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Murtagh Bro's - Painstown, Rathconrath, Mullingar, Co.Westmeath
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Murtagh Bro’s – Painstown, Rathconrath, Mullingar, Co.Westmeath
https://www.lslauctions.com/LotDetail-MURTAGH-1238849 Outstanding non-residential agricultural farm extending to c.30 acres of good quality pastureland in one or more lotswith excellent road frontage. Lot 1:c.23 acres of excellent quality land, cattle crush & excellent road frontage. Lot 2:c.7 acres of excellent quality land, renowned for its fattening abilities. Lot 3:The Entire, c.30 acres of excellent quality land. Directions:From Mullingar, take the R393 Ballynacargy Road, c.1 mile on Mullingar side of Ballynacargy, turn…
Murtagh Bro's - Skeaghmore, Rathconrath, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath
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Murtagh Bro’s – Skeaghmore, Rathconrath, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath
https://www.lslauctions.com/LotDetail-MURTAGH-1238848 Outstanding residential agricultural farm extending to c.35 acres of good quality pastureland with excellent roadfrontage and no waste whatsoever. Accommodation:Detached 2 storey 4 bed family home with farmyard. Directions:From Mullingar, take the R392 Ballymahon road, continue to Skeagh Hill, turn right at the bottom of Skeagh hill, 200mhouse on right hand side.
Murtagh Bro's - Cam, Edgeworthstown, Co. Longford
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Murtagh Bro’s – Cam, Edgeworthstown, Co. Longford
https://www.lslauctions.com/LotDetail-MURTAGH-1238846 Outstanding residential farm with spacious traditional cottage, good range of outbuildings together with c.28 acres ofexcellent grazing land and c.29 acres of forestry located on a quiet cul-de-sac only 10 mins from Edgeworthstown withits superb road and rail access to Dublin. Lot 1: The property consists of a spacious 4 bed traditional style cottage with farmyard including 3 bay hay barn, rangeof smaller sheds, cattle pen & crush together…
GVM Kilmallock - Ballyskiddane, Knocklong, Co.Limerick
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GVM Kilmallock – Ballyskiddane, Knocklong, Co.Limerick
https://www.lslauctions.com/LotDetail-GVMAK-1250322 Non-Residential Roadside Farm extending to C. 44.5 St. acres. .(On the instructions of the Owner)FOR SALE BY PUBLIC AUCTION AT KILMALLOCK MART ON WED. 20 TH OCTOBER AT 3 PM (U.P.S.)Substantial Non-residential roadside farm extending to C. 45 St. Acres. The farm has two entrances to the public road including an impressive recessed cut stone entrance. The majority of the land is excellent quality Golden Vale grazing lands with…
NI turkey farmers say panic buying in the UK had led to increase in demand
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NI turkey farmers say panic buying in the UK had led to increase in demand
Buyers in Northern Ireland have been reassured there will be frozen turkeys available this Christmas, despite panic buying in other parts of the UK. However, local turkey farmers say they have already seen an increase in orders with a people placing orders early. Co. Down turkey farmer Jeremy Galbraith said usually he takes Christmas orders from October but this year people had been contacting him since August. “The good news…
Public voting open for Farming for Nature finals
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Public voting open for Farming for Nature finals
People can now now vote for Farming for Nature awards with seven farms being selected as finalists following a huge increase in nominations.  This year’s finalists come from across Ireland and include beef, sheep, horticulture, dairy and tillage farmers who manage a range of valuable habitats including grasslands and heaths, wetlands, woodlands and hedgerows. Farming for Nature was set up to share and celebrate the stories of Irish farmers’ who…
Irish pig-meat sector wants permits for non EU workers to be fast-tracked
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Irish pig-meat sector wants permits for non EU workers to be fast-tracked
Calls are being made to fast-track work permit applications from outside of the European Economic Area to help relieve the backlog of pigs in the market.  According to the Irish Farmers Association the lack of processing workers has put the pig sector under extreme pressure. Roy Gallie, IFA pigs chairman said the current shortage of labour has stretched the situation to breaking point.  Mr Gallie outlined the continuous nature of…
Sherry Fitz O'Leary Kinsella - Cronellard Tara Hill Gorey, Co.Wexford
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Sherry Fitz O’Leary Kinsella – Cronellard Tara Hill Gorey, Co.Wexford
https://www.lslauctions.com/LotDetail-SFOLK-1227616 Unique C. 22.9 acres with shed laid out in one block in grass and forestry. Accessed via a short laneway. Positioned under the eastern slopes of Tara Hill, this picturesque property is partly in grass and partly under forestry attracting annual premia.
