157th Gorey Agricultural Show

Judge: Mr John Neenan – President IHBS Ltd.

Sponsors: Slaney Foods International

The revamped Hereford classes at the Gorey Agricultural show have proven to be an outstanding success. The additional classes made possible by the generous sponsorship of local firm Slaney Foods International attracted exhibitors from as far afield as Co Roscommon in the West, as far north as Co Louth and as far south as Rockchapel in Co Cork a truly inter-county competition.

The strong sun shone throughout with Society President and judge for the event John Neenan close to medium rare by the close of proceedings having carefully selected his prize-winners in each of the very well supported classes.

Local breeders were not to be outdone by the visitors with local breeders Curtis and Jones taking the championship with their Knockduff Poll 1 Daisy. The Reserve Championship and Junior Female champion Knockmountagh Willow was exhibited by Eamon & John McKiernan, Co Louth with the Reserve Junior Female Championship secured by local man John Jones a long time exhibitor at this event. The Junior Bull Calf Championship was awarded to Co Kilkenny breeder Tom Brennan while it was Tony Hartnett from Co Cork who went home with the Reserve Male Champion rosette. Other first prize-winners included Kilsunny Lass Lily from Trevor Dudley, Co Tipperary and Kye Holly 726 exhibited by Padraig McGrath, Co Roscommon. The Young Handler winner was Connor Jones Pallas, Inch, Gorey. Well done to all the young handlers who participated.

1 Champion and Winner Senior Cow, Knockduff Poll 1 Daisy with Eamonn Moulds Sponsors Slaney Foods Int., Mervyn Parr South Leinster IHBS, Ms Jones and John Neenan, Judge
Overall Champion Knockduff Poll 1 Daisy with Eamonn Moulds Sponsors Slaney Foods Int., Mervyn Parr South Leinster IHBS, Ms Jones and John Neenan, Judge.
2 Reserve Champion & Junior Female Champ Knockmountagh Willow with John Neenan, Judge, Eamonn Moulds Sponsors Slaney Foods Int., Mervyn Parr, IHBS and Eamon McKiernan
Reserve Female Champion Knockmountagh Willow with John Neenan, Judge, Eamonn Moulds Sponsors Slaney Foods Int., Mervyn Parr South Leinster IHBS and Eamon McKiernan
5 Winner Junior Heifer Knockmountagh Willow, Mervyn Parr, IHBS John Neenan, Judge, Eamonn Moulds Sponsors Slaney Foods Int. & Eamon McKiernan
Champion Junior Female Knockmountagh Willow with Mervyn Parr, South Leinster IHBS, Willie Branagan, IHBS, Eamonn Moulds Sponsors Slaney Foods Int. and Eamon McKiernan.

8 Junior Bull Champion Balleen Perfection, Eamonn Moulds, Sponsors Slaney Foods Int., Mervyn Parr, IHBS with John Neenan, Judge and Tom Brennan
Junior Bull Champion Balleen Perfection with Eamonn Moulds, Sponsors Slaney Foods Int., Mervyn Parr and owner Tom Brennan

The Irish Hereford Society Ltd., along with the Gorey Agricultural Show Society wish to congratulate and commend, Slaney Foods International on its initiative and sponsorship of this Co Wexford event. Its generosity and foresight has re-established the Gorey show as an important date in the Hereford calendar and is a critical support to the long established show.  The award winning Certified Hereford beef processed at Slaney Foods has once again struck gold this time at the recent The Grocers annual awards in London. The Irish Hereford Beef Fillet Steak available under Lidl’s Inisvale Selection was selected out of a record 1,400 products to win the top Gold Award. Congratulations to all involved.

The Society also wishes to thank Gorey show chairman Morgan O’Connor and Secretary Stella Jones for their help and co-operation.

6 Reserve junior heifer, Eamonn Moulds, Sponsors Slaney Foods Int., Mervyn Parr, IHBS and Aidan Jones
Reserve Champion Junior Heifer, Clonroe Elicie with Eamonn Moulds, Sponsors Slaney Foods Int., Mervyn Parr, IHBS and Aidan Jones

  1. 9 Reserve Champion Junior Bull River Rock Goldstar, Eamonn Moulds, Sponsors Slaney Foods Int., Mervyn Parr, IHBS with Tony Hartnett

Reserve Champion Junior Bull River Rock Goldstar, Eamonn Moulds, Sponsors Slaney Foods Int., Mervyn Parr, IHBS with Tony Hartnett.

Winner Cow Class Knockduff Poll 1 Daisy with Society Chairman Willie Branagan, Mervyn Parr IHBS, Fiona Jones and Eamonn Moulds Sponsors Slaney Foods International.
Winner Cow Class Knockduff Poll 1 Daisy with Society Chairman Willie Branagan, Mervyn Parr IHBS, Fiona Jones and Eamonn Moulds Sponsors Slaney Foods International.
4 Winner Senior heifer Kilsunny Kilsunny Lass Lily, Eamonn Moulds Sponsors Slaney Foods Int., Mervyn Parr South Leinster IHBS, John Neenan, Judge & handler Susan Dudley
Winner Senior heifer Kilsunny Kilsunny Lass Lily, Eamonn Moulds Sponsors Slaney Foods Int., Mervyn Parr South Leinster IHBS, John Neenan, Judge & handler Susan Dudley.
Winner Oct heifer class Kye Holly 726, Eamonn Moulds, Sponsors Slaney Foods Int., Mervyn Parr, IHBS with Catherine & Padraig McGrath.
Winner Oct heifer class Kye Holly 726, Eamonn Moulds, Sponsors Slaney Foods Int., Mervyn Parr, IHBS with Catherine & Padraig McGrath.
11 Winner Young Handler Class Connor Jones
Winner Young Handler Class Connor Jones with Eamonn Moulds Sponsors Slaney Foods Int., Mervyn Parr South Leinster IHBS sponsors Young Handler class & John Neenan, Judge.
IHBS Society President John Neenan, finalizes his selection for the top placings
IHBS Society President John Neenan, finalizes his selection for the top placings.

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Pleas find full results below

Results Gorey Hereford Show 2016

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