Fermanagh County Show
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Fermanagh County Show welcomes breeders from all over NI
Fermanagh’s premier agricultural event, Fermanagh County Show attracts over 15,000 – 17,000 visitors annually. It takes place on 2 and 3 August this year. Established in 1836, it offers a wide range of classes in home industries and schools sections. A broad range of trade stands will attend, including 21 artisan food producers housed in the Taste of Excellence Food Pavilion. Events include cookery demos by a raft of top chefs, two of…
Farm Safety Live Tullamore Show
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Farm Safety Live demos at Tullamore Show
Farm Safety Live returns to The Tullamore Show on Sunday, 14 August, 2022, which will be officially opened by Minister Martin Heydon, Minister of State with special responsibility for farm safety, along with Minister Charlie McConalogue, Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, at 10.30am.   The event will be at Butterfield Estate, Blueball, Tullamore, Co. Offaly and LSL Auctions will broadcast live to local and international audiences directly from the…
agri emissions reduction target
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No coherent plan from Government to achieve agri emissions target – ICOS
Irish Co-operative Organisation Society (ICOS) President James O’Donnell has expressed his concerns about the 25% emissions reduction target set for the agriculture sector which was announced by the government this week. He added that there is “no clear path” to achieving this by 2030 without the development of new technologies and innovations. O’Donnell pointed out that, “We need to be honest about the implications. Unfortunately, again we see a target…
household inflation
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Inflation by household June 2022
The Central Statistics Office (CSO) has released new estimated inflation rates to June 2022. These show lower income households experienced inflation rates of up to 10.3% compared to 8.2% for highest income households. Compared with the annual Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation figure of 9.1% in June 2022, a new breakdown by the CSO estimates that households with the lowest incomes experienced higher inflation, up to 10.3%, while those in…
walking tour
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Dublin street art walking tours
Join walking tours around Dublin, see the street art and learn about the city’s underground culture. For two hours on most Saturday afternoons, a guide will lead travellers across the city centre to visit hidden locations. Diarise 30 July and 6, 13, 17 August, 2022 in the meantime. You can expect to see all the different types of art across Dublin from murals and graffiti to stickers and paste-ups. There’s…
Cootehill Mart Sale
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Cootehill Mart – Live & Timed Farm & Plant Machinery Auction – 30/08
Cootehill Mart Machinery Auctions is holding a Live & Timed Farm & Plant Machinery auction via LSL Auctions on Saturday, 30 July 2022 at 11:00. Lots include: Bale spike Yard scraper Bale stacker Quad 2009 John deere 328A conditioner mower Redrock slurry mixer Ford 400 2 x Tractor Tyres TAURUS 600/65/38 2015 7.5t Truck VW Transporter 4Motion 4×4 Mag drill Honda petrol bench saw Rover lawnmower Husqvarna 450 Renault 106-54…
export markets
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Stable export markets good for beef prices
Market conditions are favourable for beef as prices in our key export markets stabilise and in some cases strengthen, according to IFA National Livestock Chair Brendan Golden. When aligned with the tighter supplies of suitably finished cattle, this is adding to the increased demand from factories for cattle this week (29 July, 2022). He said to date 997,516 cattle have been processed during 2022, an increase of 89,716 head or…
