Irish Holstein Friesian Association(IHFA)
Ballymacowen, Clonakilty, Co.Cork

Phone: +353 23 88 33443
Fax: +353 23 88 34740




The IHFA Organisation

The Irish Holstein Friesian Association (IHFA) is a member owned organisation directed by an IHFA board which is directly elected from its 3,700 members in 15 club areas. The association is licenced by the Department Of Agriculture to issue ancestry and pedigree registration certificates. The IHFA is responsible for the validity and upkeep of the herdbook of Holstein Friesian cattle and for giving direction to the development and promotion of the breed in Ireland through its many events and services.

34th national dairy show

Charles Gallagher, CE IHFA, John Kirby, Show Director with Laurelelm Shottel Daffodil 2 Supreme Champion owned by the Barrett family, Rickey Barrett on halter with Stephen Cadogan, Irish Examiner, sponsor, Meurig James, Judge and Carlisle Smith, President Cork Holstein Friesian Club

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2016 Emerald ExPO

Glanbia Emerald Expo Supreme Champion Hallow Advent Twizzle 3 ET, pictured with exhibitor Philip Jones, his son Will with Henry Corbally, Chairman of Glanbia and Charles Gallagher, C.E. of I.H.F.A. Photo: Adrian Donohoe

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2016 Baileys Champion

2016 Diageo Baileys Champion Cow winner Philip Jones from Co. Wexford with his cow Hallow Advent Twizzle 3. Presenting him with the trophy are Henry Corbally Chairman Glanbia Ingredients Ireland; Minister for Arts Heritage, Regional & Rural Affairs AHeather Humpreys T.D., and Breffni O’Reilly Quality Director Diageo Ireland

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