Welcome

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.

Breed

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

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
Chair
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

lATEST NEWS

Young Breeder Focus – 2021

Young Breeder Focus – 2021

Harry Graham, Kirriemuir Suffolks Harry Graham from Ballygawley, Sligo has always had an interest in sheep. At age 13, he has just sold his first Pedigree Suffolk Ram at a Suffolk Sheep Society accredited sale. Born into sheep farming through his Mum and Dad, Alison...

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BREAKING NEWS: SOI BRANCH SUFFOLK SHEEP SOCIETY NOW APPROVED

 Following evaluation of our applications to DAFM we have today been notified in writing that the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine has approved our applications to be recognised as a breed society in Ireland and to operate a breeding programme for the...

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Contact

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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