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Additional work permits a boost for Dairy Sector, but processing will need to become more efficient – FRS Farm Relief

16 Dec , 2022  

The Government decision to increase the number of work permits for the dairy sector in 2023 has been described as a boost for the industry by FRS Farm Relief. Following the announcement from the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment an additional 500 permits will now be granted to that sector over the next 12 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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Light Up the Night returns for 2022

2 Dec , 2022  

After two years of a Covid 19 forced break, Light up the Night is delighted to be back on the road, lighting up the highways and byways of North Kilkenny and beyond on New Year’s Eve.  Since its inception in 2016 Light up the Night North Kilkenny truck and tractor run has grown year on […]

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The new 5ML Tractor Series from John Deere 

1 Dec , 2022  

With the new 5ML Series, which includes the flagship 5130ML, John Deere introduces its most intelligent and powerful narrow tractors for use in high-value crops to date. The 5ML tractors can be equipped with a comprehensive John Deere technology package for precision farming and deliver a maximum output of 134 hp. Smart – Precision farming […]

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A decade in business for Fee Engineering Ltd

1 Dec , 2022  

Operating from Tempo, Co Fermanagh, Fee Engineering Ltd specialises in structural steel and farm buildings all throughout Ireland and in the UK. Irish Tractor Agri & Plant touched base with Managing Director Aaron Fee to learn all about the company – from its origins to the current projects it has on-going. Business has been good […]

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Reliable sales and quality servicing at Plant Services Ireland

29 Nov , 2022  

Based in Ashbourne, Co Meath, Plant Services Ireland specialises in plant and agri sales and services on a nationwide scale. Irish Tractor Plant & Agri touched base with Managing Director Brendan Commins to find out all about the company – from its origins to the state of business today. Plant Services Ireland has enjoyed decent […]

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Bringing waders back from the brink

28 Nov , 2022  

The RSPB in Northern Ireland pivoted away from costly flail mowers towards the Major Cyclone to control rushes and willow scrub areas at Lough Beg National Nature Reserve. The use of Cyclone mowers around the reserve are improving land conditions, thereby increasing flora and fauna populations while reducing operating costs and carbon emissions. Lough Beg […]