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Sheep farming


Created 25/01/2011

A lot of farmers gave up sheep farming in recent years as the rewards weren’t worth the effort, but the price of fleece has increased greatly in the last year. Jarlath Burns met up with weaver Francis Diver and sheep farmer Tomás Ó Canainn to find out how the change has effected then.

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