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FTMTA News 23rd May 2017

FTMTA Welcomes New Members The May meeting of the FTMTA Executive Council was pleased to admit a further three firms to membership of the Association. Gerry Duffy Machinery Ltd. is a long established farm machinery dealership based in Kilbrew, Ashbourne, … Continue reading

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FTMTA News 11th May 2017

Recovery in Tractor Sales The most recent new tractor registration figures issued by FTMTA indicate a slight recovery during April after a somewhat disappointing first three months of the year. April saw 203 new units registered which was an increase … Continue reading

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FTMTA News 4th May 2017

New President at AEA FTMTA is pleased to welcome the appointment of a representative of a member firm of the Association to a key role as the new President of the Agricultural Engineers Association (AEA) in the UK. The AEA … Continue reading

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FTMTA News 27th April 2017

FTMTA Welcomes New Members The April meeting of the FTMTA Executive Council was pleased to admit two firms to membership of the Association. Denis Doyle Ltd., trading as Doyle Engineering, is a machinery manufacturer based near Athy, Co. Kildare and … Continue reading

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FTMTA News 20th April 2017

Bachelor of Science (Agricultural Mechanisation) The application form for this year’s admission¬† to First Year of the Bachelor of Science (Agricultural Mechanisation) course in IT Tralee is now available from the Courses section of the IT Tralee website. The courses … Continue reading

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FTMTA News 6th April 2017

Farm Machinery Industry Careers FTMTA was pleased to exhibit at the recent Agri Careers event and Conor McGuinness, manning the Association’s stand, was extremely busy during the day as he fielded numerous queries from enthusiastic young people interested in making … Continue reading

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FTMTA News 28th March 2017

Farm Machinery Safety With a number of tragic fatal accidents since the start of the year, FTMTA reiterates the calls made by it over the years for those involved in working with agricultural machinery to be conscious of, and proactive … Continue reading

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FTMTA News 16th March 2017

Introduction of limited tractor testing FTMTA note the intention of the RSA and Department of Transport to introduce a roadworthiness testing regime for T5 tractors (those tractors designed to travel at speeds in excess of 40 km/h) engaged mainly in … Continue reading

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FTMTA News 21st February 2017

Agri Mechanisation Awards Three awards in total to recognise achievement in the first year (2015 / 2016) in the Bachelor of Science (Agricultural Mechanisation) in IT Tralee. These awards were jointly sponsored by FTMTA and Irish Farmers Journal. The award … Continue reading

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FTMTA News 3rd November 2016

New FTMTA Officers Elected The October meeting of the FTMTA Executive Council elected a new President and Vice President of the Association to take office from January 1st, 2017. The new FTMTA President will be Mr. Graham McHugh of McHugh … Continue reading

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