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26 Sept 2022

RDS Spring Awards for three Kilkenny farmers

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RDS award winner Tommy Quinlan, Tullamaine, Callan

Three Kilkenny farmers have been awarded RDS Livestock Awards!

The 2022 RDS Spring Agriculture and Forestry Awards presentation took place last Friday, in Dublin. With a total prize fund of €29,000, the awards celebrate and promote the principles of climate-smart agriculture in Ireland.

Thirteen award winners were announced over three main categories: Forestry, Livestock and Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Development. Kilkenny farmers triumphed in the livestock category:

  • Economic Breeding Index Award (Best Dairy Cow) – Ballygown PKK Lucy EX91 owned by Seamus Knox, Co. Kilkenny
  • Euro-Star Index Award (Best Beef Cow) – Moondharrig Flora owned by Liam Walsh, Co. Kilkenny
  • Beef Herd Index Award – Tommy Quinlan, Co. Kilkenny

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