The Wickham way 

17 Nov , 2022  

Wickham Agri Contracts has been providing an exceptional contracting service to farmers within a 20-mile radius of its Clonroche, Co. Wexford base for the past 38 years.  Aidan Wickham was only 17 when he started the business which has become one of the leading agri contractors in the South-East. His services include pit and baled […]


Specialists in timber harvesting and extraction 

15 Nov , 2022  

Operating out of Mountrath, Co Laois, Brophy Timber Services Ltd is a company which specialises in timber harvesting and extraction. Irish Tractor Plant & Agri touched base with its Managing Director Damien Brophy to hear more about the business, some of the new machinery it has added and its hopes overall going forward. Brophy Timber […]


Express Tyre Centre leads the way

10 Nov , 2022  

Express Tyre Centre is one of Munster’s leading tyre depot, providing the following services to the haulage, earthmoving, agri and car sectors: 24/7 callout, fast puncture repairs, vulcanising repairs, rims and rim refurbishment, puncture proofing, solid tyres and solid filling. Based on the Ringaskiddy Road in Monkstown, Co. Cork and providing nationwide coverage, Express Tyre […]


From humble beginnings to making 16,000 bales a year

8 Nov , 2022  

Based outside of Ballina, Co Mayo, Cormick Bourke Agri Contractor offers a complete baling service to farmers within his catchment area. Irish Tractor Plant & Agri spoke with the man himself to learn all about the ins and outs of the business, the machinery he’s added and the hopes for the company overall going forward. […]


“The growers need their fair share” – Ryan

3 Nov , 2022  

Wexford native Sean Ryan operates a mixed farming enterprise, which includes potato-growing, tillage and cattle, as well running a small farm shop. He is also the Irish Farmers’ Association’s National Potato chairman. Sean gave Irish Tractor Agri & Plant his views on some of the issues facing the potato sector at present. Since stepping into the role […]


Short-term all about consolidation for Castlecor Farms

1 Nov , 2022  

Operating from its head base in Castlecor, Co Meath, Castlecor Farms Ltd is a dairy farm enterprise which is milking over 900 cows at present. Irish Tractor Agri & Plant touched base with Brian Murphy who oversees all three of the enterprises which make up this second-generation family business. Business itself has been good as […]


New Komatsu 10-strong timber Grapples range launched

27 Oct , 2022  

With the launch of their newly-designed timber grapples range, Komatsu aims to bring ‘enhanced productivity’ to the timber felling and transportation process. Compatible with most common makes of forwarders, most types of truck cranes and other timber handling vehicles, the new grapples are set for market arrival in Ireland early next year. The ten-strong range […]


Grant Plant & Construction Ltd

27 Oct , 2022  

With over 30 years in the construction industry, Grant Plant & Construction Ltd are proud to offer a range of services for the agricultural industry throughout Northern Ireland. Their dedicated and skilled team have all the experience and expertise necessary to provide a complete service to all their farming clients. Are you planning to construct […]


Limerick’s land reclamation specialists

25 Oct , 2022  

Based in Kilteely, Co Limerick, Paddy Burke Contractors Ltd offers a full land reclamation for its customers all around the Treaty County and beyond its borders. Irish Tractor & Agri touched base with the company’s owner and founder Paddy Burke recently to learn all about this thriving venture down south. 2021 was one of the […]


One of the best in the midlands for agri contracting, plant hire and sand & gravel

20 Oct , 2022  

From his base in Blueball, County Offaly, Brendan Kelly combines the keenest agri contracting services with exceptional, plant hire, haulage and sand & gravel solutions. We headed for the midlands to find out more about Brendan Kelly Sand & Gravel, Plant and Agricultural Hire. Covering everything from baling, wrapping, mowing, hedge cutting, slurry and dung […]