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Tractors

Charity run aiming to be Ireland's largest tractorthon
Derry-based Specialist Joinery Group is aiming to raise £100,000 by hosting Ireland's largest ever tractor run.
By Michael Keaveny on 19 February 2018
Minister Shane Ross’s Department of Transport has proposed amendments to the Road Traffic Act 2016.
By Caitríona Morrissey on 18 February 2018
The Jalex herd is set for another open day in 2018 following last year's successful running.
By Shane Murphy on 15 February 2018
The Ford TW range was considered by many as big tractors designed for the North American prairies. Michael Collins looks back through its history and visits a TW-25 in Co Waterford.
By Michael Collins on 15 February 2018
Let your tractor bring you to your final resting place
The Dealer is familiar with happy couples arriving in tractors for their wedding , so why not use a farmer's favourite vehicle for a funeral?
By The Dealer on 12 February 2018
Tractor NCT: ‘contractors’ tractors should not be penalised compared to farmers’
The proposed draft of new rules on tractor testing has angered Farm Contractors Ireland members.
By Caitríona Morrissey on 11 February 2018
Contractors and farmers object to proposed tractor NCT rules
The IFA and PAC Ireland have been vocal in their criticism of the proposed wording.
By Caitríona Morrissey on 09 February 2018
Farmers exempt but contractors caught in net for tractor NCT testing
The Department of Transport held talks on Friday with farming, contractor and machinery organisations.
By Alistair Chambers on 12 February 2018
Alistair Chambers looks at six steps to get your tractor set up for the spreading season
By Alistair Chambers on 15 February 2018
In our penultimate stockman’s tractor test, Michael Collins tests the New Holland T5. 120, introduced to the Irish market at last year’s Tullamore Show.
By Michael Collins on 15 February 2018
Officials and stakeholders are to meet to discuss tractor testing parameters.
By Alistair Chambers on 08 February 2018
Michael Collins gave the John Deere 5090R the once over. This tractor is one of the most compact tractors on the market but impressed with its performance.
By Michael Collins on 08 February 2018
The Fiat 90 series has become a bit of a cult classic. Alistair Chambers went to see a fleet of working examples in Waterford.
By Alistair Chambers on 08 February 2018
Two Clare men arrested in connection with Laois tractor theft
Gardaí have made a number of arrests this week and more are expected.
By Caitríona Morrissey on 02 February 2018
The maker of Case and New Holland reported a solid rise in sales last year.
By Eoin Lowry on 01 February 2018
Michael Collins got behind the wheel of a Bavarian beauty to see why the brand commands such distinction in the tractor market.
By Michael Collins on 25 January 2018
Two-day tractor run from Dublin to Mayo
A group of tractor fans from Mayo are set to hit the road in aid of two charitable causes.
By Hannah Quinn-Mulligan on 24 January 2018
Co Roscommon stolen tractor found
A farmer whose tractor was stolen at the weekend was reunited with his property on Monday.
By Thomas Hubert on 23 January 2018
Tractor stolen in Co Roscommon
A farmer has reported that a Case IH tractor was taken from his yard overnight and spotted leaving the area on a neighbour's CCTV.
By Thomas Hubert on 21 January 2018
In the second part of our tractor testing series, this week we look at the Claas 440 Arion fitted with an FL80 front loader. Michael Collins gives his verdict.
By Michael Collins on 18 January 2018
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