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D&E McHugh appointed Case IH dealer
D&E McHugh, based in Co Longford, has been appointed
Case IH dealer. Based just outside Longford town, D&E
McHugh is a family-run business with over 48 years'
experience in agricultural machinery. Brothers Derek and
Elliott, who founded the business, still actively work in
the company that is now managed by Derek's son, Trevor.
Pictured are Trevor McHugh, Derek McHugh and John
McDermott, sales manager.
New Holland to showcase its vision of the future at LAMMA
LAMMA 2018 will be the first opportunity for Irish farmers
to see New Holland's next-generation, methane-powered
NH Drive autonomous tractor technology pack, as well
as the latest conventional engine technology, alongside
updates to its flagship tractor ranges, rotary combine and
forager models.
New Holland will showcase its second-generation T6.180
methane-powered tractor on its stand at LAMMA. The
methane-powered T6.180 has proven itself to have the same
operational capacities of any conventional tractor, while
demonstrating the performance and durability of its diesel
equivalent, the company said.
NH Drive demonstrates the possibilities of supervised
automation with the full capabilities of New Holland's
Precision Land Management (PLM) technology for
precision farming.
Renault Ireland donates Kadjars to Irish
Community Rapid Response
Renault Ireland has donated seven Renault Kadjar crossovers to the Irish Community Rapid
Response (ICRR) vehicle fleet at a handover at University College Dublin School of Medicine.
ICRR is a registered charity which was founded by social entrepreneur, John Kearney, in
to deliver professional pre-hospital emergency care (PHEC) directly to the site of emergencies
throughout Ireland. Renault Ireland is a committed supporter of ICRR and its mission, and this
donation will greatly impact ICRR's volunteer doctors on the road in providing professional PHEC
to those in life-threatening emergencies.
Leitrim machinery dealer wins Best
Young Entrepreneur award
Richard Wilson, of Ballinamore, Co Leitrim, has scooped two awards in Ireland's Best Young
Entrepreneur awards. Richard, who has been in business for four years and is a main
Farmhand dealer won, `Best Established Business' and `Best Young Entrepreneur' trophies
in the county. "We are absolutely delighted to win these awards, it is a great achievement
for Wilson Machinery," said Richard. The Leitrim man deals in second-hand tractors as well
as having the main dealer agency for Krone, Amazone, Quicke, Conor and Trioliet.
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