Ciaran Mulligan

Council Member

Ciaran is a dairy farmer from Cavan. Ciaran farms with his wife Paula and two sons Rory & Euan who are both in education. He milks 150 cross bred cows in a low cost, high grass utilisation system, on a platform of 60 hectares owned and 40 hectares leased of drumlin soils on the Cavan, Longford Leitrim border.

Ciaran is a member of the Irish Grassland Association since returning home to farm in the early nineties. Ciaran won the Irish Farmers Journal young Farmer of the year in 1996 and was involved in a Moorpark trial for once-a-day milking in the early 2000s..

He is a member and past chairman of South Teffia purchasing Co-Op. Having completed the Farm Apprenticeship training and obtaining the Advanced Diploma in Agriculture, Ciaran understands first-hand the importance of education for people entering the agriculture industry and continues to host students from Ballyhaise Agricultural College Cavan on his farm. Ciaran has gained invaluable knowledge and life long friendships through been a member of the Grassland Association and would be glad to give back in return.

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Ciaran Mulligan