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Iverk Show (Piltown)

Champion Hereford exhibited by John Murphy, with Judge Denis Collins, represenative of the sposors  Callan co-op and Walter Walshe Show Chairman
Champion Hereford exhibited by John Murphy, with Judge Denis Collins, represenative of the sposors Callan co-op and Walter Walshe Show Chairman
Reserve champion  'Tourtane Jamsey Boy' with Mervyn Parr and Martin Campion
Reserve champion ‘Tourtane Jamsey Boy’ with Mervyn Parr and Martin Campion

Judge: Mr. Denis Collins

The 188th annual Iverk show took place on the 23rd August. Four top quality two year old heifers entered the show ring for the class which was kindly sponsored by Hereford Prime. The class was won by John Jones with ‘Clonroe Jacky’. The Hereford championship went to John Murphy with his polled cow ‘Starlet’. The reserve championship went to Henry and Mervyn Parr with ‘Tourtane Jamsey Boy’. The young handler competition sponsored by the South Leinster Branch IHBS Ltd was won by Patrick Kinsella, with Padraig and Conor Jones in second and third place respectively.  

Results:

Cow or Heifer in Calf or with calf at foot

  1. John Murphy, Gorey, Co.Wexford. ‘Starlet’ (Champion)
  2. Henry and Mervyn Parr. Tourtane Hse., Clogh, Castlecomer, Co. Kilkenny. ‘Tourtane Poll 1 Sara’

Pedigree Hereford Heifer born between 1st July 2011 to 30th June 2012 (Sponsor: Hereford Prime)

  1. John Jones. Pallas, Gorey, Co. Wexford. ‘Clonroe Jacky’
  2. Tom Brennan. Balleen, Freshford, Co.Kilkenny.
  3. Henry and Mervyn Parr. Tourtane Hse., Clogh, Castlecomer, Co. Kilkenny. Tourtane Katie’
  4. John Murphy. Gorey,Co.Wexford

Hereford bull born between 1st July 2012 and 30th June 2013.

  1. Henry and Mervyn Parr. Tourtane Hse., Clogh, Castlecomer, Co. Kilkenny. Tourtane Jamsey Boy’ (Reserve Champion)
  2. Tom Brennan. Balleen, Freshford, Co.Kilkenny. ‘Balleen Budget’

Hereford heifer born between 1st July 2012 and 30th June 2013

  1. Matthew Goulding. Tralee, Co. Kerry. Gouldingpoll 1 Duchess’
  2. Tom Brennan. Balleen, Freshford, Co.Kilkenny. ‘Balleen Cece 781’
  3. Henry and Mervyn Parr. Tourtane Hse., Clogh, Castlecomer, Co. Kilkenny. ‘Tourtanepoll 1 Sara 869’

Young handler Competition (Sponsor: South Leinster Hereford Branch)

  1. Patrick Kinsella
  2. Padraig Jones
  3. Conor Jones
Goulding Poll 1 Duchess with Mrs.  M. Goulding
Goulding Poll 1 Duchess with Mrs. M. Goulding
Winner of the class sponsored by Hereford Prime  'Clonroe Jacky' with the Jones family
Winner of the class sponsored by Hereford Prime ‘Clonroe Jacky’ with the Jones family
Winner of the young handler competition. Patrick Kinsella with Judge Denis Collins.
Winner of the young handler competition. Patrick Kinsella with Judge Denis Collins.
Conor Jones with Judge Denis Collins
Conor Jones with Judge Denis Collins
Padraig Jones with Judge Denis Collins
Padraig Jones with Judge Denis Collins

Results & photos: Mervyn Parr

Tullow Show

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Heather Parr with the Champion Hereford ‘ Tourtane Jamsey Boy’, Angela Armstrong (Judge) and Conor and Padraig Jones with reserve champion Hereford ‘Clonroe Jacky’

Judge: Angela Armstrong

Tullow show took place on 17th August. There was an impressive line-up of Hereford cattle present on the day. There was a large entry in the senior heifer class with seven heifers vying to win the St. Mullins Hereford Cup. The Hereford judge Angela Armstrong, awarded the trophy to Conor and Padraig Jones with Clonroe Jacky.

The Hereford championship was awarded to Henry & Mervyn Parr with their bull ‘Tourtane Jamsey Boy’. The Reserve Champion was awarded to John Jones with ‘Clonroe Jacky’.

