The Royal Meath Show – Trim

The Royal Meath Show was back with a bang this year. The show was held in Trim on Sunday 4th September. The weather was epic on the day as also was the show of Hereford cattle.

Judge: David Wilson

Hereford Champion (The Smyth Perpetual Cup): Christine Drumm, Crowenstown Arethusa Ivy, 372223810250004

Hereford Champion: Crowenstown Aurethusa Ivy with her calf at foot, with breeders Tara & Elisa Drumm, Westmeath, & Ann Murphy presenting the Ann Murphy Perpetual Cup

Reserve Hereford Champion: Mark Hyland, Hillockpoll 1 Ivy, 372214824420611

Reserve Hereford Champion; Hillockpoll 1 Ivy with breeders Mark & Cedric Hyland, Leitrim, Judge, David Wilson & IHBS President, Adrian Bateman.

Overall Calf Champion – The Rosemary Swann Perpetual Cup: Mark Hyland, Hillockpoll 1 Ivy, 372214824420611

Reserve Hereford Champion; Hillockpoll 1 Ivy with breeders Mark & Cedric Hyland, Leitrim, Judge, David Wilson & IHBS President, Adrian Bateman.

Special Hereford Heifer Championship

  1. Mark Hyland, Hillockpoll 1 Ivy, 372214824420611
  2. Phil & Catherine Smyth, Ardmulchan Clover 938, 372214429510938
  3. Elisa Drumm, Grianan Orange V911, 372223154990911
  4. Michael Molloy, Moyclare Rose 53, 372223914660504
Special Hereford Heifer Champion: Hillockpoll 1 Ivy with breeder Mark Hyland, Leitrim
Reserve Special Hereford Heifer Champion: Ardmulchan Clover 938 with breeder Catherine Smyth, Meath

Special Hereford Bull Championship

  1. Sinead Conry, Rathnollag Ron, 372219265930922
  2. Edwin & Robert Jones, Keenagh Sterling, 372222238140461
  3. Niall & Lisa Daly, Gageboro Analyst, 372223754881320
  4. Phil & Catherine Smyth, Ardmulchan Trailblazer, 372214429560942
Special Hereford Bull Champion: Rathnollag Ron with breeder Sinead Conry, Roscommon
Reserve Special Hereford Bull Champion: Keenagh Sterling with breeder Robert Jones, Longford

The Royal Meath Show Young Stockpersons Competition

  1. Clodagh McCaffrey
  2. Tara Drumm
Clodagh McCaffrey
Tara Drumm

Next Gen Herefords Junior Young Handler;

  • Alanna Daly
  • Adam McKenna
  • Cillian Daly
Alanna Daly
Adam McKenna
Cillian Daly

Next Gen Herefords Senior Young Handler;

  1. Mark Hyland
  2. Clodagh McCaffrey
  3. Elisa Drumm
  4. Tara Drumm
  5. Meadbh Tyrell
  6. Colin Burke
Mark Hyland
Clodagh McCaffrey
Elisa Drumm
Tara Drumm
Meadbh Tyrell
Colin Burke

Pedigree Hereford Cow born before 31st June 2019

The Ann Murphy Perpetual Cup

Sponsor: Next Gen Herefords & Phil Smyth

  1. Christine Drumm, Crowenstown Arethusa Ivy, 372223810250004
  2. Val Ledwith
  3. Mark Hyland, Hillockpoll 1 Mickaela, IE231288830465
  4. Meadbh Tyrell, Rathregan Snowdrop 711, 372215467240711
Hereford Cow Champion: Crowenstown Aurethusa Ivy with her calf at foot, with breeders Tara & Elisa Drumm, Westmeath, & Ann Murphy presenting the Ann Murphy Perpetual Cup

Pedigree Hereford Heifer born on 1st July 2020 to 30th June 2021

  1. Elisa Drumm, Grianan Orange V911, 372223154990911
  2. Michael Molloy, Moyclare Rose 57, 372223914690531
  3. Phil & Catherine Smyth, Ardmulchan Clover 901, 372214429560901
  4. Eamon & John McKiernan, Knockmountagh Orla 2, 372216014630954
1st Place: Grianan Orange V911 with exhibitor Elisa Drumm, Westmeath

Pedigree Hereford Heifer born on 1st July 2021 to 31st October 2021

Sponsor: Hugh Mulvihill

  1. Phil & Catherine Smyth, Ardmulchan Clover 938, 372214429510938
  2. Michael Molloy, Moyclare Rose 53, 372223914660504
  3. Michael & Ciaran Kinahan, Tullyviewpoll 1 Tilly, 372223823470542
  4. Niall & Lisa Daly, Gageboro Abby, 372223754881312
1st Place: Ardmulchan Clover 938, with breeder Catherine Smyth, Meath

Pedigree Hereford Heifer born on or after 1st November 2021

Sponsor: Eamon & John McKiernan

  1. Mark Hyland, Hillockpoll 1 Ivy, 372214824420611
  2. Elisa Drumm
  3. Edwin & Robert Jones, Keenagh Lacey Lii, 372222238180473
  4. Tara Drumm, Crowenstown Hermione, 372223810220026
1st Place: Hillockpoll 1 Ivy with breeder Mark Hyland, Leitrim

Pedigree Hereford Bull born on 1st January 2021 to 30th June 2021

Sponsor: Val Ledwith

Dennis Collins Memorial Show Stick

  1. Colin Burke, Coralstown Hurricane, 372222464851694
  2. Sinead Conry, Rathnollag Buster, 372219265980893
  3. Thomas Plunkett, Arnagross Sunrise, 372223889781092
  4. Padraic McKenna, Lisgoaghpoll 1 Ranger, 372226478530082
1st Place: Corralstown Hurricane with breeder Colin Burke, Westmeath

Pedigree Hereford Bull born on 1st July 2021 to 30th October 2021

  1. Edwin & Robert Jones, Keenagh Sterling, 372222238140461
  2. William Duff, Ballinalickpoll 1 Harvey, 372219994540327
  3. Hugh P Murray, Newland Emmet, 372212246290239
  4. Austin Armstrong, Gartinpoll 1 Haribo, 372212918860745
1st Place: Keenagh Sterling with breeder Robert Jones, Longford

Pedigree Hereford Bull born on or after 1st November 2021

Sponsor: J&J Canty

  1. Sinead Conry, Rathnollag Ron, 372219265930922
  2. Niall & Lisa Daly, Gageboro Analyst, 372223754881320
  3. Phil & Catherine Smyth, Ardmulchan Trailblazer, 372214429560942
  4. Meadbh Tyrell, Emerald George, 372224110391727
1st Place: Rathnollag Ron with breeder Sinead Conry, Roscommon

Battle of the Breeds

Herefords placed 2nd in the Battle of the Breeds – Congratulations to the team; Christine, Elisa & Tara Drumm, Mark Hyland, Sinead Conry & Colin Burke.

The Hereford Battle of the Breeds Team.
Team Hereford placed 2nd in the Battle of the Breeds

Congratulations to all exhibitors on the day. Many thanks & well done to all the volunteers who organised a fantastic show. Many thanks are extended also to all the generous sponsors and to A Moore Media for taking excellent photographs.

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