A big happy birthday wish is extended to Eamon, at Ballymacnab Mushrooms in Co.Armagh, from the "Angels".
END TO SUBSIDIES IN SIGHT?
Farmers in the North have been warned that within 10 years the "cheque-in-the-post" subsidy culture will no longer exist.
TECHNICAL CREW IN TOWN
There was a large gathering of Sylvan technical personnel from all over the globe in Dublin in late October.
LONG & WINDING ROAD
McGeary's Hugh Quinn managed to get away early (late at night, not 4 a.m.) from the conference…
WATCH THE SWEET TOOTH
Going from stand to stand at the conference, it was hard to miss the particular goodies on offer at different stands.
Consultant on all things mycological Ray Samp was over for the conference in October.
Sales rep for Mourne Mushrooms Joe Cullen has bought a new horse box.
Monday 15th of October saw a small posse from the North visiting some sites of interest in the Navan area.
WARMEST OCTOBER ON RECORD
Met Éireann has confirmed that the first half of this month has been the warmest on record.
With the currency changeover just around the corner, the banks in the Republic are gearing up to supply the new currency.
A HAPPY COUNTY
It's not just the Tipp hurlers and camogie players who have done well this year!
WILL POLLUTERS PAY?
What to do with waste is a problem that the whole country will have to face up to at some point in the future.
STAND IN THE CORNER
It was pointed out to Stalker, by a man in the know, that a little dig in last month's edition at the "whitecoats" was to say the least, a tad misguided.
Get well wishes are extended to Stephen Corley of Amycel, who is experiencing some back problems at present.
"LE LION" BIG MAN
There were numerous sightings of the French owner of "Le Lion", Jean Paul Savoie, in Ireland in September.