Results:

Pedigree Hereford Cow or heifer in calf or with calf at foot

  1. John Murphy, Gorey, Co.Wexford. ‘Starlet’
  2. Henry and Mervyn Parr. Tourtane Hse., Clogh, Castlecomer, Co. Kilkenny. ‘Tourtane Poll 1 Sara’
  3. Glenn Jacob. Dunsinane, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford. ‘Dunsinane Peach’

(Sponsor: South Leinster Hereford Branch IHBS Ltd.)

Pedigree Hereford Heifer born between 1st July 2012 and 31st June 2013 (St. Mullins Hereford Cup).

  1. John Jones. Pallas, Gorey, Co. Wexford. ‘Clonroe Jacky’ (Reserve Champion)
  2. Henry and Mervyn Parr. Tourtane Hse., Clogh, Castlecomer, Co. Kilkenny. Tourtane Katie’
  3. Glenn Jacob. Dunsinane, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford. ‘Dunsinane Fiona 6th

Pedigree Hereford Bull born after 1st July  2013

  1. Henry and Mervyn Parr. Tourtane Hse., Clogh, Castlecomer, Co. Kilkenny. Tourtane Jamsey Boy’ (Champion)

Pedigree Hereford Heifer born after 1st July  2013

  1. Henry and Mervyn Parr. Tourtane Hse., Clogh, Castlecomer, Co. Kilkenny. Tourtane Poll 1 Sara 869
  2. Antony Hamilton, Sandybanks, Brittas, Co.Dublin. ‘Glenmanor Victoria’
  3. John Jones. Pallas, Gorey, Co. Wexford. ‘Clonroe Kate 2’
Henry and Heather Parr with Champion  'Tourtane Jamsey Boy'
Henry and Heather Parr with Champion ‘Tourtane Jamsey Boy’
Conor and Padraig Jones recieving the St.Mullins Hereford Cup from Angela Armstrong (Judge)
Conor and Padraig Jones recieving the St.Mullins Hereford Cup from Angela Armstrong (Judge)
Conor and Padraig Jones participating in the young handler competition.
Conor and Padraig Jones participating in the young handler competition.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Results and pics: Mervyn Parr

Ballinamore Show

The rain stayed away for Ballinamore’s 54th Annual Show held on Tuesday 12th August.

Judge: Mr. Nigel Heatrick.

Champion Hereford Ballinamore Show Baleen Pansy 643 with Tom McDermott
Champion Hereford Ballinamore Show Balleen Pansy 643 with Tom McDermott

Champion:  Balleen Pansy 643

Reserve: Martin Tierney

Hereford Cow

1. Balleen Pansy 643 Owner Tom McDermott, Frenchpark, Co. Roscommon.

2. Coote Geelan, Dromod, Co. Leitrim

3. David McKeon, Cloone, Co. Leitrim

Hereford Heifer calved before 30th September 2013

1. Martin Tierney, Cloone, Co. Leitrim

2. Coote Geelan, Dromod, Co. Leitrim

3. David McKeon, Cloone, Co.Leitrim 

Hereford Male or Female born in 2014

1. Sean Kilrane, Mohill, Co. Leitrim

2. Sean Kilrane, Mohill, Co. Leitrim

3. Tom McDermott, Frenchpark, Co. Roscommon 

Hereford Male or Female born 1st September to 31st December 2013

1. Coote Geelan

2. Faughnan Family

 

Report & Pic: Shane Kilrane

National Hereford Show Tullamore Sunday August 10th 2014

Judge for the event: Mr Tom Brennan (Balleen Herd), Balleen, Freshford, Co Kilkenny.

For class results and photos of all 1st prizewinners see below

Supreme Champion: Cavehill Storm DOB: 7/6/2013 S. Bowmont Storm A584, D. Fancroft Primrose. Owner: Padraig Farrell, Aughavoneen, Fardrum, Athlone, Co Westmeath.

Supreme Champion Cavehill Storm, Judge Tom Brennan with Padraig Farrell & Family
Hereford Supreme Champion Cavehill Storm, Judge Tom Brennan with Padraig Farrell & Family

Reserve Supreme Champion: Knockmountagh Cindy DOB: 16/11/2013 S. Parkhill Pompeii D. Knockmountagh Cathy. Owner: Eamon & John McKiernan, Newtown, Monasterboice, Drogheda, Co Louth.

