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FTMTA News 8th November 2017

Thomas Dunne of Bunclody, Co. Wexford, received an award for Excellence on the Higher Certificate in Engineering In Agricultural Mechanisation from the FTMTA at the recent Limerick IT conferring ceremony. The award was presented by Conor McGuinness of the FTMTA … Continue reading

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FTMTA News 3rd November 2017

FTMTA Welcomes Consultation on 50k Tractor Test The Farm Tractor & Machinery Trade Association (FTMTA) welcome the commitment from the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport at the meeting held with stakeholders including the Association this week, to revisit the … Continue reading

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FTMTA News 2nd November 2017

Atkins Birr Open Days FTMTA member firm, Atkins will hold two open days to officially open and showcase their new premises at Syngefield Industrial Estate in Birr, Co. Offaly, on Friday, November 3rd, and Saturday, November 4th. The new depot, … Continue reading

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FTMTA News 17th October 2017

Job Vacancies FTMTA member firm, Farmhand LTD have a position available for a Service Advisor based in Damastown, Dublin 15. See details below: About Farmhand Ltd. Farmhand is one of the leading    distributors of agricultural machinery in Ireland. Based in Damastown, … Continue reading

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FTMTA News 11th October 2017

Claas Academy Opened FTMTA member firm, Claas opened an impressive, state of the art, training centre recently in support of their UK and Ireland business. The Claas Academy is located at Saxham in Suffolk and will facilitate the training of … Continue reading

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FTMTA News 21st September 2017

FTMTA AGM In addressing the recently held annual general meeting of the Farm Tractor & Machinery Trade Association, the FTMTA President, Graham McHugh stated that that the Association is putting a considerable effort into developing its membership to represent the … Continue reading

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FTMTA News 13th September 2017

Tractor Registrations Improve in August The latest tractor registrations figures issued by FTMTA cover the first eight months of the year and show a big improvement in the tractor market during that month. There were 129 new units registered during … Continue reading

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FTMTA News 12th September 2017

New Members for FTMTA The September meeting of the FTMTA Executive Council was pleased to admit a further three firms to the membership of the Association. Gary Brogan Tractors is based at Shanagarry, Newcastle West, Co. Limerick on the main … Continue reading

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FTMTA News 24th July 2017

FTMTA Welcomes New Members The July meeting of the FTMTA Executive Council was pleased to admit a further three firms to membership of the Association. Murphy AGRI Machinery Ltd., trading as Murphys of Headford, of Horsevalley, Headford, Co. Galway is … Continue reading

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FTMTA News 10th July 2017

FTMTA ProDealer Credit Policy In the midst of the busiest months of the year for mechanised activity on Irish farms and consequently a very busy time in farm machinery businesses, it is an opportune time for FTMTA member firms to … Continue reading

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