Following an exhibition in Croke Park in March 2018 featuring 28 semi-finalists, the finalists of the Certified Irish Angus Beef School Competition have been announced. They are:
St. Ita’s Special School, Drogheda, Co. Louth
Roscommon Community College, Lisnamult, Co. Roscommon
Royal School, Cavan Town, Co. Cavan
St. Joseph’s Mercy Secondary School, Navan, Co. Meath
Mary Immaculate Secondary School, Lisdoonvarna, Co. Clare
Colaiste Treasa, Kanturk, Co. Cork
The students will be presented with their Irish Angus calves at the National Ploughing Championships in September 2018 and will raise them through to slaughter. An overall winner will be announced in March 2020. You can follow their progress on Facebook “Certified Irish Angus Beef”.