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Vintage machinery information from the Irish Farmers Journal

All the latest vintage machinery information and news from the Irish Farmers Journal.
This week we look at the latest farm model introductions for all ages of carpet farmers and give some suggestive hints for Christmas 2016.
By Michael Moroney on 08 December 2016
In a follow-on from our story about Michael O’Neill’s Allis Chalmers ED40 tractor last week, Geoff Daly tells Michael Moroney about his time as an Allis Chalmers distributor in the 1960s.
By Michael Moroney on 01 December 2016
A total of 1,820 tractors have been sold up to the end of October this year. The largest increase has come in the west.
By James Maloney on 24 November 2016
Michael O’Neill from Edgeworthstown, Co Longford, is well-known among vintage people for his tractor restoration skills and his passion for older tractors. Michael Moroney reports.
By Michael Moroney on 24 November 2016
Analysing the FTMTA data on tractors sales, the shift in the volume has seen counties such as Galway rise by 30% in tractor sales.
By James Maloney on 24 November 2016
Few tractor brands have survived against the odds as much the Belarus range, which this year celebrated 45 years on the Irish market.
By Michael Moroney on 17 November 2016
Plant and agricultural machinery have always been very closely linked, with many dealers selling to both industries.
By Darren Bailey on 10 November 2016
The Muir-Hill tractor range is one of the classics, which evolved from a British loader company in the 1960’s. combining Ford and Perkins technology.
By Michael Moroney on 10 November 2016
Darren Bailey recently got to grips with a monstrous Hitachi excavator working in a Co Kilkenny quarry.
By Darren Bailey on 10 November 2016
Excavators are vital pieces of equipment and must be treated with respect.
By Darren Bailey on 10 November 2016
Fundraisers and upcoming events: all the latest news from the vintage machinery scene.
By Michael Moroney on 10 November 2016
1986 was a significant year in the Irish tractor market when new tractor sales dwindled and there was a huge surge in used tractor import, could history repeat itself?
By Michael Moroney on 03 November 2016

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