Our small farms are our greatest strength. Our members raise Certified Irish Angus in small herds with the highest animal welfare standards, producing exceptional beef while protecting our special breed for future generations. Meet some of our farmers here.

Brian Dyer

Claremorris, Co Mayo

His career in farming may have been ignited by an enthusiasm for tractors, but life on the family farm today is all about Angus for Co. Mayo farmer Brian Dyer.

James Murphy

Silvermines, Co Tipperary

The docile nature of the Angus breed made it the perfect choice for James Murphy’s family farm in North Tipperary, where he farms with his wife and their four children.

Sean Flanagan

Four Mile House, Co Roscommon

Sean Flanagan farms with a high level of care and attention to detail, because he understands that exceptional farming is what drives the Certified Irish Angus Beef brand.

Ned Lyng

Ballywilliam, Co Wexford

Ned Lyng recognises that the work being carried out by Certified Irish Angus is essential for sustaining the highest standards of beef production into the future.

Charlie and David Murphy

Edgeworthstown, Co Longford

Charlie Murphy farms Angus with his son David by his side and a keen eye on the future, understanding that his generation will sustain the next.

Vincent and Thomas Quinn

Furnsborough Farm, Abbeylara, Co Longford

When Vincent Quinn learned that people were seeking out the Certified Angus Irish Beef label on supermarket shelves, he knew his farming future lay in producing this premium product.

Padraig O’Leary

Clonakilty, West Cork

Raising Angus is enabling Padraig O’Leary to pave the way for the third generation of his family to run the family farm in West Cork.


Andrew Clancy

Rathowen Co Westmeath

Andrew, a fourth-generation beef and sheep farmer based in Rathowen Co. Westmeath believes it is crucial that farmers protect and care for the land with the utmost respect and integrity.

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Andrew Thompson

Golden, Cashel, Co Tipperary

Set in the sleepy hills of County Tipperary, Andrew’s fields are rich in natural biodiversity, with his Angus herd foraging out sweet grasses and clover to eat. Sustainability is hugely important to Andrew and he maintains the farm to a really high standard, planting new hedgerows each year to encourage wildlife to flourish.

Ben Frazer

Kingscourt County Cavan

Ben’s passion for farming was instilled by his father Malcolm, who still farms by his side. Ben is the seventh generation of the Frazer family to live on their farm which can be traced back to 1790.

The Clancy Family

Clonakilty, Co Cork

It is all hands on deck at the Clancy family farm in picturesque Clonakilty, West Cork with all members of the family actively working on the farm every day. The Clancy farm has been handed down the generations and is now farmed by husband and wife John and Ann Clancy, and their children Lisa, Darragh and Stephen.

Robert Poyntz

Ballyhaise, Co. Cavan

For Robert, treating his Angus animals like family is a natural part of his duty as a farmer. For the last two decades, Robert has farmed part-time after taking over his father’s farm in 2003. Recently retired, he likes having the time to spend on his land in Ballyhaise, Co. Cavan with his docile Angus herd.

Daniel McSweeney

Patrickswell, Co Limerick

Born and reared into a long-standing farming family, Daniel has kept his love of it and continues to farm Angus part-time with his father, outside of his day-to-day role as a local councillor in Limerick.

Brendan Shine

Athlone, Co Roscommon

Well-known Irish folk and country singer Brendan Shine is also a proud Certified Irish Angus beef farmer. Having farmed all of his life, Brendan loves the balance it brings to his music career, getting to spend time in nature with animals.

The Murphy Family

Glasson, Co.Westmeath

The Murphy family from Glasson, Athlone have a family farm, located on the shores of Lough Ree,  which has been in the family for generations.

Patrick (father), Avril & Aaron (siblings) have a keen interest in working on the family farm. Avril is a secondary school teacher who has numerous Schools Competition Finalists including this years finalists Mercy School, Ballymahon.

The Purcell Family

Mount Bruis, Tipperary

The Purcell family from Mount Bruis, Tipperary have a family farm which has been in the family for generations.

Phil and Kathleen have 2 sons, Tom and Michael. Tom is a local GP who loves farming with his 2 sons and Michael lives in Dublin and enjoys nothing more than coming back to the farm with his family also. A good work ethic is a quality that both Tom and Michael cherish from their farming background.