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
Students

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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Sustainability is very important to us at #CertifiedIrishAngus πŸƒ We encourage our members to adapt some or all of the following initiatives:

🌲 Planting trees - to provide shade and shelter for grazing animals
🏞️ Maintain Boglands - increases biodiversity and protects our land from flooding
🐝 Keep Bees - over one third of the food we eat relies on pollination
πŸƒ Hedgerows - biodiversity to attract wildlife and pollinators

To find out more detail about these initiatives πŸ‘‰ certifiedirishangus.ie/sustainability

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πŸŽ‰ TRANSITION YEARSπŸŽ‰ Would you like to win a year’s supply of phone credit?πŸ“² We are celebrating the opening of applications to the next round of our unique Schools Competition and would like to give this prize to a lucky Transition Year student! (see website for details)

How to enter:
πŸ‘‰πŸ½ Follow us @certifiedirishangus
πŸ‘‰πŸ½ Tag some friends and comment why you would like to enter the Certified Irish Angus Schools Competition with your school
🌟Bonus Entry🌟 Take a screenshot of our Schools Competition application page on our website and upload to your stories

Learn more about the Certified Irish Angus Schools Competition and how your school can apply to do something interesting and fun in Transition Year πŸ‘‰πŸ½ certifiedirishangus.ie/schools

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(Giveaway T’s and C’s: Only Transitions Year students eligible to enter; Prepay phone entries only).

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Wildflower Update 🌼🌸🌱

Autumn is officially here and with the chill in the air, our wildflowers dying down for the season. Biodiversity is essential to give back to nature while respecting the land and animals we farm. This ethos that runs right across our community.

Take a look at our recent posts to get a close look at biodiversity in action!

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Did you know it’s #WorldFoodDay? πŸŽ‰ To celebrate, why not try something new! Using #CertifiedIrishAngus fillet steak, make our tasty Angus Beef Bao Buns in just 30 minutes.

Our Certified Irish Angus fillet steak is the perfect addition to any dish as the natural marbling packs in the flavour. Available in @tescoirl nationwide πŸ₯©

Watch the video for the full recipe!

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In just one month, we will close applications for the 2022 Certified Irish Angus Schools Competition. The competition is open to all Transition Year students from rural and urban schools, with and without farming backgrounds. πŸ“£

It is a fantastic opportunity to immerse yourself in a life-changing competition, but don’t just take our word for it - hear from this year’s winners, five girls from St. Aloysius College, Co. Cork, all of whom had no farming backgrounds before entering the competition! πŸ†

To apply, visit the link in our bio! πŸŽ‰

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πŸŽ‰ Meet The Finalists πŸŽ‰
Last month we announced the six schools that made it to the next round of our #SchoolsCompetition and introduced them all to the calves they will rear for the next 18 months.

Today, meet Mya, Ella and Niamh from St. Louis' High School, Rathmines. The students may not have a background in agriculture, but they are eager to learn! πŸ’ͺ

Applications are open for the next round of our schools competition. If you are in Transition Year and interested, then you are eligible to apply. Visit certifiedirishangus.ie/schools

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