All the latest vintage machinery information and news from the Irish Farmers Journal.

Operation transformation for sought after Fiat in the west
Peter Thomas Keaveney
Peter Thomas Keaveney caught up with Roscommon machinery enthusiast Owen Hester, who recently completed a 12-month-long restoration project on a Fiat 110-90.
5 January 2022 Vintage
The un-six-cessful blue Leyland 285 Synchro
In the 70s, the popularity of Leyland tractors like the 272 established the Scottish-built tractors as force to reckoned with. This wasn’t the case with Leyland’s six-pot line-up. Simon Henley reports
26 August 2021 Vintage
1949 Field Marshall sells for £17,490 at Cheffins vintage sale
With over 600 lots on offer, Cheffins' Harrogate vintage sale in Yorkshire took place on Saturday 21 August. The highlight was a 1949 Field Marshall which sold for £17,490.
One of Cork's oldest combines showcased at harvest day in Ballinspittle
Successful harvest for De Courcey Classic and Vintage Club in Ballinspittle, Co Cork.
8 August 2021 News
Cavan man makes restoration dream a reality
Gary Abbott travelled to meet Shane Magee, a young machinery enthusiast who just completed restoration of an International 1455XL tractor.
4 August 2021 Vintage
1979 County 1174 sells for £40,736 plus VAT at Cheffins
Cheffins auctions held its first vintage of 2021 on April 24 which seen over 2,000 lots of vintage and classic equipment go under the hammer.
12 May 2021 Vintage
150 classic and vintage tractors to go under hammer at Cheffins
The first Cheffins vintage collective sale of 2021 will see over 2,000 lots of vintage and classic equipment go under the hammer.
7 April 2021 Vintage
Watch: full refurb for 38-year-old Bredal spreader in the west
Over the Christmas break, father and son duo Paddy and Ger Farragher took into restoring their 38-year-old Bredal spreader. Peter Thomas Keaveney travelled to Cong in Co Mayo to catch it in action.
3 February 2021 Vintage
Corkman's classic blue as good as new after lockdown restoration
Gary Abbott chatted with Ford enthusiast, Anthony Cronin, a Corkman who recently fulfilled his ambition to restore a classic Ford, A 7610 series III tractor that he happened to come across by chance.
22 December 2020 Vintage
100 years of machinery at the 1916 Mechanisation Village
Learning about Ireland’s key role in farm machinery development is part of this week's Farming and Country Life 1916 commemorative event.
30 September 2020 Vintage
MB Trac completes the collection for Cork man
Gary Abbott caught up with Cork-based vintage and classic machinery enthusiast Gordon O’Mahony to find out more about his 1987 Mercedes-Benz MB Trac 1500 and some of the other machines in his yard.
1 July 2020 Vintage
One-of-a-kind Massey Ferguson 390T
Gary Abbott caught up with Ronnie Martin of Martins' Garage, Bailieboro, Co Cavan, to find out more about his one of a kind MF 390T and why it’s a potential keeper.
11 March 2020 Vintage