LSL Select Price Report – Cattle Mart 11/08/2022
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LSL Select Price Report – Cattle Mart 29/07/2022
Friday’s selected Cattle Mart Price Report: Copyright LSL Auctions. SC 500-600KG Avg Price/KgCHX 2.37/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:CHX, 570kg 2.61/kg 1490.00AAX, 555kg 2.47/kg 1370.00SIX, 560kg 2.30/kg 1290.00LMX, 545kg 2.24/kg 1220.00CHX, 590kg 2.14/kg 1260.00 SC 600-700KG Avg Price/KgLMX 2.33/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:BBX, 685kg 2.86/kg 1960.00LMX, 650kg 2.74/kg 1780.00SIX, 665kg 2.69/kg 1790.00LMX, 665kg 2.60/kg 1730.00LMX, 610kg 2.54/kg 1550.00LMX, 685kg 2.42/kg 1660.00 SC 700-800KG Avg Price/KgCHX 2.56/kgHEX 2.60/kgLMX 2.63/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:CHX, 770kg 2.86/kg 2200.00LMX, 705kg 2.84/kg…
Alexander Aurelius Auctioneers Amazon row returns
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Alexander Aurelius Auctioneers – Amazon row returns – 31/07
Alexander Aurelius Auctioneers is holding a timed auction via LSL Auctions on Sunday, 31 July, 2022, for consumables at 19:00. Amazon row returns – Up to 90% off! Lots include: RRP ?208.00 Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS, 42mm) – Space Grey Aluminum Case with Black Sport Band RRP ?293.00 [Repaired] Blauer Pelle Capo Spalla Foderato Giacchetta, 655 Verde ARBUSTO, M Uomo RRP ?234.00 Bissell – CrossWave Pet Pro Steam Mop…
Darwen Auctioneers by The Unit
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Antiques & Collectibles Auction | 30/07 – Darwen Auctioneers by The Unit – Darwen, UK
Darwen Auctioneers by The Unit, located at Unit 29b Hollin Grove Mill Holling Grove Road, Darwen BB3 1HG, United Kingdom, holds an Antiques & Collectibles Auction via LSL Auctions on Saturday, 30 July, 2022 at 12:30. Please note that even though it is a UK auction, payments in Pounds and Euros will be accepted. Ring 1: 2 Halves Antiques & Collectibles/Liquidation Stock – Various Items. Viewing on 29 July from…
Quinn Property Shielstown Knockananna Co.Wicklow 2907
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Quinn Property – Shielstown, Knockananna, Co. Wicklow – 29/07
Quinn Property brings to auction via LSL Auctions a property at Shielstown, Knockananna, Co. Wicklow on 29 July 2022 at 14:00.3 Lots: Lot 1: C. 3.22 AcresLot 2: 44 AcresLot 3: C. 47 Acres Location:The land is located in an upland part of Co. Wicklow, 4km from Knockananna with services to include shop, school, church, pubs and GAA facilities and 15km west of Aughrim close to the Wicklow Mountains with…
defective apartments
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No to penalties for defective apartments – report
An independent report on defective apartments built during the Celtic Tiger period –commissioned by Minister for Housing Darragh O’Brien in 2021 and published yesterday – finds that it would not be feasible to penalise the companies involved. Furthermore, an industry levy is ill-advised as it would include innocent parties, attract legal issues, and impact current construction costs. Séamus Neely, Chairperson, Working Group to Examine Defects in Housing, in his executive…
pig prices
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Irish pig prices up by 4c/kg
Irish pig prices increased by 4c/kg last Friday with farmers receiving quotes of €2.00c/kg up to €2.06/kg, according to the IFA. The weekly throughput for the week ending 24 July, 2022 was 67,477, which is down 2% on the same week last year. A decline in cereals prices had been evident last week, however prices are up circa 10% for September wheat, according to Agritel. It must be noted that…
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Outdoor antiques market in Cheshire
