28 May 2022

Ram sells for a record €44,000

Ram sells for a record €44,000

The seven-month-old Suffolk ram came from a farm in Ballybofey

A farmer from Donegal has sold a ram for €44,000 - the largest amount ever paid for a male sheep at a sale in Ireland.

The seven-month-old Suffolk ram was sold by Richard Thompson, a farmer from Ballybofey.

The largest amount paid for a ram previously at a sale here was €38,000.

A consortium led by Dennis Taylor, a farmer from Coleraine in Northern Ireland, paid the record price.


Urgent appeal to Longfordians living in Gran Canaria to come to aid of stricken Longford man

A public appeal has tonight been made for ex pats residing in Gran Canaria to provide urgent assistance to a Longford man who remains in hospital after falling ill last month.

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