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One of the best in the West for farm buildings

23 Sep , 2021  

Established in Kiltullagh, Co. Galway in 2017, E.MITCHELL ENGINEERING LTD is a leading provider of quality farm buildings in the West of Ireland. While E.MITCHELL ENGINEERING LTD may be a relatively new company, its owner Emmet Mitchell comes from a family steeped in the structural engineering and farm building manufacturing sector. Emmet is proud to carry on the family’s tradition for making agricultural […]

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Still going strong 25 years on

21 Sep , 2021  

Based in North Tipperary, J Quigley Tyres has been providing its customers with an excellent service for a quarter of a century now. Irish Tractor & Agri touched base with Jamie Quigley recently to learn the ins and outs of what is a thriving business down in the Premier County. Business is good these days […]

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GRIMME Ireland – Harvesting Success

16 Sep , 2021  

Since the introduction of GRIMME machinery in Ireland, the farm machinery manufacturer has gone from strength to strength. The company are almost four years in their new premises in Stephenstown, Balbriggan, Co. Dublin. The premises consists of a retail sales department, service workshop, parts department and ancillary offices. Celebrating 160 years in business, GRIMME employs over 2,700 people around […]

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Kevin McCarthy’s name is synonymous with quality farm buildings in West Cork

14 Sep , 2021  

Based in Dunmanway, County Cork, Kevin McCarthy Construction is a leading building contractor that specialises in Agricultural, Commercial, Domestic and Industrial buildings. They offer high quality farm buildings at competitive prices every time. Kevin McCarthy set up his construction business in 1980 and, since then, has established himself as a permanent fixture on the local […]

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Flying the flag for Ireland’s pig farmers

9 Sep , 2021  

As well as running Garrisker Farm in Broadford, County Kildare, Roy Gallie is also Chairman of the IFA Pigs Committee. In an exclusive interview with Irish Tractor & Agri, Roy speaks about the many challenges facing Ireland’s 350 commercial pig farmers, who between them generate almost €1bn in exports. A pig farmer all his working […]

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Crecora Mills still mixing with the best!

7 Sep , 2021  

Farmers across the Mid-West and beyond know they can depend on O’Connell’s Crecora Mills, who have been manufacturing and supplying high-quality animal feeds for coming up on four decades. We touched base with director Paul O’Connell to get an update on this exceptional family-run operation. A family ethos lies at the heart of O’Connell’s Crecora […]

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The Premier tree harvesters

2 Sep , 2021  

Based in Littleton, Co. Tipperary, MF Tree Services Ltd provides full arboriculture and forestry services that are fully compliant with EU regulations. The family-run business carries out private and commercial works for clients nationwide. While the company was only formed in 2013, its owner Michael Fahey has almost 50 years’ experience in the industry. “This […]

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A passionate and professional pig farmer

31 Aug , 2021  

Operating two pig units in Ballinakill, County Laois, Paul Tully has been a pig farmer all his working life. We touched base with the personable Cavan native to discuss the ups and downs of running a successful and sustainable business within such a volatile marketplace. Little did he know when he left his native Ballyjamesduff […]

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Looking after nearly anything with an engine

26 Aug , 2021  

Maintenance, servicing and repair work are an integral part of the smooth running of any engine-based machine. Downtime is something that both the haulage and transport sectors, along with the agricultural industry strive to avoid at all costs, but unfortunately, they do occur. That is why anyone working in these sectors use trustworthy garages that […]

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Delivering quality solutions on time, every time

24 Aug , 2021  

Based in Donard, Co Wicklow, Fenton Agri Ltd are experienced agricultural contractors who have built up a reputation for providing a quality and professional service for more than three decades now. Irish Tractor & Agri caught up with Marcus Fenton recently to learn all about this thriving business down in the Garden County. Business is […]