Synonymous with quality potatoes

11 Jan , 2023  

Growing potatoes has been a way of life for the Battersby family in Ashbourne, Co. Meath for over 50 years. Trading as Rice’s Hill Farm Ltd, the Battersby’s are passionate about growing and supplying potatoes of the highest quality. From humble beginnings, Rice’s Hill Farm has become one of the main suppliers to Tayto Snacks […]


Tynan Brothers have delivered decades of contracting excellence

9 Jan , 2023  

From their base just outside Durrow in County Laois, Tynan Brothers Agri provide local farmers with a full range of exceptional agricultural contracting solutions. We spoke to John Tynan – who has been contracting for coming up on half a century – about this industry-leading family-run enterprise and the fantastic fleet of fresh and immaculately-maintained […]


Galway’s farm and industrial building specialists

5 Jan , 2023  

Based outside of Athenry, Co Galway, Earls Engineering Ltd is a leading force in the fabrication of steel frame buildings nationwide. Irish Tractor Agri & Plant touched base with Office Manager John Leahy to learn more about the ins and outs of the company, its current projects and the overall state of business at the […]


Barron Machinery approaching 40 years in business

3 Jan , 2023  

Based in Rathnure, Co Wexford, Barron Machinery is a family-run business which supplies and services the needs of local farmers in the area. Irish Tractor Agri & Plant spoke with Managing Director Barry Barron to learn all about the ins and outs of the company – from its origins to the state of business today. […]


Forty years of contracting excellence

22 Dec , 2022  

Edward Thompson and his family have been providing a top-class agri contracting service to customers within a 20-mile radius of their Errill, Co. Laois base for the past 40 years. Since 2000, the business has traded as Thompson & Son Agri Ltd and continues to go from strength to strength. Specialising in pit and baled […]


Annalitten Foods’ gold standard sustainability programme recognised

21 Dec , 2022  

Providing fresh Irish eggs since 1955, Annalitten Foods Ltd. has been recognised as a Gold Member of Origin Green Ireland’s pioneering sustainability programme – another landmark achievement for this industry-leading third-generation family business which is firmly established as one of Ireland’s largest and most conscientious egg producing, packing and distribution companies. Since its inception more […]


A new venture for Kennedy Construction Borris

15 Dec , 2022  

As well as being one of Leinster’s premier stainless steel farm building contractors, Kennedy Construction Borris have also been appointed sole agent for the Republic of Ireland for Agricow cow comfort products. We interrupted proprietor Paddy Kennedy’s increasingly-busy schedule to get an update. Since 1999, Kennedy Construction Borris have established themselves as market leaders for […]


Corkamore Dairies – four generations of farming success

13 Dec , 2022  

Currently milking 660 crossbreed Jersey cows, Corkamore Dairies is one of the premier dairy farm operations throughout all of Co Sligo. Irish Tractor Agri & Plant spoke with third generation dairy farmer Padraig Og Mulligan to learn all about this thriving enterprise situated in the Yeats County. These are busy times at Corkamore Dairies and the […]


R&M Buckets celebrates 21 years

8 Dec , 2022  

Celebrating 21 years in business this year, R&M Buckets Ltd. continues to go from strength to strength. Synonymous with high quality, long-lasting buckets and attachments, R&M Buckets supplies all the major excavating machines such as JCB, CAT, Volvo, Hitachi etc. The family-run business can build exactly what you want at its state-of-the-art premises in Slane, […]


Ireland’s largest college farm

6 Dec , 2022  

Situated in the heart of Ireland, Gurteen College provides its students with quality education in pleasant surroundings. Irish Tractor Agri & Plant caught up with its Farm Manager Ken Flynn to more hear about the programmes they have on offer and the latest additions to what is Ireland’s biggest college farm. Seventy-five years on from its […]