Royal Meath Show 2019

The Royal Meath Show was held on Sunday 1st September in Trim, Co. Meath with a good variation of classes to suit all and a great show of quality Hereford cattle. Well done to all exhibitors.

Judge: Glenn Jacob.

Overall Champion (Smyth Cup): ‘Shiloh Farm Dynamite’, Sean McKiernan, Cavan.

Hereford Champion – ‘Shiloh Farm Dynamite’ with breeder Gary McKiernan.

Reserve Champion: ‘Grianan Orange R 786’, T&A Fitzgerald, Westmeath.

Reserve Champion- ‘Grianan Orange R 786’ with breeders Anselm & Dara Fitzgerald, Westmeath & Judge Glenn Jacob.

Overall Calf Champion (Rosemary Swan Perpetual Cup): ‘Griananpoll 1 Orange T 863’, T&A Fitzgerald, Westmeath.

Overall Calf Champion- ‘Griananpoll 1 Orange T 863’ with breeders Tom & Dara Fitzgerald receiving the Rosemary Swan Cup from Henry Dudley, IHBS President.

Reserve Calf Champion: ‘Churchross Hurler’, Gerry McNamara, Co. Clare.

Reserve Calf Champion – ‘Churchcross Hurler‘ with breeder Paula McNamara, Clare.

Pedigree Hereford Cow.

1. Christine Drumm, Crowenstown, Delvin, Co. Westmeath. ‘Kilsunny Dorreens Ivy’, IE331396541211, 27/07/11, Sire: Ballyville Caradoc, Dam: Kilsunny Doreens Fairy.

2. Christine Drumm, Crowenstown, Delvin, Co. Westmeath. ‘Allowdale Prettymaid’, IE151225380557, 27/06/15, Sire: Border Rory F228, Dam: Allowdale Prettymaid 295.

1st place Hereford Cow – ‘Kilsunny Doreens Ivy’ with exhibitor Christine Drumm, Westmeath.

Pedigree Hereford Cow or Heifer born 1st July 2016 to 30th June 2017

(Overall Cow Champion – Ballyboe Perpetual Cup).

1. T&A Fitzgerald, Glebe House, Mount Temple, Moate, Co. Westmeath. ‘Grianan Orange R 786’, IE361055850786, 05/09/16, Sire: Grianan Freddy, Dam: Grianan Orange M660.

2. Val Ledwith, Rathregan, Batterstown, Co. Meath. ‘Rathregan Prettymaid’, IE281526160667, 03/07/15, Sire: F.H Patrick, Dam: Rathregan Prettymaid.

3. Christine Drumm, Crowenstown, Delvin, Co. Westmeath. ‘Crowenstown Arethusa Ivy’, 372223810250004, 31/01/17, Sire: Cave Hill Storm, Dam: Kilsunny Doreens Ivy.

1st place Pedigree Hereford Cow or Heifer born 01/07/16 – 30/06/17 – ‘Grianan Orange R 786’ with breeders Anselm & Dara Fitzgerald, Westmeath.

Pedigree Hereford Heifer born on 1st July 2017 to 30th June 2018.

1. T&A Fitzgerald, Glebe House, Mount Temple, Moate, Co. Westmeath. ‘Griananpoll 1 Orange S 829’, 372223154990829, 01/11/17, Sire: Solpoll 1 Kentucky kid, Dam: Griananpoll 1 Orange M640.

2. Christine Drumm, Crowenstown, Delvin, Co. Westmeath. ‘Crowenstown Aurella Ivy’, 372223810270006, 03/03/18, Sire: Cave Hill Storm, Dam: Kilsunny Doreens Ivy.

3. Philip Smyth, Ardmulchan, Navan, Co. Meath. ‘Ardmulchan Clover 776’, 372214429550776, 07/11/17, Sire: Church Preen Galileo, Dam: Ardmulchan Clover 456.

4. Eoin O’Reilly, Inishmore, Butlersbridge, Cavan. ‘Grianan Copperrobbin S 817’, IE361055820817, 02/09/17, Sire: Grianan Prince, Dam: Grianan Cooperrobin o 705.

Pedigree Hereford Heifer born on 1st July 2018 to 31st October 2018.

1. Trevor Dudley, Kilsunny House, Dovea, Thurles, Co. Tipperary. ‘Kilsunny Lass Prim’, 372219778711748, 08/08/18, Sire: Glaslough Judge, Dam: Kilsunny Lass Glitter.

2. Gerry McNamara, Labasheeda, Ennis, Co. Clare. ‘Churchcross Myrtle’, 372213997030925, 10/07/18, Sire: Normanton Lartes, Dam: Allowdale Cherry.

