The ICMSA, the Irish Creamery Milk Suppliers Association, represents all farmers—particularly dairy and livestock farmers—by lobbying at local, national and EU levels. It places special emphasis on preserving the family farm structure and defending the rights and incomes of farm families.

ICMSA represents farmer interests on many committees and bodies; some of the main ones listed are as follows: Teagasc, Ornua, Bord Bia, National Dairy Council, Employment Appeals Tribunal, and the Monitoring Committees on Rural Development.

Aims, Objectives and Policy Priorities

  • To lobby on behalf of all dairy farmers and livestock farmers at EU, local and national level.
  • To organise farmers and agricultural producers of Ireland on an entirely non-political and non-sectarian basis.
  • To promote the interests of all engaged in agriculture.
  • To advise on the protection and regulation of the agricultural industry in Ireland.
Find out more about the ICMSA
Our History
Our Staff
Our Structure