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Farm buildings

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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By Farmers Journal on 08 December 2017
Ensuring adequate ventilation in your sheds is vital. William Conlon spoke to JJ Lenehan, buildings officer with Teagasc to examine the different options available.
By William Conlon on 07 December 2017
Despite a silage shortage, there is good news on the grass front for Joe Collingborn with good late grazing prior to housing in extended buildings
By Joe Collingborn on 22 November 2017
With plenty of suckler farmers throughout the country needing to expand their winter housing, William Conlon goes through the full costs involved to meet TAMS specifications for a three-bay shed.
By William Conlon on 23 November 2017
Buildings reporter William Conlon takes a look at some of the top tips and advice farmers need to consider around their yard during expansion.
By William Conlon on 12 November 2017
In this proposed design, the farmer not only needed to expand his cubicle housing but they also needed to construct a new milking parlour and collecting yard to cope with expanding numbers.
By William Conlon on 11 November 2017
TAMS II grant aid not only provides support for constructing new sheds but it can also facilitate vital works to be carried out on existing sheds. William Conlon reports
By William Conlon on 11 November 2017
Inside this week's Irish Farmers Journal
Quality of cattle plummets, rural crime and straw shortages plus don’t miss our farm buildings supplement.
By Farmers Journal on 08 November 2017
With nearly 1,000 applications between the first and second tranches of the scheme, competition for grant aid is high. We look at what is eligible under the scheme.
By William Conlon on 02 November 2017
William Conlon recently visited a three-bay pedigree shed in Co Fermanagh which can house up to 18 cows and calves.
By William Conlon on 02 November 2017
Traditional farm buildings are in place in nearly every farm throughout the country but is there the potential for them to be more than just a ruin?
By William Conlon on 02 November 2017
Sherry FitzGerald Hinchion offer for sale a significant block of ground at Umera, just outside Macroom town, for circa €810,000, writes Tommy Moyles.
By Tommy Moyles on 02 November 2017
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