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A family business cast in concrete

14 May , 2015  

Longford Precast & Prestressed Concrete Products Ltd. has been one of Ireland’s premier suppliers of all types of concrete products since 1972. We caught up with director Damien Mulleady to look at the full range of products and services provided. Longford Precast & Prestressed Concrete Products Ltd. is a family-owned and –operated business which was […]

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Trail(er) blazers

13 May , 2015  

Started from humble beginnings back in 1958 by Samuel Cole, the name West Wood Trailers is synonymous with high quality trailers in Ireland. Offering the highest standard of sales and after-sales is at the core of the business according to Alan Cole. West Wood Trailers was established in 1958 and over that period the company […]

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Mushroom at the top

12 May , 2015  

When it comes to producing top quality mushrooms, Goldcircle Mushrooms Ltd. is in a class of its own. We dropped into the company’s flagship farm at Tiernaneill, close to Emyvale in north Monaghan, to discuss the success to date and future prospects of this progressive business with founder Kieran Walsh. Established in 1999 by owner […]

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News

New Holland donates a TD5 tractor to support missionary project in northern Uganda

12 May , 2015  

For more than 15 years Ugandan priest Emmanuel Maria Vura – more generally known as Father Natalino – has been working relentlessly at his mission: to reach out to the youths who served as child soldiers just a few years ago in a civil war that has caused so much bloodshed and devastation in Uganda […]

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A name you can trust

6 May , 2015  

Buy your new or second-hand Massey Ferguson tractor with confidence from Lunney Tractors Ltd. Based in the small town of Newtowngore, Co. Leitrim, Massey Ferguson dealers Lunney Tractors Ltd offers a comprehensive stock of new and quality second-hand tractors, agricultural machinery, spare parts, workshop servicing and repairs. Established over thirty years ago by Kevin Lunney, […]

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Best of the best

5 May , 2015  

One of the premier agri supplies businesses on the island, Joseph Walls Ltd. hit the headlines recently when selected as the Farm Supplier of the Year 2013. We caught up with Christopher Walls to get an insight into this long-running family operation. When you are chosen as Farm Supplier of the Year, then you know […]

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Clarke’s Fresh Fruit – a real success story

5 May , 2015  

When nine year old Pat Clarke received the gift of some strawberry plants, little did he know he was at the start of a journey which would lead him to becoming one of Ireland’s biggest strawberry producers with over 800 tonnes of strawberries grown last year, branching out into producing raspberries, blackberries and blueberries, and […]

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FCI chairman John Sheehy

30 Apr , 2015  

The Association of Farm Contractors in Ireland (FCI) recently elected John Sheehy as their new chairman in succession to Timmy O’Brien. John runs the family agricultural contracting business, Maurice J Sheehy Ltd, in Bruree, Co. Limerick. FCI was established two years ago by a group of farm contractors, including John, Timmy (Cork), Peter Farrelly (Meath), […]

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News

The Kverneland Turbo is back

29 Apr , 2015  

Kverneland Turbo is reintroduced after several years as a trailed version in 6,5m and 8m. The Kverneland Turbo has been designed with 5 rows of tines for all kind of soil cultivation: stubble cultivation after harvesting from 3cm to 15cm, seedbed preparation after ploughing and also shallow working in spring or 2nd stubble cultivation after […]

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Serving the agricultural sector for over half a century

29 Apr , 2015  

Last year, Maxwell Concrete celebrated its 50th anniversary. The County Tyrone based company is renowned for supplying the agricultural sector with high-quality cattle slats, precast flooring and wall panels as well as a range of water troughs and collection tanks. We met up with Jonathan Maxwell to take a closer look at the success of […]