2 Reserve Supreme Champion Knockmountagh Cindy with owner Eamon McKiernan with John McDonnell Slaney Foods and Ivor Deverell President Irish Hereford Breed Society Ltd.
Reserve Supreme Champion Knockmountagh Cindy with owner Eamon McKiernan with John McDonnell Slaney Foods and Ivor Deverell President Irish Hereford Breed Society Ltd.

Female Champion: Knockmountagh Cindy DOB: 16/11/2013 S. Parkhill Pompeii D. Knockmountagh Cathy. Owner: Eamon & John McKiernan, Newtown, Monasterboice, Drogheda, Co Louth.

Reserve Supreme Champion Knockmountagh Cindy with owner Eamon McKiernan
Female  Champion Knockmountagh Cindy with owner Eamon McKiernan

Reserve Female Champion: Griananpoll 1 Orange M639 DOB: 4/7/2012 S. Romany 1 Captain D. Grianan Dominique. Owner: T & A Fitzgerald, Glebe House, Mount Temple, Moate, Co Westmeath.

Reserve Female Champion Griananpoll Orange M639 with Anselm Fitzgerald
Reserve Female Champion Griananpoll Orange M639 with Anselm Fitzgerald

Male Champion: Cavehill Storm DOB: 7/6/2013 S. Bowmont Storm, D. Fancroft Primrose. Owner: Padraig Farrell, Aughavoneen, Fardrum, Athlone, Co Westmeath.

Male Champion Cavehill Storm, Irish Hereford Society President Ivor Deverell with Padraig Farrell & Family
Male Champion Cavehill Storm, Irish Hereford Society President Ivor Deverell with Padraig Farrell & Family

Reserve Male Champion: Moyclare Malcolm DOB: 3/9/2013 S. Brocca Saviour D.  Moyclare Ursula 4th. Owner: Michael Molloy, Glebe, Belmont, Co Offaly.

Reserve Male Champion Moyclare Malcolm with Michael Molloy
Reserve Male Champion Moyclare Malcolm with Michael Molloy

Heifer Calf Champion: Knockmountagh Cindy DOB: 16/11/2013 S. Parkhill Pompeii D. Knockmountagh Cathy. Owner: Eamon & John McKiernan, Newtown, Monasterboice, Drogheda, Co Louth.

Heifer Calf Champion Knockmountagh Cindy with Liam Chadwick of sponsors ABP and owner Eamon McKiernan - Copy
Heifer Calf Champion Knockmountagh Cindy with Liam Chadwick of sponsors ABP and owner Eamon McKiernan

Bull Calf Champion: Moyclare Malcolm DOB: 3/9/2013 S. Brocca Saviour D.  Moyclare Ursula 4th. Owner: Michael Molloy, Glebe, Belmont, Co Offaly.

Bull Calf Champion Moyclare Malcolm with Michael Molloy
Bull Calf Champion Moyclare Malcolm with Michael Molloy

Hereford Cow in-calf or with her own natural calf at foot

  1. Springvilla Miriam Owner Tom Roycroft
  2. Grianan Orange 589 Owner Mervyn Parr
  3. Tourtanepoll 1 Sarah Owner Mervyn Parr
1st Prizewinner Springvilla Miriam with Robert & Yvonne Roycroft and representative of sponsors Pallas Foods
1st Prizewinner Springvilla Miriam with Robert & Yvonne Roycroft and representative of sponsors Pallas Foods

Hereford Cow or heifer born on or between 1/7/2011 and 30/6/2012

  1. Knockduffpoll 1 Emma Owner Mairead & Michael Curtis & Jones
  2. Kilsunny Doreen’s Ivy Owner Christine Drumm
  3. Springvilla Mary Owner Tom Roycroft

    1st Prizewinner  Knockduffpoll 1 Emma with Niall Jones
    1st Prizewinner Knockduffpoll 1 Emma with Niall Jones

Hereford Heifer born on or between 1/7/12 and 31/12/12

  1. Griananpoll 1 Orange M639 Owner T & A Fitzgerald
  2. Corlismore Oyster 597 Owner Sean McKiernan
  3. Corlismore Poll Waitomo 696 Owner Sean McKiernan
  4. Tullaha Raindrop Owner John Neenan

    1st Prizewinner Griananpoll 1 Orange M639 with Anselm Fitzgerald
    1st Prizewinner Griananpoll 1 Orange M639 with Anselm Fitzgerald

