Flying the flag for Ireland’s pig farmers

9 Sep , 2021  

As well as running Garrisker Farm in Broadford, County Kildare, Roy Gallie is also Chairman of the IFA Pigs Committee. In an exclusive interview with Irish Tractor & Agri, Roy speaks about the many challenges facing Ireland’s 350 commercial pig farmers, who between them generate almost €1bn in exports. A pig farmer all his working […]


Crecora Mills still mixing with the best!

7 Sep , 2021  

Farmers across the Mid-West and beyond know they can depend on O’Connell’s Crecora Mills, who have been manufacturing and supplying high-quality animal feeds for coming up on four decades. We touched base with director Paul O’Connell to get an update on this exceptional family-run operation. A family ethos lies at the heart of O’Connell’s Crecora […]


Case IH approves Continental TractorMaster Tyres

2 Sep , 2021  

Case IH Vestrum, Maxxum and Puma tractor series are now available with Continental TractorMaster and VF TractorMaster tyres. The original equipment manufacturer (OEM) partnership is the fourth Continental has secured since relaunching its agricultural tyre range in 2017. “It started with approvals from John Deere and Fendt, then Valtra and now Case,” says agricultural tyre […]


The Premier tree harvesters

2 Sep , 2021  

Based in Littleton, Co. Tipperary, MF Tree Services Ltd provides full arboriculture and forestry services that are fully compliant with EU regulations. The family-run business carries out private and commercial works for clients nationwide. While the company was only formed in 2013, its owner Michael Fahey has almost 50 years’ experience in the industry. “This […]


A passionate and professional pig farmer

31 Aug , 2021  

Operating two pig units in Ballinakill, County Laois, Paul Tully has been a pig farmer all his working life. We touched base with the personable Cavan native to discuss the ups and downs of running a successful and sustainable business within such a volatile marketplace. Little did he know when he left his native Ballyjamesduff […]


Looking after nearly anything with an engine

26 Aug , 2021  

Maintenance, servicing and repair work are an integral part of the smooth running of any engine-based machine. Downtime is something that both the haulage and transport sectors, along with the agricultural industry strive to avoid at all costs, but unfortunately, they do occur. That is why anyone working in these sectors use trustworthy garages that […]


Delivering quality solutions on time, every time

24 Aug , 2021  

Based in Donard, Co Wicklow, Fenton Agri Ltd are experienced agricultural contractors who have built up a reputation for providing a quality and professional service for more than three decades now. Irish Tractor & Agri caught up with Marcus Fenton recently to learn all about this thriving business down in the Garden County. Business is […]


“We have the men, the machinery and the equipment to get jobs done”

19 Aug , 2021  

Stephen Looney Fabrications SLF Steel & Plant Ltd is an established business with vast experience in designing, manufacturing, erecting and cladding farm sheds, warehouses and garages. Managing Director Stephen Looney outlined how the business has evolved since the early days back in 2006 and the services they currently provide to the local farming community. When […]


Colin Casey Construction & Plant Hire for top class agri buildings

17 Aug , 2021  

Colin Casey Construction and Plant Hire is a construction and civil engineering contractor covering the North Cork and Cork City area. Irish Tractor & Agri caught up with the man himself to learn all about what is a thriving business down in the Rebel County. These are busy times at Colin Casey Construction and Plant […]


New John Deere engine powers latest foragers

13 Aug , 2021  

John Deere has added two new models to its 9000 Series self-propelled forage harvester range. At the heart of the 9500 and 9600 is an all-new 18-litre John Deere engine producing 700 and 750hp respectively. The 9000 Series foragers are well known for HarvestMotion, the company’s unique low engine RPM concept which boosts productivity and […]