Eamon Sheehan

Council Member

Eamon Sheehan is a dairy farming in Cuffesgrange, Co. Kilkenny alongside his wife Lois and their 3 children. Eamon is originally a suckler farmer. They began dairy farming in 2013 and has built their herd up to 200 spring calving pedigree Friesian cows today.

In 2017 Eamon received a Nuffield Ireland Scholarship. He studied Microbial Management and its Importance in the Dairy and Beef Industry. Following on from that, he was awarded the MSD Animal Health “Prevention For Profit” national champion award in 2018, which was based on key performance areas around nutrition, animal health, breeding and management.

Eamon has recently undertaken further studies in the University College Cork Sustainable Farming Academy, which is run in conjunction with Tirlán, Eamon is currently studying modules in the Environment, Sustainability and Climate. Outside of the day to day of dairy farming, the Sheehan Family are also breeders and produces of Irish Sport Horses

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