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Chairman IFA National Livestock Committee

  • Angus Woods
  • 085-7118420

Cattle, Sheep and Tillage Farmer.

Angus Woods is a cattle, sheep and tillage farmer from County Wicklow.  He farms a total of 117 ha in a mixed enterprise, consisting of 60 suckler cows, 370 breeding ewes and 27 ha of spring barley.

As National Livestock Chairman, Angus Woods represents Irish Livestock farmers on the Meat and Livestock Board of An Bord Bia (Irish Food Board), the national marketing and promotional body for beef and sheep. Mr. Woods is currently the Vice-Chairman of the Commission Civil Dialogue Group on Animal Products (Beef, Sheep and Beekeeping) and represents Irish livestock farmers’ interests as a member of the COPA/COGECA Beef Working Party.

IFA Director of Livestock

Kevin Kinsella

Kevin Kinsella is the Director of Livestock with the Irish Farmers’ Association.  He is a Board Member of the Irish Cattle Breeding Federation, Sheep Ireland, a member of the EU Commission Beef and Sheepmeat Advisory Committees, a member of the COPA/COGECA Beef and Sheep Working Parties in Brussels. He is also a member of the Bord Bia Technical Committees on Beef and Sheep Quality Assurance.

About the Livestock Committee

  • The National Livestock Committee fully represents the interests of the country’s 100,000 livestock farmers on all issues affecting members incomes and livelihoods.
  • Representing the largest number of farmers nationwide, the IFA National Livestock Committee comprises of 29 democratically elected members from each of the IFA’s County Executives.
  • The Committee undertakes this work at local, national, European and international level constantly analysing complex problems and issues, and proposing policies and solutions geared at meeting the interests of farmers.
  • The work of the Committee is very wide ranging from high level contacts at European level in meetings with Agricultural or Trade Commissioners on policy issues.

National Livestock Committee 2014

ROLE & COUNTY

NAME

MOBILE NO.
CHAIRMAN: Angus Woods

085-7118420

VICE-CHAIRMAN Brendan Golden

0866017573

CARLOW Paul Balfe

0868338065

CAVAN Billy Reilly

087-6730625

CLARE Thomas Lane

0872347314

CORK (W) Robert Ellis

087-2306590

CORK (N) Pat Mullins

086-8491305

CORK (C) Tim Mulcahy

086-3196849

DONEGAL Frank McClean

0851072228

DUBLIN Laurence Ward

0868369438

GALWAY Michael Flynn 0868175116
KERRY Helen O’Mahony

087-2461714

KILDARE David Egar

087-2593236

KILKENNY Joe Costello

086-1627779

LAOIS Peter Luttrell

086-2480934

LEITRIM Adrian Kelly

0868162595

LIMERICK Eddie Scanlan

087-9474362

LONGFORD Padraic Gerety

087-9161407

LOUTH John Brennan

087-7984161

MAYO Brendan Golden

086-6017573

MEATH John Curran

086-2494319

MONAGHAN Eamon Markey

087-9960970

OFFALY James Bennett

086-9175434

ROSCOMMON John O’Beirne

0868051315

SLIGO John H Graham 087-2381981
TIPP. NTH Tim Harty

087-9186611

TIPP. STH Denis Large

086-3858048

WATERFORD Pat Keane

087-2779647

WESTMEATH Donal Kenny

08-72730258

WEXFORD JJ Kavanagh

0878226899

WICKLOW Eugene Clune

0879922868

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