Pics: Machinery to go ‘under the hammer’ at retirement auction in Co. Laois

Preparations are well underway for an upcoming farm retirement auction, with both farm machinery and dairy equipment set to go under the hammer this weekend.

Midlands sales firm Hennessy Auctioneers will hold an on-farm retirement auction of “exceptionally well-minded” equipment in Clough, Ballacolla, Co. Laois, this Saturday, May 11, at 11:30am.

Here, we focus on the farm machinery that’s set to go under the hammer. A previous article detailed the dairy parlour and equipment that is set to be sold on the day.

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The auction will take place on the farm (Eircode: R32 KX70).

On the machinery front, a broad array of lots will be up for grabs. Tractors at the auction will include: a 2016 Claas Arion 630 (50kph; 1,800 hours); a 1994 Case IH 856 XL; and a 1985 Case IH 885 XL.

In addition, a 2010 JCB TM310S (6,800 hours; ‘pin and cone’ headstock) is up for grabs.

Pictured below are some of the lots.

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Viewing of this varied selection of lots can be conducted tomorrow, Friday, May 10, from 1:00pm to 5:00pm and also on the morning of the auction (from 9:00am).

All prospective bidders must register on the morning of the sale and pay a €100 refundable deposit.