Niall Claffey is the beef specialist with AgriLand. The University College Dublin (UCD) graduate took up this post in September 2017. In this position, Niall covers technical and news content – at both a national and international level.
Hailing from an agricultural background, he is involved in the running of a suckler farm in Westmeath. He also sits on the management team of the Teagasc Green Acres Calf to Beef Programme.
Along with hands-on knowledge here in Ireland, Niall has significant experience in the international agricultural industry – in New Zealand, Australia, the UK and France. During his time in UCD, he travelled to New Zealand as part of his Professional Work Experience; gaining valuable knowledge on a dairy enterprise extending over 2,700ha. Upon finishing his degree in UCD, Niall travelled to Australia where he managed a large-scale beef enterprise. He also partook in sowing and harvesting for a season where he operated a wide range of machinery.
When Niall returned home, he took up a position with Liffey Meats, working at their Ballyjamesduff site and also in France.Back to Listing