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 […]


Aubrac Beef and EWS: A winning combination

1 Feb , 2019  

When it comes to meat, there is a general pride in the country as to the quality that we produce.  Consumers also expect high standards when purchasing, as it is one area that we don’t seem willing to settle for second best in.  The Irish Public demand high quality products and in that respect EWS […]


Flagship 200hp Landini tractor to make its Ireland debut at the FTMTA machinery show

31 Jan , 2019  

Landini tractors will be exhibited for the first time by the UK & Ireland distribution business of manufacturer Argo Tractors at the FTMTA Farm Machinery Show on February 7-9th at Punchestown Event Centre, Naas, Co Kildare. Sales and support provision for Landini products in Ireland was reorganised 18 months ago by mutual agreement with the […]


“I do approximately 15,000 to 16,000 bales per year”

31 Jan , 2019  

When local farmers in the Ballina area pick up the phone to Cormick Bourke Agri Contractor, they can be confident that he will get to work as quickly as possible. Shortly after leaving Gurteen Agricultural College, Cormick Bourke set up his own agricultural contracting business. That was 21 years ago and while there have been […]


Four decades of excellence for McPhillips Woodshavings

30 Jan , 2019  

McPhillips Woodshavings Ltd continues to be one of the country’s leading distributors of wood shavings and also delivers quality animal bedding. Irish Tractor & Agri learned more about the Co Monaghan-based company from its Managing Director, Sean McPhillips. Coming up on 40 years in business, McPhillips Woodshavings Ltd is still delivering its customers quality week […]


Murlock: Producing high standards

29 Jan , 2019  

Seán and Justin Murphy Ltd t/a Murlock Construction provides high quality construction services to the community. Irish Tractor & Agri spoke to one of the company’s director Sean Murphy to learn more. Originally established in 2006, these were tricky times for those in the construction industry, but Seán and his brother Justin who is also […]