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Ossory Show 2022

Judge: Adrian Bateman

Hereford Champion: Willie Duff, Ballinalick, Norwood, Nenagh, Co. Tipperary. Ballinalickpoll 1 Harvey, 12/07/2021, Sire: Noemanton 1 Laertes, Dam: Ballinalick Cherry

Champion: Ballinalickpoll 1 Harvey with breeders; Ryan Kennedy, Oliver Duff, Willie Duff & Judge Adrian Bateman

Reserve Champion: John Paul Scott, Athgreine, Ballymullan, Abbeyleix, Co. Laois.

Reserve Champion with breeder Francis Scott & Judge Adrian Bateman

Pedigree Hereford Cow or Heifer in calf or in milk

  1. John Paul Scott, Athgreine, Ballymullan, Abbeyleix, Co. Laois. Athgreine Sally 96, 16/09/2019, Sire: Allowdale Rory 59a, Dam: Athgreine Sally 10

Pedigree Hereford Heifer born between 1st July 2021 and 30th September 2021

  1. Patricia Curley, Kildare
  2. Pat Murphy, Corstown, Kilmanagh, Co. Kilkenny
  3. Pat Murphy, Corstown, Kilmanagh, Co. Kilkenny

Pedigree Hereford bull born between 1st July 2021 and 30th September 2021

  1. Willie Duff, Ballinalick, Norwood, Nenagh, Co. Tipperary. Ballinalickpoll 1 Harvey, 12/07/2021, Sire: Noemanton 1 Laertes, Dam: Ballinalick Cherry
  2. John Paul Scott, Athgreine, Ballymullan, Abbeyleix, Co. Laois. Athgreine Rory 200, 16/09/2021, Sire: Allowdale Rory 894, Dam: Athgriene Ladybird 9

Pedigree Hereford Bull Calf born on or after 1st October 2021 and 31st December 2021

  1. John Paul Scott, Athgreine, Ballymullan, Abbeyleix, Co. Laois. Athgreine Rory 217, 14/11/2021, Sire: Allowdale Rory 894, Dam: Athgreine Sally 31

Pedigree Hereford Heifer calf born on or after 1st October 2021 and 31st December 2021

  1. John Paul Scott, Athgreine, Ballymullan, Abbeyleix, Co. Laois. Athgreine Sarah 219, 22/12/2021, Sire: Allowdale Rory 896, Dam: Ballinvena Sarah

Pedigree Hereford Male or Female calf born 2022

  1. Hugh P. Murray, Beechlodge, Parkwood, Moate, Co. Westmeath. Newlandpoll 1 Fig, 4/01/2022, Sire: Fabb 1 Northern Star, Dam: Newlandpoll 1 Chance Et
  2. John Paul Scott, Athgreine, Ballymullan, Abbeyleix, Co. Laois. Athgreine Sally 222, 09/02/2022, Sire: Allowdale Rory 894, Dam: Athgreine Sally 96
1st Place: Newlandpoll 1 Fig with breeder Hugh P. Murray & Judge Adrian Bateman

Best Pair Pedigree Hereford Animals

  1. John Paul Scott, Athgreine, Ballymullan, Abbeyleix, Co. Laois.
  2. Pay Murphy, Corstown, Kilmanagh, Co. Kilkenny

Congratulations to all the Young Handlers on the day!

Champion Young Handler: Brian Farrell
Seamus Farrell
Oliver Duff
Charlie Curley-Lynch
Sean Curley-Lynch

Congratulations to all exhibitors on the day & many thanks to all the generous sponsors.

Oldcastle Show 2022

Oldcastle Show was held on Sunday 17th July.

