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LSL Select Price Report – Cattle Mart 12/08/2022
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LSL Select Price Report – Cattle Mart 12/08/2022
Friday’s selected Cattle Mart Price Report: Copyright LSL Auctions. HFR 300-400KG Avg Price/KgAAX 1.10/kgCHX 2.30/kgLMX 2.18/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:CHX, 390kg 2.56/kg 1000.00LM, 345kg 2.55/kg 880.00CHX, 395kg 2.23/kg 880.00AAX,LMX,LMX, 387kg 2.20/kg 850.00LMX, 370kg 2.16/kg 800.00CHX, 355kg 2.11/kg 750.00 HFR 400-500KG Avg Price/KgAAX 2.42/kgAAX,AAX 2.52/kgCHX 2.50/kgHEX 2.18/kgHEX,HEX 1.89/kgLMX 2.43/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:LMX, 440kg 2.93/kg 1290.00CHX, 430kg 2.79/kg 1200.00CHX, 455kg 2.73/kg 1240.00LMX, 460kg 2.72/kg 1250.00LM, 445kg 2.70/kg 1200.00AAX,AAX, 462kg 2.68/kg 1240.00 HFR 500-600KG Avg Price/KgAAX…
LSL Select Price Report – Sheep Mart 12/08/2022
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LSL Select Price Report – Sheep Mart 12/08/2022
Friday’s selected Sheep Mart Price Report: Copyright LSL Auctions. LAMB 20-30KG Avg Price/KgLAMB 2.41/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:LAMB, 29kg 3.64/kg 104.00LAMB, 26kg 3.60/kg 93.00LAMB, 27kg 3.56/kg 96.00LAMB, 30kg 3.31/kg 98.00LAMB, 29kg 3.31/kg 97.00LAMB, 25kg 3.28/kg 83.00 LAMB 30-40KG Avg Price/KgLAMB 2.65/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:LAMB, 39kg 3.52/kg 137.00LAMB, 31kg 3.39/kg 105.00LAMB, 36kg 3.36/kg 121.00LAMB, 34kg 3.32/kg 114.00LAMB, 32kg 3.31/kg 106.00LAMB, 32kg 3.28/kg 106.00 LAMB 40-50KG Avg Price/KgLAMB 2.55/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:LAMB, 41kg 3.43/kg 140.00LAMB, 48kg…
Sales Property LSL Auctions
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Land & Property Sales on LSL Auctions – August
Here are the Land & Property Auctions for August 2022 on the LSL Auctions platform: Live Auction: 10/08/2022 – Sherry FitzGerald OLeary KinsellaLocation:  Castle Street, Enniscorthy, Co. WexfordLot: 1: Imposing three-story terraced building with basement occupying a high-profile position fronting onto Castle St.Keywords: TownAuctioneer: Sherry FitzGerald OLeary KinsellaView details. Live Auction: 17/08 /2022 – GVM Auctioneers KilmallockLocation: Ballinvreena, Martinstown, Kilmallock, Co. LimerickLot 1: Residential Roadside Farm situated in the heart…
Economic Pulse
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Economic Pulse falls in July
A pullback in consumer and business confidence dragged the Economic Pulse lower in July 2022. The Bank of Ireland Economic Pulse came in at 70.2. The index combines the results of the Consumer and Business Pulses, and the latest figures reflect a 17-month low. The outcome is due to households feeling the pinch from inflation and fretting about the economy as well as firms being more circumspect about business activity.…
walking trails
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Funding allocated to improve 446 walking trails
Almost €1 million has been set aside to support and improve around 446 walking trails across the country. This was announced by Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, on 10 August, 2022. Some of the walking trails subject to grant funding include The East Clare Way in Co. Clare, Beara Way in Co. Cork and Kerry, Leitrim Way in Co. Leitrim, Land of the Giants in Co.…
FSP portal ACRES
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Online FSP portal open for the proposed ACRES scheme
The FSP portal (Farm Sustainability Plan) is now available for use. The online function aims to support farmers and advisors by providing crucial farm level data for the preparation of draft plans and applications. The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue T.D. made the announcement.  The portal will enable ACRES advisors to start the process of developing farm plans in preparation for the submission of applications under…
hot under the collar
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Reasons to be hot under the collar this week
