Practical ‘hands-on’ experience
In addition to his knowledge and passion for Irish agriculture, Breifne also gained extensive international experience through time spent working on a 4,500-cow dairy farm in South Dakota in the US.
He has previously worked in the agri-news sector and more recently worked in cattle procurement in the Irish beef sector.
Managing director of Agriland Media, Cormac Farrelly, said: “We’re excited to have Breifne O’Brien join our team as a beef spcialist.
“He brings a significant amount of practical experience from the beef procurement sector to the role and will ensure that Agriland’s beef content remains the most relevant and up-to-date for farmers and those working in agribusiness.”
Expansion of Agriland Media
Breifne joins the beef team within Agriland Media at a time of significant expansion for the digital media company.
In recent weeks, the company has announced the creation of new jobs across a host of divisions.
The creation of new jobs follows a €1 million investment in the recent rebrand and major upgrade of the Agriland platform and commercial offering.
The latest recruitment drive by Ireland’s largest agricultural news publisher, will bring the staff headcount to more than 40.
With in excess of 3.5 million articles read each month, Agriland’s timely and relevant news and information is sourced by an experienced and dedicated team of journalists and specialist writers.