Contractor of the Week - Ben Stone, John Stone Plant & Agricultural Hire

This week’s featured contractor, Ben Stone, is 21 years-old, a former Kildalton student and hails from just outside Portlaoise in Co. Laois where he runs a Suckler and beef enterprise with his father. Read his story below!

All Things Haulage - Padraic Hoban

On this week’s installment of ‘All Things Haulage’, Kevin speaks to Foxford native and the other half of the Truckin’ Country Queen, Padraic Hoban. Read all about his progression into the haulage industry below.

Contractor of the Week - Seamus McClements, Ja McClements & Sons Agri Contractors

This week’s featured contractor hails from Ballycastle in the northeast of Co. Antrim, 31-year-old Suckler farmer and contractor, Seamus McClements of Ja McClements & Sons Agri Contractors.

Contractor of the Week - Gavin Stanley, Mervyn Stanley & Sons Agri Contracting.

On this weeks ‘Contractor of the Week’ series, Kevin Speaks to Laois native and Kildalton student, Gavin Stanley of Mervyn Stanley & Sons Agri Contracting.

Contractor of the Week - Lee Fitzsimons, D.Fitzsimons Contracts.

This week’s featured contractor hails from Near Strangford in the Mourne County that is Down, Mr. Lee Fitzsimons of D. Fitzsimons Contracts. Read his story in full below.

Contractor of the Week - Dermot McGrath, McGrath Agri Contractors

Based out of Kiltown, Co. Kilkenny, Dermot McGrath and his two brothers run McGrath Agri Contractors and Kiltown Agri Services. Read their story below.

Contractor of the Week - William Wauchope

On this week’s contractor series, Kevin speaks to Donegal based contractor and machinery fanatic, Mr. William Wauchope of Wauchope Agri Contractors. Read his story below.

Women in Ag: Meet Laura O’ Connell, the lady who dabbles in tillage, beef and contracting.

This week on women in Ag, Kevin Speaks to Cork native and 21-year-old Laura O’ Connell.

Contractor of the Week: Introducing Fermanagh man James Mohan, who has been contracting for over twenty years.

This week Kevin speaks to Fermanagh native, 37-year-old James Mohan, of Mohan Farm Services.

10 Myths that people think about contractors

To celebrate our new Contractor of the week series, we bring you a specially themed myths instalment.

Farmer left reeling, after €163,000 worth of straw burnt in arson attack

A farmer has been left seething after an arson attack saw the entirety of his straw bales destroyed.