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beef prices
Agriculture/Livestock News
Latest prices for beef and sheep
Cattle supplies are extremely tight as shed cattle have gone through the system and no flush of grass cattle is expected soon, says IFA livestock chairman Brendan Golden said. Last week’s throughput of 33 203 was the largest full week’s drop in numbers this year with heifers back 1 418 head, steers back 582 head and cows back 568 head. He said prices have moved another 10c/kg this week with…
Tullamore Show
Agriculture/Livestock News
New additions to Tullamore Show programme
Excitement is mounting as the first physical Tullamore Show event since the pandemic looms. It will be held at the Butterfield Estate, Blueball, on Sunday, 14 August, 2022.LSL Auctions will broadcast live to audiences across the globe at this year’s much anticipated event. Don’t miss the updates of this great showcase on the LSL Auctions Facebook page. It’s full steam ahead for executive committee members, sponsors and volunteers, with some new…
British Art Fair 2022 takes place at Saatchi Gallery
Arts/Antiques News
Modern and contemporary works at The British Art Fair
The British Art Fair will take place at the Saatchi Gallery, Duke of York Square, King’s Road, London SW3 4RY from 29 September to 2 October, 2022. News is that Ramsay Fairs has purchased British Art Fair from Robert and Johnny Sandelson, and this event now joins their art show portfolio. In keeping with the tradition of the fair, it will feature some of the best modern and contemporary British art. Each year, 50 leading dealers…
Ireland fixed-price milk contracts
Industry and co-ops need to review fixed-price milk contracts, says Minister  
Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue is urging co-ops to review what they are paying to farmers. A few co-ops have adjusted the price paid to their suppliers who are tied into fixed-price milk contracts, but they are now being asked to go a further. During question time in the Dáil this past Thursday, 26 May 2022, Kerry Fine Gael TD Brendan Griffin spoke about the fixed-price…
Cap and trade
IFA opposes “cap and trade” model
IFA will not support the “cap and trade” model for emissions proposed in the Dairy Food Vision Group interim report. The organisation’s president Tim Cullinan called the “Cap and trade” model “a quota by another name, which IFA is completely opposed to. We are also opposed to the proposal to force farmers to cut inorganic fertiliser use by 22% to 25% by 2025, and by 30% by 2030.” The current…
Connaughton Auctioneers – Curry, Brideswell, Co. Roscommon – 27/05
Connaughton Auctioneers brings to auction via LSL Auctions  c. 59 acres of Prime Lands at Curry, Brideswell, Co. Roscommon on 27 May 2022 at 2pm.  Description: Prime Limestone Lands containing c.59 Acres holding huge potential for a Quarry due location on the main Athlone to Tuam road between the villages of Brideswell & Dysart, in renowned farming district. – c.6.5 Miles from Dublin to Galway M6 Motorway at Athlone – c.12 Miles from Ballinasloe…
Vertical farming company among finalists for National Enterprise Awards
Finalists of National Enterprise Awards announced
The 31 finalists of this year’s National Enterprise Awards were announced this week. The Local Enterprise Office (LEO) initiative will be hosted at Mansion House in Dublin on 2 June, 2022. This year sees the introduction of two new categories – the One To Watch Award and the Green/Sustainability Award. There will also be an Outstanding Achievement Award given to a person or company who have achieved exceptional success in…
Thurles Greyhound Stadium
Thurles Greyhound Stadium – Trial & Auction – 28/05
Thurles Greyhound Stadium will host a Greyhound Racing Ireland Trial & Auction via LSL Auctions on Saturday 28 May, 2022 in Ring 1. The Trials and Auction start at 8:30. See the catalogue: Here. Contact Thurles Greyhound Stadium:+353 504 21003.Address: Townspark, Thurles, Co. Tipperary, E41 YE09, Ireland. To follow the race, just download the LSL Auctions App and sign up. LSL Auctions, LSL News.
ploughing contest
World Ploughing Contest set for Laois
The 67th World Ploughing Contest will take place in Ratheniska, Co Laois, Ireland from 21 to 22 September, 2022. The crowd will include hundreds of thousands of spectators as well as 1 700 exhibitors. World Ploughing Organisation general secretary Anna Marie McHugh said, “I am delighted to announce that 25 countries from Africa to Australia will be participating in this year’s World Contest in Ireland. The very best international ploughing competitors…
tractor hire rates 
Current UK operator and tractor hire rates
The latest tractor hire rates are available in the information provided by the UK-based National Association of Agricultural Contractors (NAAC), which includes 2022 guide fees for agricultural contracting services. Operator and tractor hire rates  – Tractor + post knocker + man – 52.77 – Ditching using 180 degree digger – 42.14 – Ditching using 360 degree digger – 50.10 – Drain jetting – 62.33 – Tractor + operator 100 –…
Mayfield House
Sherry FitzGerald OLeary Kinsella – Belcarrig – Co. Wexford – 26/05
Sherry FitzGerald OLeary Kinsella brings to auction via LSL Auctions two lots on 26 May, 2022 at 16:00. Lot 1: Farm at Belcarrig More information: Here. Lot 2: Mayfield HouseMore information: Here. Register to bid: Here. See the catalogue: Here. Contact Sherry FitzGerald OLeary Kinsella: +353 53 943 0088. LSL Auctions.  LSL News.  
