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Three generations of excellent agri service

14 Dec , 2018  

Based in Callan in Co Kilkenny, Maher AGRI Services Contracting offers its clients an unrivalled service via its experience, expertise and magnificent machinery fleet. Irish Tractor & Agri heard more from Sean Maher, who is third generation in the family business. Since setting up shop six years ago, Maher AGRI Services has always guaranteed complete […]

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Roche built is better built

13 Dec , 2018  

A family-run business set-up in 1977, Eddie Roche & Sons Ltd specialises in concrete, formwork and construction across the agricultural, building and civil sectors. Irish Tractor & Agri heard more on the Wexford-based firm recently from Edward Roche. Since its inception, Eddie Roche & Sons Ltd in Wells, Gorey, Co Wexford, has always been a […]

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PDM is 50 years in business

11 Dec , 2018  

Celebrating 50 years in business, PDM is Ireland’s leading supplier of pressure creosoted timber products. The Kill, Co. Kildare-based company manufactures and treats timber utility posts for the telecommunications and power industries as well as a wide range of fencing, gates and landscape timbers for the agricultural, equine, local authority and domestic markets. PDM has […]

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Kelly’s of Kilkenny – for all your Valtra and McHale needs

7 Dec , 2018  

Synonymous with the Valtra and McHale brands, Kelly’s of Kilkenny is one of the largest stockists of new and used agricultural machinery in Ireland. Sales manager Brian Roche explains more. Kelly’s of Kilkenny is a sister company of Kelly’s of Borris and Kelly’s of Laois, who are both main CLAAS dealers. In 2017, Kelly’s of […]

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Bringing plenty to the table for farmers

6 Dec , 2018  

Patrick Maher Ltd in Co Tipperary has earned itself a glowing reputation for its services all throughout the Munster/Leinster region over the past two decades. Irish Tractor & Agri learned all about the family-run business from the man himself recently. These are busy times for Patrick Maher Ltd and the man himself wouldn’t have it […]

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Lavin Fruit & Veg’s growth is unrivalled

5 Dec , 2018  

Operating from Breaffy near Castlebar, Lavin’s Fruit & Veg Ltd is a successful family-run business specialising in prepared vegetables and priding itself on being the leading fruit and vegetable wholesaler in Connacht. Established in 1986 by Eamon and Mary Lavin, Lavin’s Fruit & Veg Ltd has grown to employ 46 staff and runs a fleet […]

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Gearing up for another hectic season

28 Nov , 2018  

Based in Co Armagh, McGuigan Brothers Agri Contracts has grown into a trusted agri outfit for its clients over the past three decades. Irish Tractor & Agri heard more about what the company has to offer from one half of its head of operations Malachy McGuigan ahead of what should be another busy summer. As […]

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“Always remember the best reason for working safely is waiting for you at home”

21 Nov , 2018  

Established in 2007 by Donegal native Conal Thomas, Conal’s Tree Services has grown from strength to strength to become the premier tree surgery and tree maintenance company in Ireland. Conal’s Tree Services have doubled their employees every year since its foundation in 2007 and continues to win prestigious contracts annually from Ireland’s leading infrastructure companies […]

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The rotary milking parlour specialists

20 Nov , 2018  

Established for over 25 years, ElectroMech Agri Ltd is Ireland’s premier dairy parlour equipment supplier, installer, retailer, service provider and support centre. According to managing director Gary McLean, the Co. Tyrone-based company has experienced its biggest growth south of the border where there is a great demand for BouMatic’s external rotary milking parlours. ElectroMech are […]

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McClean’s offer the personal touch

19 Nov , 2018  

For some, agricultural contracting is simply in the blood. It’s a vocation, something that comes naturally. Richard McClean was born into contracting and he can’t imagine having done anything else with his life. He’s passionate about the land and takes great pride in his stunning, finely-tuned fleet and the comprehensive range of services provided to […]