Macra reaches out to those in rural isolation - Agriland

While many associate rural isolation with older age groups, young people can also be badly affected by this growing malaise, according to Macra na Feirme's incoming Leinster Vice-President, Cara O'Mahony. “They can be working on the farm 24/7 and may ...

'Who needs Tinder when you can join Macra?' - Irish Farmers Journal

Macra na Feirme is the unofficial dating agency of rural Ireland, according to newly elected president James Healy. Speaking on C103's Cork Today show, Healy said: “Plenty of people in my own club would be 'Macra babies' as we like to title them.

'Who needs Tinder when you can join Macra?' - new head of farming group - Irish Independent

The newly elected President of Macra na Feirme, James Healy, says the organisation is the unofficial dating agency of rural Ireland and that there is no need for dating site Tinder when you can join Macra. Speaking to Patricia Messinger, on C103's ...

'Macra is the unofficial dating agency of rural Ireland' - Agriland

Newly-elected Macra na Feirme President James Healy from Donoughmore in Co. Cork told Patricia Messinger on C103's Cork Today radio show that Macra is the unofficial dating agency of rural Ireland saying: “Who needs Tinder when you can join Macra!”.

Forget Tinder, join the Macra says new President James Healy - Irish Examiner

Macra Na Feirme is the Tinder of rural Ireland, according to the new President Cork man James Healy. The organisation, which has 180-190 associated clubs, has over 9,000 members from the ages of 17-35. Speaking on C103 's Cork Today show, Mr Healy ...

'The reality is that there are going to be huge changes': New Macra President gets to work - Irish Independent

It's just over a week since James Healy was named 36th president of Macra na Feirme but he is already feeling the weight of the title on his shoulders. Shortly after the Corkman was announced winner, by 91 votes to challenger Odile Evan's 60 votes, ...

Macra service brings young and old farmers together - Irish Examiner

Half of Irish farmers do not have a family member to take over their land, according to a new study. The Macra na Feirme service matches landowners with prospective partner farmers. Over the past two decades, fewer and fewer children of farmers are ...