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Machinery
Special dispersals form highlights of Hennessy machinery auction
Gary Abbott
Hennessy Auctioneers will host its monthly machinery auction this Saturday 18 June at its new premises in Portlaoise.
15 June 2022 Contracting
High-hour blue and yellow heroes
For two days during the first-cut silage season, two contractors came together to move grass from the site of the World Ploughing Championships to a local dairy farmer's pit. Alistair Chambers reports
2 June 2022 News
CNH acquires sprayer boom business
Case New Holland has recently announced the acquisition of North American sprayer boom manufacturer Specialty Enterprises LLC
Ireland’s first methane-powered tractor arrives ashore
The world’s first commercially available methane-powered tractor, the New Holland T6.180 Methane Power, has arrived to the Island of Ireland.
25 May 2022 News
Double for Leitrim breeders at Irish Angus Thurles Sale
Niamh Gunn reports from the Irish Angus Cattle Society’s show and sale of bulls in Thurles Mart last week.
11 May 2022 Pedigree
CNH workers go on strike
Over 1,000 unionised workers of CNH Industrial in the US have gone on strike after contract negotiations between the company and the union broke down.
11 May 2022 News
New Holland appoints Donohoe Agri Machinery
New Holland has officially appointed Donohoe Agri Machinery as dealers for the county of Wexford and Carlow.
13 April 2022 News
Contractor profile: diversification is Meath brothers’ key for success
Gary Abbott met with Padraig Smith to get an insight into Smith Brothers Agri Contracting, a progressive family-run contracting business based outside Tierworker, Co Meath.
30 March 2022 Contracting
Women in contracting: Ann Hanrahan, Co Offaly
In 35 years’ contracting, Offaly woman Ann Hanrahan has done it all, from fixing tractors to driving foragers, to sending out the invoices.
30 March 2022 Farm machinery
John Deere 6170M scoops €70,000 at contractor retirement auction
A Tipperary contractors’ tidy fleet of machinery was in hot demand at a retirement dispersal auction held on Monday last, with a 2017 John Deere 6170M making €70,000 plus VAT and commission.
23 March 2022 Farm machinery
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
Retiring Tipperary contractor fleet set to go under the hammer
A Tipperary contractors’ tidy fleet of machinery will be up for grabs at an online retirement dispersal auction on Monday 21 March from 7.30pm.
15 March 2022 News