With 21 new telehandlers registered in October, registrations were down one unit on the same month last year, according to the Farm Tractor and Machinery Trade Association (FTMTA).

The total for the first 10 months of the year stands at 370 units. This represents a drop of over 19% on the 459 units registered at the end of October 2019. Cork (68) and Meath (65) recorded more than one third of the total number of registrations during 2020.