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Laois farmers are protesting in Guinness today at the price of barley

The Irish Grain Growers Group are returning to the Guinness storehouse today as they continue our campaign to highlight the challenges facing traditional malting...

All Ireland glory for Laois tillage farmer

There's an All Ireland champion in Emo today, following the success of local famer Eddie Mulhall at the 2017 Irish Malting Barley Excellence Awards...

The Sunday Interview: Larry finishes up after over 40 years with Teagasc

Things were very different when Larry O'Loughlin landed a job with the Laois County Committee of Agriculture in early 1978. The Rosenallis native had completed...

Local farmers to protest at Guinness as grain campaign escalates

A number of local tillage farmers will be part of a group that will protest about the price of grain outside the Guinness Storehouse...

Local farm association to be consulted on tractor test

A local farm association will be consulted on the proposed contentious roadworthiness test for tractors in 2018. The Association of Farm & Forestry Contractors in...

50 years on, the participants of the first Winter Farm School in Laois had...

In the last week of October in 1967, a group of 25 young men enrolled in a course run by the Laois County Committee...

‘Pride doesn’t pay the bills’ as tillage farmers prepare for demonstration

A number of Laois tillage farmers will take part in a 'Demonstration of Facts' outside the Boortmalt premises in Athy on Tuesday morning in...

In Pictures: Davis and Cooney lead the way for Laois at Ploughing 2017

Karl Davis's success in the intermediate reversible class and second place finishes for Pat Cooney and David Walsh were the Laois highlights at this...

The Ploughing and I: Alf Harvey – ‘I’d introduce a Celebrity Island Ploughing competition’

Alf Harvey has been the official photographer for the National Ploughing Association for a number of years and is part of the furniture now...

Laois ploughman celebrating first All Ireland title

Ballylinan man Karl Davis is celebrating a first All Ireland title at the National Ploughing Championship following Day 1 of the event in Offaly. Davis,...
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