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The RSA are proposing that an 'NCT' style system be introduced for four-wheel drive tractors that are used for haulage on the roads

Farm contractors appealing for tractor ‘NCT’ to be deferred

The Association of Farm and Forestry Contractors in Ireland (FCI) are urging the Minister for Transport not to introduce an 'NCT' for tractors, something...
The residence at Tulach Nore, Pike of Rushall, which formed part of a 255-acre farm offered for sale in Laois in 2016

Drop in the amount of land offered for sale in Laois

The amount of land for sale in Laois in 2016 was significantly down on the 2015 figure, according to the Irish Farmers Journal Land...

Laois student debates the benefit of Brexit for the Irish food industry

Laois native William Delaney was one of six Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) students who travelled to UCD to take part in the Great...

VIDEO: Laois farmer features on Ear to the Ground this week

A Laois farmer will feature on RTE's popular farming programme on Tuesday night after he benefited from the services a New Zealand dairy consultant. Before...
Millie McEvoy, who died earlier this week, was the wife of well-known auctioneer Colm McEvoy

Wife of Ballinakill mart owner is laid to rest

The funeral has taken place of Millie McEvoy, the Kildare woman who died tragically following a fire in her home in Naas earlier this week. Mrs...

All the results and some great pictures as Laois Ploughing celebrates 50 years

Laois ploughing celebrated its 50th Laois County Ploughing match in style over the weekend. OPEN INTERMEDIATE CONVENTIONAL 1st - Billy Donnelly 2nd - Martin Reilly 3rd - David...

50 years going strong – Laois ploughing celebrates significant milestone

This weekend marks a very special occasion for Laois Ploughing marks its 50th anniversary. Macra Na Feirme held ploughing competitions in Laois in the sixties...

‘A huge amount of untapped potential in Irish farming’, Laois farmers are told

Laois farmers were encouraged to explore all the opportunities available to them at an ‘Expand your Horizons’ event on Monday night, organized by Teagasc...

Farm machinery show in Punchestown always a big hit

Always a firm favourite with local farmers, the FTMA farm machinery show in Punchestown at the moment is running until tomorrow, Saturday, February 11. While...

Stephen Dowling: Spring calving now in full swing

Firstly, I would like to thank LaoisToday, who have asked me to be a regular contributor as a columnist. Each fortnight I will focus...
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