Niall Claffey

Niall Claffey

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.

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Niall Claffey