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Organic Smallholding For Sale

Published on 15 Aug 2017

Organic smallholding for sale. Renovated cottage on 11 acres with grassland, polytunnels, lots of fruit trees.

Please contact for further details.

Tulla, Co Clare

Contact Details


phone: 065 6835924
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Volunteers Needed on Organic Farm

Published on 04 Aug 2017

Volunteers needed on long-established and sizeable organic farm in County Wexford. We keep sheep, cattle and horses. We grow cereals and produce fruit. 

We especially welcome foreign helpers and are very happy to help you improve your English. 

We cannot take vegetarians as we produce and eat meat.

Contact Details


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Loft Apartment To Let

Published on 26 Jul 2017

2 bedroom/2 bathroom upper barn conversion flat in courtyard on organic mixed farm to let from September 2017. Up a long avenue with own entrance and parking.

Ideally suited to 1 or 2 people but not suitable for young children.

For more information please text with your name and I will ring you back. 

Near Mullingar

Contact Details

Diana Pickersgill

phone: 087 7970139

Dedicated Organic Marts for 2017

Published on 07 Mar 2017

The following dedicated organic marts are scheduled for 2017. Entries must be submitted on a Livestock Sales Declaration Form to the Organic Trust office no later than 5pm on the preceding Wednesday, either via fax to 01 8530271 or email to


19.08.17  Drumshanbo, Co Leitrim at 11.30am. Cattle & sheep


11.09.17  Carrigallen, Co Leitrim at 6pm. Cattle only

16.09.17  Elphin, Co Roscommon at 12pm. Cattle & sheep

23.09.17  Drumshanbo, Co Leitrim at 11.30am. Cattle & sheep

29.09.17  Kilfenora, Co Clare at 1pm. Cattle only

30.09.17  Kilmallock, Co Limerick at 11am. Cattle only


07.10.17  Roscommon, Co Roscommon at 12pm. Cattle & sheep

14.10.17  Templemore, Co Tipperary at 12pm. Cattle only

21.10.17  Drumshanbo, Co Leitrim at 11.30am. Cattle & sheep

30.10.17  Carrigallen, Co Leitrim at 6pm. Cattle only


11.11.17  Elphin, Co Roscommon at 12pm. Cattle & sheep

18.11.17  Drumshanbo, Co Leitrim at 11.30am. Cattle & sheep

25.11.17  Roscommon, Co Roscommon at 12pm. Cattle & sheep

27.11.17  Carrigallen, Co Leitrim at 6pm. Cattle only


02.12.17  Kilmallock, Co Limerick at 11am. Cattle only

09.12.17  Drumshanbo, Co Leitrim at 11.30am. Cattle & sheep

Contact Details


phone: 01 8530271
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A Certified Organic Dry Blending Company – For Sale - Location Nationwide Ireland

Published on 21 Feb 2017

This is a very successful long established Company (over 20 years). 

This company is based in Ireland and operates in the Retail, Catering and Wholesale sectors.  Currently operating from Leinster, the business would be very easily relocated to any part of the country.

Over the years the business has built up a large database of trade customers which generates a profit for the company.  New order opportunities are currently in the pipeline as a result of the growth in demand for quality food and the award winning reputation of the company offers the new owner cross-selling and business expansion opportunities. 

This company creates Award Winning Exclusive Specialist blends for their clients in the form of own brand products for some of the retail multiples.

The opportunity now exists for the purchaser to benefit from:

-   Profitable business
-   The ownership of a recognised quality brand
-    Award winning blends
-   Handover support of existing business owners to ensure smooth transition 3 -6 months
-   Valuable Industry Goodwill
-   Exclusive ownership of blends
-   An opening of potential markets with the retail multiples
-   Access to top industry buyers

The Vendor is willing to ensure an orderly and smooth handover

Contact Details

phone: Contact: 00 353 87 222 7010 for further details

For Sale: Farmhouse with organic polytunnel and land.

Published on 05 Jul 2016

Certified organic. Wish to sell to environmental/organic people.  Perhaps group who wish to start a horticultural college or an extension to an existing college.  Areas rich in woodland, archaeology and wild meadows. Location mid to West Cork area.

