Agri, Plant Sales & Hire


A Volvo FH 25-Year Special Edition Provides the Pefect Tribute for Adams Transport
Specialising in agricultural and general haulage throughout Ireland, Adams Transport of Armoy, Co. Antrim has recently taken delivery of a new Volvo FH 25-Year Special Edition, the first to be ordered by a Volvo customer.


New additions to GMC Grab Hire fleet
GMC Grab Hire Ltd is a fast-growing Co. Dublin-based company which recently took delivery of two brand new trucks. Managing director Gary McCormack explains more.


Stunning fleet, superb service
As well as providing exceptional plant hire, site clearance, demolition, haulage and groundworks solutions, Shanowen Plant Hire Ltd. also operates one of the best-looking fleets in the Leinster region.


Still the First Choice
Established since 1999, First Choice Commercials Ltd sells new and used trucks plant and machinery to home and export markets. Irish Trucker learned more from Managing Director Mark O’Neill about the Naas-based company.


R&J O’Connor Transport gets the cream
R&J O’Connor Transport Ltd provides a top-class milk collection and delivery service for Glanbia in Co. Wexford.


K McKenna Haulage is up to the TASCC
Coming up on 30 years in business, K McKenna Haulage (Kieran McKenna) in Clones, Co. Monaghan is one of the leading bulk animal feed transport specialists in the country.


Nobody does plant hire better
Operating out of North Wicklow, Gaelic Plant Hire grants customers nationwide access to a vast fleet of fresh, immaculately-maintained plant and access equipment ideally suited to any on-site job.


The complete service
Being able to provide a wide range of services ensures that a business can compete for a variety of work, which leads to them being generally busy all year round.


The mobile and mini crane hire specialists
Kevin Keogh Crane Hire Ltd has the distinction of being the only crane hire company in Ireland to offer mobile, mini/spider and city cranes for hire. With depots in Dublin and Laois, the company operates a nationwide 24/7 crane hire service.


Unrivalled mechanical services for trucks and trailers
Celebrating a decade in business this year, Joe Bradley of Drumrock Mechanical is widely regarded as one of Ireland’s leading commercial vehicle technicians.


Update on enforcement of drivers hours rules during animal fodder crisis
There has been on-going liaison over the past few days between the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport, the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine and the Road Safety Authority.


Where there’s a mill there’s a way
M Beattie & Son Ltd. in County Tyrone has been providing the agri sector with a superb animal feeds / general merchants service for over six-and-a-half decades.


“Do the deal, then do the work, that’s very much how I work”
Keith Cleary Plant Hire Ltd has gained an enviable reputation for delivering high quality projects in their chosen areas of expertise.


Driving from strength to strength
For the past 27 years, Stronge Haulage Ltd have been providing an efficient and reliable service to the many farmers and co-ops in their area.


Still tipping away after 80 years
The family-run business has the expertise and experience in haulage and logistics to get the job done right every time.


50 years and counting for Deane Public Works
Deane Public Works Ltd is a very successful family run Private Limited Company with a reputation for excellence in Civil Engineering Construction and Property Development.


Cream of the crop
For almost 100 years, the Lee Strand Co-op has been processing and distributing milk in the Kerry region and more recently to the West Limerick and North Cork area.


Timber haulage specialists
Kilcooney Haulage Ltd in Co Waterford has been specialising in the haulage of timber and machinery for almost a decade now. Irish Trucker caught up with Transport Manager Pauline Cliffe to learn more about the company.


Customer service is paramount
Its hard to beat a reliable service. Donegal-based Duffy Excavations & Civils/Duffy Plant Hire only make promises that they can keep when it comes to meeting their customers demands.


A lasting legacy for Vincent Dempsey
With a broad range of fresh and immaculately-maintained machinery at their disposal – from 13 tonne up to 60 tonne – Vincent Dempsey Plant Hire has the capacity to offer exceptional solutions to customers in the construction, roadworks and mining sectors nationwide.


Ballyjohnboy Transport are going places
Ballyjohnboy Transport Ltd in Co Kilkenny has made major inroads in the livestock haulage game since its establishment in 2008. Managing Director Michael Ryan spoke to Irish Tractor & Agri about the company and its origins.


Experience to the fore
They say a business is stronger having come through a recession, but for many companies in Ireland, they have seen more than one dark period on the economic front in this country.


Unbelievable rates
Errigal Plant & Sales Ltd boast a wide range of plant and services to meet their customers needs. Operations Manager Keith Gladney tells us customer service and value are integral to their business, along with the quality of the equipment they offer.


Flynn Crane Hire is reaching for the sky
As the economic recovery continues apace, more and more cranes are beginning to reappear on the skyline of our towns and cities. Colm Flynn of Flynn Crane Hire Ltd in Blessington, Co. Wicklow is delighted to see things on the up again.


Welded to excellence
We profile Dungannon based Fabcon Engineering Ltd and speak to managing director Kevin Hughes about the success of the business and their latest product to enter the market, the Fabcon Container Tilting machine.