Hall of Fame
IHFA was delighted to nominate Dessie Dunleavy for the National Hall of Fame Award 2018. His knowledge and achievements in Holstein Friesian breeding is such that he is known the length and breadth of the country. He is recognised as a top-class judge, eminent breeder and renowned stockman. Dessie commands a tremendous intuition and his […]
Congratulations to Tim Kiely of Millstreet herd, Cork, this year’s recipient of the National Hall of Fame Award.
Congratulations to Mary Rafferty of the Breffni Oriel Club on being presented with the National Hall of Fame Award, 2016
Peter Flanagan has been farming at Tubbertoby, Clogherhead, Co Louth, for the last 70 years with his wife Mary, his sons Paul & Adrian and daughters Guenedere, Ruth & Judith. In the early years it was Shorthorns that were milked on the farm. The British Friesian was the upcoming breed in the late 60’s and […]
John Codd from Rathdrum, Co. Wicklow receives the Irish Holstein Friesian Association award from Niamh Lynch who is the Fresh Foods Category Director for Tesco Ireland at the annual National Hall Of Fame Awards in the Sheraton, Athlone on Sunday 5th May. Photo Molloy Photography. John in his 84th year is still actively dairy […]
Patrick Crowe took over the running of the Dunum Herd from his father Timothy in the sixties. The Dunum Herd was founded in the spring of 1953 when Timothy H. Crowe bought 3 pedigree cows: Ballylane Wallflower, Connello Jess and Example Farm Snowdrop. Paddy continued to breed Friesians and introduced milk recording in the late […]
The Recipient of this year’s Hall of Fame Award goes to a Person whose has had a lifetime involment with the Holstein-Friesian breed. Someone who has served the Breed well with an unselfish, quiet, unassuming and intelligent dedication. That intelligence is founded on a profound knowledge and widely based experience of Holstein-Friesian Breeding. A native […]