Conor received the award together with his mother Hazel pictured (centre) with Business, Enterprise and Innovation Minister Heather Humphreys T.D., Michael Hanley , CEO (left) and Alo Duffy, Chairman (right) of Lakeland Dairies.

Success for Glasson farmers at 'Lakeland Dairies Milk Quality Awards'


Local farmers John and Conor Spollen from Glasson, Athlone were selected as the Best New Entrants to Dairy Farming for the fantastically high quality of milk on their farm at the 'Lakeland Dairies Milk Quality Awards'. The awards serve to recognise the achievements of Lakeland Dairies’ milk suppliers who are extremely dedicated to efficiency and quality in all aspects of their milk production.


Winning one of the milk quality award is a huge achievement for these farmers after all their hard work. The Lakeland Dairies' Chairman Alo Duffy, Group CEO, Michael Hanley and Business, Enterprise and Innovation Minister, Heather Humphreys presented the awards.


Minister Humphreys congratulated all the winners at the end of the ceremony. “The winners of these awards are exemplary because, through their dedication and commitment, they are supporting our country’s justified and hard earned worldwide reputation for quality. Based on these achievements, I am confident that we will continue to be competitive and successful and I congratulate all of the members of Lakeland Dairies for the great progress that is being achieved by this farmer owned co-operative.”