Located south of the twin villages of Ballineen and Enniskeane in West Cork, a 34-acre grass holding for sale with Clonakilty-based auctioneer Henry O’Leary is a quality piece of land in a part of the world very much dominated by the dairying sector.
After the successful public auction in recent months of holdings in the Adare area (a farm last month at Shanaclough, for example, achieved over €15k/acre), Limerick-based auctioneer Tom Crosse of GVM is now eyeing November 7 for the public sale of a 60-acre non-residential holding near the village of Meelick in Co Clare.
Professor Frank O’Mara, Director of Research, Teagasc The debate on how agriculture deals with greenhouse gas emissions has intensified in recent months, with the publication of the report of the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Climate Change; the government’s new Climate Action Plan; and the Climate Change Advisory Council Annual Review, which had a special focus on agriculture, and analysed the impact of reducing the suckler (beef) cow herd by up to 50%.
Fresh from a highly successful public auction at the Vienna Woods Hotel in Glanmire on May 29, Michael Barry of Fermoy-based auctioneers Dick Barry & Son is to present an even more exciting prospect to the market on August 16 next — this time at the Grand Hotel in the centre of Fermoy.
A district court judge relocated his court sitting to a mucky field in south Galway in a bid to resolve an ongoing dispute between two neighbouring farmers over the construction of a wall.
New agricultural tyres with sufficient run-flat capability to finish a day’s farm work, even with zero air pressure, and which enable stable driving even with low inflation pressures, are heralded for “combining the advantages of both radial agricultural tires and tracks”.