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G&A Hanrahan – providing a top class service for 40 years

30 Mar , 2020  

G&A Hanrahan Ltd are specialist agricultural contractors who pride themselves on delivering a very high level of service at very reasonable rates. Fully insurance and VAT registered, the Co Offaly operation has been meeting the needs of the local agricultural community since 1979. Forty years have elapsed since husband and wife duo Ger and Ann […]

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Here come the men in black…

26 Mar , 2020  

Gorthill Farm Contracting’s stunning black-liveried fleet has become a familiar and eye-catching sight on farms across the North West, where the Boggs brothers have been delivering unrivalled services for a quarter of a century. We returned to Eglinton, Derry and touched base with Johnny Boggs to get an update on this exceptional third-generation family business. […]

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Three decades of specialising in agricultural buildings

23 Mar , 2020  

Marking the milestone of 30 years in business in 2019, Doyle Farm Building are specialists in providing all types of agricultural buildings of any size. Everyone wants the highest quality at the best value for money and Eamon Doyle and his dedicated team can give you both. Based in Coolyhune, Saint Mullins, Co. Carlow (a […]

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John’s true passion for pig farming

18 Mar , 2020  

A director in the industry-leading family operation, Horan Pig Enterprises in Glin, County Limerick, John Horan has worked in the pig sector all his life, developing a keen passion and enthusiasm for the business as well as becoming an authority on pig production. Five years on from our previous meeting, we touched base with John […]

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A famed nursery

13 Mar , 2020  

Annaveigh Plants Ltd, based in New Inn, Co. Tipperary lies just south of the heritage town of Cashel and is run and operated by Ireland’s most experienced nursery team – John Murphy, Grainne Murphy and Trevor Landers. With a combined experience of 80 years in the horticultural business, all have worked in many aspects of […]

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Quaile Machinery. Quality Products & Customer Care

12 Mar , 2020  

With an extensive brand portfolio that includes Pottinger, Kubota, Scanstone, Dewulf, WIFO and Javo BV, to name but a few, it will come as no surprise to learn that Quaile Machinery’s mission is to sell quality products they believe in.   The ever burgeoning company was established in 2012 by Kenny Quaile. The company, initially trading as […]

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The livestock transport specialist

11 Mar , 2020  

Michael O’Riordan Livestock Transport in Watergrasshill, Co. Cork provides a top-class livestock transport service to a large number of customers in the Munster region and beyond. Now 71, Michael O’Riordan was literally born into the business. “It’s been a way of life for as long as I can remember,” he explains. “I was born on […]

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Dublin’s leading lettuce grower

6 Mar , 2020  

One might wonder how a business could survive just supplying one vegetable to what is a large customer base, but when there are many different varieties of that vegetable and you have a hard working team that will provide the best quality produce possible, then you are on to a winner. When Mark McCann of […]

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Ireland’s premier manufacturer of pre-stressed cattle slats

4 Mar , 2020  

Over the past 20 years, Doyle Concrete have established a solid reputation for themselves as Ireland’s leading manufacturer of pre-stressed cattle slats. We touched based with general manager Tom Walsh to find out more about this industry-leading company and the full range of products provided to both the agri and general construction sectors. Doyle Concrete […]

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An enduring legacy

3 Mar , 2020  

As part of Ireland’s greatest horseracing dynasty, Tom Mullins is possessed by an enduring passion for the sport of kings and it’s evident in his voice every time he speaks. We popped into his base, Doninga Stables in Goresbridge, County Kilkenny, for a chat with the personable, straight-talking trainer, who has ten Grade 1 winners […]