From Clonakilty in Co Cork, Tadhg Healy operates a large broiler unit which he set up and expanded. He supplies chickens to a local processor. He also contract rears dairy heifers for a local dairy farmer and grows some forestry. He has been Chairman of his local branch of the Irish Farmers Association, a member of the National Poultry Committee, Farm Business Committee and Forestry Committee of IFA. He served on the Board of Lisavaird Co-op and the board of management of the local national school. He has also served as President / Chairman of Clonakilty Agricultural Show Society.
His study topic was ‘Anaerobic Digestion in Rural Ireland’. He travelled to Austria, UK, Germany and Denmark in pursuit of his topic.
Anaerobic Digestion in Rural Ireland