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Best in grass

15 Mar , 2019  

The Heffernan Family Farm in Dunnamaggin, County Kilkenny was voted as Leinster Regional Winner at the 2017 Grassland Farmer of the Year Awards. We caught up with Mark Heffernan to find out more about this exceptional, progressive family-run dairy enterprise, which places a major emphasis on grass utilisation. With 2017 designated as the year of […]

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Against all odds

14 Mar , 2019  

Agricultural Contractors depend a lot on the weather in order to get through their workload, their patience can be tested at times given the uncertainty of the weather in Ireland, but 2018 is set to be a year that they won’t forget in a hurry. Just seven months ago, the island of Ireland was covered […]

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Efficiency is the key for PJ Mulhearne Agri

13 Mar , 2019  

For over two decades, PJ Mulhearne Agricultural Contractors Ltd has provided customers in County Waterford with a top-class agricultural contracting service. We met up with the long-serving Kilmacthomas man to take a look at his impressive fleet and to get an insight into the wide range of services provided. For some, agricultural contracting is simply […]

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Taking pride in a friendly and personal service

23 Feb , 2019  

Michael Fitzpatrick Construction has been operating from Blacklion in Co Cavan for more than 40 years now, as a plant hire and construction company. Irish Tractor & Agri heard more from Peter Fitzpatrick, who is one of three men currently running the family business. As summer is coming to a close, Michael Fitzpatrick Construction is […]

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