Irish contractors say Green Diesel changes could cost an extra €170m
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Irish contractors say Green Diesel changes could cost an extra €170m
Farming and forestry contractors say plans to remove “green” or agricultural diesel will cost more than €170 million a year extra.  The Association of Farm & Forestry Contractors in Ireland (FCI) criticised plans to add 50 per cent per litre of diesel to the cost of their operations and increase food inflation.  According to the Association’s research shows that the Farm & Forestry Contracting sector consumes over 340 million litres…
Quinn Property - Aghowle,Coolkenno, Tullow, Co.Carlow
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Quinn Property – Aghowle,Coolkenno, Tullow, Co.Carlow
https://www.lslauctions.com/LotDetail-QUINN-1155717 This excellent property is located in south Co. Wicklow close to the Carlow border, 500m from the Crab Lane pub beside Aghowle Church, 2km off the R725 Gorey to Carlow road, 3km from Coolkenno, 5km from Shillelagh and 10km south of Tullow. Tullow is a mid-sized market town with a good range of shops, services and amenities as well as both primary and secondary schools. DESCRIPTION:The farm has good…
Quinn Property - Craffield, Aughrim, Co.Wicklow
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Quinn Property – Craffield, Aughrim, Co.Wicklow
https://www.lslauctions.com/LotDetail-QUINN-1143474 Located in a picturesque part of south Co. Wicklow, 5km west of Aughrim, just off the Aughavannagh road. Aughrim is a large village located on the edge of the Wicklow Mountains with a good range of shops, services and amenities as well as primary school. It is 12km from Arklow and the N11, 15km south of Rathdrum and 65km south of Dublin. The farm is located along the Wicklow…
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Ireland Weather Forecast – Friday 08/10
A dull start for Friday, with outbreaks of rain and drizzle. Some drier intervals will develop through the morning along with occasional bright spells before a pulse of heavier rain moves up from the south later over parts of the southwest and west, with a risk of localised flooding. Mild again with highest temperatures of 16 to 20C in a mostly moderate southerly breeze.
NI to trials cutting methane emissions using willow
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NI to trials cutting methane emissions using willow
Northern Ireland is testing the potential of willow leaves to reduce methane emissions from livestock. Willow is one of a number of sustainable, natural resources, including seaweed, which is being investigated at Queen’s University Belfast to find a way of cutting agricultural emissions.  Research is being conducted by the Institute for Global Food Security (IGFS) who hope to see a reduction of emissions up to 50 per cent. The study…
Irish Government criticised over plans to fly pigs to China
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Irish Government criticised over plans to fly pigs to China
Politicians and animal welfare organisations have blasted the Irish Government over a new trade deal that will see live pigs flown to China for breeding. Agriculture Minister Charlie McConalogue described the deal as “an important milestone” following years of negotiations between the two countries. Details of the deal, which is to be finalised include a protocol on the export of live pigs and set out quarantine and hygiene requirements.  Caroline…
Abattoir shortage results in UK farmer killing piglets
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Abattoir shortage results in UK farmer killing piglets
Labour shortages in UK abattoirs have led to a Yorkshire farmer killing hundreds of piglets. Another farmer in Lincolnshire reported that she has 1,600 pigs on her farm that should have gone to slaughter already and described the crisis as the worst she has experienced in 35 years of farming.  Brexit and the Covid pandemic are being blamed for the labour shortages. The backlog has meant adult pigs are not…
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Ireland Weather Forecast: Thursday
Mild, humid and breezy on Thursday. Mostly cloudy with outbreaks of rain and drizzle in western counties, heavy and persistent at times, especially on high ground with a risk of localized flooding. Brighter and drier for the midlands and east, with just patchy light rain or drizzle at times. Unseasonably mild with highest temperatures of 16 to 20C in moderate to fresh southerly winds.
€120K national red grouse survey to go ahead across Ireland's bogs and heaths
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€120K national red grouse survey to go ahead across Ireland’s bogs and heaths
The Irish Government is spending an estimated €120,000 on a national red grouse bird survey which has gone out for tender.  According to the last field survey conducted in 2006/7 and 2007/8 the total population is estimated to be around 4,200 adults with the species being reduced by half over the last fifty years. The red grouse is a heavy set bird with rounded body and wings, a short tail,…
GVM Kilmallock - Ballyshane, Darragh, Glenroe, Co.Limerick
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GVM Kilmallock – Ballyshane, Darragh, Glenroe, Co.Limerick
https://www.lslauctions.com/LotDetail-GVMAK-1250321 GVM are delighted to introduce to the market this magnificent residential roadside farm extending to C. 59.4 St. Acres of excellent quality Golden Vale grazing lands and situated within 5 miles of both Kilfinane and Ballylanders. The lands are all in permanent pasture and are laid out in easily managed well sheltered fields and paddocks that have well maintained mature hedge rows. The traditional style farmhouse residence and farmyard…
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Ireland Weather Forecast Tuesday
This morning will bring a mix of sunny spells and scattered showers, most frequent in Atlantic coastal counties. Cloud will build from the southwest through the morning, bringing outbreaks of rain which will gradually spread across Munster and Leinster through the day. The rain will turn heavy at times, bringing a risk of localised flooding. Highest temperatures of 11 to 14C in light to moderate southerly breeze.
GVM Tullamore - Glasshouse, Blueball, Tullamore, Co. Offaly
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GVM Tullamore – Glasshouse, Blueball, Tullamore, Co. Offaly
https://www.lslauctions.com/LotDetail-GVMP-1232583 This residential holding extending to C.14.8 acres will be offered for sale by both Public & Online auction on Friday 15th October 2021 @ 3pm in the Bridge House Hotel Tullamore, Co. Offaly. The prime parcel of land has been up to recently used for tillage purposes and is currently in stubble. The agricultural land would be described as top quality, fertile land, laid out in one block. This…