The Move To Protect Ireland’s Rare Droimeann Cattle

They’re one of Ireland’s native species but chances are, you wouldn’t realise if you were looking at a Droimeann cow. 

The black and white speckled cattle are a native species and they have only recently been recognised as such by the Department of Agriculture.

It has proven to be a landmark moment for the Droimeann Cattle Society, a group which has worked tirelessly for their recognition for years.


Tom Keane from the society joins James on this week’s podcast to discuss this in detail and says one of Clare’s best-known tourist traps may even be home to a herd of them one day…

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