Our Farmers

Every drop of our milk and cream is supplied by a select group of local farmers in our region, ensuring the highest quality, freshest produce and environmental sustainability with low food miles.

Did you know?

By buying locally produced milk you are supporting hundreds of jobs and wages.  Our co-op employs over 700 people and has over 1,000 farmer suppliers. That’s a lot of local families directly supported by the co-op.

Meet some of our 1,000 milk suppliers…

Kevin McLoughlin from Ballina, Co. Mayo

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Cathal and Mary Garvey, Headford, Co. Galway

Cathal is a member of Aurivo Co-operative Society’s board and farms 140 acres at his farm in North Galway.

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The Mulligan family from Templeboy, Co Sligo

Padraig Mulligan and his son Padraig Og have a strong tradition in dairy farming. Padraig Senior is chairman of the National Liquid Milk Committee, is a  National Milk Agency Board Member, Grassland Council Member, Steering Committee Teagasc Liquid Milk, Secretary Templeboy & Dromore West IFA.

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Here’s three generations of the Mulligan family from Templeboy, County Sligo.

Joe Mulherin, Co. Mayo

Joe Mulherin is one of our liquid milk suppliers from Killala, County Mayo. He farms 200 acres and milks 120 Holstein cows all year round.

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Our History

Connacht Gold has a strong social history in the West of Ireland.

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