Feeling hot under the collar took on new meaning in Ireland this week as temperatures reached their highest in more than 25 years yesterday. Met Éireann pegged Oakpark, Co Carlow for the provisional highest temperature on Thursday with 30.4 degrees. It hasn’t been this hot since 2 August, 1995 when the recorded temperature was 31.5 degrees. In fact it hasn’t exceeded 30 degrees since August 2003. Other areas with higher…
Clifden Arts Festival
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Music, theatre and visual arts at Clifden Arts Festival
Clifden Arts Festival always aims to be a great celebration of all the arts, and the annual event returns to the heart of Connemara from 15 to 25 September, 2022. One of the longest running community arts festivals in Ireland, this 45th showcase will include poetry readings, lectures, recitals, traditional music, concerts, comedy and more. The organisers promise that audiences can expect a high-quality artistic programme with superb literary, musical…
cost of inputs
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Cost of inputs wipes out profits – CSO
Farm commodities are getting better prices now, but unprecedented increases in the cost of inputs are wiping out profits, according to CSO figures. Prices paid to farmers are up nearly 30%, but the hike in input costs is running at 40%. IFA Farm Business Chair Rose Mary McDonagh said. “It’s simply just not sustainable at current levels, and the fear is where costs will go in the months ahead with…
Irish Tourism
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Tourism figures are up, but constraints mar the sector’s continued recovery
The Irish Tourism Industry Confederation (ITIC) monthly tourism dashboard was released yesterday, 11 August, 2022. Data for July indicates that the sector’s recovery continues to gather pace, but concerns remain about the pace of recovery beyond the summer season. CEO of ITIC, Eoghan O’Mara Walsh, said that “July data shows that for the first time since pre-pandemic, Ireland had over 1 million monthly visitors, which is very encouraging, however supply…
anne yeats
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‘Anne Yeats: The Everyday Fantastic’
The National Gallery of Ireland is hosting the ‘Anne Yeats: The Everyday Fantastic’ exhibition until 9 October, 2022. It highlights the creativity, experimentation and process in Yeats’s art practice across a number of decades. Moving between traditional and modern worlds, Yeats was interested in both the everyday and the fantastic. As the chief designer for the Abbey Theatre and founding member of both Graphic Studio and Aosdána, Yeats’s important contribution…
LSL Select Price Report – Sheep Mart 11/08/2022
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LSL Select Price Report – Sheep Mart 11/08/2022
Thursday’s selected Sheep Mart Price Report: Copyright LSL Auctions. SHEEP 20-30KG Avg Price/KgSHEEP 2.76/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:SHEEP, 29kg 3.22/kg 93.00SHEEP, 20kg 3.07/kg 63.00SHEEP, 28kg 2.98/kg 84.00SHEEP, 29kg 2.93/kg 84.00SHEEP, 28kg 2.79/kg 78.00SHEEP, 28kg 2.76/kg 76.00 SHEEP 30-40KG Avg Price/KgSHEEP 2.75/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:SHEEP, 32kg 3.79/kg 122.00SHEEP, 34kg 3.50/kg 120.00SHEEP, 39kg 3.28/kg 127.00SHEEP, 37kg 3.23/kg 120.00SHEEP, 37kg 3.22/kg 118.00SHEEP, 35kg 3.18/kg 110.00 SHEEP 40-50KG Avg Price/KgSHEEP 2.62/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:SHEEP, 40kg 3.05/kg 122.00SHEEP, 42kg…
LSL Select Price Report – Cattle Mart 11/08/2022
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LSL Select Price Report – Cattle Mart 11/08/2022
Thursday’s selected Cattle Mart Price Report: Copyright LSL Auctions. DC 400-500KG Highest Price/Kg Lots:LMX, 430kg 2.21/kg 950.00HEX, 470kg 1.53/kg 720.00JEX, 490kg 1.33/kg 650.00FR, 495kg 1.29/kg 640.00 DC 500-600KG Avg Price/KgAAX 2.15/kgFR 1.47/kgFRX 1.70/kgHE 1.97/kgHEX 1.90/kgLMX 2.36/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:SIX, 580kg 2.38/kg 1380.00LMX, 580kg 2.38/kg 1380.00LMX, 550kg 2.35/kg 1290.00AAX, 585kg 2.29/kg 1340.00HEX, 570kg 2.18/kg 1240.00HE, 560kg 2.05/kg 1150.00 DC 600-700KG Avg Price/KgCHX 2.61/kgFR 1.60/kgHE 2.15/kgHEX 2.11/kgLMX 2.28/kgSIX 2.41/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:CHX, 690kg 2.96/kg…
Sherry FitzGerald Radford – Ballyconnigar Blackwater Co Wexford
