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Landini Rex 3 – an all-new tractor design for vineyard, fruit and horticultural operations

30 Aug , 2019  

A new Landini compact tractor has been introduced with high power outputs and heavy-duty build for its size to enable it to undertake serious work in confined spaces such as orchards and vineyards, polytunnels and other horticultural situations. The all-new Rex 3 Series comprises three models powered by 55hp, 65hp and 75hp Kohler diesel engines […]

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McCormick tractors for tillage and grassland to feature at The Ploughing

30 Aug , 2019  

Active on-farm demonstrations by dealers in Ireland have helped bring home to farmers the features and benefits of the latest crop of higher-horsepower McCormick tractors that will be exhibited at The Ploughing – the Irish National Ploughing Championships being held on September 17-19 at Ballintrane, Co Carlow. The 205hp boosting to 225hp flagship of the […]

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Busy times at Granard Mart

28 Aug , 2019  

Granard Mart has earned quite the reputation for its weekly weanlings and store cattle sales down through the decades and continues to get the local support necessary for thriving year in, year out. Mart Manager Charlotte Kearney told Irish Tractor & Agri all about it recently. These are busy times at Granard Mart in Co […]

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The forest thinning and clearfelling specialist

27 Aug , 2019  

Jamun Ltd is a leading specialist in forest thinning and clearfelling based in Crossmolina, Co. Mayo. Established in July 2014 by Jimmy Munnelly, who has nearly 20 years’ experience in the sector, the company recently invested in new plant after being awarded a long-term contract to carry out clearfelling work at Coillte-owned forests in Co. […]

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Zetor at the National Ploughing Championships – promising a ‘more pronounced presence’

27 Aug , 2019  

Giving further expression to their recently announced plan to set their brand on a new and more progressive path in Ireland, Czech tractor manufacturer Zetor will have what Nigel Wilson, their UK and Ireland managing director says will be ‘a more pronounced presence’ at the forthcoming National Ploughing Championships. Supported by what he calls an […]

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A trusted name through and through

23 Aug , 2019  

Gerry Duffy Machinery is the main agents for Deutz Fahr in Co. Meath. Irish Tractor & Agri learned more about the second generation business based in Ashbourne from Managing Director, Brian Duffy.  These are busy times for Gerry Duffy Machinery and the plan for the team down in Ashbourne is to keep the good times […]

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Loughran’s Stores celebrates 40 years in business

21 Aug , 2019  

These are exciting times for Co. Louth-based grain and agri-merchants Loughran’s Stores who have started to assemble barley for Ireland’s largest maltings company, Boortmalt. While Loughran’s Stores has been in business for 40 years, the Loughran family have been growing barley for much longer. The tradition goes back to 1908 when the family took ownership […]

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First for Monaghan as Darran and Denise scoop prestigious Quality Milk Award

20 Aug , 2019  

On Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018, Emyvale, County Monaghan based dairy farmer Darran McKenna was announced as the winner of the National Dairy Council / Kerrygold Quality Milk Award. We visited Derrygasson Farm, which has been in the McKenna family for at least five generations, and had a chat with a very proud Monaghan man. At […]

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A family affair

16 Aug , 2019  

Based in Fergus, Co Cork, Cronin Agri Brothers is a third generation agri contracting company now run by three brothers from its base in the heart of the Rebel County. Irish Tractor & Agri learned all about the business from one of its directors, Derry Cronin.  These are busy times at Cronin Agri Brothers and […]

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Na peisialtóirí dhmaid

14 Aug , 2019  

Manufacturing and supplying timber fence products for  3 years, Adhmaid Cill na Martra Teo has become one of the leaders in its field of expertise. This family run business supplies a wide range of pressure treated fence posts, turners and strainers and are one of the only suppliers of kiln dried / grant approved fence posts […]

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