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Nothing plastic about WRS

16 Jun , 2015  

Recognised as one of Ireland’s leading skip hire and recycling companies since the 1980s, Waste Recovery Services (WRS) has branched into the farm plastics recycling sector in recent years. Operations director Shane Dunlea explains more. Established in Fermoy, Co. Cork by Shane’s father John, WRS has nearly 30 years’ experience in the waste management industry, […]

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It’s all about the product and the service at CFM

15 Jun , 2015  

2015 is a landmark year for Castlebar Farm Machinery as they celebrate an incredible 50 years in business. Twenty-fourteen also marks their 40th year as a Case tractor agent. We met up with managing director Tom Jennings to get an update on the fantastic range of products and services provided by Mayo’s premier provider of agricultural […]

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Providing an exceptional service for over three decades

15 Jun , 2015  

For the past 31 years, Roger Perry has been providing a top-quality agricultural contracting service from his base in Athy, County Kildare. We caught up with Roger to get an insight into the history of the business and the range of services offered to farmers’ exact specifications.  We also take a look at the impressive […]

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The generation game

12 Jun , 2015  

The Chambers family have been involved in agricultural contracting for three generations and their name is synonymous with reliability when it comes to providing a complete service from plough to harvest. Specialising in all areas of agricultural contracting, Chambers Agri-Contracts Ltd, which is owned and managed by Richard Chambers with the assistance of his two […]

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A Premier Mushroom business in every way

12 Jun , 2015  

Since its inception in 1999, Stablefield Ltd. in County Tipperary has developed into one of Ireland’s premier mushroom production businesses. We met up with founder / proprietor Tom Sweeney to take a look at the history and ongoing success of this thriving family business. Fifteen years ago, Tom Sweeney took his first tentative steps into […]

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Maximise your dairy profits with Grassland Agro

11 Jun , 2015  

In a post quota environment with volatile milk prices, efficiency will be key to making your farm business profitable. New and innovative farm inputs will be required to ensure you optimise performance from your farm. Grassland Agro specialises in speciality fertilisers, soil conditioners and mineral blocks as well as producing a range of innovative dairy […]

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The livestock transport specialists

10 Jun , 2015  

Operating from the Glens of Antrim, McCurdy Livestock Transport is one of Ireland’s most respected livestock transport companies. The family-run concern transports all types of cattle, including commercial, pedigree beef cattle and dairy cattle as well as pigs, sheep and goats throughout Ireland, the UK and mainland Europe. McCurdy Livestock Transport was founded in 1996 […]

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Coolrain celebrate landmark

10 Jun , 2015  

Success in business can be gauged by its longevity as any company that has come through two recessions in Ireland must be doing something right! And that is certainly the case for Coolrain Sawmills Ltd which first started producing garden, fencing, timber panels, decking, timber entrance & field gates and commercial timbers in 1984. The […]

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A third generation potato business

9 Jun , 2015  

The Griffin’s have been growing potatoes in Carrigaline, Co. Cork since the 1940s. The third generation family business takes great pride in growing and packing a wide variety of potatoes which are sold in shops and supermarkets throughout Munster. In the county where it is said that Sir Walter Raleigh planted the first potatoes in […]

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Catering for all your slurry storage and handling needs

8 Jun , 2015  

Operating from Kilcullen, Co. Kildare, Tank Storage Systems is a market leader in the supply and installation of Permastore tanks and all aspects of slurry handling. The long-established family-run business supplies new and used tanks for the agricultural market along with umbilical systems for slurry handling, pumps, hose and other ancillary products. The company was […]

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