3. T&A Fitzgerald, Glebe House, Mount Temple, Moate, Co. Westmeath. ‘Grianan Cooperobin’, 372223154990853, 16/07/18, Sire: Grianan Parker, Dam: Grianan Cooperobin 0705.

4. Val Ledwith, Rathregan, Batterstown, Co. Meath. ‘Rathregan Spot 813, 372215467270813, 04/09/18, Sire: Rathregan Leo, Dam: Rathregan Spot 634.

1st place Pedigree Hereford Heifer born on 01/07/18 – 31/10/18 – ‘Kilsunny Lass Prim’ with exhibitor Edward Dudley.

Pedigree Hereford Heifer Born on or after 1st November 2018.

1. T&A Fitzgerald, Glebe House, Mount Temple, Moate, Co. Westmeath. ‘Griananpoll 1 Orange T 863’, 372223154990863, 06/11/18, Sire: Fabb 1 Northern Star, Dam: Grianan Orange R786.

2. Eamon & John McKiernan, Newtown, Monasterboice, Co. Louth. ‘Knockmanta 1 Kylie’, 372216014610845, 02/12/18, Sire: Solpoll 1 Kentucky kid, Dam: Knockmanta 1 Beauty.

3. Christine Drumm, Crowenstown, Delvin, Co. Westmeath. ‘Crowenstown Character’, 37223810290008, 19/02/19, Sire: Clonmelvin Ollie, Dam: Crowenstown Arabella Ivy.

4. Aidan McCabe, Lisaderg, Cootehill, Co. Cavan. ‘Drumgoon Hill Nikita’, 372219323570175, 11/01/19, Sire: F H William, Dam: Drumgoon Hill Isabelle.

Pedigree Hereford Heifer born on or after 01/11/18 – ‘Griananpoll 1 Orange T 863’ with breeders Tom & Dara Fitzgerald receiving the Rosemary Swan Cup from Henry Dudley, IHBS President.

Special Hereford Heifer Championship.

1. T&A Fitzgerald, Glebe House, Mount Temple, Moate, Co. Westmeath. ‘Griananpoll 1 Orange T 863’, 372223154990863, 06/11/18, Sire: Fabb 1 Northern Star, Dam: Grianan Orange R786.

2. Trevor Dudley, Kilsunny House, Dovea, Thurles, Co. Tipperary. ‘Kilsunny Lass Prim’, 372219778711748, 08/08/18, Sire: Glaslough Judge, Dam: Kilsunny Lass Glitter.

3. Eamon & John McKiernan, Newtown, Monasterboice, Co. Louth. ‘Knockmanta 1 Kylie’, 372216014610845, 02/12/18, Sire: Solpoll 1 Kentucky kid, Dam: Knockmanta 1 Beauty.

4. Gerry McNamara, Labasheeda, Ennis, Co. Clare. ‘Churchcross Myrtle’, 372213997030925, 10/07/18, Sire: Normanton Lartes, Dam: Allowdale Cherry.

5. T&A Fitzgerald, Glebe House, Mount Temple, Moate, Co. Westmeath. ‘Grianan Cooperobin’, 372223154990853, 16/07/18, Sire: Grianan Parker, Dam: Grianan Cooperobin 0705.

6. Christine Drumm, Crowenstown, Delvin, Co. Westmeath. ‘Crowenstown Character’, 37223810290008, 19/02/19, Sire: Clonmelvin Ollie, Dam: Crowenstown Arabella Ivy.

7. Val Ledwith, Rathregan, Batterstown, Co. Meath. ‘Rathregan Prettymaid’, IE281526160667, 03/07/15, Sire: F.H Patrick, Dam: Rathregan Prettymaid.

8. Aidan McCabe, Lisaderg, Cootehill, Co. Cavan. ‘Drumgoon Hill Nikita’, 372219323570175, 11/01/19, Sire: F H William, Dam: Drumgoon Hill Isabelle.

Pedigree Hereford Bull born on 1st Jan 2018 to 30th June 2018 (Denis Collins Memorial Show Stick).

1. Michael Molloy, Clonlyon, Glebe, Belmont, Birr, Co. Offaly. ‘Moyclare Rob’, 372223914650445, 13/03/18, Sire: Freetown Nadal, Dam: Moyclare Rose 10th.

2. J&J Canty, Pubblestown, Moyrath, Kildalkey, Co. Meath. ‘Balleen benefit’, 372224397141080, 04/02/18, Sire: Towra Brilliant, Dam: Balleen Molly.

3. Michael Bird, Millfarm, Dunlever, Trim, Co. Meath. ‘Dunlever Winston’, 372222112730338, 09/04/18, Sire: Balleen Revival, Dam: Knockmountagh Lucy.

