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Hillis Contracts moving with the times

5 Aug , 2021  

Newry-based Hillis Contracts is an exceptional fourth-generation agricultural contracting business which calls upon three-quarters of a century of experience to invariably deliver unrivalled solutions. We spoke to Ryen Hillis to find out more about this longstanding family operation which provides prompt and professional silage, baling, hedge cutting, ploughing and slurry services to farmers across counties […]

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The Finnegan way

3 Aug , 2021  

For many decades, the Finnegan family, operating as Finnegan & Sons Agri Contractors,  have provided their services to a large customer base that is located within a 20-mile radius of their homestead in Clonberne, Co Galway. Niall Finnegan’s grandfather Mickey Finnegan originally started the business as beet harvesting was carried out with a Major tractor […]

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Men for all seasons

29 Jul , 2021  

From their base in Drumraney, Moran Agri Contractors provide a comprehensive range of services all year around to farmers from across South Westmeath and beyond. We spoke to Ronan Moran to find out more about this exceptional, second-generation, family-run enterprise. Pointing out that Moran Agri Contractors is a vastly-experienced and professional operation could be construed […]

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Excellence in forestry contracting

27 Jul , 2021  

JF Forest Services is a professional forestry contracting company providing a range of services to forest owners and managers. Irish Tractor & Agri touched base with its Managing Director Colm Doyle to learn all about the family-run business, its origins and some of the excellent machinery that it has in its fleet. Based outside of […]

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Hogg Engineering’s quick rise

22 Jul , 2021  

Based outside of Limavady, Co Derry, Hogg Engineering Ltd manufactures high quality agricultural trailers for its clients worldwide. Irish Tractor & Agri touched base with one of the company’s co-founders David Hogg to learn more about what is very much a thriving business. Business is good right now at Hogg Engineering Ltd and the plan […]

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Donegal’s steel erection specialists

20 Jul , 2021  

Situated in Inishowen, Co Donegal, James Farren Steel Erection Ltd specialises in pricing and erecting agricultural sheds in the north west and even further afield. Irish Tractor & Agri touched base with the man himself to learn all about the family company – from its origins to the state of business today. These are busy […]

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Celebrate the past, present and future of Clonakilty Food Company

15 Jul , 2021  

An extraordinary indigenous success story by any standards, Clonakilty Food Company continues to move forward progressively, introducing exciting new products to its world-renowned range. We touched base with managing director Colette Twomey to get an update on some of the latest innovations at this multi-award-winning family-run operation, including the launch of Clonakilty Black Pudding Sausage […]

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For all your farm building needs

13 Jul , 2021  

When carrying out any type of building work, it is essential to have an experienced builder involved, this certainly applies in farm building as experience is key to providing a service to a client that may be unsure of what they want from the start. To this end, Ballyouskill Welding Services is on the go […]

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Fields ahead of the rest

8 Jul , 2021  

Agricultural contractors are the lifeblood of the farming community, often providing services that ordinary farmers can’t do themselves. For many farmers in Mid-Ulster, Fields Agri Contracts are the contractors of choice. Based in Moneymore, Co. Derry / Londonderry, the Fields family have been providing an exceptional service to farmers in the surrounding area for over […]

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New demountable trailer offers “best of both worlds”

6 Jul , 2021  

These are exciting times for Alloy Tip Ltd and IFM (Industrial & Farm Machinery) Ltd who have come together to bring two new trailer products to the market. The first is a unique demountable, cross-over trailer which, according to Samir Kumar of Alloy Tip, offers “the best of both worlds when it comes to the […]