Contact Details

phone: 087 9834371

Wanted: Organic Angus Weanlings/Veal for Niche Restaurant/Hotel Market.

Published on 10 Jun 2016

Approx 8 months old.  270 kgs to 330 kgs live weight. 

Contact Details

John McLoughlin

phone: 086 8394062

Work placement sought on organic farm.

Published on 02 Apr 2016

6 week placement sought on organic farm or horticulturalunit.  July 4th to August 12th 2016.  Part of academic requirement for third year professional degree.

Contact Details


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250 ml Square Clear Glass Bottles with Cork Tops for Sale

Published on 14 Jan 2016

Semi-automatic capping machine.

Semi-automatic liquid filling machine for up to 500 ml.

Contact Details

Kitty Colchester

phone: 087 9265423

Organically certified land required.

Published on 18 Nov 2015

Leinster.  Genuine enquiry - current organic operator. 

Contact Details


phone: 087 9957417


Published on 18 Jun 2015

Camphill Community Ballybay, Co Monaghan -  a life sharing community with adults with special needs, is looking for a person to take on their well developed, 30 hectare, bio-dynamic farm situated in the lovely rolling hills of Co. Monaghan in Ireland.
The farm’s activities include cattle (milk & beef), sheep, pigs, chickens and pasture management. The farm team is made up of a number of volunteers and includes some of our residents with special needs.
We would love to hear from anyone with organic or bio-dynamic farming experience who would be keen to take on our well equipped state of the art farm.
We would envisage the successful candidate becoming part of the community with accommodation, food, transport, plus an allowance provided.   All negotiable.
The position would suit someone who has recently completed a bio-dynamic training and is looking to deepen their experience or alternatively someone with farming experience who would like to undertake a bio-dynamic farming training/apprenticeship.


Contact Details

Colin Palmer or Thomas Horan

phone: 042 9748193
email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Certified Organic Achill Island Lamb.

Published on 10 Jun 2015

The flavour of sweet mountain heathers and seaside wild grasses and seaweeds.  Totally different taste.  Totally different lamb. 32 county delivery. From our mountain top to your table top - Calveys do it all.

From €99 for handcrafted box of Certified Organic Achill Island Lamb.

Calveys - Genuine - Artisan - Traditional

Contact Details

Calveys Farmers-Butchers

Keel, Achill Island, Co Mayo

phone: 098 43158

Organically certified smallholding for sale in Co Clare

Published on 19 May 2015

2 bedroom cottage on 11 acres of grassland with tunnels and building site. 

Contact Details


phone: 065 6835924

Placement available for student on mixed organic farm

Published on 27 Apr 2015

Food and lodgings provided.  Please phone for information or forward c.v.

Contact Details

Denis Maher

phone: 0035387 1349957
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Cereal or vegetable inter row weeder for sale.

Published on 06 Mar 2015

Camera guided cereal or vegetable inter row weeder. Working width either 3m, 4m or could be extended to 6m. In perfect working order, camera and control system always stored in office. Price €6,500.

Contact Details

Stuart Kingston

phone: 087 6351032

Dedicated Organic Marts 2015

Published on 12 Feb 2015

Dedicated Organic Marts will take place in 2015 as follows:


July 11th 2015

7 March
18 April
23 May
19 September
24 October
21 November

Newport, Co Tipperary

7 November

28 March
3 October


September 25th 2015

17 October

Elphin Co Roscommon

31 October

Blessington Co Wicklow

31 October

Contact Details

Organic Trust Office

phone: 01 8530271
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Burren Organic Lamb For Sale

Published on 09 Feb 2015

Will be ready for Easter.  40 kgs or over.  Outwintered and supplementary feed is organic wheat/oats mix.  Will be finished out on Clover.

Contact Details


phone: 085 8144729

Organically certified land for sale.

Published on 15 Jan 2015

Circa 13 acres of organically certified land for sale.  This fertile land is for sale with or without dwelling house.  Near Bandon, Co Cork. 

