Torquey 201hp four pot Valtra punching above its weight
Peter Thomas Keaveney
Having bought their first Valtra back in 1999, Eamon and Sean Tracey have stuck with the Finish brand since, and today run five Valtras, including a new N175.
15 November 2023 News
Straw imports surge as Irish supplies plummet
The sharp rise in straw imports comes amid a collapse in southern output.
6 November 2023 News
New 190ac solar farm on way for Carlow
The developers were ordered to pay a development contribution of €638,000 to the council before starting to construct the solar farm.
Bitter taste from Mallow sugar sale
Beet Ireland’s decision to sell its Carlow site has focused political minds and prompted furious efforts to get the group to reconsider its decision.
25 October 2023 Dealer
Prominent tillage land for sale in Kildare
The property where Beet Ireland had hoped to construct its processing facility has been put on the market, writes Tommy Moyles
18 October 2023 Property
Number of farm building fires up 10% in 2022
The Department of Housing has issued the number of farm building fires and the number of wild fires which were attended by fire services in 2022.
18 October 2023 News
A lot of work completed, more to do
This week, Conor Kehoe chats to farmers in Dublin, Tipperary, and Carlow, as the pressure is on to plant cereals and harvest forage crops.
18 October 2023 Crops
Smyth tri-axle low loader secures €27,500 at Carlow auction
Michael Doyle Auctioneers held an online machinery auction on Wednesday last, 27 September. With 127 lots, an 88% clearance rate was achieved, while over 3,500 viewers tuned in to watch proceedings.
4 October 2023 News
Worldwide shortage of sugar
"Just recently it was announced that there will be a worldwide sugar shortage due to crop failures in other countries." - M Kelly, by email.
4 October 2023 Letters
Egg-static: new challenger for Ireland’s largest hen egg
It was a case of good feeding and excellent flock-man-ship from 12-year-old Charles Nolan, with hen Coffee a new contender for producing Ireland’s largest hen egg.
25 September 2023 News
Immersive cycling experience in Carlow
On Sunday 24 September, rural Carlow’s language, landscape and history will be celebrated in a collective cycling experience 'Cycles'.
22 September 2023 Living Life
Beet Ireland calls time on sugar industry dream
The organisation has confirmed that it is selling its site near Carlow which was earmarked for a new sugar processing facility.
20 September 2023 News