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Catherina Cunnane
Catherina Cunnane hails from a fifth-generation drystock and specialised pedigree suckler enterprise in Co. Mayo. She currently holds the positions of editor and general manager at That's Farming, having joined the company in 2015.
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Jobs: Assistant farm manager for 550-cow dairy farm

A 550-cow grass-based spring-calving dairy farm is seeking an assistant farm manager.

The farm is located 10 minutes from Kilkenny city.  Excellent farm facilities including 60-point rotary, auto-drafter, cubicles, group calving shed and excellent grazing infrastructure.

The successful candidate will be expected to take responsibility for specific aspects of farm management.


The successful candidate will:

  • Be an excellent stockperson – he/she will be experienced in all aspects of animal health (identification and treatment of mastitis, lameness, etc), calving, breeding and milk quality;
  • Be comfortable calving cows & capable of supervising calving;
  • Assist the manager in overall management of dairy operation;
  • Implement the grazing plan;
  • Have excellent communication skills and the ability to work well as a part of a team;
  • Take pride in their work environment – we value a clean and tidy farm.

    In return the farm offers:

  • A well-staffed farm with excellent facilities in a great location;
  • An attractive roster with regular time off;
  •  A high level of responsibility and autonomy, and varied work;
  •  Upskilling opportunities;
  •  An opportunity to work as part of a young and progressive team;
  • A good salary that reflects the level of responsibility associated with the role.
Further information

For more information please phone 0879982455 or send your cover letter and CV to –

The start date is late November/early December.

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