Four decades of keeping the shows on the road

Four decades of keeping the shows on the road Michael Hughes has given stalwart service to the Irish agricultural shows scene Michael Hughes is bringing the curtain down on a lifetime's involvement with the Irish Shows...

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Fitzwilliam hotels to get €20m boost in major expansion and refurbishment 'Accounts for Ampleforth showed that in 2017, revenues at the company totalled €15.12m.' Stock image Businessman Michael Holland is investing €20m in the expansion of...

Crosbie channels monks for beehive pods on Wexford coast

Crosbie channels monks for beehive pods on Wexford coast Harry Crosbie. Picture: Gerry MooneyArtist's impression of the pods It is one of Ireland's most isolated spots. A place George Bernard Shaw described as "incredible, impossible and...

Time to end the living hell of live exports

Time to end the living hell of live exports Jim believes that only a handful of exporting companies benefit from live exports. Stock photo Jim is about to saddle up when I drop by, having taken...

The night the bloody Triad wars erupted on the streets of Dublin

The night the bloody Triad wars erupted on the streets of Dublin Rivalry between Chinese restaurants led to scenes reminiscent of a classic kung fu movie on the streets of the capital DRAMA: O’Connell St, near...

Agri-culture: the artists drawing inspiration from farming

Agri-culture: the artists drawing inspiration from farming Claire Fox meets the diverse group of artists who have drawn on their farming experiences as the inspiration for a ground-breaking exhibition Laura Fitzgerald is one of the artists...

She loved her animals: nephew’s tribute at inquest into death of cattle breeder crushed...

She loved her animals: nephew’s tribute at inquest into death of cattle breeder crushed by cow Thelma Gorman and (far right) her nephew Gareth Gibson at yesterday’s inquest. Centre: Thelma was a successful exhibitor at agricultural...

Top tips on keeping combines on the move this harvest

Top tips on keeping combines on the move this harvest Daily maintenance and fire prevention checks are essential to keep combines working safely and efficiently in high temperatures The unusually high temperatures have increased the risk...

Lonsdale eyes further Irish investments

Lonsdale eyes further Irish investments   'Elite has a turnover of £22m (€24.7m) and employs 215 people. ' (stock photo) Lonsdale Capital Partners, the London-based private equity firm run by Dubliners Alan Dargan and Ross Finegan, is...

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