Contractor of the Week: Gethings Contractors Ltd

Based in Tullamore, Gethings Contractors Ltd has expanded the family business turning it into a huge success.

Contractor of the Week: Byrd Agricultural Contractors

“I wouldn’t do anything else, I love doing the slurry and silage, I like getting away on the digger too,” - Jamie Byrd (25)

Contractor of the week - Henry Browne, Browne Contractors

Based near Macroom in the rebel county that is Cork, The team of Browne Contractors have been in action for over fifty years. That’sFarming caught up with Henry Browne to find out more. Read their story in full below.

Contractor of the Week - Matthew Bradley and Adrian Smith, A&M Agri Contracts.

This week’s featured contractor hails from near Carndonagh, Co. Donegal, where he has been running his contracting enterprise alongside his uncle since leaving school almost ten years ago, Mr Matthew Bradley of A&M Agri Contracts.

Contractor of the Week - Nicholas Cooke, Tom Cooke & Sons Agri Contractors.

This week’s featured contractor is one of four brothers behind the running of Tom Cooke & Sons Agri Contractors in his native Co. Limerick, Mr. Nicholas Cooke.

Contractor of the Week - Shane Sweeney, Sweeney Contracts.

This week’s featured contractor has been working on his own right since turning sixteen! Shane Sweeney has now been contracting in his native Tyrone for the past three years! Read his story in full below!

Contractor of the week - Mulligan Plant & Agri

This week’s featured contractor hails from Co. Offaly and has been running the family business since taking over from his father alongside his brothers, Mr. Eoghan Mulligan of Mulligan Plant & Agri.

Contractor of the Week - Danny Moran, Moran Agri Services.

This week’s featured contractor is based near Balla in Co. Mayo, splitting his time between a full-time career as a teacher and his passion for contracting and livestock, Mr. Danny Moran, Moran Agri Services.

Contractor of the Week - Eoin Lynch, L&L Agri Hire

This week’s featured contractor hails from a tillage background in Co. Louth and officially began his contracting venture over ten years ago, Eoin Lynch of L&L Agri Hire. Read his story in full below!

Contractor of the Week - Tommy Mulhern, Mulhern Bros.

Featured on this week’s contractor of the week series, Kevin speaks to fellow Roscommon native, Tommy Mulhern of Mulhern Bros, a contracting enterprise on the go for over fifty years! Read the story of Mulhern Bros below!

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!

Contractor of the Week: William Regan

This week, Kevin speaks to Sligo native and the founding member of Regan Plant Hire, groundworks and drainage contractors, William Regan. Read about his journey into the industry below!

Contractor of the Week - George Ross, George Ross & Sons Ltd.

This week’s featured contractor, George Ross, is based near Mallow in Co. Cork and has been involved in the sector since the 1970’s. Read the story of George Ross & Sons Ltd 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 - Damien Cullen, Damien Cullen Agri Contractor

On this week’s ‘Contractor of the Week’ series, Kevin speaks to Carlow based, father-of-two, Mr. Damien Cullen. Read his story in full below.

Contractor of the Week - Keith Lucas, Lucas Contracts

On this week’s ‘Contractor of the Week’ feature, That’sFarming caught up with 19-year-old, Carlow based contractor, Keith Lucas of Lucas Contracts. Read his story in full below.

Contractor of the Week - Liam Murphy, Murphy Agri Team Ltd

This week’s featured contractor is 24-year-old, Liam Murphy, a livestock and tillage farmer who is also one of the main members of Murphy Agri Team Ltd in Co. Tipperary.

Contractor of the Week - Eddie McGirr, McGirr Agri Contracts

On this week’s Contractor of the Week series, Kevin speaks to long-time contractor, Eddie McGirr of McGirr Agri Contracts, who has been operating out of Tyrone for 22 years. Read his story in full below.

Contractor of the Week - Jack Hood, Hood Agri Contracts

Based out of Newtownstewart in Co. Tyrone, Jack Hood has been involved in contracting for all of his life but made his own start in the industry upon the completion of school and the founding of Hood Agri Contracts.

Contractor of the Week - Damian O’Kane, O’Kane Agri Contracts

Featured in this week’s ‘Contractor of the Week’ series is Derry-based contractor and Suckler farmer, Damian O’Kane of O’Kane Agri Contracts, who operates solely via Quads.