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Thomas is keeping her Country

20 Mar , 2015  

Country Crest is one of the largest growers of potatoes and onions in Ireland and owners Michael and Gabriel Hoey are passionate about their company and its produce. In Thomas Murphy they found a like-minded individual to manage their farm. “Farming a 3,000 acre site is a big responsibility. You go to bed at night […]

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Spreading the word

18 Mar , 2015  

For the past 35 years, Meath Farm Machinery Ltd. has been supplying a top range service to a large customer base that covers a wide range of counties. Established by dealer principal Peter Timmons at Kilberry, Co Meath in 1979, the success of the business has seen two additional premises being opened during the intervening […]

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Walmsley the way to go for tractors

12 Mar , 2015  

When it comes to purchasing new and second hand tractors you should look no further than Walmsley Tractors Ltd of Fermanagh. They boast 45 years experience in the market and know their tractors inside out. “We pride ourselves on quality and service,” replies Managing Director Stephen Walmsley when asked: what sets Walmsley Tractors apart from […]

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Half a century and counting …

11 Mar , 2015  

For over 50 years, JR Perry Ltd. has been offering an unrivalled agricultural machinery solution to farmers in Kildare and surrounding counties. We dropped into the Athy head office and discussed the history and current well-being of this exceptional second-generation family business with managing director Stephen Perry. When a company boasts an impressive track record […]

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No. 1 for tractor spares

10 Mar , 2015  

Over the past three decades and more, Sylvan Tractor Spares has forged an unrivalled reputation as Ireland’s premier supplier of replacement parts for tractors and other agricultural machinery. We dropped into the company’s well-appointed base on the outskirts of Kells, County Meath to get an insight into the history, current well-being and future plans of […]

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Cookstown Dairy Services continue to deliver

9 Mar , 2015  

The farming industry and in particular dairying has changed greatly over the years as new milking systems have revolutionised the market. For the past 28 years, Cookstown Dairy Services Ltd. has been providing farmers with a quality service both north and south of the border. Operating from their head office in Ardee, Co. Louth, the […]

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A solid base

6 Mar , 2015  

The manufacture of quality concrete products is a specialised job carried out by some businesses across Ireland. However, when it comes to experience not many can match the quality produced by W&M Kiely Ltd. This family run business has been supplying top quality concrete products to a large customer base for almost five decades now […]

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For all your machinery needs

5 Mar , 2015  

Sourcing good quality trailers and machinery can be a stressful task as there a number of areas to consider, before making that all important purchase. Price and quality are two essential factors that customers look for first, while the service provided by the seller is also an area of great importance. Since the end of […]

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Lely – innovators in Agriculture

4 Mar , 2015  

The Lely brand has been at the forefront of the manufacture of grassland machinery for over 65 years now as this Dutch headquartered company has grown from humble beginnings into the market leader that it is today. Established in 1948 by brothers Cornelis and Arij van der Lely this innovative business has refused to rest […]

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Eddie on the potato industry

3 Mar , 2015  

In January, 2014, Eddie Doyle was elected chairman of the IFA’s national potato committee. We spoke to the Kilkenny man about how he intends to nurture a better working environment for growers and to heighten the profile of the humble spud, which certainly hasn’t received its fair share of good press in recent times. It’s […]

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