Welcome to the official website for Irish Suffolk Sheep breeders. Irish Suffolks have been leading contributors to the sheep industry in Ireland for over 125 years. Our membership is international with members throughout the EU and automatic associate membership of the Suffolk Sheep Society in UK, the oldest and largest Suffolk Society in the world.


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.


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

Go to Grassroots

Click on the “Grassroots Search” button to search for an individual animal, breeder or flock, you can also search the UK Flock Book by clicking on the UK button. Members can also manage their flock online.

Events Diary

Stay up to date with our latest events.

Branch Committee Members

Dan O’Mahoney
T: 087230 6904
E: danomahony777@gmail.com

Dan O’Mahoney (Chair & Council Representative)
Garth Graham (Vice Chair)
Teresa McGeever (Treasurer)
Oliver Dean (Council Representative)
Susan O’Keeffe
Sean O’Connor
Colin Watchorn
Philip Lynch
Alan Kilpatrick
Richard Thompson
Paddy Carolan
Gerry Killilea


Sad News

It is with great sadness that we inform you of the death of Aaron Murphy, Pat Murphy's (Oaklodge Flock) son. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family at this sad time. May he rest in peace. Death Notice of Aaron Murphy (rip.ie)

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For further information email your request to enquiries@irishsuffolksheep.org

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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