Arthur Swallow Antique & Home Shows will host an Antiques and Salvage Market at Cheshire Showground near Knutsford, located just off junction 19 of the M6, on 13 August, 2022. Join them in the beautiful Cheshire countryside for some top-quality antique and salvage rummaging from around 200 excellent dealers. Whether you’re a public buyer looking for unique items for your home and garden, or a trade buyer looking to restock…
Danone sales
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Danone posts pleasing sales growth – Q2
French yoghurt maker Danone posted a 7.7% hike in second quarter like-for-like sales, beating analysts’ forecasts of 5.6% growth, reflecting price increases and strong demand for baby food and bottled water, according to Reuters. Danone is the largest maker of yoghurts worldwide and has two massive plants in Macroom, Co Cork and Wexford in Ireland. It has subsequently raised its 2022 revenue growth outlook to 5% to 6% compared with…
LSL Select Price Report – Cattle Mart 23/01/2023
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LSL Select Price Report – Cattle Mart 28/07/2022
Thursday’s selected Cattle Mart Price Report: Copyright LSL Auctions. DC 600-700KG Avg Price/KgFR 1.68/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:LMX, 680kg 2.32/kg 1580.00FRX, 640kg 1.73/kg 1110.00FR, 695kg 1.71/kg 1190.00FR, 650kg 1.69/kg 1100.00FR, 615kg 1.63/kg 1000.00 DC 700-800KG Highest Price/Kg Lots:LM, 740kg 2.84/kg 2100.00BBX, 765kg 2.68/kg 2050.00LMX, 790kg 2.46/kg 1940.00HEX, 705kg 2.20/kg 1550.00 CATTLE 800-900KG Avg Price/KgLMX 2.78/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:LMX, 890kg 2.79/kg 2480.00LMX, 890kg 2.76/kg 2460.00 BK 300-400KG Avg Price/KgCHX 2.76/kgLMX 2.85/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:LMX, 315kg…
LSL Select Price Report – Sheep Mart – 04/02/2023
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LSL Select Price Report – Sheep Mart 28/07/2022
Thursday’s selected Sheep Mart Price Report: Copyright LSL Auctions. SHEEP 20-30KG Avg Price/KgSHEEP 2.77/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:SHEEP, 25kg 3.36/kg 83.00SHEEP, 23kg 3.35/kg 76.00SHEEP, 27kg 3.28/kg 90.00SHEEP, 27kg 3.16/kg 84.00SHEEP, 29kg 3.10/kg 91.00SHEEP, 26kg 3.07/kg 81.00 SHEEP 30-40KG Avg Price/KgSHEEP 2.71/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:SHEEP, 36kg 3.35/kg 120.00SHEEP, 32kg 3.30/kg 107.00SHEEP, 38kg 3.18/kg 120.00SHEEP, 33kg 3.15/kg 104.00SHEEP, 30kg 3.06/kg 93.00SHEEP, 39kg 3.01/kg 116.00 SHEEP 40-50KG Avg Price/KgSHEEP 2.64/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:SHEEP, 45kg 2.99/kg 135.00SHEEP, 48kg…
emission reduction targets ireland
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Hard-hitting open letter to Eamon Ryan – INHFA
As debate rages with regards to emission reduction targets, President of the Irish Natura & Hill Farmers Association (INHFA), Vincent Roddy, has written an open letter to Minister for Environment, Climate and Communications, Eamon Ryan. Roddy highlights the farming organisation’s role representing thousands of members in rural communities in response to proposals agreed by Government to see a reduction in Green House Gas (GHG) emissions for agriculture of between 22…
Jordan Auctioneers – Moyvalley, Broadford Co Kildare 2807
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Jordan Auctioneers – Moyvalley, Broadford, Co. Kildare – 28/07
Jordan Auctioneers brings to auction a property at Moyvalley, Broadford, Co. Kildare via LSL Auctions on 28 July at 15:00. 3 Lots: Lot 1: Residence & Yard on c.5 acres (2 hectares)Lot 2: Circa 34 acres (13.76 hectares)Lot: 3 Entire Property Lot 1: This lot comprises a small detached rofab style cottage extending to c.73 sq.m (785 sq.ft) with a kitchen, sitting room, bathroom and 3 bedrooms. Outside there is…
potato market
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Potato market picks up – IFA
Potato market sales and consumption have picked up this week as temperatures settle back to average levels, according to the IFA. Queens continue to be lifted across the country and again quality and yields are reported to be very good. High temperatures experienced last week stopped maincrop growth and this may delay harvest in the back end of the year. Recent rainfall was welcomed by growers in most regions.  In the…
