The life of Bryan

15 Feb , 2019  

The Daniels family recently hosted the IHFA (Irish Holstein Friesian Association) Pure Friesian Club Open Day on their farm in Kilmoganny, Co. Kilkenny. The event, which was held on June 6, proved a resounding success for husband-and-wife Bryan and Gail Daniels who showcased their pedigree Friesian herd of 300 cows to breeders from all over […]


Offering the complete package from start to finish

14 Feb , 2019  

Mulcahy Steel Ltd in Mallow, Co Cork has been enjoying another busy summer and ensuring that their clients’ demand is continually met. Irish Tractor & Agri heard more from owner John Mulcahy recently about the company which is celebrating 10 years in business in 2018. Based in Shanakill, Curraglass, Mallow, Co Cork, Mulcahy Steel Ltd […]


Bailey Machinery Sales and SlurryKat – a perfect fit

13 Feb , 2019  

As of March, 2017, Bailey Machinery Sales has been the main SlurryKat agent for the South of Ireland. Irish Tractor & Agri travelled to Rathdowney, County Laois and caught up with proprietor Darren Bailey – who has worked with agricultural machinery in every perceivable capacity – to get an insight into the fledgling operation. During […]


Ashley Hill on the up and up

12 Feb , 2019  

Over the last ten years, Ashley Hill Ltd. has earned an unrivalled reputation as one of the premier poultry house manufacturers in counties Monaghan and Cavan, providing a comprehensive one-stop-shop solution from design stage through to installation. We visited the eponymous founder / proprietor at his Castleblayney base to find out more about this market-leading […]


Addressing the issues head on

11 Feb , 2019  

In March of 2017, the Monaghan IFA appointed Galway native Frank Brady as its chairman at the association’s annual general meeting. Irish Tractor & Agri caught up with the man himself recently to hear about his successful pig farm and how he has found the first 16 months of his role with the Monaghan IFA. […]


The farm machinery specialists in Kilkenny

8 Feb , 2019  

Focused on sales, parts and servicing of all types of agricultural machinery, Eardly Agricultural Service Ltd has been trading successfully in Kilkenny since 2007. The company stocks a huge range of new and used tractors and farm machinery and has earned a reputation as a leading supplier of well-known brands such as Krone, Amazone, bomford […]


Complete, turnkey farm building services

7 Feb , 2019  

Farm Buildings Services Ltd. provides a wide range of services to farmers nationwide, including Building Design & Layout, Planning Permission, Environmental Impact Statements and complete Project Management. We travelled to Athy, County Kildare and met MD Donal Flanagan to find out more. With a proven track record of overseeing high-quality agricultural buildings – from slatted […]


Celebrating half a century

6 Feb , 2019  

Diesel Engineering Services Ltd is a company which specialise in the diagnosis, repair and re-manufacturing of all types of fuel injection equipment. Managing Director Colin Courtney told Irish Tractor & Agri all about the Co Cavan-based company recently. This year sees Diesel Engineering Services Ltd in Shercock, Co Cavan celebrating 50 years in existence and […]


The farmers’ market

5 Feb , 2019  

In the majority of cases, Livestock marts are owned by the farmers themselves where Co-Ops are formed and each farmer becomes a shareholder. One may wonder, how could the mart work properly if there are so many shareholders, but the fact is that they are all working towards the one goal and that is to […]


Dolan Agri Services – one of the best in the west

4 Feb , 2019  

Specialising in silage making, baling, slurry spreading and hedge cutting, Dolan Agri Services is a one-stop shop for all your agricultural contracting needs. Brothers James and Billy Dolan founded the business in 2002 and have since built up a large customer-base within a 15-mile radius of their base in Clonfert, which is about halfway between […]