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“It’s all go” at S Friel Agri Contracts

19 Sep , 2019  

S Friel Agri Contracts in Co Donegal offer all aspects of agricultural contracting to their customers and have earned an excellent reputation in doing so. Owner and founder Shaun Friel told Irish Tractor & Agri all about his business recently. This year has all the makings of another busy summer season for S Friel Agri […]

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McCormack Family Farms continue to deliver

16 Sep , 2019  

As a nation, we have become a lot more conscious of what we eat and this is not only good for our health, but it has also helped the economy as many local food producers have seen the benefit of our change in attitude towards food. One such company that has prospered in recent years […]

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Phil Bennis & Sons closes in on 35 years

13 Sep , 2019  

Based in Patrickswell, Co Limerick, Phil Bennis & Sons Ltd is a market leader in the supply and installation of equipment to the modern day pig farm. Irish Tractor & Agri learned more from the company’s founder and Managing Director, Phil Bennis. Set-up in 1985, Phil Bennis & Sons Ltd today has seven full-time staff […]

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A helping hand when it comes to forestry

9 Sep , 2019  

Western Forestry Co-op has over 30 years’ experience in advising landowners on forestry. CEO Marina Conway talked Irish Tractor & Agri magazine through the multitude of services they provide landowners in western and northern counties. The Co-op was established in 1985 by the Dairy and livestock Co-operatives in Western Counties in response to a need […]

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A Claas act for 35 years

4 Sep , 2019  

Alan Douglas Machinery Ltd on the Kildare-Meath border in Johnstownbridge is celebrating 35 years in business and 15 years as a Claas dealer. Providing the best service and products from Claas and other leading machinery brands, Alan Douglas Machinery has a great name across the midlands and beyond. From its modern premises just off the […]

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Experts in their field

3 Sep , 2019  

Trading for over 25 years, Dennehy Brothers Agri Contractors & Plant Hire run a successful agricultural contracting business in Killorglin, Co. Kerry. There is a suckler farm enterprise in the mix, but the contracting is what keeps the family busy. From humbling beginnings in 1993 when brothers Brendan and Brian Dennehy started out with a […]

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The grain handling experts

30 Aug , 2019  

Tillage plays a huge part in the agricultural industry in Ireland thus the proper machinery and equipment is needed to carry out the work involved. For over 50 years, Panford Ltd have been involved in the manufacturing of grain handling equipment, grain dryers, dust, fume and odour control systems, industrial fan applications, industrial drying and […]

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Busy times at Granard Mart

28 Aug , 2019  

Granard Mart has earned quite the reputation for its weekly weanlings and store cattle sales down through the decades and continues to get the local support necessary for thriving year in, year out. Mart Manager Charlotte Kearney told Irish Tractor & Agri all about it recently. These are busy times at Granard Mart in Co […]

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The forest thinning and clearfelling specialist

27 Aug , 2019  

Jamun Ltd is a leading specialist in forest thinning and clearfelling based in Crossmolina, Co. Mayo. Established in July 2014 by Jimmy Munnelly, who has nearly 20 years’ experience in the sector, the company recently invested in new plant after being awarded a long-term contract to carry out clearfelling work at Coillte-owned forests in Co. […]

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A trusted name through and through

23 Aug , 2019  

Gerry Duffy Machinery is the main agents for Deutz Fahr in Co. Meath. Irish Tractor & Agri learned more about the second generation business based in Ashbourne from Managing Director, Brian Duffy.  These are busy times for Gerry Duffy Machinery and the plan for the team down in Ashbourne is to keep the good times […]