Our Company

Anthony & Associates was established in 1991 and has undergone major expansion whilst still maintaining a good individual working relationship with its clients.

John Anthony

farming consultantJohn graduated from the prestigious Harper Adams Agricultural College in England in 1982. He came to Ireland as a specialist dairy consultant where he worked in an advisory company for 9 years before establishing Anthony & Associates Ltd in 1991. He is a member of the Agricultural Consultants Association (ACA) and Institute of Professional Auctioneers and Valuers (IPAV). John and his wife Audrey while running a successful business also bring with them the practical experience of farming in tillage, beef and horses.

Julia Drislane

farming consultantA native of New Zealand, Julia graduated in 1998 from Massey University with a Bachelor of Applied Science specialising in Animal Science. She moved to Ireland in 1999 where she has worked on dairy farms before marrying an Irish farmer. Julia joined the company in 2007 and is involved in planning permission, SFP, derogation and fertiliser plans.

Valerie O’Neill

agricultural consultantVal graduated with an honours degree in Agricultural Science (Animal Science) from UCD in 2004. Upon completion of her degree, she soon began working in Anthony & Associates. Over the last eight years, Val has been involved in all aspects of the business while concentrating mainly on REPS, Grants, SFP, nitrates along with other Department of Agriculture schemes. Like John, she also has the hands on experience of farming in the beef area at her home farm.

Audrey Anthony

Audrey is involved in the accounts and administrative side of the business.

David Smyth

Dave is involved in surveying, drawing and planning permission areas. As a specialist Geo surveyor, expertise in this has been developed in under passes for cattle.