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Machinery
2014 Volvo L60G fetches €80,000 at Carlow auction
Peter Thomas Keaveney
Michael Doyle Auctioneers held an online machinery auction on Thursday 12 May. With over 2,000 viewers tuning in, the highest price was secured for a 2014 Volvo L60G which made €80,000 plus VAT.
Last-minute silage trailer health check
Peter Thomas Keaveney looks at some last-minute checks to be carried out on silage trailers before the silage season truly gets under way.
20 April 2022 Farm machinery
Kompactors doing same job with fewer trailers in Galway
Peter Thomas Keaveney catches up with Galway contractor Paul McAllen one year on from moving to a fleet of HiSpec Kompactor silage trailers to find out how the switch worked out.
Spring farm machinery shows back with a bang
Peter Thomas Keaveney and Gary Abbott report from the first spring farm machinery show of the year which took place at the Eikon Exhibition Centre in Balmoral Park, Co Antrim.
2 March 2022 Farm machinery
€100,000 worth of quads and tools stolen from Louth Honda dealership
Gardaí are continuing to investigate the theft of new and used quads, trailers and power tools from North East ATVs in Collon, Co Louth, in the early hours of Wednesday 9 February.
16 February 2022 News
Bigger boots help spread the load
Fitting flotation tyres to trailers and implements helps to reduce soil compaction. Peter Thomas Keaveney follows a 20ft Kane silage trailer through such a retrofit and outlines the points to note.
26 January 2022 Farm machinery
Is your trailer road ready this winter?
Gary Abbott met with Cian Nolan of Whites Trailers to go through a typical service procedure when it comes to maintaining a livestock or plant trailer.
8 December 2021 Farm machinery
Stolen card used to pay for trailer in Monaghan
The Ifor Williams 16x6 ft trailer is thought to have been transported to the Jonesborough area of Co Armagh.
2 December 2021 News
Appeal for information after trailer and quad are stolen in Tipperary
Farmers across the country are encouraged to watch out for the stolen property which may be offered for resale elsewhere.
25 November 2021 News
Krone offers more versatile GX wagons
At its recent press launch, Krone announced two new GX wagon models - a tandem GX 440 and tri-axle GX 520, suitable for transporting a wide range of crops and materials.
2 September 2021 News
2008 Volvo L45B scoops €40,500 at Cork auction
With 200 lots up for grabs, a machinery clearance auction with an 83% clearance rate was recently held by Cork Marts.
1 September 2021 News
Straw bales fall from unsecured load in Portlaoise
Some bales fell from an overloaded trailer and onto the road in front of oncoming traffic.
4 August 2021 News