A Zoom webinar was held on 27th September. If you missed it you can check it out below.
Tommy graduated from UCD in 2001 with a first class honours degree in Animal Science and later with a PhD in 2005 focussed on maternal mineral nutrition and subsequent impacts on neonatal health and performance. In 2005 Tommy joined the lecturing staff in UCD where he currently is an Associate Dean for Research, Innovation and Impact & Prof of Ruminant Nutrition, School of Agriculture and Food Science UCD.
Tommy hails from Co Wexford and is the current President of the Agricultural Science Association.
Declan McEvoy, Head of Tax Ifac CTA/TED
An AITI Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA), Declan McEvoy is Head of Tax for Ifac. Declan has extensive experience and expertise in personal and corporate tax planning, estate and succession planning, tax based investment and financial structuring for family and farm businesses.
A leading authority on farm taxation, Declan has written and lectured extensively and is frequently quoted in business and farm publications and the general media. He was co-author of ‘Farming in a Limited Company – is it right for you?’ and was a key contributor to Ifacs recent information booklets on Farm structures and Succession. Declan is also an Irish Tax Institute Registered Tax Consultant and a Qualified Trust and Estate Practitioner and frequently speaks at national seminars and client workshops.
Pat O'Toole has been working as a reporter with the Irish Farmers Journal since 2007. In this capacity, he covers all types of stories and issues across the Agriculture sector. He also works a tillage farm in Ferns Co Wexford.