March 14, 2018

Two β€˜exceptional’ students from Bandon win prestigious calf-rearing competition

Winners of the Certified Irish Angus Beef Schools Competition announced at Croke Park event
February 22, 2018

Secondary students visit The Netherlands to learn first-hand about the marketing of Certified Irish Angus Beef

A group of 18 secondary school agricultural science students who are taking part in the Certified Irish Angus Beef Schools Competition organised by Irish Angus Producer Group, ABP and Kepak, are today winging their way to The Netherlands to gain first-hand experience 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 #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

*Beware of scam pages online*
(Giveaway T’s and C’s: Only Transitions Year students eligible to enter; Prepay phone entries only).

#TransitionYear #TransitionYears #PhoneCredit #SchoolsCompetitition #IrishSchool #IrishStudent #IrishStudents #SecondarySchool #IrishSchools #CertifiedIrishAngus

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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!

#CertifiedIrishAngus #Wildflower

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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!

#WorldFoodDay #CertifiedIrishAngus #Recipes

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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‰

#CertifiedIrishAngus #SchoolsCompetition #TransitionYear #TransitionYearStudent #IrishStudents

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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 #SchoolsCompetition #TransitionYear #TransitionYearStudent #IrishStudents

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