Farm Ireland

Thursday 23 November 2017

WATCH LIVE: Food, Lifestyle and GAA Review – Independent Talks at the Ploughing Championships

Independent Talks will see top Irish Independent journalists talking to farm experts and celebs on stage throughout the three day event, about the issues and stories that matter most at the National Ploughing Championships.

Here is the schedule for Day One, Tuesday 20th September:


11-11.30am: Women in Farming

The changing roles of women in farming from three prominent women in the Irish farming community

MC: Claire McCormack, Farming Independent


Helen Harris

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Lorraine Keena

Lorna Sixsmith


12-12.10pm: Launch of An Ideal Farm Husband by Lorna Sixsmith

Q&A with Ann Fitzgerald followed by book signing


12-12.45pm: GAA Championship Review

MC: Frank Roche, Herald


Martin Breheny, Irish Independent

Colm Keys, Irish Independent


1-1.30pm: Country Music Special

Time for great country music songs and conversation with some of Ireland’s leading country stars

MC: Eddie Rowley, Sunday World


Lisa McHugh

Mike Denver

Derek Ryan


2-2.30pm: Food Writer, Indy Power, on her new book, ‘The Little Green Spoon’

One of Ireland’s most popular young food writers in conversation with Bairbre Power


2.30-2.45pm: Music

More songs and music from Lisa McHugh


3-3.30pm: Personal Finance

Expert tips and advice for the self-employed and for those thinking looking for information on retirement and saving plans

MC: Sinead Ryan, Consumer Affairs expert, INM


Keelin Fitzgerald,

Eoin McGee, Prosperous Financial Planning

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