Chairman IFA Dairy Committee
Laois dairy and beef farmer Tom Phelan is the Chairman of the IFA National Dairy Committee.
Tom Phelan farms with his wife Caroline and children Martin, Karen and Marie-Thérèse in Pike of Rushall, near Mountrath in Co. Laois, and supplies creamery milk to Glanbia.
Tom has a strong track record of farmer representation. He has chaired his local Glanbia area and regional committees, was Macra na Feirme Laois Co. Chairman and has also had significant experience within IFA, serving as Dairy, Farm Business and County Chairman in Co. Laois. He has also been representing the National Dairy Committee on the IFA Animal Health Project Team.
Catherine holds a Masters in International Commerce from the University of Toulouse. Catherine is also a Graduate of the Marketing Institute of Ireland, and a Nuffield Scholar. She has been working for the last twenty five years as the Executive Secretary of the Irish Farmers’ Association’s National Dairy and Liquid Milk Committees. Prior to joining the IFA, Catherine worked in IBEC’s Food and Drink Federation.
|CORK (W)||Ger Lehane||0868203236|
|CORK (C)||Alan Jagoe||0879641383|
|CORK (N)||Mary Twomey-Casey||0872275223|
|MAYO||Michael Leo Morrin||0876272322|
|MONAGHAN||James F. O’Connor||0868366866|
|TIPP NTH||Michael Kennedy||0862724246|
|LIQUID MILK CHAIRMAN||John Finn||0872830432|