RARE BREED: Farming year comes to a close

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The final episode in the current series of Rare Breed – A Farming Year takes a look back at the month of December 2014 as the farmers reflect on their experiences throughout the year on Monday 23 March at 8pm.

In Armagh brothers Geoffrey and John Kinnear are philosophical as they look back on the year and share their feelings about taking part in Rare Breed. Meanwhile, Seamus Kane in Antrim is busy organising his 29,000 chickens as they settle into his specially made barns.

Donegal farmer Jamie Rankin is under pressure to meet the Christmas demand as he prepares his potato harvest while Colm Grimes in Dublin harvests his crop of leeks.

December is the busiest time of the year for Kildare farmer Martin Kelleher as he is finally ready to sell his Christmas tree crop. In Tipperary, Sarah Furno and Pat Morrissey are busy selling produce at Dublin’s Christmas Design and Craft Fair.

In Offaly, Hereford beef farmer Ivor Deverell is helping at the family farm shop. Meanwhile Galway horse breeder Deirdre Bourns is sending some of her top horses for a new life in the Florida Sun.

Sponsored by Irwin’s Bakery and shot in High Definition, the series is narrated by UTV’s Mark McFadden.

Rare Breed – A Farming Year concludes on Monday 23 March at 8pm.