Strokestown 153rd Agricultural Show 2019.

Strokestown held their 153rd Agricultural Show last weekend. There was a strong show of quality Hereford cattle in a great variety of classes on Saturday 8th September including a paired class. Well done to all exhibitors.

Judge: Henry Dudley, Tipperary.

Champion: ‘Rorardstown Captain’, John & Enda Flynn, Longford.

Hereford Champion – ‘Rorardstown Captain‘, breeder John Flynn, Longford.

Reserve Champion: ‘Kye Harry 837’, Padraig McGrath, Roscommon.

Reserve Champion – ‘Kye Harry 837‘, breeder Padraig McGrath, Roscommon.

Cow in milk or in calf.

1. Johnny Dolan, Cloonslanor, Strokestown, Co. Roscommon. ‘Meadowhill Emma’, 20/06/16, Sire: Moyclare Lieutenant, Dam: Steil Cathy.

2. Sean Kilrane, Drumboy, Mohill. Co. Leitrim. ‘Drumboypoll 1 Clodagh’, 15/06/13, Sire: Dorepoll 1 93 N Transatlantic, Dam: Drumboy Noeleen.

3. Johnny Dolan, Cloonslanor, Strokestown, Co. Roscommon. ‘

4. John Gormley, Carrowkeel, Elphin, Co. Roscommon.

Heifer born prior to 1st July 2018.

1. Mark Hyland, Corrawallen, Carrigallen, Co. Leitrim. ‘Hillockpoll 1 Hannah’, 16/01/18, Sire: Balleen General 862 ET, Dam: Hillockpoll 1 Ann.

2. Avril Crowe, Carraun, Mohill. Co. Leitrim. ‘Kilsunny Doreens Omega’, 04/02/18, Sire: Glaslough Judge, Dam: Kilsunny Doreens Jasmin.

3. Mark Hyland, Corrawallen, Carrigallen, Co. Leitrim. ‘Hillockpoll 1 Dorothy’, 28/01/17, Sire: Grousehallpoll 1 Premier ET, Dam: Hillockpoll 1 Ann.

4. John Gormley, Carrowkeel, Elphin, Co. Roscommon.

1st place heifer born prioir to 01/07/18 – ‘Hillockpoll 1 Hannah’, breeder Mark Hyland, Leitrim.

Heifer born between 01/07/18 and 31/12/18.

1. Sinead Conry, Rathnollag, Ballinagare, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon. ‘Rathnollag Banin’, 03/09/18, Sire: Trillick George, Dam: Kye Rina 711.

2. Padraig McGrath, Cloonshanagh, Elphin, Co. Roscommon. ‘Kye Paula 840’, 01/07/18, Sire: Freetown Hotspur, Dam: Kye Ger 749.

3. Sinead Conry, Rathnollag, Ballinagare, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon. ‘Rathnollag Kitty 838’, 03/08/18, Sire: Haven Kingpin, Dam: Kye Holly 666.

4. Avril Crowe, Carraun, Mohill. Co. Leitrim. ‘Aughakil 1 Pancake’, 23/09/18, Sire: Solpoll 1 Lawman, Dam: Cloncahirpoll 1 Hannah.

1st place Heifer born between 01/07/18 & 31/12/18 – ‘Rathnollag Banin’, breeder Sinead Conry, Roscommon.

Heifer calf born on or after 1st January 2019.

1. Sean Kilrane, Drumboy, Mohill. Co. Leitrim. ‘Drumboypoll 1 Patty’, 17/03/19, Sire: Cill Cormaic Kasper, Dam: Drumboypoll 1 Clodagh.

2. John Gormley, Carrowkeel, Elphin, Co. Roscommon.

1st place Heifer born on or after 01/01/19 – ‘Drumboypoll 1 Patty’, breeder Shane Kilrane receiving the Michael Campbell Memorial Perpetual Cup.

Bull born prior to 1st July 2018.

1. Padraig McGrath, Cloonshanagh, Elphin, Co. Roscommon. ‘Kye Harry 837’, 10/05/18, Sire: Freetown Hotspur, Dam: Kye Stella 601.

2. Padraig McGrath, Cloonshanagh, Elphin, Co. Roscommon. ‘Kye Robert 829’, 16/04/18, Sire: Glaslough Rooney, Dam: Kye Holly 644.

3. Johnny Dolan, Cloonslanor, Strokestown, Co. Roscommon. ‘Meadowhill Mossie’, 06/04/18, Sire: GGM, Dam: Steil Cathy 243.

4. John Mullooly, Lavally, Strokestown, Co. Roscommon. ‘Cloonfree King Billy’, 16/04/18, Sire: F.H William, Dam: Cloonfree Carol.

1st place bull born prior to 01/07/18 & Reserve Champion – ‘Kye Harry 837‘, breeder Padraig McGrath, Roscommon.
2nd place bull born prior to 01/07/18 – ‘Kye Robert 829′, breeder Padraig McGrath, Roscommon.

Bull born between 1st July 2018 and 31st December 2018.

1. John & Enda Flynn, Newtownforbes, Co. Longford. ‘Rorardstown Captain’, 01/08/18, Sire: Trillick George, Dam: Rorardstown Daffodil.

2. Sinead Conry, Rathnollag, Ballinagare, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon. ‘Rathnollag Ted’, 15/12/18, Sire: Trillick George, Dam: Castleroberts Stephanie.

3. Padraig McGrath, Cloonshanagh, Elphin, Co. Roscommon. ‘Kye Paul 841’, 03/07/18, Sire: Glaslough Rooney, Dam: Kye Holly 704.

4. Paul Bohan, Gortfadda, Mohill, Co. Leitrim. ‘Gortfadda Jim’, 03/08/18, Sire: Haven Kingpin, Dam: Clonroe Elcie.

1st place bull born between 01/07/18 & 31/12/18 & Champion – ‘Rorardstown Captain’, breeder John Flynn, Longford.

Bull calf born on or after 1st January 2019.

1. Alan Stewart, Creeran, Drum, Co. Monaghan. ‘Coronarypoll 1 David 2’, 14/03/19, Sire: Gallawaypoll 1 Marcus, Dam: Dernaroy 1 Kara.

Best pair of Herefords, male or female, exhibited by the same owner.

1. Sinead Conry, Rathnollag, Ballinagare, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon. ‘Rathnollag Banin’, 03/09/18, Sire: Trillick George, Dam: Kye Rina 711 & ‘Rathnollag Ted’, 15/12/18, Sire: Trillick George, Dam: Castleroberts Stephanie.

Best pair of Herefords – Rathnollag Banin & ‘Rathnollag Ted’ with breeders Sinead & Michael Conry, Roscommon.

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