Media Coverage

Welcome to our media page! We're proud to have been featured in a range of media outlets over the past year and are grateful for the opportunities we've had to share our story, mission, and achievements with wider audiences. On this page, you'll find links and summaries of all the articles and interviews that we've been a part of. Whether you're a customer looking to learn more about our business, a journalist interested in covering our story, or simply someone who enjoys staying up-to-date on the latest news, we hope you find this collection of media mentions informative and inspiring. Thank you for your interest in our business!

We Won GOLD!

We are absolutely thrilled that our garlic and pepper grass-fed beef sausages won gold at the Blas na hÉireann Irish Food Awards held in Dingle. Our nitrate-free steaky rashers were also nominated in the awards, and we are proud as punch to have our products recognised by the best of the best. Both of these products are available to purchase in our shop and online!

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The Irish Times - 50 People to Watch in 2023

In December 2021, Cass McCarthy and her husband Nick moved to Ireland where they are in the early stages of establishing a regenerative farm on some family land in Clare, raising pastured pigs and beef cattle. Although they are first generation farmers, they bring considerable experience to Lúnasa Farm...

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Newstalk - Back to Business with Bobby Kerr

Join Bobby Kerr for Ireland's premier business show covering all enterprise-related topics from personal finance to business news. Bobby puts on his wellies to visit Lunasa Farm, a free-range pork and beef business...

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Farming Independent - Farm Business Diversification

From their home in Australia, Nick and Cass McCarthy spent almost five years planning what they were going to do with Nick’s home farm in Clare when they moved to Ireland. The couple, who were living near the east-Australian beach town of Byron Bay, spent their evenings after work “glued to Google Maps” trying to plan out what they were going to do with each field of Lúnasa Farm in Kildrum, Quin...

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Independent - Bulk buying, refill stores and crowdfarming: How to shop smart, waste less and eat better

Down the west coast in Clare, Cass Amundsen and her husband, Nick McCarthy of Lúnasa Farm, outside the village of Quin, farm pigs and beef cattle using regenerative methods...

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Clare FM - Atlantic Tales Podcast

For this week's Atlantic Tales Pat Flynn visited Quin to hear the story of a Clare man who returned to Ireland from Australia to set up a regenerative farm. Nick McCarthy and his wife Cass, who is originally from the eastern suburbs of Sydney, are first generation farmers who are passionate about what they are now doing at Lúnasa Farm near Quin...

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The Clare Herald - New regenerative farm looking ahead to busy 2023

The new regenerative farm in Quin was set up on family land by Cass and Nick McCarthy. They currently raise pastured pigs and beef cattle. The farm is currently in organic conversion. Cass and Nick recently took on a lease at a butchery in Clarecastle where they now break down their own animals and make everything from scratch...


Irish Examiner - Sustainable Christmas: Healthy gifts that won't cost the earth

Regenerative agriculture is a term we’re going to hear a lot more of in 2023 but you can get ahead of the trend by ordering Lúnasa Farm heritage-breed pork and grass-fed beef. A practice that focuses on rebuilding the health of the land and producing nutritious and sustainable food,regenerative farming is an important part of the EU’s Farm to Fork Strategy to reach climate change targets. It’s something Australian-Irish couple Cass and Nick McCarthy have prioritised on Lúnasa Farm...

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Irish Examiner - The Menu: Fill the Christmas larder with the finest Irish produce

To ensure your larder is well stocked this Christmas with finest Irish specialty produce, look no further than The Menu’s carefully curated shopping list as he selects some of the best seasonal hampers and edible treats that will have all and sundry contentedly munching their way into the New Year.

Pasture-raised, regeneratively farmed pork and beef boxes online, including nitrate and gluten free rashers, sausages and meatballs. Gift vouchers and nationwide delivery. Available online at

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