Agri contractors of distinction

27 Sep , 2022  

Based in Tullogher, Co. Kilkenny, Cotterell Agri has been a leading agri contractor in the area for over 40 years. The Cotterell family are also dairy and tillage farmers, and are well-known in ploughing circles. Cotterell Agri was set up by Eamon Cotterell and is now run by his sons John and Steve. The family […]


Higgins Potatoes – growers of distinction

22 Sep , 2022  

Higgins Potatoes is a family-run farm which produces potatoes, carrots and cereals outside Athboy in Co. Meath. The enterprise was set up over 40 years ago by Frank Higgins who is still involved with his wife Breda, sons Keith and Cormac, and Keith’s wife Maria.  The Higgins’ are passionate about growing and supplying products of […]


A family-run business with a glowing reputation

20 Sep , 2022  

Based in Castletown, Co Offaly, OMB Farm Buildings Ltd specialises in all types of farm builds for its customers in the Midlands region. Irish Tractor Agri & Plant touched base with its co-director Liam O’Meara recently to learn all about the company – from its origins to the projects it has on-going at the moment. […]


BlackBrae Parke Engineering – Service, reliability and quality

15 Sep , 2022  

Based in Muff, Co Donegal, BlackBrae Parke Engineering Ltd is a family business which specialises in steel erecting and cladding work. Irish Tractor Agri & Plant spoke with Managing Director Keith Parke to learn all about the ins and outs of the company, the current projects it has on-going and the overall state of business. […]


Busy times at Oliver Conroy Plant & Agri Hire

13 Sep , 2022  

Based in Rochfortbridge, Co Westmeath, Oliver Conroy Plant & Agri Hire Ltd is an established agricultural, roadwork and property maintenance contracting organisation with origins dating back to 1969. Irish Tractor Agri & Plant touched base with Project Manager Jonathan Moore to hear more about some of its current projects and recent additions to the company’s […]


PDM products are made to last

8 Sep , 2022  

PDM is Ireland’s leading supplier of pressure-treated creosoted timber products. The company has been pressure treating timber for the telecoms, electrical and fencing sectors at its site in Kill, Co. Kildare for over 50 years. PDM has been trading successfully since 1968 when cousins Patrick and Derek Martin, who are both deceased, set up the […]


Bio Plant & Agri Ltd

6 Sep , 2022  

Based in Bawnea, Co Cork, Bio Plant & Agri Ltd specialises in all aspects of round baling, bales supply and bale haulage. Irish Tractor Agri & Plant spoke with company co-director David Bryan to learn all about the family-run venture – from its origins to the current state of business. Formed as a limited company […]


Keith Allen Agricultural Contractor

1 Sep , 2022  

Backboned by a wealth of experience and knowledge of the agricultural sector, when farmers employ the services of Keith Allen Agricultural Contractor, they are guaranteed peace of mind that all work will be completed to a high standard.  The long-established Ballybay-based operation covers Monaghan, Cavan, Louth and Meath and is recognised for his first-class service […]


Gleeson: A byword for farm building excellence

30 Aug , 2022  

For more than five decades, Gleeson Steel & Engineering has been setting the benchmark for designing and erecting high-quality agricultural buildings across Munster and beyond. We travelled to Thurles in County Tipperary and spoke to director Tomás Gleeson about the full range of CE-certified structural steel solutions – as well as many other products and […]


A gate-to-gate service for tillage farmers

25 Aug , 2022  

On the go since the late 1990s, Belan Agri Contractors Limited provides a complete agriculture contracting service to its customers. Irish Tractor & Agri spoke with its Office Manager Laura Nolan to learn all about the Co Kildare-based company – from its origins to the current state of business. The customers have always come first […]