Click on link for further information:

Contact Details


phone: 087 9128165 or 023 8833367

Part Time Horticulturist Required

Published on 24 Dec 2014

Slí Eile Support Services has a part time position for an organic horticulturist to manage and further develop their horticultural enterprise at the Slí Eile Farm, Burton Park, Churchtown, Mallow.

We are seeking a gardener with the following skills & attributes:

  • Experience in organic horticulture
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to match work tasks to each tenant  / volunteer
  • A sense of fun and joie de vivre
  • Empathy
  • Flexibility
  • Creativity

"The Slí Eile Farm offers a place where people experiencing mental health difficulties can find safety, acceptance and support to recover"

Managing the garden enterprise will include working and supporting tenants and volunteers. As a job it is stimulating, interesting, challenging & fun.

For  details & Job Description, please see our website at

Application:  Letter of application and  CVs  to  before 5pm January 11th 2015

Contact Details

Organically certified land wanted in Galway area.

Published on 12 Dec 2014

We require 6 ha of organically certified land for 2015 to grow root, brassica and potato crops.  Sub-contract agreement established with both parties.  Rent paid in two instalments.  We are looking for land within a 12 mile radius of Ballinasloe.  SFP, GLAS, organic payments not affected.  Can work with forward-thinking business people.

Contact Details

Padraig Fahy

phone: 086 8943413

Organic aftergrass available for sheep grazing.

Published on 04 Nov 2014

Sheep-proof fencing.  12.95 ha. Co Kildare.

Contact Details

phone: 086 8117872

Compliant animal housing available on organic farm.

Published on 31 Oct 2014

Loose bedded housing available on organic farm for forthcoming winter housing period.  100% straw-bedded.   Organic fodder can be provided if required. South Tipperary.

Contact Details

phone: 086 6626777

Most attractive 2 bed loft apartment on organic farm near Mullingar to let long or short term.

Published on 24 Oct 2014

€95 per week.  Ideally suited to a gardener as there is a possibility of starting own enterprise in walled garden.  Also possibility of keeping a horse or helping on sheep and cattle farm in return for reduced rent.

Contact Details

Diana Pickersgill

phone: 087 7970139
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Green Adventure - new tourism venture in Co Wicklow - seeks organic animals for pet area

Published on 23 Jun 2014

Green Adventure, our new tourism venture in Co Wicklow, seeks to stock our new pet area with quiet and docile organic farmyard animals.  We are looking for hens, pigs, goats, ducks, geese, rabbits and turkeys.  If you have contacts for any of the above animals, please forward email or telephone.

Contact Details


phone: 086 8910619
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Published on 08 Apr 2014

Live - Work - Play in the community of the future. A unique community for people who want a low impact, high quality lifestyle. In the Slaney Valley with views of the Blackstairs Mountains, we are creating a natural, sustainable community and invite you to join us. Our low-impact objectives are zero carbon; self-sufficiency in energy and water and self-management of waste. The approach imitates nature in unit design, facilities, layout, infrastructure, living conditions and lifestyle. High tech home design follows biomimicry and the Precepts of Ecological Design. Organic fruit and vegetable gardens, poultry, apiary, orchards and woodland provide fresh food, biofuel and timber. A small lake and paddock add to the diversity of life. And it is a short walk from a nature club in ancient woodland. There is also an IT and entertainment centre, library, trading post, childrens' play area, sports area, art centre, wood, metal and mechanics workshop and learning centre based on Pestalozzi's principles of "hands, head, heart". See more on If you would like to help develop the vision or live here, please call Tom on 059 91 55037.

Contact Details

phone: Contact Tom on 059 9155037.
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Green Valley Properties.

Published on 12 Feb 2014

Rural Property Specialists. Smallholdings. Cottages. Farmhouses, etc. in beautiful unspoilt County Clare and surrounding areas.

Contact Details

Greenvalley Properties.

Bodyke, Co Clare.

phone: 061 921498.
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Biodegradable Packaging.

Published on 02 Jan 2014

Selection of biodegradable packaging available from Klee Paper, Eco Suppliers.

Contact Details

Klee Paper.

89 N.C.R., Dublin 7

phone: 01 8383544.
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