Mart Manager’s View

‘Trade slightly improved’ at Ennis Mart as lamb prices hit €147/head

‘Trade slightly improved’ at Ennis Mart as lamb prices hit €147/head

The trade for sheep at Ennis Mart yesterday (Monday, October 5) was described as being slightly stronger than the previous...

October 5, 2021

‘Strong trade all round at Castlerea, with farmers looking to replenish numbers’

‘Strong trade all round at Castlerea, with farmers looking to replenish numbers’

Castlereas Mart held its weekly sale of cattle on Thursday (September 30) which saw a “strong trade all-round” according to...

October 2, 2021

‘Lamb prices well up on last week’ at Ballymote Mart

‘Lamb prices well up on last week’ at Ballymote Mart

Ballymote Mart’s manager David Faughnan reported a much-improved trade for lambs at Tuesday evening’s sale (September 28). On the day,...

September 30, 2021

‘Factory lambs back €4-5/head’ at Enniscorthy

‘Factory lambs back €4-5/head’ at Enniscorthy

Factory lamb prices were back €4-5/head at Enniscorthy Mart on Wednesday, September 8, according to the mart’s newly appointed manager,...

September 13, 2021

‘Heavy lambs were up €5-8/head on last week’ – Jimmy Cooney

‘Heavy lambs were up €5-8/head on last week’ – Jimmy Cooney

“Heavy lambs were up €5-8/head on last week” at Loughrea Mart on Thursday, August 26, according to the mart’s manager...

August 29, 2021

‘Strong demand for ewe lambs see prices hit over €3.00/kg’ at Roscommon Mart

‘Strong demand for ewe lambs see prices hit over €3.00/kg’ at Roscommon Mart

On Wednesday, August 9, Agriland made the trip to Roscommon Mart’s weekly sale of sheep, that saw over 1,100 head...

August 15, 2021

Hoggets sell to €255/head at Tullow Mart

Hoggets sell to €255/head at Tullow Mart

A strong trade for sheep across the board was seen at Tullow Mart on Tuesday (July 27) and after the...

July 31, 2021

‘Store lambs in strong demand’ at Tuam Mart

‘Store lambs in strong demand’ at Tuam Mart

On Tuesday evening (July 20), Tuam Mart in Co. Galway held its weekly sale of sheep – which saw a...

July 24, 2021

Lamb prices improved once again from last week by €2-5/head – Jimmy Cooney

Lamb prices improved once again from last week by €2-5/head – Jimmy Cooney

“Lamb prices saw a lift of €2-5/head this week at Loughrea Mart” according to the mart’s manager, Jimmy Cooney. Agriland...

July 10, 2021

‘Buoyant trade’ seen at Tullow on Tuesday, as cull ewes hit €198 and lambs €170

‘Buoyant trade’ seen at Tullow on Tuesday, as cull ewes hit €198 and lambs €170

A strong entry of sheep were met with a very good demand at Tullow Mart on Tuesday, with lamb prices...

June 19, 2021

‘Lamb prices improved by €3-4/head on last week’ – Maura Quigley

‘Lamb prices improved by €3-4/head on last week’ – Maura Quigley

Lamb prices improved by €3-4/head on last week at Roscommon Mart, according to the mart’s manager, Maura Quigley. Agriland spoke...

June 13, 2021

Lambs and ewes up €8-12/head on last week at Enniscorthy

Lambs and ewes up €8-12/head on last week at Enniscorthy

On Wednesday (May 18), Enniscorthy Mart held its weekly sale of sheep, which saw an excellent trade for spring lambs...

May 23, 2021

Cull ewes top €192/head at Tullow Mart on Tuesday

Cull ewes top €192/head at Tullow Mart on Tuesday

On Tuesday (May 18), Tullow Mart held its weekly sale of sheep, with trade fully maintained on the week before,...

May 20, 2021

‘Spring lambs really starting to come out in force’ at Ballymote Mart

‘Spring lambs really starting to come out in force’ at Ballymote Mart

On Tuesday, May 11, Agriland made the trip to Co. Sligo, to check in on the trade at Ballymote Mart’s...

May 16, 2021

Store cattle trade takes a knock at Kilkenny Mart this week

Store cattle trade takes a knock at Kilkenny Mart this week

Grass supplies experiencing a setback in growth on farms has impacted the trade over the past few days and some...

May 2, 2021

‘Spring lambs were easier by as much as €10/head’ – Martin McNamara

‘Spring lambs were easier by as much as €10/head’ – Martin McNamara

Ennis Mart’s manager, Martin McNamara, reported an easing of spring lamb and hogget prices at Monday’s sale (April 26). In...

April 27, 2021

Cast ewes sell to a high of €208 at Carnew on Thursday

Cast ewes sell to a high of €208 at Carnew on Thursday

David Quinn, the mart manager of Carnew Mart, reported a huge number of cast ewes at the Wicklow-based mart’s weekly...

April 19, 2021

‘The trade was getting hotter this week’- Mart manager’s view

‘The trade was getting hotter this week’- Mart manager’s view

The trade for store cattle was ‘getting hotter’ at Monday’s (March 29) sale at Mid-Tipp Mart in Thurles according to...

April 3, 2021