Buildings

Buildings Focus: Converting to dairy with the aid of a hayshed and 5-bay slatted shed

Buildings Focus: Converting to dairy with the aid of a hayshed and 5-bay slatted shed

The first Buildings Focus of saw Agriland’s Michael Geary travel to Tipperary to speak to new entrant to dairy, Edmond...

January 21, 2022

€1.25m GLAS scheme opens for traditional farm structures

€1.25m GLAS scheme opens for traditional farm structures

If you have an out-house or old farm building that is a bit worse for wear, then 2022 could be...

January 21, 2022

Buildings Focus: Converting to dairy with the aid of a hayshed and 5-bay slatted shed

Buildings Focus: Converting to dairy with the aid of a hayshed and 5-bay slatted shed

The first Buildings Focus trip of 2022 saw Agriland take a look at how former suckler farmer Edmond Ryan, from...

January 15, 2022

Farmers reminded to ‘think safety’ when working at slurry

Farmers reminded to ‘think safety’ when working at slurry

With the prohibited application period for the spreading of slurry set to come to an end this week in all but...

January 10, 2022

Back In Focus:  A 220-head capacity beef unit in Co. Longford

Back In Focus: A 220-head capacity beef unit in Co. Longford

The last of our Back In Focus series takes us to Ballymahon in Co. Longford where farmer and businessman Michael...

January 2, 2022

Back In Focus: Settling in nicely to a new modern dairy unit in Co. Tipperary

Back In Focus: Settling in nicely to a new modern dairy unit in Co. Tipperary

Coming up next in our Back In Focus series is a visit back to Thomastown Golden in Co. Tipperary, to...

January 1, 2022

Back in Focus: A brand new slatted unit for a 300-ewe flock in Co. Tyrone

Back in Focus: A brand new slatted unit for a 300-ewe flock in Co. Tyrone

Our next trip down memory lane in the Back In Focus series sees Agriland go to Co. Tyrone to a...

December 28, 2021

Back In Focus: Leaving no stone unturned in this new suckler unit in Roscommon

Back In Focus: Leaving no stone unturned in this new suckler unit in Roscommon

Next up in our Back In Focus series, is a top-class suckler unit in Co. Roscommon, on the farm of...

December 26, 2021

Back In Focus: A sheep, calf and finishing unit all under one roof in Tipperary

Back In Focus: A sheep, calf and finishing unit all under one roof in Tipperary

First up in our Back In Focus series is a look back to a visit to north Tipperary, where Agriland...

December 25, 2021

Back in Focus: 5 of the most popular buildings Agriland visited in 2021

Back in Focus: 5 of the most popular buildings Agriland visited in 2021

A look back at the five most popular buildings Agriland visited in 2021.

December 24, 2021

Back In Focus: 5 of the most popular buildings Agriland visited in 2021

Back In Focus: 5 of the most popular buildings Agriland visited in 2021

Over the Christmas period, we are going to take a look back at five of the most popular buildings Agriland paid a visit...

December 24, 2021

Buildings Focus: Adding the final piece to the jigsaw with a calf shed in Tipperary

Buildings Focus: Adding the final piece to the jigsaw with a calf shed in Tipperary

In the last Buildings Focus for 2021, Agriland travelled to Tipperary to speak to dairy farmer, Joe O’Neill about his...

December 19, 2021

Solar panels ‘more viable option’ for farmers under new ESB scheme

Solar panels ‘more viable option’ for farmers under new ESB scheme

A new pilot ‘mini generation’ project, launched by ESB Networks, has been welcomed by the Micro Renewable Energy Federation (MREF)....

December 17, 2021

‘Sense of identity’: Vernacular heritage strategy launched

‘Sense of identity’: Vernacular heritage strategy launched

A new ‘vernacular heritage’ strategy that will help address the continuing loss of Irish building traditions and skills has been...

December 16, 2021

Buildings Focus: After 40 years service, a 6-unit parlour is replaced with a 16-unit

Buildings Focus: After 40 years service, a 6-unit parlour is replaced with a 16-unit

During the week, Agriland made the trip down to Pallasgreen in Co. Limerick to visit a new 16-unit parlour on...

December 11, 2021

TAMS: Outdated costings are making scheme ‘irrelevant’

TAMS: Outdated costings are making scheme ‘irrelevant’

The Targeted Agriculture Modernisation Schemes (TAMS) II is at risk of becoming “irrelevant” due to project costings being out-of-date, a...

December 8, 2021

Storm Barra: Have you a generator or access to one?

Storm Barra: Have you a generator or access to one?

With Storm Barra on the horizon, the problems adverse weather conditions can have on a farm can be significant and...

December 6, 2021

CAFRE to host free Dry Stone Walling courses

CAFRE to host free Dry Stone Walling courses

The College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) will host free Dry Stone Walling training events at its Glenwherry...

December 6, 2021