Case study: ‘I did consider cycling but the roads are extremely dangerous’

Case study: 'I did consider cycling but the roads are extremely dangerous' Alternative: Cine film restorer Julien Dorgere uses a Vespa to get around. Photo: Damien Eagers With just three buses out of...

Farmers swap straw for silage, as bale prices go over €40

Farmers swap straw for silage, as bale prices go over €40 Although a necessity on a lot of farms, straw is becoming a product many farmers can’t afford, and increasing numbers of...

Battle looms over $50bn reserves of central bank

Battle looms over $50bn reserves of central bank Lesetja Kganyago, governor of the South Africa Central Bank. Photo: Bloomberg South Africa's Lesetja Kganyago has a fight on his hands to protect the central...

Star of Famine movie saw the ravages of real hunger at first hand in...

Star of Famine movie saw the ravages of real hunger at first hand in Africa Volunteer: Actor Moe Dunford meets a group of children in Kodedema village in Kenya, during his recent...

Ballintogher Stud hits the market with a guide price of €875,000

Ballintogher Stud hits the market with a guide price of €875,000 An aerial view of the property, which is just outside Monasterevin Pat Gilson, well known former flat jockey, is selling Ballintogher Stud...

Asian stocks down for third session as trade worries persist

Asian stocks down for third session as trade worries persist Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, (NYSE). Photo: Reuters Asian stocks dropped for the third consecutive session on...

Manufacturing output hits seven month high

Manufacturing output hits seven month high Stock image: PA Manufacturing output has risen to a seven month high driven by sharp increases in output and new orders. The headline PMI in August was 57.5,...

Kingspan has €12m Norway acquisition all wrapped up

Kingspan has €12m Norway acquisition all wrapped up Kingspan CEO Gene Murtage said that the group's geographical footprint continued to expand, "with development activity in Latin America, southern Europe and India opening...

Beltex ram twins hit hammer at €620

Beltex ram twins hit hammer at €620 Hugh O'Connor, Cloneycavan, Ballivor, Co. Meath with the only Beltex rams at the sale, twins, which sold for €620 each. There were just two entries of...

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Claas levels the playing field with Tucano

Claas levels the playing field with Tucano German manufacturer introduces Montana hillside harvesting system to new combine range, writes Chris McCullough Claas combine. IF you tend to...

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