Breifne O’Brien
Breifne O’Brien
Technical Beef Specialist for Agriland

Breifne O'Brien is the Technical Beef Specialist for Agriland. The online publication is Ireland's largest farming news portal publishing daily farming and agri-sector news.

Breifne previously worked as an agri-news journalist and has experience in all aspects of the beef sector from working on his family-run beef and sheep farm to his previous experience working in the Irish beef-processing industry, primarily in cattle procurement.

In addition to his knowledge and passion for Irish agriculture, he also gained extensive international experience through his time spent working on a farm in South Dakota in the US.

He studied Agricultural-Environmental Science at University College Dublin. During his college years, he presented an agri-focused radio show on Belfield FM.

Breifne was a member of the World Steak Challenge judging panel in 2021 and will be looking for a steak with good taste and texture as well as an appetising smell and appearance.