‘I could never see myself sitting at a desk all day’
MACRA na Feirme Young Leadership award winner Sarah Condren has come a long way since her early childhood days when she had to be lifted over the slatted floor of the cow shed on her family farm.
The 28-year-old from Castletown, Co Wexford was among a number of Macra members honoured at the Macra na Feirme Leadership Awards in Dublin last week.
Sarah has been a member of Johnstown/Coolgreany Macra in Co Wicklow since 2010. From taking part in dairystock judging to dressing up as a horse-meat burger, Sarah feels she has gotten the full Macra experience in the last eight years.
“I got in to it initially because I liked the dairy stock judging side of things but I really like the social side of it. There’s a great mix of ages and everyone does their best to get involved,” says Sarah.
“I dressed up as a horsemeat burger for a fancy dress before just as a laugh and