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Macra na Feirme FBD Farm Skills Semi Final

Macra na Feirme FBD Farm Skills Semi Final

South Leitrim Macra are delighted to have a team taking part in the semi finals of the FBD Farm Skills competition at Riverstown Show, Sligo on Saturday the 21st July next. The three members representing Leitrim are Brendan Curran (Gorvagh), Sean Mulvey and Ray McCaffrey (Aughnasheelin).

The farm skills competition aims to help young farmers develop the skills required in modern farming as well as to create greater awareness of farm safety. The completion involves 4 main tasks: tractor team work, stock proof fencing and gate hanging, farm knowledge and a safety competition. All supporters welcome down to cheer on our members on the day – the competition commences from 11am onwards.

Next Macra Meeting

Macra Meeting, Thursday 26th July in The Poor Scholar, Ballinamore at 9pm. All welcome to attend.

For more information on South Leitrim Macra, find us on facebook or contact Louise on 083 4297114.