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Brexit and the Threat to Cross Border Milk Trade

PJ McMonagle supplies Strathroy Dairy in Northern Ireland with about 800,000 litres of milk every year from his farm in Aughnakeeragh, Co Donegal. The produce from his 120 cows crosses the Border twice before reaching shops in the Republic. The 51-year-old previously supplied a creamery in the State but as a result of low milk prices he decided to move to the Omagh company more than eight years ago. Now he is faced with potential disruption to his business as the UK finalises the terms of its withdrawal from the EU, which some fear could result in the return of a hard Border between Northern Ireland and the Republic.

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Strathroy in Guardian Brexit Feature

A feature in the Guardian on the consequences of Brexit and current uncertainty. “Forward planning is a nightmare. It stops you doing your day to day work and growing the business.”

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Strathroy Support Irish News Coaching Days

Strathroy Dairy is delighted to continue its partnership and support for The Irish News School Coaching Days

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Brexit A Worry For Suppliers and Dairy Sector

Strathroy Dairy director Ruairi Cunningham has said a lack of clarity regarding Brexit was a real worry for both milk suppliers and the wider dairy sector on both sides of the Border.

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IFA Scaremongering About Milk Isn’t A Strategy, Say Strathroy

Ruairi Cunningham of Strathroy Dairy has described the Irish Farmers’ Association publication last week of its Strategy for Irish Produced Fresh Milk as scaremongering and unhelpful and misleading for farmers and consumers.

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Our cows are as happy inside as outside

A great insight on our supplier George Bingham from the Independent George Bingham from Templepatrick in Co Antrim has a 650-acre farm and 1,200 cows with 650 milking at any one time...

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Strathroy and Musgrave Fresh For You

Earlier this year, leading retailer Musgrave announced a £100 million commitment to the local food and drink industry, as well as a £10m investment into its store network, across Northern Ireland.

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Sealed With A Twist

Strathroy were the first Dairy in Ireland to introduce the new form of cream container incorporating a screw top. This means the cream stays fresher for longer and can be used again and again

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Strathroy Partners Irish News Coaching Days

Strathroy Dairy is delighted to continue its partnership and support for The Irish News School Coaching Days in association with O’Neills and St Mary’s University College.

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When’s an Irish Cow not an Irish Cow?

When are Irish cows not Irish Cows? Well the answer would appear to be when they are milked at the Irish Ploughing Championships in Ratheniska in Laois. Glanbia refused the milk because it wasn’t Irish.

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