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FTMTA News 19th November 2018

The Farm Tractor & Machinery Trade Association (FTMTA) Executive Council has elected a new president and vice-president of the association. They will take up office from January 1, 2019. The new FTMTA president will be James Butler (pictured above) of well-known dealer group Templetuohy Farm Machinery … Continue reading

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FTMTA News 27th July 2018

Agricultural Mechanisation Degree Course As the Leaving Certificate exams continue, it is timely to remind those students interested in pursuing a career in the service role within the farm machinery industry that the closing date for application to the Bachelor … Continue reading

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FTMTA News 23rd July 2018

Alan King Agri Sales – a well-known farm machinery business based at The Pike, Ballingarry, Roscrea (Co. Tipperary) – has joined the FTMTA (Farm Tractor & Machinery Trade Association). The dealership was admitted to the association’s membership at the most recent Executive Council … Continue reading

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FTMTA News 12th June 2018

Agricultural Mechanisation Degree Course As the Leaving Certificate exams continue, it is timely to remind those students interested in pursuing a career in the service role within the farm machinery industry that the closing date for application to the Bachelor … Continue reading

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FTMTA News 28th December 2017

New Members for FTMTA The December meeting of the FTMTA Executive Council was pleased to admit a number of  additional firms to the membership of the Association. Merlo UK Ltd. is a subsidiary of the Merlo Group, a family owned … Continue reading

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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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