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Machinery
Watch: Ford 8340 earning its keep in Carlow
Gary Abbott
Gary Abbott looks at the evolution of the Ford New Holland 40 series and speaks with contractor, farmer and machinery enthusiast Jeremy O’Toole to find out more about his immaculate Ford 8340.
26 October 2022 News
2004 JCB Loadall 530-70 sells for €20,200 at midlands auction
Highlights from Hennessy Auctioneers’ most recent October auction included a 2004 JCB Loadall 530-70 which sold at €20,200.
26 October 2022 News
Three brands account for 53% of all Irish-owned tractors
Peter Thomas Keaveney takes a look at Department of Transport figures which show the number of tractors taxed and the most popular tractor brand in each county.
Restored Ford 7000 makes €20,000 at Cork auction
The highest price on the evening was €26,000 for a 2017 Doosan DX140 LCR 14t track machine which the vendor won for €25 on a Facebook raffle.
31 August 2022 News
‘If a tractor is passing this minute, I’ll go out to look at it’
Morgan O’Flaherty has always been machinery mad and is now channelling this passion into a YouTube channel. In conversation with Anne O’Donoghue.
31 August 2022 Features
1979 County 1474 sells for €192,543 at Cheffins auction
A 1979 County 1474 ‘Short Nose’ tractor sold for €192,543 (£160,800) plus commission at the recent Cheffins vintage sale.
3 August 2022 News
Farmer Writes: my life in combines
Tillage farmer Gerald Potterton has seen his fair share of combines over the years.
6 July 2022 Farmer Writes