Gardaí are appealing for witnesses after a motorist was attacked and stabbed in the back after rocks were thrown at his car. Gardaí said they are “in(...)

Irish Farmers Journal editor and chief executive Justin McCarthy. “The Irish Farmers Journal has always pushed our readers to innovate, change and adapt to the latest technologies”

The Irish Farmers Journal will from next week be printed with unique codes that give readers full access to its website. The initiative, the first of (...)

Three million standard chickens are sold in Ireland each week, as well as 65,000 free-range chickens. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

Less than 10 years ago the writing seemed to be on the wall for chickens. They weren’t facing extinction, but the knives were out and they weren’t (...)

The reality is that offering a chicken for €3 is merely a marketing ploy

Once again there was the usual competition among retailers at the National Ploughing Championships, with each trying to outdo the other in relation to(...)

Anthony Cunningham: battling to hold on to his Galway hurling manager’s job. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Sports management couldn’t have had a more searching weekend in this part of the world had it set out to conduct seminars. The GAA world contribute(...)

 TJ Reid celebrates scoring his goal against Waterford. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Semi states Kilkenny’s win over Waterford added to the contrast in the counties’ fortunes at the penultimate stage of the All-Ireland. Since th(...)

Waterford’s Barry Coughlan catches a high ball against Cork in the Munster semi-final. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

When the championship draws were made last autumn the Munster pairings, for me, seemed to suggest a Cork-Tipperary final. Cork, I thought, would sure(...)

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

The Health and Safety Authority has criticised the negative response from the farming community to its plan to prosecute farmers who carry a child un(...)

Jimmy Barry-Murphy in action against Tipperary during the 1985 Munster senior hurling final – widely regarded as his finest display for Cork. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Two years ago when Cork and Tipperary last met in the senior hurling championship, the match in Páirc Uí Chaoimh was worth two historical footnotes. T(...)

Outgoing Limerick co-manager Donal O’Grady leaves TJ Ryan as the sole man in charge of  the county. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho.

Officials of the Limerick County Board were called into an emergency meeting last night in an effort to address the sudden res(...)