Macra and the NDC team up to host ‘Dairyfest’ in UCD

Macra na Feirme has, once again, teamed up with The National Dairy Council (NDC) to host ‘Dairyfest’ in UCD – a celebration of dairy with a difference.

To mark the third year of National Dairy Week, Macra will take over the green area at the UCD student centre on Wednesday, April 22 from 11am- 3pm.

Macra Milk Challenge

How fast can you drink a pint of milk? Show us what you’ve got at Dairyfest and you could win a Samsung Galaxy Tab.

There will be three rounds at 12pm, 1pm, and 2pm before each winner goes through to a final stage. If you’d like to take part please text ‘info’, your name and number to 51444.

Celebrating all things Dairy

DairyFest will be a fun and colourful event aimed at promoting the quality of Irish dairy. Young farmers will be available to talk to students to explain how dairy is produced and why they are passionate about what they do.

Members of the NDC nutrition team will also be on hand to answer queries in relation to dairy as part of a balanced diet.

You can also meet ‘Milly the cow’ – the NDC mascot; take part in or ‘So Cheesy’ selfie photo competition, with a chance to win One4all vouchers; and enjoy some free dairy treats.
National Dairy Week

National Dairy Week (April 18-25) aims to showcase the excellence of our pasture-based dairy farming and produce – from farm to fridge; and also highlights the quality, versatility and nutritious benefits of dairy within our lives, as part of a healthy, balanced diet.