National Dairy Council

Survey: Over 70% of consumers willing to pay more for dairy products

Survey: Over 70% of consumers willing to pay more for dairy products

Over 70% of consumers are willing pay more for dairy products but only if the price increase is used to...

May 12, 2022

Irish sports stars to support NDC dairy promotion

Irish sports stars to support NDC dairy promotion

Three Irish sports stars are to support the work of the National Dairy Council (NDC) in promoting the dairy sector...

April 20, 2022

NDC consumer survey: Dairy farming at the heart of Irish life

NDC consumer survey: Dairy farming at the heart of Irish life

Most Irish people believe that cows should be called Daisy, that Irish butter is so yellow because our cows are...

July 19, 2021

NDC: Social media a ‘vital channel’ for backing dairy

NDC: Social media a ‘vital channel’ for backing dairy

Social media is “definitely a place that accelerates the spread of bad news” – but is also a vital channel...

April 13, 2021

Actions taken by Irish dairy farmers highlighted in new factbook

Actions taken by Irish dairy farmers highlighted in new factbook

The actions of Ireland’s 18,000 dairy farmers to improve sustainability, reduce climate emissions and protect rural biodiversity are being highlighted...

December 17, 2020

Harrington: ‘As you get older you need to be conscious of your bones’

Harrington: ‘As you get older you need to be conscious of your bones’

The National Dairy Council (NDC), in association with Cappagh Hospital Foundation, has teamed up with leading racehorse trainer Jessica Harrington...

October 18, 2020

Celebrating the benefits of school milk on World School Milk Day

Celebrating the benefits of school milk on World School Milk Day

The importance of the School Milk Scheme was highlighted by Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue, during...

September 30, 2020

NDC: ‘Disappointing to see misleading information’ on dairy in documentary

NDC: ‘Disappointing to see misleading information’ on dairy in documentary

The National Dairy Council (NDC) has said it is “disappointing to see misleading information” presented in a documentary that aired...

September 28, 2020

NDC and Kerrygold Quality Milk Awards to go ahead this year despite Covid-19

NDC and Kerrygold Quality Milk Awards to go ahead this year despite Covid-19

The National Dairy Council (NDC) and Ornua have announced that the NDC and Kerrygold Quality Milk Awards will go ahead...

July 24, 2020

Irish consumers under 35 increase dairy consumption during lockdown

Irish consumers under 35 increase dairy consumption during lockdown

Irish consumers under the age of 35 increased their consumption of dairy produce during the Covid-19 lockdown, according to new...

June 22, 2020

NDC launches campaign celebrating resilience of Irish dairy farming

NDC launches campaign celebrating resilience of Irish dairy farming

A new TV campaign has been launched by the National Dairy Council (NDC) to highlight the positive credentials of the...

April 8, 2020

Irish sports stars get on board for milk promotion campaign

Irish sports stars get on board for milk promotion campaign

Professional Rugby 7’s player Greg O’Shea, and Kellie Harrington, one of the country’s top boxers, have joined forces to promote...

February 5, 2020

NDC offering schools ‘chance to train with Ireland’s top athletes’

NDC offering schools ‘chance to train with Ireland’s top athletes’

The National Dairy Council (NDC) is offering three schools or sports clubs the chance to train with “some of Ireland’s...

January 12, 2020

‘75% of consumers don’t know what is happening on farms to protect the environment’

‘75% of consumers don’t know what is happening on farms to protect the environment’

“75% of consumers don’t know what is happening on farm to protect the environment.”This was a statement made by the...

November 20, 2019

‘4 in 10 consumers believe they are well informed about sustainability’ – new research

‘4 in 10 consumers believe they are well informed about sustainability’ – new research

The majority of Irish consumers believe that climate change is already happening or will occur in the near future; although...

November 20, 2019

Rugby star Kearney joins dairy diet promotion campaign

Rugby star Kearney joins dairy diet promotion campaign

Despite the showdown of Ireland’s Six Nations rugby championship campaign next weekend against Wales, one of Ireland’s biggest stars is...

March 11, 2019

Dairy focus: Tipperary family stands out from the crowd when it comes to milk quality

Dairy focus: Tipperary family stands out from the crowd when it comes to milk quality

Farming in Ballylomasna, Co. Tipperary, the Walsh family stands out from the crowd when it comes to milk quality. Milking...

July 15, 2018

‘Dairy avoidance raises a real concern from a nutritional perspective’

‘Dairy avoidance raises a real concern from a nutritional perspective’

Decisions taken by some consumers to avoid dairy products pose a real concern from a nutritional perspective, according to the...

June 18, 2018