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recognising and rewarding the very best in Irish Farming

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GALLERY 2017

The Shortlist for the 2018 Farmer of the Year Awards is as follows:

Dairy Farmer

Edward Kenny, Navan, Co.Meath.

Michael Macken, Slane, Co.Meath.

Patrick Brennan, Roscrea, Co.Tipperary.


Tillage Farmer

Alex Butler, Streete, Co.Westmeath.

John Kearney, Fermoy, Co.Cork.

John Cullen, Enniscorthy, Co.Wexford.


Beef farmer

John Phelan, Kilkenny, Co.Kilkenny.

Nicola Murtagh, Mullingar, Co.Westmeath.

Darragh McManus, Enniscrone, Co.Sligo.


Sheep Farmer

George Finlay, Glen of Imaal, Co.Wicklow.

Eoin Larkin, Ballinasloe, Co.Galway.

John Bell, Mullingar, Co.Westmeath.


Rising Star

Gillian O’Sullivan, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford.

Willie Allshire, Rosscarbery, Co. Cork.

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the zurich farm insurance farming independent Farmer of the year awards 

 

The Zurich Farm Insurance Farming Independent Farmer of the Year Awards are all about recognising and rewarding the very best in Irish Farming.

The Awards are now in their fifth year and will take place in The Hodson Bay Hotel, Athlone.

There are five categories available to enter as well as panel selections for farm safety, lifetime achievement and of course the overall Farmer of the Year 2018.

 

 

 

Farmers can nominate themselves OR be nominated by any third party (Teagasc Advisor, friend, family member, fellow farmer and so on).

It is 100% free to enter.

The awards are a joint venture between Alchemy Event Management & Independent News & Media.

Zurich Insurance plc is regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland.

 The Awards Night

  • 19:00 p.m - Drinks Reception

  • 20:00 p.m - Dinner

  • 21:45 p.m - Award Ceremony Commences

  • 22:30 p.m - Entertainment DJ Bob Conway

  • Very Late - Carriages

Dress Code: Black Tie

Ticket Prices - Farmer Rates

Table of 10 - Shortlisted Entrants

Two complimentary tickets + eight paid tickets - €720  (Ten Tickets in Total)

Table of 10 - Non Shortlisted Farmers

Ten tickets - €900

Individual Tickets

Single tickets can be purchased by farmers for €95 each.

Regular Rates

Table of 10 - €1,500
Single Tickets - €165

Book Your Tickets Now

Phone: 01 284 6096

Email: info@farmeroftheyear.ie


The Farmer of the Year Awards will take place on Thursday, November 1st at the Hodson Bay Hotel, Athlone and will be presented by Ear To The Ground’s Helen Carroll.

 Awards MC - Helen Carroll

Awards MC - Helen Carroll

Categories

 Sheep Farmer of the Year

Sheep Farmer of the Year

 Rising Star

Rising Star

 Lifetime Achievement

Lifetime Achievement

 Beef Farmer of the Year

Beef Farmer of the Year

 Tillage Farmer of the Year

Tillage Farmer of the Year

 Grand Prix - Farmer of the Year 

Grand Prix - Farmer of the Year 

 Dairy Farmer of the Year

Dairy Farmer of the Year

 Excellence in Farm Safety

Excellence in Farm Safety

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Sponsors

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CONTACT US

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The Farmer of the Year Awards

4 Rogans Court 

Patrick Street

Dun Laoghaire

Co. Dublin

01 284 6096