Farm Ireland

Monday 23 April 2018

WATCH LIVE: Rural Crime, Mental Health and Rugby – Day Three of 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 Three, Thursday 22nd September:


11-11.30am: Makeover Tips

Top beauty tips from Ireland's leading make-up artists - and two lucky women get the chance for a makeover

MC: Caitlin McBride


12-12.30pm: Rugby

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Tony Ward in conversation with Rúaidhrí O'Connor looks ahead to how the Irish provinces and Irish rugby team will fare this coming season


12-1pm: Book Signing

Lorna Sixsmith will be signing copies of her new book An Ideal Farm Husband


1-1.30pm: Rural Crime Discussion

Paul Williams hears the stories of some of the victims of rural crime in Ireland and discusses ways and means to tackle the ­growing problem

Panellists: Karen Walsh, John Tully, Graham Lowndes and Jer Bergin


3-3.30pm: Mental Health

A discussion on the pressures and stress of farming life and how best to cope and deal with the issue

MC: Fionnán Sheahan

Panellists: Alan Quinlan, Finola Colgan and Seamus Sherlock

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