LISTEN NOW : A tour around The Patch in Cavan with Tirloch O’Brien

The Patch was started about 4 years ago by Tirloch O’Brien, after he left his job to pursue growing good quality, organic, pesticide free food.

While he says he is still learning, he has managed to grow his business and supplies the Green Box in Cavan, as well as a number of shops in Dublin.

He told us he has plans to expand, and possibly create some employment for the region but more on that later.


Sheila Naughton met Tirloch at The Patch and he started by taking her on tour:



She then asked him about his work day to day: