We need more than rewilding if we are to save farmers and preserve our landscape

Dr Derek McLoughlin of Wild Atlantic Nature and Martin Gavin from Leenane, Co Mayo, at the foot of Mweelrea mountain in Delphi, Co Mayo

Sarah Carey

After a recent column proposing the elimination of sheep on the uplands of Ireland so the rainforest can rewild, I gingerly entered the home of my cousin, Deirdre Moloney, and her husband, Andy, a farmer of high renown in the midlands.