The death in Co Wexford is the second farm fatality this year.

An investigation in to a farm fatality in Co Wexford is being carried out by gardaí and the Health and Safety Authority. The Wexford dairy farmer, fro(...)

 Joseph Holden of Ballyhale Shamrocks is shadowed by Gort’s Gerard Quinn in Tullamore. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan / Inpho

Ballyhale Shamrocks 2-17 Gort 1-15Ballyhale Shamrocks have lined up yet another St Patrick’s Day parade after booking their place in the All-Ireland (...)

UCD Innovation Academy  executive director Dr Johnny Ryan will lead the start-ups through a day of learning by doing.

This week, the 11 AIB Start-up Academy finalists will gather for the programme’s second module. The Academy lecturers will introduce the start-ups to (...)

Farms are  “a dangerous place. We need to go in and farm defensively, think defensively. We have to get a change in attitudes,” IFA president  Eddie Downey has said. “We cannot keep going on losing lives the way we are.” File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Farmers are involved in more fatal incidents because lack of profit is forcing them to work longer hours to support their families, IFA president Eddi(...)

IFA president Eddie Downey has said that “farmers will not tolerate their high quality produce being devalued and their livelihoods being destroyed by supermarkets in pursuit of a quick buck.”  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times.

The Irish Farmers’ Association has called for the appointment of a supermarkets’ ombudsman to ensure that farmers get a fair share of the consumer pri(...)

Dr Johnny Ryan,  executive director of The Innovation Academy at UCD and AIB Start-up Academy lecturer.

The AIB Start-up Academy starts today with Dr Johnny Ryan, executive director of The Innovation Academy at UCD, kicking off proceedings. He wil(...)

Lester Ryan, captain of the Kilkenny hurling team, with his father Johnny Ryan, who died in a farm accident on Wednesday. Photograph: Cathal Noonan

A hurling medal, a family photograph, a GAA jersey, a farm tag, all symbolising the life of Johnny Ryan, father of Kilkenny All-Ireland winning captai(...)

Last year was the worst year for farm deaths since 1991. Thirty people lost their lives in incidents which mainly involved machinery and animals

It’s the little things that stay with you when you watch the video testimonies about the impact of fatal farm accidents. The green knitted cap floatin(...)

A spokesman said the Health and Safety Authority  would welcome the opportunity to meet with the Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture to discuss farm safety and its strategies for dealing with what was a serious issue.  Photographs: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The Health and Safety Authority has agreed to appear before the Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture next Thursday [JAN 29TH]to face questions about it(...)

Lester Ryan, Kilkenny’s linchpin, is in mourning after the sudden death of his father, Johnny. Photograph: Cathal Noonan

A large crowd is expected in the small rural parish of Clara in Co Kilkenny on Saturday for the funeral Mass of Johnny Ryan – father of All-Ireland wi(...)