Contractor of the Week: Saunders Agri

Contracting was always in his blood - Shaun Saunders (30) operates in the Roscommon area

Contractor of the Week - A & JJ Walsh

The contractors from Co. Mayo operate a three-generation business spanning sixty years

Contractor of the week: Naughton Agri Hire

"I’d rent you a vice grip if I wasn’t using it" - The contractor also breeds pedigree Limousins

Contractor of the week: Aidan Lightholder Agri Contracting & Hire

"The beef sector is on its knees at the moment and it’s hard". The suckler farmer turned to contracting during the beef crisis

Contractor of the week: Tom Nolan Contracting

“Dad would be raking up to 2,000 acres a year” The Kilkenny man started with a Caterpillar 312 digger.

Contractor of the week: Richard Frankie Gowing

The contractor is an All-Ireland ploughing champion

Contractor of the Week: Goose Agri Contractors

The young contractor is in his second year of business

Contractor of the Week: Donal Monaghan - 'The Grass Seed Man'

A journey from soil testing through to planting

Contractor of the Week: Eddie and Gavin Hartnett

The father and son are able to produce approximately fifteen thousand bales of silage per season

Contractor of the Week: Edward Kennedy

Edward was eventually able to construct his own trailer using a lorry base

Contractor of the Week: Neilus O Connor

"I love it when people come up to me and say 'your potatoes are great this year'" - Neilus O'Connor runs a tillage farm and contracting business in Moyvane

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.