Meet the Team

Michael Brady

Michael is a well established agricultural consultant and land agent. He qualified from UCD in 1987 with a B.Agr.Sc.(hon) and commenced his career as a Dairy Husbandry Advisor with MAFF-ADAS UK in 1987.

He returned to Ireland in 1989 to work with a private firm and established Brady Group in 1995. He completed a Nuffield Scholarship in 2005 where he studied advisory services in France, Australia and New Zealand. Michael is passionate and enthusiastic in helping farmers achieve their goals.

Michael was a judge in the National Dairy Farmer of the Year Competition in 2010 and he is the current President of the Agricultural Consultants Association of Ireland.

When not at work Michael regularly contributes to public debates, makes the odd TV appearance and is sports mad.


Niamh Brennan

Niamh is a native of Ballyneale in South Tipperary. She developed her love of agriculture from a young age on her uncle’s farm and decided to pursue it as a career path. She graduated from UCD in 2015 with a B.Agr.Sc.(Hon), major in Animal Science. 

Following her graduation, she spent a summer working in America before coming home to commence her role as an Agricultural Advisor with FRS, delivering services on behalf of Teagasc in Co Cork.

In June 2018 she started working with Goldcrop in their head office in Carrigtwohill before taking up her role as an Agricultural Consultant with Brady Group in September 2019.

In her spare time Niamh enjoys travelling, horse riding and taking part in Macra na Feirme events with her club, Callan Macra which recently won Club of the Year 2019.


Sean Hayes

Sean is a new Agricultural Consultant. He Graduated from The Institute of Technology with a B.Agr.Sc.(hon). He is From a Dairy Farming background in Listowel, North Kerry. He began his advisory career with the Farm Relief Service working as a Nitrates Derogation Advisor.

As part of his education with The Institute of Technology Tralee, Sean has worked for Teagasc in Listowel and for the Kerry Life Project in Glencar. Seán is a driven individual who focuses on developing and implementing the business plan for a farm and ensuring that farmer’s stay compliant with all relevant regulations.

Sean completed a Final Year Project in 2018, Entitled Thermoduric Bacteria in pasteurised milk and the factors that contribute to the contamination of raw milk. A synopsis of the project was published in the Kerry Agribusiness Summer Technical Bulletin.


Michael O’Neill

Mick is a business manager with a broad experience in the service industry working for a number of different companies throughout the years.  He qualified from UCC with a B.Com(hons) in 1989 and went on to gain an MBA from St Joseph’s University PA.

Mick worked in the USA for a number of years and then returned to Ireland working in hospitality, recruitment, retail and sports venue management before coming to Brady Group as Office Manager in 2018.