Fifty years of agri contracting excellence

15 Jun , 2023  

Celebrating 50 years in business, Cassells Agri Ltd is a leading agri contractor based in Rathvilly, Co. Carlow. The company is run by brothers Billy, Tom and Jim Cassells along with Jim’s son, Kenn and Tom’s son, Thomas. The Cassells’ are also large tillage farmers, growing wheat, barley, fodder beet, oilseed rape and beans. Cassells Agri provides a top-class […]


Kerr Steel celebrates 25 years

13 Jun , 2023  

Celebrating 25 years in business, Kerr Steel is a one-stop shop for all your farm building requirements. Based in Kilmacrennan, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal, it also specialises in the fabrication and erection of structural steel for the industrial and commercial sectors. The company was set up by father-and-son Robin and Ivan Kerr, who are joined by […]


Cashel Mart celebrates 55 years of excellence

8 Jun , 2023  

Located in the shadow of the iconic Rock of Cashel, Cashel Mart is one of Tipperary’s leading livestock marts which is celebrating 55 years in business. Cashel Mart has been at the heart of the local community since 1968 when it was acquired by Robert ‘The Boss’ de Vere Hunt. Robert’s son Philip ‘Vere’ ran […]


Quality farm buildings since 1989

1 Jun , 2023  

Specialising in the erection of farm buildings and industrial units since 1989, Tom Riordan in Bruree, Co. Limerick recently branched out into the supply of wastewater treatment systems. Renowned for its expertise in the fabrication and erection of structural steel, Tom Riordan Farm Buildings Ltd provides a one-stop solution to a wide and varied customer-base. […]


One of Ireland’s leading agricultural tractor and excavator parts suppliers

30 May , 2023  

Established in 1980, John Conaty Ltd is the premier supplier of replacement parts for tractors and other agricultural machinery in Ireland. Irish Tractor Agri & Plant recently visited its premises in the heart of rural Co Meath to find out more about what is very much a thriving business these days. These are busy times […]


Leaders in their field for over 35 years

25 May , 2023  

Agri contracting has been a way of life for the Griffin family for over 35 years. Based in Ballinskelligs, Gerard Griffin & Sons Agricultural Contracting Ltd provides a top-class service to farmers on Kerry’s beautiful Iveragh Peninsula. Like the Griffins themselves, the vast majority of their customers are suckler farmers. They calve over 40 cows on their 200-acre holding in south-west Kerry. […]


Headford Co-Op Mart leading the way out west

23 May , 2023  

Fast approaching its 50th anniversary, Headford Co-Operative Mart continues to go from strength to strength, embracing change and innovation, moving with the times and consistently delivering outstanding online and ringside cattle and sheep sales every Saturday morning. We touched base with mart manager Joyce Whelan to discuss the successful incorporation of unprecedented change into the livestock […]


A farm design and planning service like no other

18 May , 2023  

Twelve years on from its inception, Agri Design and Planning Services is now firmly established as Ireland’s premier provider of bespoke, professional and value-added farm building and farmyard design services. We travelled to Tipperary and touched bas with founder / proprietor Aidan Kelly to get an update on this remarkable success story. As the name […]


Tom Shaw Farm Machinery celebrates 35 years

11 May , 2023  

Celebrating 35 years in business, Tom Shaw Farm Machinery Ltd is a leading tractor and machinery dealership based outside Birr in Co. Offaly. The family-run business holds a number of well-known franchises, including Krone, McHale, Amazone, HiSpec, Quicke, APV and SAME / Deutz-Fahr, and also stocks a large range of second-hand machinery. From humble beginnings […]


Swaine Agri on the right Rhode with Valtra

3 May , 2023  

Swaine Agri has gone from strength to strength since it was appointed Valtra dealer for Co. Offaly, north Kildare and north Laois in 2020. The Finnish brand has proven to be a resounding success for the Rhode, Co. Offaly dealership which has sold over 50 new units to date, despite supply issues caused by the […]