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FTMTA News 27th September 2014

Paul Gill looks back at 60 years in the machinery business Paul Gill of, FTMTA member, P.F. Gill Ltd, Castlejordan, Co. Offaly, recently celebrated his 80th birthday. This was an opportunity to reflect on 60 years in the farm machinery … Continue reading

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FTMTA News 26th September 2014

Maize Open Day, The Samco Bag-Press and Samco Field-Lift machines will be demonstrated at a Maize Open Day being held by Shines Agri at the Samco premises near Adare, Co. Limerick, on Tuesday, September 30th, at 12.00 . Topics to … Continue reading

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FTMTA News 18th September 2014

J.H Fitzpatrick Celebrate 60 Years FTMTA member firm, J.H. Fitzpatrick Ltd. of Monasterevin, Co. Kildare, are celebrating 60 years in business with an open week running until Saturday, September 20th. There are special offers in all departments with 60 Diamond … Continue reading

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FTMTA News 29th August 2014

FTMTA member firm Inchaquire Industries located  in Ballytore, Athy Co. Kildare are now the importer and distributor in Ireland and the UK for TPS Labinprogres range of ‘walk behind’ and compact tractors direct from the factory in Croatia. The tractors range … Continue reading

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FTMTA News 27th August 2014

New John Deere MD for UK and Ireland  Antony Scott has recently been appointed managing director for, FTMTA member firm, John Deere Limited in the UK and Ireland. Antony is well known to the Irish machinery trade from his time … Continue reading

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FTMTA News 8th August 2014

FTMTA Golfing Society Outing The autumn outing of the FTMTA Golfing Society will take place on Friday, September 12th, at Portarlington Golf Club, Co. Laois. The outing is supported by the generous sponsorship of the Irish Farmers Journal towards the … Continue reading

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FTMTA News 17th July 2014

FTMTA Supports IFA Farm Safety Day Farm workplace accidents continue at a disproportionately high level and, tragically, such accidents have increased dramatically during 2014. Health and Safety Authority (HSA) figures show that the fatal accident rate in agriculture is far … Continue reading

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FTMTA News 30th June 2014

Open Day at Lyons and Burton Well known FTMTA member firm, Lyons and Burton of Kilcock, Co. Kildare, will hold an open day at their premises on Friday, July 4th. This event coincides with US Independence Day and Lyons and … Continue reading

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FTMTA News 27th June 2014

Farm Safety Notice: With such a busy time on farms lately, particularly with such good weather, it’s very easy to cut corners hoping to get things done quicker. Unfortunately cutting corners can cost lives and it is imperative to put … Continue reading

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FTMTA News 12th June 2014

FTMTA AGM The 2014 annual general meeting of the Association will take place at 4pm on Thursday, July 17th at the FTMTA offices near Naas. Members will receive further details, including the agenda and associated material, in due course. Nomination … Continue reading

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