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 […]


Martin Lishman Delivers Customised Sprayer For Strawberry Plants

29 May , 2023  

In the dynamic world of strawberry growing, farmers face numerous challenges when it comes to meeting the stringent requirements of chemical spraying programs. Given the unique nature of strawberry plants, achieving 100% chemical coverage remains a constant struggle. Traditional spray booms have proved impractical due to the height and shape of the plants. For Karl […]


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 […]


Ellen Vaughan is the Teagasc/FBD Student of the Year for 2022

11 May , 2023  

Ellen Vaughan is the Teagasc/FBD Student of the Year for 2022.  Ellen hails from a dairy farm in County Meath and works part-time on the farm along with being a fulltime teacher. Ellen completed the Level 6 Distance Green Cert at Teagasc, Navan, County Meath. Laura Lynch won the Drytsock category. Laura comes from Athy, […]


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 […]


Massey Ferguson continues support for Ulster Young Farmers with sponsorship of 2023 AGM in Belfast

8 May , 2023  

Massey Ferguson is backing the Young Farmers’ Clubs of Ulster (YFCU) as principal sponsor of their AGM and Conference which took place in April. Up to 350 delegates attended across the weekend’s packed business and social programme held at the La Mon Hotel and Country Club in Belfast. Local Massey Ferguson agricultural equipment dealer, Martin […]