Farming family sought for new TV series

Published 21/01/2014 | 05:32

TV production company Straywave Media is seeking applications to take part in a new series aimed to document all of the challenges, success and failures in the life of one Irish farming family in one year.

This fly-on-the-wall style doc series is looking for a family or group of 'characters' that can bring to life the challenges that come with running a farming business in Ireland.

The geographical location is irrelevant but the characters must be open to the highs and lows of running a farming business within a family environment.

'Ideally we would like to be able to show a diverse range of farming enterprises like a mixed diary and beef or a beef and sheep farm as well as a crop based farming business, and no operation can be ruled out at this point.

'The modern farming experience told within a family dynamic is the overall aim in this project,' saidJohn Norton, Head of Production.

'Given that we need to appeal to a wide range of diverse demographics we would be looking for a variety of age groups within the core group of characters involved.'.

For further details contact John at (086) 3042540.

HOMEGROWN CLUB PERSON OF THE YEAR

THE 2014 Tesco Homegrown Club Person of the Year award is now up and running and accepting nominations for the four provincial awards.

The award recognises the contribution of volunteers at all levels of the sport to their clubs. These volunteers are vital to continued growth of ladies football at grassroots level in communities throughout the country.

There are five TESCO Homegrown Club Person of the Year awards, one for each of the four provinces with one of those provincial winners selected as the overall winner.

Every club in the country has already received a nomination form and are invited to return the form with the details of their nominee by the closing date of Friday, January 24.

If further details are required they can be obtained at www.ladiesgaelic.ie

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