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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Irish Farmers Monthly features our 40th Anniversary

Irish Farmers Monthly features our 40th Anniversary

View page 23-33 Irish Farmers Monthly Feature on FRS 40th Anniversary We are delighted to feature in the Irish Farmers Monthly marking our 40th Anniversary. Click and read through the feature which includes interviews with our CEO, Peter Byrne, Chairman, Francis...

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Farmers Encouraged To Stock Up On Fencing Essentials

Farmers Encouraged To Stock Up On Fencing Essentials

As Summer is now here, farmers are preparing themselves for the busy time ahead. From moving cattle to cutting silage, there are a variety of tasks that farmers will be undertaking. As these tasks may require contractors or additional help, all farms are expected to...

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Getting Back to Fencing Action

Getting Back to Fencing Action

We are delighted to be re-opening our fencing services and stores fully on the 18th of May. We will be adhering to all Covid-19 guidelines to safeguard our staff, customers and suppliers. We are ready to get back to action and to help you do the same. If you have any...

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Top 10 Electric Fencing Tips for Paddock Fencing

Top 10 Electric Fencing Tips for Paddock Fencing

1 Plan Paddock Area First: Consider the size, shape and number of paddocks. Positioning and width of roadways. Position of water troughs. 2. Use good quality Posts and Strainers: FRS recommends Long life creosote treated posts and strainers. 3. Ensure adequate Voltage...

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Extra Vigilance Needed By Farmers Amid Covid 19 Crisis

Extra Vigilance Needed By Farmers Amid Covid 19 Crisis

In light of the latest Covid-19 guidelines set out by the government, we are aware that the majority of people are restricted to their home and surrounding areas. However, with children off school, some families are using the farmyard and fields as an exercise outlet....

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Covid-19 Business Service Update 14/04/20

Covid-19 Business Service Update 14/04/20

We are continuing to service our DIY farm fencing customers within the current Covid-19 guidelines. Please contact your local FRS Fencing office  to discuss your needs as we navigate this challenging time together. We are closely monitoring the situation regarding...

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Covid19 Business Services Update

Covid19 Business Services Update

We are closely monitoring the developing situation regarding Covid 19.  We are following professional advice and we are keen to inform and protect our customers and staff throughout this challenging time. Please check the HSE website for the most up to date...

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