Hereford Judge: Mr. Eustace Burke

Hereford Champion: Ciaran Kinahan, Tubber, Co. Offaly. Tullyviewpoll 1 Tilly, 02/08/2021, 70542, Sire: Fabb 1 Northern Star, Dam: Airhill Rapunzel

Champion: Tullyviewpoll 1 Tilly with breeder Ciaran Kinahan & ISA National PRO Catherine Gallagher

Reserve Champion: Phil & Catherine Smyth, Ardmulchan, Navan, Co. Meath – Ardmulchan Clover 902, 07/10/20, 70902, Sire: Ballinveney Tiger, Dam: Ardmulchan Clover 698

Reserve Champion: Ardmulchan Clover 698 with breeder Catherine Smyth & ISA National PRO Catherine Gallagher

Best Pedigree Hereford Cow in-calf or calf at foot or Senior Heifer born before 21/12/20

Sponsored by Breffni Fencing

  1. Christine Drumm, Crowenstown, Delvin, Co. Westmeath
  2. Phil & Catherine Smyth, Ardmulchan, Navan, Co. Meath – Ardmulchan Clover 902, 07/10/20, 70902, Sire: Ballinveney Tiger, Dam: Ardmulchan Clover 698
  3. Meadbh Tyrell, Enfield, Co. Meath

Best Pedigree Hereford heifer Born between 01/01/21 – 30/06/21

Sponsored by Pubblestown Herefords

  1. Elisa Drumm, Crowenstown, Delvin, Co. Westmeath
  2. J&J Canty, Trim, Co. Meath
Elisa Drumm

Best Pedigree Hereford Bull or heifer born on or after 01/07/21

  1. Ciaran Kinahan, Tubber, Co. Offaly. Tullyviewpoll 1 Tilly, 02/08/2021, 70542, Sire: Fabb 1 Northern Star, Dam: Airhill Rapunzel
  2. Phil & Catherine Smyth, Ardmulchan, Navan, Co. Meath.

Mullingar Agricultural Show 2022

Mullingar Agricultural Show was held on Sunday 10th July 2022.

Hereford Judge: Martin Murphy

Hereford Champion: Thomas Plunkett, Castletown, Finea, Co. Westmeath. Arnagross Sunrise, 04/05/2021, 81092, Sire: Blackwater Master, Dam: Arnagross Olive.

Champion: Arnagross Sunrise

Reserve Champion: Willie Duff, Ballinalick, Norwood, Nenagh, Co. Tipperary. Ballinalickpoll 1 Harvey, 12/07/2021, 40327, Sire: Normanton 1 Laertes ET, Dam: Ballinalick Cherry.

Reserve Champion: Ballinalickpoll 1 Harvey

Pedigree Hereford Cow in-calf or with calf at foot

  1. Christine Drumm, Crowenstown, Delvin, Co. Westmeath. Crowenstown Arethusa Ivy, 31/01/2017, 25004, Sire: Cavehill Storm, Dam: Kilsunny Doreen’s Ivy
  2. Meadbh Tyrell, Hill of Down, Enfield, Co. Meath. Emerald Polly Mayflower, 11587, Sire: Portanob Padraig, Dam: Rathregan Mayflower.
1st Place: Crowenstown Arethusa Ivy

Pedigree Hereford Heifer born on/between 1st January 2021 & 30th June 2021

Sponsor: Uniblock

  1. Elisa Drumm, Crowenstown, Delvin, Co. Westmeath. Crowenstown Prettymaid 3, 15/02/2021, 30019, Sire: Mawarra Sentimental, Dam: Allowdale Prettymaid 557
  2. J&J Canty, Pubblestown, Kildalkey, Co. Meath. Portanob Julia 11, 02/04/21, 81315, Sire: Balleen Benefit, Dam: Portanob Julia 5
  3. Colin Burke, Hightown, Coralstown, Kinnegad, Co. Westmeath. Coralstown Rosie, 01/03/2021, 1751, Sire: Pute Nascar, Dam: Coralstown Suzy.

Pedigree Hereford Bull born on/between 1st January 2021 & 30th June 2021

Sponsor: Kiernan Milling, Granard

  1. Thomas Plunkett, Castletown, Finea, Co. Westmeath. Arnagross Sunrise, 04/05/2021, 81092, Sire: Blackwater Master, Dam: Arnagross Olive.
  2. Alan Gibbons, Coggle, Strokestown, Co. Roscommon. Mullaghey 1 Tom 4, 14/05/2021, 10818, Sire: Knockglass Donald, Dam: Mullaghey 1 Rachel
  3. Colin Burke, Hightown, Coralstown, Kinnegad, Co. Westmeath. Coralstown Hurricane, 02/02/2021, 1694, Sire: Trillick George, Dam: Trillick Snazzy

