Gorey’s 160th Annual Agricultural Show.

The 160th Gorey Agricultural Show was held on Saturday last, 15th June at Clonattin, outside Gorey town. The show drew large crowds of spectators and exhibitors. As always, there was a good variation of Hereford classes exhibited on the day with generous prizes, kindly Sponsored by Slaney Foods International. The judge for the Hereford classes was William Smith from Oldcastle, Co. Meath who had a hard job with the quality stock that was on show. Many congratulations to all exhibitors and well done to all.

Judge: William Smith

Overall Champion: ‘Clonroe Deirdre’ – John Jones.

Eamon Moulds- Sponsors Slaney Foods-Pat Jones and Hereford Supreme Champion ‘Clonroe Deirdre’.

Reserve Champion: ‘Kilsunny Lass Orchid’ – Trevor Dudley.

Reserve Champion – ‘Kilsunny Lass Orchid’ with Eamonn Moulds -Sponsors Slaney Foods Int and Owner Edward Dudley

Class 125: Cow/Heifer in Calf with Natural Born Calf at Foot.

1.  John Jones, Pallas, Gorey, Co.Wexford – ‘Clonroe Deirdre’, 371456491351, 1st September, 2014, female, Sire: ‘Balytmore Ginger’, Dam: ‘Clonroe Josie’.

2. Mervyn Parr, Tourtane, Clogh, Castlecomer, Co. Kilkenny – ‘Grianan Orange 589’, 261055860589, 3rd March, 2011,female, Sire: ‘Grianan Highflyer’, Dam: ‘Grianan Orange 409’.

3. John Jones, Pallas, Gorey, Co.Wexford – ‘Clonroe Fairy’, Sire: ‘Baltymore Ginger’.

Eamon Moulds- Sponsors Slaney Foods-Pat Jones and Hereford 1st place – Cow/Heifer in Calf with Natural Born Calf at Foot ‘Clonroe Deirdre’.

Class 126: Heifer born after 01/7/2017.

1. Trevor Dudley, Kilsunny House, Dovea, Thurles, Co. Tipperary, ’Kilsunny Lass Orchid’, 372219778761653, 23rd July, 2017,female, Sire: ‘Glaslough Judge’, Dam: ‘Kilsunny Lass Glitter’.

2. John Jones, Pallas, Gorey, Co.Wexford – ‘Clonroe Grainne’, 222730291642, 1st September, 2017, female, Sire: ‘Gageboro Morgan’, Dam: ‘Clonroe Deirdre’.

3. John Jones, Pallas, Gorey, Co.Wexford – ‘Clonroe Gemma’, 222730291741, 28th June, 2018, female, Sire: ’Gageboro Morgan’, Dam: ‘Clonroe Emma’.

1st place – Heifer born after 01/7/2017 – ‘Kilsunny Lass Orchid’ with Eamonn Moulds -Sponsors Slaney Foods Int and Owner Edward Dudley.

Class 127: Heifer Calf Born on or after 01/07/2018 – 31/08/2018.

1. Trevor Dudley, Kilsunny House, Dovea, Thurles, Co. Tipperary, ’Kilsunny Lass Prim’, 372218778711748, 3rd August, 2018, female, Sire: ‘Glaslough Judge’, Dam: Kilsunny Lass Glitter’.

2. Gerry McNamara, Moyfadda, Labasheeda, Ennis, Co. Clare – ‘Churchcross Myrtle’, IE372213997030925, 10th July, 2018, female, Sire: ‘Normanton Lartes’, Dam: ‘Allowdale Cherry’.

3. John Jones, Pallas, Gorey, Co.Wexford – ‘Clonroe Hannah’, 222730211742, 1st July, 2018, female, Sire: ‘Kyle Harry’, Dam: ‘Clonroe Eimear’.

1st place – Heifer Calf Born on or after 01/07/2018 – 31/08/2018. – ‘Kilsunny Lass Prim’ with Edward Dudley-William Smith Judge and Eamonn Moulds -Sponsors Slaney Foods Int.

Class 128: Heifer calf born on or after 01/09/2018.

1.  John Jones, Pallas, Gorey, Co.Wexford – ‘Clonroe Hazel’, 222730241745, 6th October, 2018, female, Sire: ‘Steil Geraad’, Dam: ‘Clonroe Jackie’.

2.  John Jones, Pallas, Gorey, Co.Wexford – ‘Clonroe Helen’, 2227302331744, 28th September, 2018, female, Sire:’Cill Coraic Kasper’, Dam: ‘Clonroe Lize’.

3. Mervyn Parr, Tourtane, Clogh, Castlecomer, Co. Kilkenny – ‘Tourtane Poll1 Jasmine’, 219942981127, 5th September, 2018, female, Sire: ‘Glaslough Napoleon’, Dam: ‘Tourtane Maisie’.

