September 19, 2019

RTÉ Broadcaster Miriam O’Callaghan presents secondary-school students with Angus calves at National Ploughing Championships

At today’s National Ploughing Championships, RTÉ Broadcaster Miriam O’Callaghan met with five second-level school groups and presented them with the passports for the five Irish Angus Cross calves which they will today bring home with them to rear as part of a unique secondary schools’ competition.
July 22, 2019

A rewarding career and lovely way of life

Irish Angus Producer Group farmer members discuss benefits of farming as a career. Ireland boasts an incredibly successful agri-food industry, recognised worldwide for bringing the highest quality produce to market. At the heart of this success story are the primary producers of our food, our farming community. However, farming as a career choice is increasingly challenged by industries such as technology which are often seen as more attractive propositions for younger people.
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.

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Each Certified Irish Angus animal is reared on our 10,000 member farms and is individually inspected to ensure that they meet our high standards. 🙌🏻

To learn more about becoming a member, visit


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Are you looking for recipe inspiration this evening? We have the perfect fakeaway dish for you - our #CertifiedIrishAngus Korean Beef Bulgogi! 🤩

This dish is best served with rice or other Asian style sides such as kimchi 🍽️

For the full recipe, visit

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Check out this video on how to submit your group’s application!

Our exciting competition:
✅ challenges second level students to rear five Irish Angus calves over 18 months
✅ encourages groups to carry out research on their chosen project! Whether you are in Transition Year or a teacher hoping to get your class involved, all applications are welcome!

Click the link in our bio to learn more and if you have any questions, don't hesitate to send us a message! 🙌

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Students from St. Aloysius college in Carrigtwohill Co. Cork taking part in our #SchoolsCompetition created their own app to track the progress of their calves throughout the competition. Cool, eh?

Applications are now open for the next stage of the competition, find out more here 👉


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Did you know?

Several past participants of our #SchoolsCompetition have continued rearing Angus including Laura Clancy and Daniel McSweeney!

Read more about our members at 🤲

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👋 Meet The Farmers 👋

Meet Andrew and Leah Clancy from Rathowen, Co. Westmeath, who are proud #CertifiedIrishAngus farmers.

Andy has reared Angus cattle all of his life and believes they are a very safe breed to have on a family farm 🙌

The couple also take a keen interest in sustainability on the farm - for their full story, visit #RaisedWithPride

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See how your school can be part of our herd