With one of the most comprehensive displays of farming and rural life in the country, the Irish Agricultural Museum and Johnstown Castle Gardens make a wonderful day out for all the family whatever the weather. Johnstown Castle is a 10 minute drive from Wexford town centre.
The Irish Angus Cattle Society was established in 1967, having as its primary objective the development and improvement of the breed in Ireland. A progressive Society, it is responsible for introducing AI to the breed and for acquiring Canadian bloodlines which radically improved the conformation of the Angus breed.
ICBF has been established to achieve the greatest possible genetic improvement in the national cattle herd for the benefit of Irish Farmers, the Dairy and Beef industries and Members. Its members are 42 organisations providing Artificial Insemination, Milk Recording, and Herd Book services in Ireland and includes the farmer representative organisations IFA and ICMSA. ICBF provides genetic evaluations for Irish beef and dairy cattle and is establishing a national cattle breeding database.
The Society was established in the form of a co-operative Society in 1965 and the Irish Charolais Herd Book was subsequently set up. The Council of the Society is responsible for the - maintenance of the integrity of the Herd.