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Sherry FitzGerald Radford – Ballyconnigar Blackwater Co Wexford – 30/09
Sherry FitzGerald Radford brings to auction via LSL Auctions a property at Ballyconnigar Blackwater Co Wexford on 30 September, 2022. For Sale by Public Auction and online at 12 noon in the Sherry FitzGerald Radford Offices at Westgate, Wexford. Lot 1:Well-located residential site within a short stroll of Ballyconnigar Beach in beautiful Blackwater. Folio WX3455F refers and allows for 0.17 HS (0.42 acres) where planning was previously granted 20030877.The site…
pre-Budget 2023
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IFA pre-Budget 2023 submission
The IFA is calling on Government to introduce a series of tangible measures, outside funding purely diverted from CAP, pre-Budget 2023 to support Irish farm families in their efforts to boost on-farm sustainability – from economic, social and environmental perspectives. “Budget 2023 gives this Government the chance to demonstrate just how committed they really are to supporting the agri sector, and how much they truly understand the on-farm challenges arising…
Goal 13
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Goal 13 Climate Action 2021 – CSO report
The Central Statistics Office (CSO) has published its 13 report detailing Ireland’s progress towards meeting its targets under the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Commenting on the publication, Kevin McCormack, Senior Statistician, said: “This new report, Goal 13 Climate Action 2021, has data on eight indicators for Ireland, divided over two chapters: Climate and Strategy. Data are presented in categories such as gender, age group, vulnerable groups and geographical location,…
soaring temperatures
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Spuds suffer under soaring temperatures
Soaring temperatures and the peak holiday period have caused retail sales and home consumption to plateau over the past week. However, the IFA says trade to the food service sector remains buoyant. Ireland has experienced two heatwaves in less than a month. This is likely to have an impact on maincrop yields as drought conditions kick in. Late-planted crops will be worst affected. There are numerous reports indicating that crops…
Past, Present, Future
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Past, Present, Future – Iteration III
Iteration III of Past, Present, Future, an ongoing installation project by artist Catherine McDonald, is on at the LAB Gallery in Dublin until 27 August, 2022. Each iteration of this work unfolds the narrative of five clay creatures and their journey to achieve immortality. Their goal is to fuse their bodies to the planet through fossilization and to combine themselves with flora in the hope of successful reproduction. This way, they will…
Symposium
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Food Structure and Functionality Symposium
The fifth Food Structure and Functionality Symposium will take place from 18 to 21 September, 2022. It will be hosted at The Clayton Hotel in Cork City, Cork. The theme is “Structuring Foods for a Sustainable World”. The event is organised by Elsevier and the Food Structure Functionality Forum (FSFF). The symposium will bring together renowned speakers from across academia and industry, including those at the forefront of cutting-edge food science…
Biodiversity Initiative
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Biodiversity initiative to restore extinct bird to Irish skies
The Taoiseach was in Tarbert, Co Kerry last week, 5 August 2022, along with the National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS), to release a number of white-tailed eagles into the wild. This is part of a long-term biodiversity initiative to re-establish the population of this once extinct species in Ireland. This was followed by a further release today on 9 August in Killarney National Park, by the Minister of State…
Studio
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Co-curated exhibition ‘Studio & State’