Pedigree Hereford Heifer born between 1st July 2021 & 30th October 2021

  1. Michael & Ciaran Kinahan, Kilcurley, Tubber, Moate, Co. Westmeath. Tullyviewpoll 1 Tilly, 02/08/2021, 70542, Sire: Fabb 1 Northern Star, Dam: Airhill Rapunzel
  2. Michael Molloy, Glebe, Belmont, Co. Offaly. Moyclare Rose 53, 08/07/2021, 60504, Sire: Caislean Jake, Dam: Moyclare Rose 35
  3.  Avril Crowe, Curraun, Mohill, Co. Leitrim. Aughakil 1 Pumpkin, 26/10/21, 60487, Sire: Solpoll 1 Lawman, Dam: Aughakil 1 Adeje
  4. Phil & Catherine Smyth, Ardmulchan, Navan, Co. Meath. Ardmulchan Clover 938, 4/10/2021, 10938, Sire: Church Preen Galileo, Dam: Ardmulchan clover 610
  5. John Farrell, Boyanna, Moate, Co. Westmeath
1st Place: Tullyviewpoll 1 Tilly

Pedigree Hereford Bull born between 1st July 2021 & 30th October 2021

  1. Willie Duff, Ballinalick, Norwood, Nenagh, Co. Tipperary. Ballinalickpoll 1 Harvey, 12/07/2021, 40327, Sire: Normanton 1 Laertes ET, Dam: Ballinalick Cherry.
  2. T&A Fitzgerald, Glebe House, Mt. Temple, Moate, Co. Westmeath.
  3. Michael Molloy, Glebe, Belmont, Co. Offaly. Moyclare Upstanding, 29/07/2021, 62509, Sire: Caislean Jake, Dam: Moyclare Rose
  4. Thomas Plunkett, Castletown, Finea, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath. Arnagross King, 25/09/2021, 91110, Sire: Kentucky Kid, Dam: Arnagross Judy

Pedigree Hereford Heifer born on or after 1st November 2021

Sponsor: AIB Mullingar

  1. T&A Fitzgerald, Glebe House, Mount Temple, Moate, Co. Westmeath
  2. Tara Drumm, Crowenstown, Delvin, Co. Westmeath. Crowenstown Hermoine, 12/02/2022, 20026, Sire: Battalion Undertaker, Dam: Allowdale Prettymaid 557
  3. Elisa Drumm, Crowenstown, Delvin, Co. Westmeath. Crowenstown Darwin 2, 18/02/2022, 30027, Sire: Haven Kingpin, Dam: Crowenstown Arethusa Ivy
  4. Willie Duff, Ballinalick, Norwood, Nenagh, Co. Tipperary, Ballinalick Profile, 16/12/2021, 20333, Sire: Fisher 1 Profile, Dam: Ballinalick Maeve
1st Place: Griananpoll 1 Greta W959

Pedigree Hereford Bull born on or after 1st November 2021

Sponsor: Owens Quarry Products Ltd. Knockdrin, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath

  1. Phil & Catherine Smyth, Ardmulchan, Navan, Co. Meath. Ardmulchan Trailblazer, 03/01/2022, 60942, Sire: Ballinveney Tiger, Dam: Ardmulchan Clover 620
  2. John Farrell, Boyanna, Moate, Co. Westmeath
1st Place: Ardmulchan Trailblazer

Congratulations to all the exhibitors & man thanks also to all the sponsors.

Photos are credited to the Mullingar Show Society.

Newcastle West Show 2022

Newcastlewest held their annual show on Sunday 17th July 2022. Taking on the task of judging the Hereford classes was Mr. Eoin Lynch of Droumdaniel Herefords, Cork.

Congratulations to Michael Barrett of Gurtaleen Herefords, Cork, on winning the Hereford Championship at Newcastlewest Show with Gurtaleen Inchvale Powerhouse, 10/07/2021, Sire: Pulham Powerhouse, Dam: Gurtaleen Caoimhe.

Champion: Gurtaleen Inchvale Powerhouse with breeder Michael Barrett & Judge Eoin Lynch.

Congratulations also to Gerry McNamara of Churchcross Herefords, Clare, who took home the Reserve Champion & Breeders Choice 4&5 Star heifer Champion!

Reserve Champion with breeder Gerry McNamara and Judge Eoin Lynch