Pedigree Hereford Bull born on 1st July 2018 to 30th Oct 2018.

1. Gerry McNamara, Labasheeda, Ennis, Co. Clare. ‘Churchross Hurler’, 372213997020924, 07/07/18, Sire: Panmure Henry, Dam: Allowdale Serena.

2. Aidan McCabe, Lisaderg, Cootehill, Co. Cavan. ‘Drumgoon Hill Ned’, 372219323520162, 08/07/18, Sire: F H William, Dam: Drumgoon Hill Katrina.

3. Eamon & John McKiernan, Newtown, Monasterboice, Co. Louth. ‘Knockmountagh Spartacus’, 372216014640831, 08/07/18, Sire: Tillick Hotspur, Dam: Boyanna Stacey.

4. Val Ledwith, Rathregan, Batterstown, Co. Meath. ‘Rathregan Lucka’, 372215467260804, 11/07/18, Sire: Dun eibhir Frank, Dam: Rathregan Spot 562.

5. Philip Smyth, Ardmulchan, Navan, Co. Meath. ‘Ardmulchan Postman’, 3722144295470811, 03/10/18, Sire: Church Preen Galileo, Dam: Ardmulchan Clover 698.

1st place Pedigree Hereford Bull born on 01/07/18 – 30/10/18 – ‘Churchcross Hurler‘ with breeder Paula McNamara, Clare.

Pedigree Hereford Bull born on or after 1st Nov 2018.

1. Eamon & John McKiernan, Newtown, Monasterboice, Co. Louth. ‘Knockmanta 1 Handsome’, 372216014630847, 20/12/18, Sire: Fabb 1 Northern Star, Dam: Knockmanta 1 Ethel.

2. Michael Molloy, Clonlyon, Glebe, Belmont, Birr, Co. Offaly. ‘Moyclare Romeo’, 372223914670455, 01/11/18, Sire: Church Hill Nigel, Dam: Moyclare Rose 23rd.

3. Thomas Plunkett, Castletown, Finea, Co. Westmeath. ‘Arnagross Mick’, 372223889790970, 03/11/18, Sire: Blackwater Master, Dam: Arnagross Shannon.

Pedigree Hereford Bull born prior to 31st Dec 2017.

1. Sean McKiernan, Corlismore House, Corlismore, Cavan. ‘Shiloh Farm Dynamite’, IE301208240500, 06/02/16, Sire: Grianan Freddy, Dam: Cill Cormaic Lass.

2. Philip Lynch, Carrick, Finea, Co. Cavan. ‘Cill Cormaic Orson’, IE301326860562, 04/05/16, Sire: Blackwater Lad, Dam: Glaslough Flora.

Pedigree Hereford Bull born prior to 31/12/17 – ‘Shiloh Farm Dynamite’ with breeders Gary & Evelyn McKiernan receiving the Smyth Cup from Henry Dudley, IHBS President & Judge Glenn Jacob.

Special Hereford Bull Champion.

1. Gerry McNamara, Labasheeda, Ennis, Co. Clare. ‘Churchross Hurler’, 372213997020924, 07/07/18, Sire: Panmure Henry, Dam: Allowdale Serena.

2. Eamon & John McKiernan, Newtown, Monasterboice, Co. Louth. ‘Knockmanta 1 Handsome’, 372216014630847, 20/12/18, Sire: Fabb 1 Northern Star, Dam: Knockmanta 1 Ethel.

3. Aidan McCabe, Lisaderg, Cootehill, Co. Cavan. ‘Drumgoon Hill Ned’, 372219323520162, 08/07/18, Sire: F H William, Dam: Drumgoon Hill Katrina.

4. Eamon & John McKiernan, Newtown, Monasterboice, Co. Louth. ‘Knockmountagh Spartacus’, 372216014640831, 08/07/18, Sire: Tillick Hotspur, Dam: Boyanna Stacey.

5. Philip Smyth, Ardmulchan, Navan, Co. Meath. ‘Ardmulchan Postman’, 3722144295470811, 03/10/18, Sire: Church Preen Galileo, Dam: Ardmulchan Clover 698.

6. Michael Molloy, Clonlyon, Glebe, Belmont, Birr, Co. Offaly. ‘Moyclare Rob’, 372223914650445, 13/03/18, Sire: Freetown Nadal, Dam: Moyclare Rose 10th.

7. Thomas Plunkett, Castletown, Finea, Co. Westmeath. ‘Arnagross Mick’, 372223889790970, 03/11/18, Sire: Blackwater Master, Dam: Arnagross Shannon.

Special Hereford Bull Champion – ‘Churchcross Hurler‘ with breeder Paula McNamara, Clare.

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