Mona a worthy recipient of Women in Farming Award

19 Jun , 2019  

Beating off strong competition from 19 counties, Mona O’Donoghue-Concannon scooped the 2018 Women in Farming Award at this year’s National Ploughing Championships. We visited the busy, traditional family farm in Cortoon, Tuam and had a chat with the popular award winner, who also chairs West Women in Farming Ireland (WWFI) and serves on the Galway […]


Wexford’s top growers

18 Jun , 2019  

In December, John B Dockrell Ltd in Co Wexford was successful at the Bord Bia Origin Green Farmer Awards. Irish Tractor heard more about the success and the company itself from its Farm Manager Paul Doran. Coming up on 30 years since they first started growing down in Monroe, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford, John B Dockrell […]


Sligo’s first choice for tyre services

14 Jun , 2019  

Keith Aldridge Tyre Service in Co Sligo are agriculture tyre specialists for tractors, trailers, tankers and implements. Irish Tractor & Agri caught up with the man himself recently to learn more about the business which has been on the go for over a decade now. This year sees Keith Aldridge’s company celebrating its 13th year […]


Reilly Mushrooms celebrate 30th Birthday in style

13 Jun , 2019  

Reilly Mushrooms Ltd of Westmeath had reason to celebrate when the winners were announced at last year’s Bord Bia Origin Green Farmer Awards. The Origin Green Farmer Awards, recognise and reward the exceptional performance of its Sustainable Quality Assurance schemes for beef, horticulture and dairy. These schemes are pivotal to differentiating Irish food products in […]


Quality mineral feeds from Allen Nutrition

7 Jun , 2019  

These are exciting times for Allen Nutrition who are a leading manufacturer of animal feed supplements, powder and liquids for dairy cows, beef cattle, sheep and horses. As well as unveiling a new logo and rebranding, the Bandon, Co. Cork-based company is in the process of developing a new range of pelleted minerals and recently […]


No let up at Kennedy Agri

6 Jun , 2019  

Kennedy Agri in Callan, Co Kilkenny experienced a hectic end to 2018 and the hopes for brothers Eamon Kennedy and Nigel Kennedy are that things will continue that way for the New Year ahead. Irish Tractor heard all about the family business from Eamon Kennedy himself recently. These past few months have been busy ones […]


Growing from strength to strength

5 Jun , 2019  

Based in Castlebellingham, Co Louth, Hoey Parts & Plant Sales has become well-known for its excellent service and quality products on offer. Irish Tractor & Agri heard all about the business from the store’s co-manager Aidan Matthews recently. Hoey Parts & Plant Sales was set-up in 1984 by Tom Hoey and has since grown into […]



Bostonia Charolais Herd in a league of its own

31 May , 2019  

Owned by the US-based Feeney brothers, the Bostonia Charolais Herd is one of Ireland’s most-prestigious pedigree herds. We visited their pristine Scurmore Pedigree Farm on the Moy Estuary in County Sligo and had a chat with farm manager Niall Hynes to find out more. Ideally located in Scurmore, County Sligo, on Ireland’s picturesque North Western […]


Exceptional forestry services

29 May , 2019  

Utilising a fleet of three forwarders and three harvesters, Lynch Harvesting Ltd. – which celebrates its 21st anniversary this year – provides exceptional thinning and clearfell services across counties Leitrim, Cavan and Roscommon. We touched base with founder / proprietor Tommy Lynch to find out more about this superb operation. County Leitrim is beautiful but […]


“It’s something I’m honoured to be doing”

28 May , 2019  

Tipperary native Sean Hayden currently runs one of Ireland’s only herds of Stabiliser cattle. He’s also been the Premier County’s ICSA chairman for more than a year now, so Irish Tractor & Agri felt it was time to catch up with and hear from the man himself. These have been a busy past few years […]