June 1, 2019

Respect for animals and land key for farming success

Tim Dunne has been farming in Mitchelstown in North Cork for more than 40 years and believes that his choice of career is something of a calling or a vocation. According to Tim, a high level of care and respect, both for land and animals is required in order to produce the highest quality food for the consumer.
May 1, 2019

Top of the class! Students selected to take part in esteemed calf-rearing competition announced

Irish Angus Producer Group reveal details of five school groups chosen for unique schools competition. Wednesday 1st May 2019: Today, students from five schools around the country were invited to meet the Irish Angus calves that they will rear for 18 months as part of a unique competition. The Certified Irish Angus Beef Schools Competition, run by Irish Angus Producer Group in association with ABP and Kepak, aims to encourage second level students to gain an understanding about the care and attention that is required to produce and market the highest quality beef for consumers.
March 14, 2019

Wellies to Bellies – Laurel Hill Girls Know Their Beef!

City school takes the overall prize in prestigious national calf-rearing competition. 14th March 2019: At an awards ceremony in Croke Park today, five students from Laurel Hill secondary school in the heart of Limerick City were announced as the overall winners of the 2019 Certified Irish Angus Beef Schools Competition. The students, Susan O’Neill, Jane McNamara, Aishling O’Neill, Aoibhinn Leahy & Emily Walsh took the top prize, in spite of the fact that none of them come from a farming background.
February 14, 2019

Ag Science students visit leading retailers in Ireland and Netherlands to learn about the marketing of Irish beef

A group of agricultural-science students who are participating in the Certified Irish Angus Beef Schools Competition this week visited the headquarters of leading retailers Tesco Ireland and Albert Heijn to learn about the marketing and export of Certified Irish Angus Beef.

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It’s the weekend! 🎉 Why not treat yourself and your loved ones to your favorite #CertifiedIrishAngus meal this evening? 🥩🤲 For recipe inspiration, visit www.certifiedirishangus.ie/recipes
🍽️ Shop our #QualityBeef at @TescoIrl

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Here at #CertifiedIrishAngus, we are dedicated to safeguarding the excellence of the Angus breed! As Ireland’s largest producer group, our expertise and high standards makes our beef the first choice for many farmers and consumers 🙌 #RaisedWithPride ...

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In April, we announced the five school groups who were selected to take part in the #CertifiedIrishAngus schools competition in association with @abpfoods and Kepak 🙌

Boherbue Comprehensive School, Mercy Secondary School, Ballymahon, Gorey Community School, Carrick-On-Shannon Community School and The Abbey School, Tipperary Town.

Now, they are just a few weeks away from receiving the calves that they will rear for the next 18 months! We wish all five groups the best of luck on their upcoming projects! 🎉

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Are you looking for the perfect beef dish to enjoy this bank holiday weekend? 🥩
Our sizzling steak stir fry is ideal for a quick, delicious meal! For this and other recipes, check out www.certifiedirishangus.ie/recipes 🤩🙌

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👋 Meet The Farmers 👋
Say hello to Robert Poyntz from Ballyhaise, Co. Cavan who is one of our proud 10,000 farming members! 🧑🏻‍🌾
Robert took over his father’s farm in 2003 and rears Angus cattle for their friendly, docile nature! 🙌🏻
Learn more about our farmers and their important role on www.certifiedirishangus.ie #RaisedWithPride #CertifiedIrishAngus

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This week is National Farm Safety Week, and here at Certified Irish Angus we encourage you to always be vigilant of the many unexpected dangers or difficulties that can arise on the farm!

We must work together to always keep our farmers and families safe 👏

Visit ifa.ie for more information on how to support the physical and mental wellbeing of the industry #FarmSafetyWeek

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