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Waterfall Farms committed to freshness

10 Feb , 2015  

Waterfall Farms Ltd is a family-run business specialising in the growing, harvesting and preparing of vegetables for the catering trade. Founder Declan Martin explains more about the thriving Co. Cork-based concern. Waterfall Farms Ltd was established in 1998, but the Martin family have been growing vegetables since the early 1970s. On a rundown neglected 50-acre […]

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John Dan’s the man for agri contracting in Down

26 Jan , 2015  

For over half a century, John Dan O’Hare has provided customers in County Down with a top-class agricultural contracting service. We met up with the long-serving Banbridge man to take a look at his impressive fleet and to get an insight into the wide range of services provided. For some, agricultural contracting is simply in […]

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Ireland’s premier supplier of fresh herbs

26 Jan , 2015  

Established in 1988, O’Hanlon Herbs provides Irish customers with a full range of fresh herbs. We met up with company founder / proprietor Tom O’Hanlon at his Glenealy, County Wicklow nursery to take a closer look at this unique operation. From humble beginnings in a small suburban back garden / kitchen in County Dublin some […]

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Sixty years of veterinary excellence

26 Jan , 2015  

Old Church Veterinary Hospital has been delivering quality veterinary care to farm animals and pets in the Donegal region for six decades. Established in Ballyshannon in 1954, the practice also has branch Clinics in Donegal Town and Grange, Co. Sligo as well as a newly-opened veterinary supplies outlet in Grange. Nowadays, Gerard Gilligan and Nicholas […]

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Cairns Contracting is a spreading success story

23 Jan , 2015  

Celebrating 15 years in business, Cairns Contracting has been providing its customers with the kind of efficient service which keeps them coming back again and again. Irish Tractor spoke to company owner Garth Cairns to find out more about the County Armagh-based outfit. Since 1999, Garth Cairns has been operating his own agricultural contracting business […]

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Dairypower – leading manufacturers of high-quality farm equipment

21 Jan , 2015  

Cork-based Dairypower Equipment is Ireland’s premier designer and manufacturer of high-quality farm equipment, with three main products in its range: automatic hydraulic yard scraper systems; slurry aeration systems; and milking machine systems. We met up with financial manager John O’Brien to take a closer look at this outstanding operation. Dairypower Equipment (O’Donovan Dairy Services Ltd.) […]

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