Hereford Heifer born on or between 1/1/13 and 30/6/13

  1. Newland Val Owner Hugh P Murray
  2. Griananpoll 1 Orange M661 Owner T & A Fitzgerald
  3. Portanob Julia Owner John Canty
  4. Dunworlypoll 1 Ruby Owner Mary Pat Dinneen

    1st Prizewinner Newland Val with Hugh Murray
    1st Prizewinner Newland Val with Hugh Murray

Hereford Heifer born on or between 1/7/13 and 31/8/13

  1. Lakelodge Queen Mildred Owner Henry Dudley
  2. Glaslough Naiomi Owner S & N Heatrick
  3. Baltymore Marble Owner Coote Geelan

    1st Prizewinner Lakelodge Queen Mildred 7th with Henry Dudley
    1st Prizewinner Lakelodge Queen Mildred 7th with Henry Dudley

Hereford Heifer born on or between 1/9/13 and 30/11/13

  1. Knockmountagh Cindy Owner E & J McKiernan
  2. Gouldingpoll 1 Duchess Owner Matthew Goulding
  3. Moyclare Rose 24th Owner Michael Molloy
  4. Lakelodge Champagne 3rd Owner Henry Dudley

    1st Prizewinner Knockmountagh Cindy with Eamon McKiernan
    1st Prizewinner Knockmountagh Cindy with Eamon McKiernan

Hereford Heifer born on or after 1/12/13

  1. Clondrina 115th Owner Declan Donnelly
  2. Griananpoll 1 Orange N686 Owner T & A Fitzgerald
  3. Gurteragh Nico Owner Michael O’Keeffe
  4. Drumgoon Hill Elizabeth Owner Aidan McCabe

    1st Prizewinner Clondrina 115th with Declan Donnelly
    1st Prizewinner Clondrina 115th with Declan Donnelly

National Hereford Calf Champion born on or after 1/7/13

  1. Knockmountagh Cindy Owner E & J McKiernan
  2. Gouldingpoll 1 Duchess Owner Matthew Goulding
  3. Lakelodge Queen Mildred Owner Henry Dudley
  4. Moyclare Rose 24th Owner Michael Molloy
  5. Clondrina 115th Owner Declan Donnelly
  6. Griananpoll 1 Orange N686 Owner T & A Fitzgerald
  7. Glaslough Naiomi Owner S & N Heatrick

Hereford Bull born on or between 1/1/13 and 30/6/13

  1. Cavehill Storm Owner Padraig Farrell
  2. H. Patrick Owner Val Ledwith
  3. Glaslough Magnum Owner S & N Heatrick
  4. Baltymore Rodge 408 Owner Coote Geelan
1st Prizewinner Cavehill Storm with Irish Hereford Society President Ivor Deverell & Patrick Farrell
1st Prizewinner Cavehill Storm with Irish Hereford Society President Ivor Deverell & Patrick Farrell

Hereford Bull born on or between 1/7/13 and 31/8/13

  1. Ardnagross Ray Owner Thomas Plunkett
  2. Trillick Knockout Owner JJ Farrell
  3. Knockmountagh Bruno Owner E & J McKiernan
  4. Rathregan 1 Tunder Owner Val Ledwith
1st Prizewinner Ardnagross Ray with Thomas Plunkett
1st Prizewinner Ardnagross Ray with Thomas Plunkett

Hereford Bull born on or between 1/9/13 and 30/11/13

  1. Moyclare Malcolm Owner Michael Molloy
  2. Gurteragh Maximus Owner Michael O’Keeffe
  3. Corlismore Poll 1 Hustler Owner Sean McKiernan
  4. Corlismore Poll 1 Gem Hustler Owner Sean McKiernan
1st Prizewinner Moyclare Malcolm with Michael Molloy
1st Prizewinner Moyclare Malcolm with Michael Molloy

Hereford Bull calf born on or after 1/12/13

  1. Clondrina 1110th Owner Declan Donnelly
  2. Ardnagross Hiper Owner Thomas Plunkett
  3. Cavehill Elite Owner Padraig Farrell
  4. Dunworley Poll 1 Gold Star Owner Mary Pat Dinneen
1st Prizewinner Clondrina 1110th with Declan Donnelly
1st Prizewinner Clondrina 1110th with Declan Donnelly