Studio & State: The Laverys and the Anglo-Irish Treaty is a co-curated exhibition by Hugh Lane Gallery and the National Museum of Ireland. It marks the centenary of the signing of the Anglo-Irish Treaty in December 1921.  The showcase features for the first time Sir John Lavery’s paintings of the Treaty signatories from Hugh Lane Gallery next to contemporary artefacts of the time from the National Museum of Ireland’s collection. Museum objects include…
LSL Select Price Report – Cattle Mart 10/08/2022
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LSL Select Price Report – Cattle Mart 10/08/2022
Wednesday’s selected Cattle Mart Price Report: Copyright LSL Auctions. DRYCOW-F 500-600KG Avg Price/KgLMX 2.14/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:LMX, 590kg 2.15/kg 1270.00LMX, 505kg 2.12/kg 1070.00 DRYCOW-F 600-700KG Avg Price/KgLMX 2.63/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:LMX, 685kg 2.89/kg 1980.00LMX, 655kg 2.73/kg 1790.00LMX, 685kg 2.73/kg 1870.00SIX, 680kg 2.66/kg 1810.00LMX, 660kg 2.64/kg 1740.00LMX, 655kg 2.44/kg 1600.00 DRYCOW-F 700-800KG Avg Price/KgCHX 2.76/kgLMX 2.74/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:CHX, 720kg 2.85/kg 2050.00LMX, 705kg 2.79/kg 1970.00LMX, 755kg 2.77/kg 2090.00LMX, 760kg 2.75/kg 2090.00CHX, 735kg 2.68/kg 1970.00LMX,…
LSL Select Price Report – Sheep Mart 10/08/2022
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LSL Select Price Report – Sheep Mart 10/08/2022
Wednesday’s selected Sheep Mart Price Report: Copyright LSL Auctions. LB 30-40KG Avg Price/KgLB 2.89/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:LB, 36kg 3.25/kg 117.00LB, 34kg 2.53/kg 86.00 LB 40-50KG Avg Price/KgLB 2.94/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:LB, 48kg 3.12/kg 150.00LB, 46kg 3.09/kg 142.00LB, 45kg 3.04/kg 137.00LB, 48kg 3.04/kg 146.00LB, 46kg 3.02/kg 139.00LB, 40kg 3/kg 120.00 LB 50-60KG Avg Price/KgLB 2.80/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:LB, 50kg 2.92/kg 146.00LB, 50kg 2.92/kg 146.00LB, 50kg 2.9/kg 145.00LB, 51kg 2.88/kg 147.00LB, 50kg 2.88/kg 144.00LB, 50kg…
Sherry FitzGerald Castle St 1008
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Sherry FitzGerald – Castle Street, Enniscorthy – 10/08
Sherry FitzGerald OLeary Kinsella brings to auction via LSL Auctions a property at Castle Street, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford on Wednesday, 10 August, 2022, at 15:00. For Sale by Public Auction at the Riverside Park Hotel at 15:00. Lot 1:   Imposing three-story terraced building with basement occupying a high profile position fronting onto Castle St.The property offers a potential buyer with an opportunity for an excellent investment less the 50…
OECD Rural Development Conference
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OECD Rural Development Conference
The OECD Rural Development Conference theme this year is Building Sustainable, Resilient and Thriving Rural Places. The Government of Ireland will host this 13th 2022 gathering. As OECD Member States contend with multiple policy challenges, including emerging from COVID-19, Ireland welcomes the in-person participation of Ministers, senior policy makers and civil society for a wide ranging discussion on the future of rural places in September 2022. The event will take…
Forest & Energy Section Tullamore Show
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Forest & Energy Section at The Tullamore Show
A special section at The Tullamore Show will spotlight the Forest and Energy Sector, its innovations and its key players on Sunday, 14 August 2022. LSL Auctions will be there to broadcast all the action live from the event, allowing remote viewers to get a taste of the festivities. Forestry will be well represented on the day. It is now recognised as an important mainstream activity on many farms with almost…
fertiliser price
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Fertiliser price hike threatens margins
The fertiliser price is a major concern for tillage farmers. IFA Grain Chairman Kieran McEvoy said: “Satisfactory yields and higher prices have enabled farmers to weather the input cost surge in 2022. However, at present, 2023 futures prices are €40-50/t lower than 2022 and fertiliser prices on the whole will be higher for next season. Any further falls in world grain markets after planting this autumn will leave margins very tight…