A great article by Francis Farragher of the Connacht Tribune.
“IT’S been one of the sad stories of the Irish sheep industry over recent years . . . the ever-decreasing value of wool with the price being paid for a fleece now less than a third of the cost of shearing the sheep.
However, the trend has been reversed by a group of sheep farmers who have found a niche in the market for the high-quality wool produced by the Galway sheep breed.”
Read more here