Regional Clubs

Breffni Oriel | Carlow Kilkenny | Cork | DonegalGalwayKerryKildare | Laois Offaly | Limerick Clare | North Eastern | Slaney  | Sligo Tipperary Waterford | West Midlands

IHFA has a long, proud history of an organised regional club structure throughout the country to provide an educational and social forum for its members. Club activites throughout the year include a herds competition, stock judging competitions, social outings, educational trips and information meetings with industry professionals.

New members are always welcome to join their local club. Contact your local club today!

Breffni Oriel

Club Committee 2023

Chairperson Trevor Williamson
Drumshany, Monaghan, Co Monaghan H18 HP26 0868357575
Secretary Edwin Gaynor 0834019544
PRO Andrea Rafferty
Treasurer Mary Rafferty
Mullabrackscott Monaghan Co Monaghan H18 X657 

Carlow Kilkenny

Club Committee 2024

Chairperson Eamonn Coleman
Vice Chairperson Brian Keneally
Secretary Andrea Murphy
Ballagh, Kilmanagh, Co. Kilkenny
PRO Sandra Murphy
Treasurer James Tynan
YMA coordinator Padraic Coleman
Pauric Coleman
IHFA Board Member Padraic Murphy


Cork Committee 2024

Chairman Martin Kennedy
Secretary Richard Geary 087 9099589
Treasurer William Sheehan
PRO Christopher McCarthy
President Ursula Forrest


Club Secretary:
Boyd Mackey,
Iskaheen, Muff, Lifford, Co. Donegal.
Tel.: 074-9384276    Mobile: 00447565111948

Roy Cromie,
Tel.: 087 2479395

Charles McCandless,
Tel.: 086 3339547

Trevor Lockhart,
Tel.: 087 2219599


Club Committee 2019

Joint Presidents Brother William and Jackie Freeney
Chairperson Michael Freeney 087 9684472
Secretary Teresa Roche 083 8455272
Treasurer James & Mary Trayers
P.R.O Tommy Cahill 086 8098623


Club Committee 2024

President Tim McEllistrim
Vice President Tim Fitzmaurice
Chairperson Johnny O’Hanlon (087) 2296775
Vice Chair Ronan Siochru
Secretary Geraldine Harty (087) 8168281
Treasurer Donal Leahy
Club P.R.O. James Egan (086) 3650665
YMA Co-ordinator Muiris Harty
YMA Secretary Aisling Harty


Club Committee 2020

President Pat Fanning 087 4193505
Chairperson Derek Tierney 087 6148354
Vice chairperson Kevin Doran 086 0741606
PRO John O’Dea 087 2625144
Secretary Roisín Doran 085 7237196
Treasurer Mervyn Eager 086 8288300

Laois Offaly

Club Committee 2024

Chairman Richard Hamilton
Secretary Denis Donohoe 086 3800000
Treasurer David Bennette
PRO Orla Cleary
YMA Colin Grennan

Limerick Clare

Club Committee 2020

Chairperson Michael Laffan 087 2941615
Vice chairman Michael McNamara 086 8163197
Secretary Edward Fitzgerald 087 2254702
PRO Eoin Horgan 087 9849463
Treasurer John Curtin 087 1204334
Child Officer Michael McNamara 086 8163197

North Eastern

Club Committee 2020

President Brendan Clarke
Club Chairperson Rita Eivers 086 4004979
Club Secretary / PRO Sean Dooley 087 0924445
Treasurer Norris Beatty


See latest club notes here

Club Officers 2023

President Noel Rothwell 087 2765981
Chairman Pat Kavanagh 086 8697119
Secretary Kathleen Watson 086 0529975
Treasurer Liz Atkinson 087 7440791
PRO Una Sinnott 087 6883813
YMA Coordinator Philip Jones 086 8497675


Club Secretary:
Shay Monaghan,
Drummartin, Tourlestrane, Co. Sligo.
Tel.: 071 9186174
Mobile: 087 1249876

Jimmy Waters
Mobile: 086 2636675

Agatha McGee,
Barnashraghy, Sligo.
Mobile: 087 6202086

Tipperary Waterford

Club Committee 2024

Chairman Gordon Nicholson 086 4020771
Co. Cork.
Secretary Ailbe Ryan 087 2726980
P.R.O Kathleen Kelly 086 8340976,
Treasurer Philip Cusack 087 9042607

West Midlands

Club Committee 2024

Chairperson Graeme Taylor
Vice Chairperson Mick Magan
Secretary Avril Helen 086 1267449
Assistant Secretary Oliver Costello
Treasurer Michael Gunn
PRO Mark Butler
YMA Emer Kelly