Did you know that there are almost 2,000,000 pigs in Ireland? Would you believe only 10 per cent of the milk produced in Ireland is consumed here? And that hens are pregnant for 21 days, but a horse can be pregnant for up to 345 days? The Great Irish Farm Book will take you on a fascinating journey through an Irish farm.
Darragh McCullough is a journalist, farmer and broadcaster specialising in agricultural and rural affairs. He is the longest-serving presenter on RTÉ television’s Ear to the Ground programme, and a columnist with the Irish Independent newspaper’s farming supplement. He lives on the family farm in Co. Meath.
Sally Caulwell is a Dublin-based illustrator, designer and mother. A graduate of the National College of Art and Design, she previously illustrated Humanology by Professor Luke O’Neill.