Our founder Margaret Kelleher operates this hen house on the home farm. Margaret’s son, Mortimer and his wife Norma have 2 daughters and one son. The couple also run a dairy and beef farm. It is on this farm that Margaret and the now deceased Dan Joe started the egg production in 1966. Each day Margaret and her neighbour Ann O’Connell gather the eggs early in the morning. Between the poultry and agricultural farm, they employ 4 local people. The hen house is an integral part of the dairy farm, and greatly contributes to well being of the farm. The hen house is approved by Bord Bia and the Department of Agriculture.
Richard Kelleher & Family
Farmer Code: 3IED50
Richard Kelleher, the son of Margaret Kelleher, operates this hen house. Richard is married to Gillian, and they have 4 children. Richard is a beef farmer and again the hen house is very important part of his farm. Richard is involved in the day to day running of the hen house, and at weekends the children help out. Richard employs two local women, and a site manager, to gather the eggs, each day of the week to ensure the freshest of eggs to the consumer. The hen house is approved by Bord Bia and the Department of Agriculture.
Gerry McGuinness & Family
Farmer Code: 3IEO08
This farm is owned and operated by Gerry McGuinness and his family. Gerry has 3 hen houses on this farm. The McGuinness family are dairy and tillage farmers. Gerry’s eldest son also gets involved at weekends and is attending college where he is studying Poultry Husbandry. On this farm there are four local women, and a site manager employed to gather the eggs, 7 days a week. The hen houses are all approved by Bord Bia and the Department of Agriculture.
Phil and Anna Collins
Farmer Code: 3IER128
Phil Collins and his wife Anna are the owners of this farm. With the help of two neighbours they operate this new state of the art hen house. This hen house is a very important part of the Collins family farm. The family are involved in this house 7 days a week, to guarantee the freshest eggs. The hen house is approved by Bord Bia and the Department of Agriculture.
Trevor Power & Family
Farmer Code: 1IEW03
Trevor Power has one hen house on his farm. Trevor got into egg production to supplement his farm income. Trevor operates this house with the determination to ensure the best possible environment for his hens. “When the hen is happy she will produce a better egg”. This gives the consumer every confidence in the eggs they purchase. Trevor with the help of a neighbour gathers his eggs early in the morning, 7 days a week. Trevor also operates his own farm. The hen houses are approved by Bord Bia and the Department of Agriculture.
Farmer Code: 1IEW01
Tom Kiely, his wife and family own this farm. Tom now has 3 hen houses on this farm which he operates with the help of some local help. The hen houses are situated off the main farm yard. Tom is a very hard working farmer and takes great pride in the production of the freshest eggs possible from his farm. The eggs are gathered early in the morning 7 days a week. The hen houses are approved by Bord Bia and the Department of Agriculture.
Farmer Code: 1IEB43
Garret Bannon is the latest addition to the Riverview family of farm producers. He invested in 2010, at a time when it was difficult to get a loan from the banks. It was at this same time that he got married. He now has a full time job in taking care of his hens, and indeed his investment. Riverview assisted him to get started, and now Garret has an income from his hens. Garret is a consciences worker and produces a great egg all year round for the Riverview Eggs consumer. In 2012 Garret and his wife had their first child. The hen house is approved by Bord Bia and the Department of Agriculture.