Peter Byrne to Retire as CEO of FRS Network Next Year

Peter Byrne to Retire as CEO of FRS Network Next Year

After over 40 years at the Helm, our CEO of FRS Network, Peter Byrne, is to retire early next year. With Peter serving as the first manager, the National Co-Op Farm Relief Service (NCFRS) organisation was established in 1980 as the umbrella body for FRS Co-ops. Before...

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FRS Fencing Supporting Community

FRS Fencing Supporting Community

As part of FRS Network, FRS Fencing are delighted to be supporting the community of Roscrea by sponsoring the upkeep of the Templemore Road Roundabout for the next 5 years. As part of the ‘Roundabout Sponsorship Scheme’, with the Tipperary County Council, FRS will...

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Wanted: Fencing Erectors

Wanted: Fencing Erectors

We are hiring Fencing Erectors in Cork and Limerick. Join our leading team and use your skills to install the best quality fencing systems for our customers.Due to our continued expansion, we are looking to fill multiple positions across Cork & Limerick. Type of...

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New Fencing Regulations Announced – We Can Help

New Fencing Regulations Announced – We Can Help

As of January 1st 2021, every farmer stocked at greater than 170kgs organic Nitrogen per hectare (NPH) will have to fence off all drains, streams and rivers on their farms. Teagasc recently updated farmers on what will be required of them of comply with the Nitrates...

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FRS Services Come To Herdwatch App

FRS Services Come To Herdwatch App

Today’s farming routinely incorporates technology into its practices. In the last decade, great strides have been made in order to help farmers manage their work and time. With bigger installations such as GPS units to robotic milking parlours making an impact, it is...

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ASA ‘Experts in their Field’ Podcast with Peter Byrne

ASA ‘Experts in their Field’ Podcast with Peter Byrne

In this podcast, Peter chats to ASA Council Member Philip O’Connor about his role in creating an organised structure to coordinate, develop, diversify and extend the Farm Relief Services (FRS) in Ireland. He also speaks about his distinguished career and the...

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No Ploughing… Let’s Catch-up Online Instead

No Ploughing… Let’s Catch-up Online Instead

We have been exhibiting at the ploughing for over 35 years and this year had plans to celebrate our 40th Anniversary on our stand with treats for all. Every year a key focus of our stand is to meet customers and have a cup of tea and a chat. This year FRS invites you...

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FRS Celebrate Forty Years Of Diverse Services

FRS Celebrate Forty Years Of Diverse Services

By FRS Network CEO, Peter Byrne It’s now forty years since the national structure to coordinate Farm Relief Services in Ireland was established. Our aim was to further develop and diversify existing services and ensure that farm relief services were available across...

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FRS Network Celebrates 40 years of Services Nationwide

FRS Network Celebrates 40 years of Services Nationwide

Wednesday August 13th 1980 marks the date that National Co-op Farm Relief Services (NCFRS) set up the national co-ordinating body over 30 Co-ops around Ireland. It all began with farmers helping other farmers with relief milking and FRS was formed to give structure to...

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