National Hereford Bull Calf Champion born on or after 1/7/13

  1. Moyclare Malcolm Owner Michael Molloy
  2. Gurteragh Maximus Owner Michael O’Keeffe
  3. Corlismore Poll 1 Hustler Owner Sean McKiernan
  4. Ardnagross Ray Owner Thomas Plunkett
  5. Trillick Knockout Owner JJ Farrell
  6. Knockmountagh Bruno Owner E & J McKiernan
  7. Clondrina 1110th Owner Declan Donnelly

Hereford Senior Bull born before 31/12/12

  1. UDEL 1 BC Freemantle Owner D & D Carroll
  2. Boveen Louis Owner Joe O’Connor
1st Prizewinner UDEL 1 BC Freemantle with DaithiCarroll
1st Prizewinner UDEL 1 BC Freemantle with DaithiCarroll

Best Hereford exhibited by a breeder from Laois/Offaly/ Westmeath

  1. Cavehill Storm Owner Padraig Farrell
  2. Moyclare Malcolm Owner Michael Molloy
  3. Griananpoll 1 Orange M639 Owner T & A Fitzgerald
  4. Kilsunny Doreen’s Ivy Owner Christine Drumm

Best pair of Hereford animals

  1. Griananpoll 1 Orange M639 & Griananpoll 1 Orange M661 Owner T & A Fitzgerald
  2. Corlismore Poll 1 Waitomo 696 & Corlismore Oyster 597 Owner Sean McKiernan
  3. Corlismore Poll 1 Hustler & Corlismore Poll 1 Gem Hustler Owner Sean McKiernan
1st Prizewinner Pairs Griananpoll 1 Orange M639 & Griananpoll 1 Orange M661 with Anselm Fitzgerald
1st Prizewinner Pairs Griananpoll 1 Orange M639 & Griananpoll 1 Orange M661 with Anselm Fitzgerald
Winner Young Handler Class and William J Twomey Memorial Trophy Sarah Murray, Moate, Co Westmeath with Irish Hereford Society President Ivor Deverell
Winner Young Handler Class and William J Twomey Memorial Trophy Sarah Murray, Moate, Co Westmeath with Irish Hereford Society President Ivor Deverell

Hereford Young Handler Event Winner to receive the WJ Twomey Memorial Trophy

  1. Sarah Murray, Moate, Co Westmeath
  2. Catherine Smyth, Navan, Co Meath
  3. Niall Jones, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford
  4. Patrick Farrell, Athlone, Co Westmeath
  5. James M Good, Riverstick, Co Cork
  6. Niall Roycroft, Dunmanway, Co Cork
  7. Liam Farrell, Athlone, Co Westmeath
 Society President Ivor Deverell pictured with Winners Young Handler R to L Catherine Smyth, Niall Jones& Patrick Farrell
Society President Ivor Deverell pictured with Winners Young Handler R to L Catherine Smyth, Niall Jones& Patrick Farrell
Society President Ivor Deverell pictured with Young Handler winners  R to L, James M Good, Niall Roycroft & Liam Farrell.
Society President Ivor Deverell pictured with Young Handler winners R to L, James M Good, Niall Roycroft & Liam Farrell.

 

 

 

Cloone Show

Shane Kilrane reports that there was a great turnout of over 30 Hereford cattle for the classes at Cloone Agricultural  Show in Co. Leitrim on bank holiday Monday August 4th last. The weather was glorious and there was a huge interest in the Hereford classes and a great crowd enjoying all of the show events.

Reminder that Ballinamore Show takes place next Tuesday12th August.
While Mohill’s 87th Annual Show takes place on Sunday August 17th, entries close on Sat.9th.

Champion: Ivor Anderson’s Senior Bull
Reserve: Ivor Anderson’s Cow

Bull born before 1-1-13.
1. Ivor Anderson
2. Melvyn Lang

Hereford Cow.
1. Ivor Anderson
2. Michael Lynch
3.Tom McDermott

Heifer born in 2013.
1. Ivor Anderson
2. Martin Tierney
3. Michael Lynch

Bull born in 2013.
1. Coote Geelan
2. Melvyn Lang
3. Faughnan Family

Bull Calf 2014.
1. Ivor Anderson
2. David McKeon
3. Sean Kilrane

Heifer Calf 2014
1. Sean Kilrane
2. Tom McDermott
3. Michael Lynch

Heifer Born in 2012.
1. David McKeon
2. Melvyn Lang
3. Kenton Crowe

Report by Shane Kilrane