a child under seven in the cab of a tractor or agricultural vehicle

HSA says 27 people have died in farm accidents this year

 Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Simon Coveney. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Minister sets target as part of 10-year plan to maximise potential of agri-sector

 Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney has asked 35 leading figures in the agri-food industry to work on the 2025 Agri-Food Strategy. Photograph: Eric Luke

Industry experts to devise plan which will be published in July

‘Irish Times’ writers  John Wilson, Mary O’Brien, Martyn Turner, Miriam Lord and Peter Murtagh at the launch of their  new titles from Irish Times Books  in The Little Museum of Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

‘Best of Miriam Lord’ among titles which include books on wine, cartoons and journalism

Robert Mosse with his father Bill, two of the seven generations of the Mosse family involved in flour milling in Kilkenny.

Small business: FutureProof – Kells Wholemeal supplies the bakery and retail trade with flour and bread mixes

Passenger dies in collision and drivers of two vehicles involved taken to hospital

A section of the Leinster House complex was evacuated this evening because of an electrical fault. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Fears people in the building could get a shock from a possible power surge

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