Iverk Show (Piltown)

Champion Hereford exhibited by John Murphy, with Judge Denis Collins, represenative of the sposors  Callan co-op and Walter Walshe Show Chairman
Champion Hereford exhibited by John Murphy, with Judge Denis Collins, represenative of the sposors Callan co-op and Walter Walshe Show Chairman
Reserve champion  'Tourtane Jamsey Boy' with Mervyn Parr and Martin Campion
Reserve champion ‘Tourtane Jamsey Boy’ with Mervyn Parr and Martin Campion

Judge: Mr. Denis Collins

The 188th annual Iverk show took place on the 23rd August. Four top quality two year old heifers entered the show ring for the class which was kindly sponsored by Hereford Prime. The class was won by John Jones with ‘Clonroe Jacky’. The Hereford championship went to John Murphy with his polled cow ‘Starlet’. The reserve championship went to Henry and Mervyn Parr with ‘Tourtane Jamsey Boy’. The young handler competition sponsored by the South Leinster Branch IHBS Ltd was won by Patrick Kinsella, with Padraig and Conor Jones in second and third place respectively.  

Results:

Cow or Heifer in Calf or with calf at foot

  1. John Murphy, Gorey, Co.Wexford. ‘Starlet’ (Champion)
  2. Henry and Mervyn Parr. Tourtane Hse., Clogh, Castlecomer, Co. Kilkenny. ‘Tourtane Poll 1 Sara’

Pedigree Hereford Heifer born between 1st July 2011 to 30th June 2012 (Sponsor: Hereford Prime)

  1. John Jones. Pallas, Gorey, Co. Wexford. ‘Clonroe Jacky’
  2. Tom Brennan. Balleen, Freshford, Co.Kilkenny.
  3. Henry and Mervyn Parr. Tourtane Hse., Clogh, Castlecomer, Co. Kilkenny. Tourtane Katie’
  4. John Murphy. Gorey,Co.Wexford

Hereford bull born between 1st July 2012 and 30th June 2013.

  1. Henry and Mervyn Parr. Tourtane Hse., Clogh, Castlecomer, Co. Kilkenny. Tourtane Jamsey Boy’ (Reserve Champion)
  2. Tom Brennan. Balleen, Freshford, Co.Kilkenny. ‘Balleen Budget’

Hereford heifer born between 1st July 2012 and 30th June 2013

  1. Matthew Goulding. Tralee, Co. Kerry. Gouldingpoll 1 Duchess’
  2. Tom Brennan. Balleen, Freshford, Co.Kilkenny. ‘Balleen Cece 781’
  3. Henry and Mervyn Parr. Tourtane Hse., Clogh, Castlecomer, Co. Kilkenny. ‘Tourtanepoll 1 Sara 869’

Young handler Competition (Sponsor: South Leinster Hereford Branch)

  1. Patrick Kinsella
  2. Padraig Jones
  3. Conor Jones
Goulding Poll 1 Duchess with Mrs.  M. Goulding
Goulding Poll 1 Duchess with Mrs. M. Goulding
Winner of the class sponsored by Hereford Prime  'Clonroe Jacky' with the Jones family
Winner of the class sponsored by Hereford Prime ‘Clonroe Jacky’ with the Jones family
Winner of the young handler competition. Patrick Kinsella with Judge Denis Collins.
Winner of the young handler competition. Patrick Kinsella with Judge Denis Collins.
Conor Jones with Judge Denis Collins
Conor Jones with Judge Denis Collins
Padraig Jones with Judge Denis Collins
Padraig Jones with Judge Denis Collins

Results & photos: Mervyn Parr

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