Sean O Boyle Williamstown, Co Galway 24/06
Sean O Boyle – Williamstown, Co Galway – 24/06
Sean O Boyle Auctioneers bring to auction via LSL Auctions a residential and commercial property at Main Street, Williamstown, Co. Galway at in Tarmey’s Pub, Williamstown on Friday 24 June, 2022 at 16:00. Lot 1:This is a substantial property new to the market. Comprises of residential and commercial which offers great potential. Whilst in need of refurbishment this property presents an ideal investment. Suitable for rental accommodation, a family home…
IWT opposes redesignation of 466 water bodies as 'highly modified'
IWT opposes redesignation of 466 water bodies as ‘highly modified’
The Irish Wildlife Trust is opposed to the redesignation of 466 water bodies as ‘highly modified’. It says the move could leave thousands of kilometres of river permanently degraded and near lifeless. The Irish Wildlife Trust has responded to the public consultation from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regarding the matter.  Under the EU’s Water Framework Directive (WFD) Ireland was to have achieved ‘good status’ for all our water bodies by 2015…
AgTech Ireland Enterprise Ireland discussion groups
Agri-tech export focus at AgTech / Enterprise Ireland discussion series
Ronan Boyle will be the keynote speaker at AgTech Ireland and Enterprise Ireland discussion groups on exporting for agricultural technology companies. The first of the series starts on Thursday, 26 May, 2022 at University College Dublin (UCD) AgTech at their Lyons Research Centre at 17:00. Boyle is the director of business development with livestock housing solutions business at Easyfix. He has sold Easyfix products in over 30 countries, and will…
Plant & Machinery Sales on LSL Auctions
Plant & Machinery Sales on LSL Auctions
Here are all the upcoming Plant & Machinery Sales via LSL Auctions: Carnaross Mart Machinery AuctionsMeenlagh, Carnaross, Co. MeathSaturday 4 June, start 11:00Live & Timed Farm & Plant MachineryPhone: +353 46 924 0109Information: Here Cootehill Mart Machinery AuctionsStation Rd, Lisnasaran, Cootehill, Co. CavanSaturday 18 June, Start 11:00Live & Timed Farm & Plant MachineryPhone: 0861790929, 0861500258, 0879444895 or 0495555362Information: Here. Hennessy Machinery AuctionsBallynolin, Stradbally, Co. LaoisSaturday 18 June, start 10:30 Live & Timed…
Cost-rental homes
Rising cost of borrowing impacts cost-rental homes
At the beginning of May 2022, the Housing Finance Agency (HFA) said its lending rates for Affordable Housing Bodies (AHBs), which develop cost-rental properties, were increasing to 2.5% for a 30-year fixed loan. A Cabinet sub-committee on housing was told that the cost-rental model, which aims to provide tenancies for €1,200 a month on average, faces “significant viability challenges” as a result of an increase in lending rates. The memo provided…
LSL Select Price Report – Cattle Mart 26/05/2022
LSL Select Price Report – Cattle Mart 24/05/2022
Tuesday’s selected Cattle Mart Price Report: Copyright LSL Auctions. M BULL 600-700KG Avg Price/KgFR 2.13/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:FR, 680kg 2.28/kg 1550.00FR, 665kg 2.11/kg 1400.00FR, 660kg 2.08/kg 1370.00FR, 680kg 2.04/kg 1390.00 M BULL 700-800KG Avg Price/KgFR 1.93/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:FR, 755kg 2.07/kg 1560.00FR, 735kg 1.80/kg 1320.00 M BULLOCK 300-400KG Avg Price/KgAAX 3.04/kgFR 1.75/kgFR,FRX 1.58/kgFRX 1.72/kgFRX 1.72/kgFRX,FR 2.01/kgHEX 2.62/kgSIX 2.69/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:AAX, 335kg 5.07/kg 1700.00HEX, 310kg 2.94/kg 910.00AAX, 302kg 2.85/kg 860.00LMX, 370kg 2.81/kg 1040.00AAX,…
LSL Select Price Report – Sheep Mart 24/05/2022
LSL Select Price Report – Sheep Mart 24/05/2022
Tuesday’s selected Sheep Mart Price Report: Copyright LSL Auctions. LB 30-40KG Avg Price/Kg3.41/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:, 38kg 3.82/kg 145.00, 39kg 3.81/kg 148.00, 35kg 3.73/kg 132.00, 38kg 3.55/kg 135.00, 39kg 2.83/kg 109.00, 31kg 2.74/kg 84.00 LB 40-50KG Avg Price/Kg3.50/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:, 41kg 3.88/kg 158.00, 41kg 3.87/kg 158.00, 40kg 3.86/kg 156.00, 44kg 3.86/kg 168.00, 42kg 3.86/kg 160.00, 43kg 3.86/kg 165.00 LB 50-60KG Avg Price/Kg3.02/kgHighest Price/Kg Lots:, 50kg 3.44/kg 172.00, 51kg 3.37/kg 172.00, 51kg…
Mortgage bigger incomess
Home buyers need bigger incomes to secure property these days
Insight from the Banking and Payments Federation Ireland (BPFI) has established that new mortgage customers now need significantly bigger incomes to buy a home, compared to the property price peak of over a decade ago, The organisation’s most recent Mortgage Market Profile Report indicates that 13% of first-time buyer mortgages and 7% of mover purchase mortgages were backed by incomes of up to €60,000 last year, compared to 51% and…
Teagasc Tillage Industry Ireland Tillage Biodiversity Photo Competition
Winners of the Tillage Biodiversity Photo Competition
Teagasc and the Tillage Industry Ireland have announced the talented winners of their Tillage Biodiversity Photo Competition. The competition aimed to highlight crop production in Ireland and biodiversity on tillage farms. The overall winner, announced by John Spink, is Christopher Bourke, Kanturk, Co. Cork, for his photo showing an Orange Tip Butterfly and friend on a charlock plant (pictured above). Spink, Head of the Teagasc Crops, Environment and Land Use…
Land & Property Sales on LSL Auctions – May
Here are the Land & Property Auctions for May 2022 on the LSL Auctions platform: Lot 1, Price 760000.00Lot 2, Price 100000.00Lot 3, Price 870000.00Live Auction: 05/05/2022 – Thomas J Cox & CoLocation:  Carrowcrin, Co RoscommonLot: 1 Consisting circa 100 acresLot 2: c- 21 AcresLot 3: Entire PropertyLot 1A, Clooneybeirne Strokestown, Co RoscommonKeywords: Land & FarmAuctioneer: Thomas J Cox & Co View details. Lot 1, Price 95000.00Lot 2, Price 52000.00Lot…
GVM Limerick Moore Street Cappamore
GVM Limerick – Moore Street, Cappamore, Co. Limerick – 14/06
GVM Auctioneers Limerick brings to auction via LSL Auctions a property at Moore Street, Cappamore, Co. Limerick on 14 June 2022 at 15:00.  This will take place at GMV’s Limerick City Auction Rooms (UPS) at 25/26 Glentworth Street, Limerick City (on the kind instructions of the owners). Disclosed Reserve €75,000. Lot: 1 For those in search of a rewarding project this very substantial two storey premises stands on a prominent…
Teagasc BEEF2022
Teagasc Beef2022 is themed Supporting Sustainable Beef Farming
Teagasc Beef2022 Open Day has been launched. Supported by FBD Trust, the event is planned for Tuesday, 5 July, 2022. The official launch took place at the Teagasc, Animal & Grassland, Research and Innovation Centre, Grange, County Meath, on Monday, 23 May.   The theme of this year’s event is ‘Supporting Sustainable Beef Farming’, where all aspects of sustainability – economic, social and environmental, will be addressed.   With the…
vacant homes
New housing report punts vacant homes tax
An Oireachtas Joint Committee on Housing report into urban regeneration to be published today (Tuesday, 24 May, 2022) recommends that Government consider a vacant homes tax. The report also states that the imminent zoned land tax should be increased by more than 3%. In addition, the committee recommends that funding available under the Repair and Leasing Scheme should exceed the maximum of EUR 60,000. The scheme is designed to make vacant properties…
generational renewal
Macra na Feirme repeats call for generational renewal for farmers
Years of highlighting the need for generational renewal for farmers has failed to yield tangible support, says Macra na Feirme. The organisation has been motivating for a substantial farmer retirement scheme to financially support the retiring farmer while enabling a genuine, ongoing connection to the farm if so desired. In addition, they have been calling for that land to enter into the hands of young farmers regardless of enterprise when…
ICSA pitches a tillage scheme for catch crops
ICSA pitches a tillage scheme for catch crops production
ICSA Tillage chair Gavin Carberry has called on the government to deliver a scheme for tillage farmers to grow catch crops after this year’s harvest. “A similar scheme was run in 2018 whereby tillage farmers were incentivized to produce additional feed during the autumn months. It is vital that we start preparing now for the winter ahead and given the concerns around the cost and availability of meal such an…