Lee Strand celebrates the Cream of the Crop at the Lee Strand Milk Quality Awards 2023

Twelve of Lee Strand’s top-quality farmers gathered in Ballygarry House Hotel in Tralee recently for the Lee Strand Milk Quality Awards 2023. The annual awards celebrate the high standard of farming excellence on Lee Strand farms and recognises the farmers who produce the highest quality milk. Patrick Dillane from Knockanaha, in Tralee was announced as the prestigious winner of the Lee Strand Overall Milk Quality Award 2023.

Gearoid Linnane, CEO, Lee Strand congratulated each of the twelve-monthly award winners and this year’s overall winner for their dedication to excellence on their farms. He also mentioned the Lee Strand brand is renowned for its distinctive taste and freshness and thanked all Lee Strand farmers for their continued commitment to providing the best milk in Kerry.

Lee Strand Milk Quality Awards 2023 Winners:

JANUARY                                   PATRICK DILLANE  Knockanaha, Tralee, Co Kerry.

FEBRUARY                                 ERIC & TINA O BRIEN – Doon, Tralee Co Kerry

MARCH                                      TIM HORGAN – Knockanaha, Ballyroe, Tralee, Co Kerry.

APRIL                                          EDWARD BEHAN -Killahan, Abbeydorney, Tralee, Co Kerry

MAY                                            JOHN SHANAHAN – Bawnboy, Tralee, Co Kerry

JUNE                                           NIALL MASON – Ballinduganig, Tralee, Co Kerry

JULY                                             IVAN GROVES – Ballyacke,y Kielduff, Tralee, Co Kerry

AUGUST                                     JOHN & TOM SLATTERY – Lisloose, Tralee, Co Kerry

SEPTEMBER                              MICHEAL LEEN – Kilmore, Kielduff, Tralee, Co Kerry

OCTOBER                                  FLORENCE MCCARTHY – Banna East, Ardfert, Tralee, Co Kerry

NOVEMBER                              BRIAN MADDEN -Rathanny, Tralee, Co Kerry

DECEMBER                               JAMES SCANLON – Kilmore, Kielduff, Tralee, Co Kerry