Trading under EU Regulation: The Suffolk Sheep Society – South of Ireland operates the largest Ovine, Department of Agriculture and the Marine approved Breeding Program in Ireland, allowing our breeders to trade Irish Suffolk Sheep within the EU and with non EU counties under EU Regulation 2016/1012. Irish Suffolk Sheep Breeding Program Information. Click here


Welcome to the official website for Irish Suffolk Sheep breeders. Irish Suffolk Sheep have been leading contributors to the sheep industry in Ireland for over 125 years. 


Suffolk is the flag-ship domestic breed and is recognised as the leading terminal sire on a variety of commercial ewes to produce top quality prime lamb. The breed has been in existence since the late 1700s.


Sheep Ireland is the South of Ireland Branch Suffolk Sheep Society’s pedigree software solution for managing and maintaining the pedigree Irish Flock Book.

Go to Sheep Ireland

Click on the “Sheep Ireland Search” button below to search for an individual animal, breeder or flock. Members can also manage their flock online.  You can use your online account to record the information required by the breed society throughout the year – i.e., mating, lambing, animal movements etc. You can also request pedigree registrations and animal genotypes via the account. Several helpful flock management reports for your flock are also available. There is a HELP button at the top of most pages with instructions and guidance on how the page works.

If you wish to search for a UK sheep or UK breeder with the Suffolk Sheep Society Ltd. Flock Book, click the “Grassroots UK Search” button below.

Events Diary

Stay up to date with our latest events.




Judging at the National Suffolk Championships, by Irish Suffolk Sheep Breeder, Garth Graham at Queretaro, Mexico Report by Judge, Mr Garth Graham, Vice Chairman, Suffolk Sheep Society, Ireland There are many places an Irish Suffolk sheep breeder might expect to be in...

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Presentation of Prizes at Society AGM

Presentation of Prizes at Society AGM

Suffolk Sheep Society AGM The Suffolk Sheep Society recently held its AGM in Tullamore. The meeting was Chaired by outgoing Chairman Mr Dan O’Mahony who welcomed all the attendees. Mr O’Mahony thanked the Committee for all their hard work during the year. He...

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Suffolk Sheep Society - South of Ireland, Ballygawley, Co Sligo, F91 E8P2

+353 83 0907 313

South of Ireland Branch Suffolk Sheep Society Ltd, a company limited by guarantee, Registered in Ireland No. 222263
Registered Address Upton Ryan, Fourth Floor, North Block, Rockfield Central, Dublin 16

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