In pictures: return of the working days
Gary Abbott
On Sunday 5 June, the Border Counties Vintage Grassmen group returned to the fields for its annual charity silage cutting event outside Ardee, Co Louth.
9 May 2022 News
Watch: UCD Ag Soc raffle closing this week
This week is the last chance to enter UCD’s Agricultural Society Grand Raffle, raising funds for the Irish Community Air Ambulance and Hooves 4 Hospice charities.
27 April 2022 News
Restored 1982 County 1474 sells for €237,625 at Cheffins auction
A remarkable £200,000 (€237,625) was paid for an immaculately restored 1982 County 1471 ‘Short Nose’at Cheffins recent vintage auction.
West Cork vintage enthusiasts drive to Donegal for charity
The 700km route will take in towns along the west coast of Ireland and the event is in aid of Temple Street Children’s Hospital and the Kevin Bell Repatriation Fund.
25 April 2022 News
1963 Doe Triple-D fetches £54,000 at Co Down auction
Cheffins hosted an auction of over 80 classic and vintage tractors on Saturday last, 2 April, in Newry, Northern Ireland, with a 1963 DOE Triple-D fetching £54,000 (€64,705) plus commission and VAT.
6 April 2022 News
More than 40 classic and vintage Massey Ferguson tractors to go under the hammer
Cheffins Auctions will host an auction of over 40 classic and vintage Massey Ferguson tractors and implements on Saturday 7 May in Skipton, Yorkshire.
31 March 2022 News
Over 80 classic and vintage tractors to be offered at Northern Ireland auction
Cheffins will host an auction of over 80 classic and vintage tractors on 2 April in Newry, Northern Ireland, on behalf of collector Aidan Strain.
23 March 2022 News
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
Our machines: tractors, diggers, ploughs, dozers, a dumper and a vintage combine
Young Adam Doran wants to be a contractor like his father when he grows up. That means doing a lot of work on other people’s land including a lot of drainage work.
18 February 2022 News
From London to Cong by tractor
The long-distance drive aims to raise €100,000 to support the building a Daisy Lodge in Cong, Co Mayo.
2 February 2022 Dealer
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
5 January 2022 Vintage
Raffle operators make €50,000 on restored Fords
Three Ford tractors were bought and then raffled for a considerable profit.
5 January 2022 News