A pedigree sheep farmer from Letterkenny has been named the 2023 FBD Young Farmer of the Year.
Dwayne Shiels has also been named category award winner for Land Mobility.
In addition to farming, Dwayne is a lecturer in Agricultural Sciences at Atlantic Technological University, Donegal.
He was one of many talented young farmers to be recognised for their achievements at a special awards event on Tuesday night.
This year marks the 25th anniversary of the FBD Young Farmer of the Year Awards which were held at the Radisson Blu hotel in Sligo, home county of last year’s winner Christopher Tuffy.
Marty Morrissey, who was the evening’s Master of Ceremonies, entertained the crowd and the past winners in attendance were invited on stage to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the awards.