September 30, 2014 0 Comments

Autumn is always a lovely time of year on the farm and with the great weather all the farm work is going to plan.  Crops are harvested, fields reseeded, apples picked and blackberries in abundance, that’s if the birds didn’t get there first! Our Aberdeen Angus (the girls in the picture) are almost at full …

Fieldstown Farm at Bloom 2014

June 24, 2014 0 Comments

At Bloom 2014  – Feeding the lambs Five days filled with sunshine, fabulous gardens, happy people and great food. Our pet lambs Countess Markievicz, Brian Boru and Michael Collins came with us and enjoyed all the attention and the bottles of milk.   Four of our ewes were shorn each day and a great crowd gathered …

“Get in before the fox sees us”

November 27, 2013 0 Comments

Well it’s a great winter on the farm, with the weather being so good.  All the crops are sown, way ahead of this time last year.  The fields are dry and we have had no rain for almost a week now…. thats amazing. It’s almost time for the ewes (hopefully they are all in lamb) …

Lamb Direct from the Farm “taste the difference”

October 14, 2013 0 Comments

This weekend we had 13 customers for boxes of lamb direct from our farm.  Two boxes went outside of Dublin by Courier and arrived safely at their destinations.  It’s great to see so many people wanting to buy local and wanting to know the source of their food. One lady who came to the farm …

Autumn News from Fieldstown Farm

September 23, 2013 0 Comments

Well after weeks of preparation ‘Flavours of Fingal Show’ finally took place on 14th and 15th September.  The weather was fantastic on the Saturday with sunshine all day and the crowds certainly came and enjoyed the sun, the animals the food stands and much more.  Newbridge House and gardens as always looked great, what a …

FIVE DAYS AT BLOOM 2013 ‘Please carry me home’

June 10, 2013 0 Comments

Our pet lambs came to Bloom and this is ObAAAma  going home with Lorcan.  The pets Eisenhower, Roosevelt, Bush and ObAAAma, were a great hit with adults and children alike all fighting to feed them.  It was a great event and well done to the organisers, of course the weather helped.  We met lots of …

Fieldstown Farm on TV3′s The Morning Show – 3 New Episodes

Morning Show
March 23, 2013 0 Comments

For the past couple of months, TV3’s The Morning Show has been featuring a series featuring Fieldstown Farm, following the ins-and-outs of sheep farming in Ireland.  We have added the latest episodes. You can find excerpts of the programme below. Episode 4 – 27 February 2013 Episode 5 – 06 March 2013 Episode 6 – 13 March 2013

Fieldstown Farm on TV3’s The Morning Show

March 6, 2013 0 Comments

For the past month TV3’s The Morning Show has been featuring a series featuring Fieldstown Farm, following the ins-and-outs of sheep farming in Ireland.  You can find excerpts of the first three programmes below. Episode 1 – 08 February 2013 Episode 2 – 14 February 2013 Episode 3 – 21 February 2013

Lambing season at Fieldstown Farm

March 6, 2013 0 Comments

The confused ewe! It’s been a busy February and early March at the farm.  The ewes started lambing end of January and thankfully the newborns are now out in the fields with their mothers.  It was quite wet at start of lambing so we kept the lambs in for a few days until they were …

First prize at Flavours of Fingal

July 24, 2012 0 Comments

After months and weeks of preparation the weekend of ‘Flavours of Fingal’ arrived. Hard to believe, but the weather was great.  Padraic was busy with the livestock section, Lorcan had his ewe Whitey, and Brid and Katie were promoting our lamb at the Fieldstown Farm stand.  The show was great and what  a great showcase …