tillage farming
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Insights into tillage farming – IFAC
2021 was a good year overall for tillage farming – prices were up and weather during planting, growing season and harvesting was favourable. This resulted in solid yields and strong profit margins for crops, according to the Irish Farm Accounts Co-operative Society (IFAC) in a July 2022 article. While price inflation in fertiliser occurred in late 2021, it didn’t affect the 2021 crops’ profit margins. The real effect of the…
Tinahely Agricultural Show
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Livestock, vintage vehicles, polo at Tinahely Agricultural Show
The Tinahely Agricultural Society is preparing for an outstanding Tinahely Agricultural Show on Monday, 1 August, 2022, at Fairwood Park, Gorteen, Co. Wicklow. Alongside livestock competitions, all the favourite attractions will return, including a craft village, a pet show, home industries, junior crafts, quilts, poultry, vintage, equestrian, pony games, funfair, polo cross, tractor pulling, bale throwing and entertainment. Wicklow Vintage Club have ensured a great display of vintage vehicles over the…
Botanica
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BOTANICA: The Art of Plants exhibition
BOTANICA: The Art of Plants is on at Crawford Art Gallery in Cork until 25 September, 2022. The exhibition gathers selected historic and contemporary works from the collection to probe how artists have, over time, represented plants in their practices through pastel, pencil, paint, print, and sculpture. Running until autumn, this exhibition touches on the histories of plant collecting – and ethical questions of colonialism that arise from it –…
farm walk
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Informative farm walk and field event
Trench Dairies’ Dairy Farm Walk will be held at Garryduff Middle, Claremorris, Co Mayo. Eircode: F12XT62 on Thursday, 28 July, at 11am. It forms part of the Teagasc – Aurivo Joint Programme. Donal and Liam started milking with 205 heifers in a company partnership in 2021. The farm is a mixed-soil type where 100% of the grazing platform has been reseeded with substantial investment in grazing infrastructure. New cubicle sheds…
LSL Select Price Report – Cattle Mart 31/01/2023
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LSL Select Price Report – Cattle Mart 27/07/2022
Wednesday’s selected Cattle Mart Price Report: Copyright LSL Auctions. F COW 500-600KG Avg Price/KgFR 1.83/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:CHX, 550kg 2.25/kg 1240.00SAX, 520kg 2.13/kg 1110.00HEX, 560kg 2.12/kg 1190.00FR, 560kg 1.89/kg 1060.00FRX, 550kg 1.84/kg 1010.00FR, 520kg 1.77/kg 920.00 F COW 600-700KG Avg Price/KgFR 1.57/kgFRX 1.84/kgLMX 2.38/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:LMX, 640kg 2.45/kg 1570.00LMX, 630kg 2.30/kg 1450.00HE, 690kg 2.16/kg 1490.00FR, 695kg 2.03/kg 1410.00FRX, 645kg 2/kg 1290.00FR, 630kg 1.98/kg 1250.00 F COW 700-800KG Avg Price/KgCH 1.15/kgLMX 2.41/kgHighest…
LSL Select Price Report – Sheep Mart 29/11/2022
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LSL Select Price Report – Sheep Mart 27/07/2022
Wednesday’s selected Sheep Mart Price Report: Copyright LSL Auctions. LB 30-40KG Avg Price/KgLB 2.68/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:LB, 39kg 3.21/kg 125.00LB, 39kg 3.13/kg 122.00LB, 34kg 3.06/kg 104.00LB, 32kg 2.69/kg 86.00LB, 30kg 2.57/kg 77.00LB, 39kg 2.54/kg 99.00 LB 40-50KG Avg Price/KgLB 2.86/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:LB, 45kg 3.02/kg 136.00LB, 44kg 3/kg 132.00LB, 46kg 3/kg 138.00LB, 44kg 2.98/kg 131.00LB, 42kg 2.95/kg 124.00LB, 40kg 2.95/kg 118.00 LB 50-60KG Avg Price/KgLB 2.68/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:LB, 50kg 2.8/kg 140.00LB, 50kg…