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- Elaine Farrell
- 01 4260336
Elaine holds a degree in Agricultural Science from UCD. She has worked in IFA for the last 21 years and currently holds the roles of Oireachtas, Retail and Horticulture Executive.
Prior to this, she held the role of Executive to the IFA Sugar Beet section and the IFA Farm Forestry Committee. Elaine was President of the ASA in 2008/09.
IFA Potato & Fresh Produce Development Officer
- Pat Farrell
- 087 9488039
Pat joined the IFA in 2013. He holds a degree in Commercial Horticulture from UCD and has worked in the mushroom industry for the past 14 years. He has held positions in technical sales, mushroom growing and mushroom compost manufacturing.
Previous to that he spent a number of years working in general agriculture roles with Teagasc and private consultants.
About the Potato Committee
- The National Potato Committee represents Ireland’s 600 commercial potato growers.
- It’s members are elected by IFA’s County Executives where potatoes are produced.
- It’s most important issues include potato prices, input costs, potato farmers’ incomes, retailer activity, industry developments and the Bord Bia quality assurance scheme.
Potato Committee 2017
|ROLE & COUNTY||NAME||MOBILE|
|CHAIRMAN||Eddie Doyle||087 2787472|
|VICE-CHAIRMAN||Nora Sheehan||087 653 4787|
|CARLOW||Neville Caldbeck||087 2252836|
|CORK (N)||Nora Sheehan||087 6534787|
|CORK (C)||John Griffin||087 6876293|
|DONEGAL||William Monagle||086 8525137|
|DONEGAL||Jimmy Rankin||087 2571835|
|DUBLIN||David Garrigan||086 8553581|
|GALWAY||Barry Stephens||087 9416363|
|KERRY||Bridget O’Connor||087 2680258|
|KILDARE||Bart Maertens||087 6780990|
|KILKENNY||John Doody||086 1903350|
|LOUTH||Brendan Lynch||086 8395494|
|MEATH||Thomas Sheridan||086 2464018|
|MEATH||Paddy Reynolds||086 8315636|
|MEATH||Thomas McKeown||087 2625831|
|OFFALY||Shane Howell||086 3018525|
|TIPP.NORTH||Michael Healy||087 260 4271|
|WATERFORD||Michael O’Keeffe||086 8462300|
|WEXFORD||Sean Ryan||087 2379748|
|WICKLOW||Tom Delahunt||087 9878428|