4. John Jones, Pallas, Gorey, Co.Wexford – ‘Clonroe Hope’, 222730271748, 12th Novmeber, 2018, female, Sire:’Kyle Harry’, Dam: ‘Clonroe Deirdre’.

Judge William Smith prepares to draw out his first prizewinner in the young heifer class ‘Clonroe Hazel’ from John Jones.

Junior Female Champion 1st place: Trevor Dudley, Kilsunny House, Dovea, Thurles, Co. Tipperary, ’Kilsunny Lass Prim’, 372218778711748, 3rd August, 2018, female, Sire: ‘Glaslough Judge’, Dam: Kilsunny Lass Glitter’.

Junior Champion Female ‘Kilsunny Lass Prim’ with Edward Dudley-William Smith Judge and Eamonn Moulds -Sponsors Slaney Foods Int.

Junior Female Champion 2nd place: Gerry McNamara, Moyfadda, Labasheeda, Ennis, Co. Clare – ‘Churchcross Myrtle’, IE372213997030925, 1oth July, 2018, female, Sire: ‘Normanton Lartes, Dam: Allowdale Cherry.

Junior Female Champion 3rd place: John Jones, Pallas, Gorey, Co.Wexford – ‘Clonroe Hazel’, 222730241745, 6th October, 2018, female, Sire: ‘Steil Geraad’, Dam: ‘Clonroe Jackie’.

Junior Female Champion 4th place: John Jones, Pallas, Gorey, Co.Wexford – ‘Clonroe Helen’, 2227302331744, 28th September, 2018, female, Sire:’CillCoraic Kasper’, Dam: ‘Clonroe Lize’.

Class 129: Bull calf born on or after 01/07/2018 – 31/08/2018.

1. Gerry McNamara, Moyfadda, Labasheeda, Ennis, Co. Clare – ‘Churchcross Hurler’, IE372213997020924, 7th July, 2018, male, Sire: ’Panmure Henry’, Dam: ‘Allowdale Serena’.

2. Eamon & John McKiernan, Newtown, Monasterboice, Drogheda, Co. Louth, ‘Knockmountagh Spartacus’, 372216014640831, 8th July, 2018, male, Sire: ‘Trillick Hotspur’.

3. Trevor Dudley, Kilsunny House, Dovea, Thurles, Co. Tipperary, ’Kilsunny Podge’, 372219778761744, 21st July, 2018, male, Sire: ‘Clooncullane King 322’, Dam: ‘Kilsunny Doreens Jest’.

4. John Jones, Pallas, Gorey, Co.Wexford – ‘Clonroe Hercules’, 222730221743, 6th July, 2018, male, Sire: ‘Kyle Harry’, Dam: ‘Clonroe Elizabeth’.

Junior Male Champion & Bull calf born on or after 01/07/2018 – 31/08/2018. ‘Churchcross Hurler’ with Eamonn Moulds -Sponsors Slaney Foods Int. and Kiara McNamara.

Class 130: Bull calf born on or after 01/09/2019.

1. Mervyn Parr, Tourtane, Clogh, Castlecomer, Co. Kilkenny – ‘Tourtane Junior’, 219942991128, 7th September, 2018, male, Sire: ‘Trillion George’, Dam: ‘Tourtane Katie’.

2.  John Jones, Pallas, Gorey, Co.Wexford – ‘Clonroe Henry’, 222730261747, 5th November, 2018, male, Sire: Kyle Harry’, Dam: ‘Airhill Kestrel’.

Junior Male Champion 1st place: Gerry McNamara, Moyfadda, Labasheeda, Ennis, Co. Clare – ‘Churchcross Hurler’, IE372213997020924, 7th July, 2018, male, Sire: ’Panmure Henry’, Dam: Allowdale Serena’.

William Smith Judge- Eamonn Moulds-Sponsors Slaney Foods Int. Kiara McNamara and Junior Male Champion ‘Churchcross Hurler’.

Junior Male Champion 2nd place: Eamon & John McKiernan, Newtown, Monasterboice, Drogheda, Co. Louth, ‘Knockmountagh Spartacus’, 372216014640831, 8th July, 2018, male, Sire: ‘Trillick Hotspur’.

Junior Male Champion 3rd  place: Trevor Dudley, Kilsunny House, Dovea, Thurles, Co. Tipperary, ’Kilsunny Podge’, 372219778761744, 21st July, 2018, male, Sire: ‘Clooncullane King 322’, Dam: ‘Kilsunny Doreens Jest’.

Hereford cattle Judge William Smith, Oldcastle checks out the quality exhibits at Gorey

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