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Double for Leitrim breeders at Irish Angus Thurles Sale
Niamh Gunn
Niamh Gunn reports from the Irish Angus Cattle Society’s show and sale of bulls in Thurles Mart last week.
11 May 2022 News
CNH workers go on strike
Over 1,000 unionised workers of CNH Industrial in the US have gone on strike after contract negotiations between the company and the union broke down.
13 April 2022 News
New Holland appoints Donohoe Agri Machinery
New Holland has officially appointed Donohoe Agri Machinery as dealers for the county of Wexford and Carlow.
Contractor profile: diversification is Meath brothers’ key for success
Gary Abbott met with Padraig Smith to get an insight into Smith Brothers Agri Contracting, a progressive family-run contracting business based outside Tierworker, Co Meath.
30 March 2022 Contracting
Women in contracting: Ann Hanrahan, Co Offaly
In 35 years’ contracting, Offaly woman Ann Hanrahan has done it all, from fixing tractors to driving foragers, to sending out the invoices.
30 March 2022 Farm machinery
John Deere 6170M scoops €70,000 at contractor retirement auction
A Tipperary contractors’ tidy fleet of machinery was in hot demand at a retirement dispersal auction held on Monday last, with a 2017 John Deere 6170M making €70,000 plus VAT and commission.
23 March 2022 Farm machinery
Operation transformation for sought after Fiat in the west
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.
15 March 2022 Vintage
Retiring Tipperary contractor fleet set to go under the hammer
A Tipperary contractors’ tidy fleet of machinery will be up for grabs at an online retirement dispersal auction on Monday 21 March from 7.30pm.
15 March 2022 News
What tractor brands are the most popular in your county?
Gary Abbott and Peter Thomas Keaveney take a look at what tractor brands are the most popular in each county based on the number of tractors taxed.
25 February 2022 Farm machinery
Tidy tractors to attract attention at midlands auction
A 1987 Fiat 110-90 and 2016 New Holland T7.200 are the highlight lots entered for Hennessy’s midlands machinery auction set to take place this Saturday 26 February.
23 February 2022 News
New Holland still to appoint replacement as official WR Shaw tenure ends
Despite many rumours circulating about potential replacements for WR Shaw as an official New Holland dealer, 12 months on the manufacturer has failed to make an appointment.
16 February 2022 News
Watch: manufacturing lay-flat umbilical hose in the southeast
We followed through the process of manufacturing lay-flat umbilical hose for spreading slurry at Ireland’s only production facility in Wexford. Peter Thomas Keaveney and Gary Abbott report.
16 February 2022 Farm machinery