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Fleet profile: Western contractor reveals his machinery ‘ups’ and ‘downs’

Fleet profile: Western contractor reveals his machinery ‘ups’ and ‘downs’

Kennedy Bros runs a sizeable agricultural contracting business in Ballyforan, Co. Roscommon. There is a farm enterprise in the mix, but the contracting...

August 4, 2017

More from Lismore: See the silage extravaganza from above

More from Lismore: See the silage extravaganza from above

Last weekend played host to a major silage harvesting event – involving hoards of vintage and classic tractors and harvesters...

July 27, 2017

Pics: Tri-axle wagon is a ‘weapon of grass destruction’

Pics: Tri-axle wagon is a ‘weapon of grass destruction’

Austrian grass and tillage equipment manufacturer Pottinger is currently undertaking a nationwide demo tour of Ireland with its Jumbo Combiline...

July 19, 2017

Fleet profile: Galway contractor reveals his machinery ‘highs’ and ‘lows’

Fleet profile: Galway contractor reveals his machinery ‘highs’ and ‘lows’

Maurice Gannon runs a busy farming and contracting operation at his base – close to Creggs on the Galway/Roscommon border. His tillage...

July 19, 2017

Poll: What can’t you live without on your tractor during the silly season?

Poll: What can’t you live without on your tractor during the silly season?

Farmers and contractors spend a lot of time in the cab of a tractor during the year, especially during the...

July 19, 2017

New high-capacity Smyth trailer employs ‘forced’ steering system

New high-capacity Smyth trailer employs ‘forced’ steering system

Irish-based manufacturer Smyth Trailers has just released a new, high-capacity silage trailer to “service the needs of modern day agricultural...

July 17, 2017

Fleet profile: Wexford contractor reveals his machinery ‘hits’ and ‘misses’

Fleet profile: Wexford contractor reveals his machinery ‘hits’ and ‘misses’

Ciaran Creane and his father Kevin run a busy tillage and contracting enterprise near Fethard-on-Sea, New Ross in Co. Wexford....

July 7, 2017

Fleet profile: Roscommon contractor reveals his machinery ‘highs’ and ‘lows’

Fleet profile: Roscommon contractor reveals his machinery ‘highs’ and ‘lows’

Noel and David Neilan run a busy contracting operation at Castlecoote, Co. Roscommon, whilst also running a drystock farm. The...

June 28, 2017

Video: Artic trucks called in to help with 35km silage draw

Video: Artic trucks called in to help with 35km silage draw

A local haulier was recently called in to help a farmer draw silage close to 35km from the field to...

June 27, 2017

Fleet profile: Kildare contractor reveals his machinery ‘highs’ and ‘lows’

Fleet profile: Kildare contractor reveals his machinery ‘highs’ and ‘lows’

Michael Keily runs a successful agri-contracting business located in the heart of Ireland at Grangecon, Moone, Co. Kildare. The business...

June 23, 2017