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Farm buildings

Farm buildings boom drives growth for McAree Engineering
Family engineering business, McAree Engineering Ltd in Co Monaghan, has announced a €5m expansion and creation of 30 jobs in the next two years.
By Odile Evans on 13 April 2018
Many farmers may not be aware of what is required when it comes to arranging finance for on-farm investment. William Conlon sat down with representatives from AIB to find out what’s needed.
By William Conlon on 29 March 2018
The Irish Farm Buildings Association (IFBA) visited a number of different farms while on a recent trip to France. Included in this was an 82-cubicle robotic milking unit. William Conlon reports.
By William Conlon on 29 March 2018
The number of planning permissions for new farm buildings in 2017 fell on the year previous.
By Amy Forde on 22 March 2018
Lorcan Allen speaks to Mike O’Sullivan, an independent insurance assessor, about his role in the claims process and the insurance claims arising from Storm Emma.
By Lorcan Allen on 22 March 2018
Storm Emma's impact on sheds – Pat Enright, Irish Association Of Steel Fabricators, www.irishsteel.com
By Letters to the Editor on 15 March 2018
Many farmers are unsure as to whether planning permission is needed when repairing or replacing a damaged building. William Conlon reports.
By William Conlon on 08 March 2018
With many farmers having to deal with extensive damage to their property due to Storm Emma, there is concern as to whether their insurance policies will cover the cost. William Conlon reports
By William Conlon on 08 March 2018
What to do if your shed has been damaged in the storm
William Conlon talked to Jason Byrne, head of agribusiness at Zurich, to get advice on what farmers should do if sheds have been damaged during Storm Emma.
By William Conlon on 02 March 2018
‘Exceptionally high’ snowfall in Munster and Leinster on Friday
Met Éireann has updated its weather warning for the south and east of the country to a more severe warning – with up to one metre of snow forecast in parts.
By Amy Forde on 01 March 2018
Listen: essential advice in the current difficult weather conditions
As blizzard conditions begin as a result of Storm Emma in parts of the country, the Irish Farmers Journal specialists provide advice and weather updates across the country.
By Amy Forde on 01 March 2018
Using centuries old buildings in the heart of rural communities could help improve connectivity.
By Odile Evans on 22 February 2018
The number of farmers applying and the money received from VAT refunds have increased since 2004, according to Revenue statistics.
By Hannah Quinn-Mulligan on 15 February 2018
55 acres of excellent-quality land has hit the market in Cork, writes Anthony Jordan.
By Anthony Jordan on 18 January 2018
Mark Lewis’s new suckler and beef shed in Co Armagh is just getting the finishing touches applied. William Conlon reports.
By William Conlon on 28 December 2017
A new beef shed in Midleton, Co Cork, will house 250 weanlings on the Dalys’ farm this winter. William Conlon reports.
By William Conlon on 21 December 2017
Watch: our best buildings and infrastructure videos of 2017
With TAMS II grants coming through and farm incomes recovering, there was a lot of building activity in the yards this year. We have it all on video.
By Farmers Journal on 28 December 2017
Most TAMS II developments require planning permission or an exemption from planning before an application can be made.
By Peter Varley on 22 December 2017
Smart design gives great freedom when testing or handling cattle in different groups.
By Contributor on 22 December 2017
Planning permissions in the third quarter of 2017 continued to slow, the latest Central Statistics Office (CSO) figures show.
By Amy Forde on 18 December 2017
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