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Laois man elected new president of Macra na Feirme

A Laois man has been elected as President of Macra na Feirme - the Irish rural youth organisation. Errill native John Keane takes over from...

‘Something for everyone’ says Macra short story winner on the value...

Macra na Feirme has been a mainstay of Irish rural life since the 1940s and given that its first headquarters was in Athy, it's...

Weekend Read: Laois man wins national Macra short story competition with...

Laois man Peter Farrell was last week announced as the winner of the Macra na Feirme short story competition. A member of the East Laois...

Laois Macra na Feirme members ‘Shave or Dye’ for Pieta House

A group of Macra na Feirme members from Laois have raised almost €4,000 for Pieta House with a socially distanced fundraisers. With the country's barbers...

Camross Macra to reach out into former branch stronghold this weekend

In order to strengthen you must grow, and that is exactly what Camross Macra na Feirme are doing by holding a recruitment drive in...

Laois girls in the mix as Macra presidential races kicks off

One Laois girl has officially declared her intentions and another is also thought to be in the mix ahead of next year's Macra na...

WATCH: Double All-Ireland Macra success for Laois club

Camross Macra na Feirme are celebrating on the double today after two incredible successes. Yesterday afternoon, their hurlers were crowned All-Ireland Macra champions and then...

WATCH: Well-known Laois physio shows farmers how to avoid injury in...

Alison Holmes is something of a legend in these parts as it is simply hard to comprehend all of the different things she does...

Could you be the Young Farmer of the Year?

Do you live for silage season? Do you know the difference between Angus and Limousin cattle? Does your sleep pattern revolve around milking? Do you...

Portlaoise Macra na Feirme are in All-Ireland Farm Skills final

Portlaoise Macra na Feirme are in the All-Ireland Final of the Macra FBD Farm Skills competition at the Tullamore Show this Sunday. Liam Brophy, Thomas Cushen...

Moment In Time: Some classic photos from the Macra Na Feirme...

We're travelling back in time once again to the Macra Na Feirme awards that took place this time 17 years ago. Alf Harvey's archives never...

In Pictures: Laois Macra na Feirme annual awards night

Laois Macra na Feirme held their annual awards on Saturday night in the Midlands Park Hotel. Members from various clubs from the county attended the...

Portlaoise Macra na Feirme charity tractor run draws big crowds

Portlaoise Macra na Feirme held a tractor run on Easter Monday in aid of Pieta House. It proved to be a huge success with almost...

Portlaoise Macra have a Tractor Run this Easter Monday

A Tractor Run, organised by Portlaoise Macra na Feirme and in aid of Pieta House, will take place this coming Easter Monday, April 17. The...