Category Archives: Shows

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

South East Clare Show (Bridgetown)

Champion Gurteragh Justice & Reserve Champion Gurteragh Jolly pictured with owner Michael O’Keeffe and judge Dan Melody
Champion Gurteragh Justice ET & Reserve Champion Gurteragh Jolly ET pictured with owner Michael O’Keeffe and judge Dan Melody

Judge: Dan Melody

Champion: Gurteragh Justice ET Owner Michael O’ Keeffe

Reserve Champion: Gurteragh Jolly ET Owner Michael O’ Keeffe

Hereford Cow or Incalf Heifer

  1. Gurteragh Jolly ET Owner Michael O’ Keeffe
  2. Springvilla Miriam Owner Tom Roycroft
  3. Tullaha Primrose Owner John Neenan

Hereford Heifer born before July 1st 2013

  1. Springvilla Missey Owner Tom Roycroft
  2. Clondrina 1064th Owner Declan Donnelly

Hereford Bull born on or after July 1st 2013

  1. Springvilla Kieran 440 Owner Tom Roycroft

Hereford Heifer born on or after July 1st 2013

  1. Lakelodge Queen Mildred 7th Owner Henry Dudley
  2. Lakelodge Champagne 3rd Owner Henry Dudley
  3. Springvilla Miriam 459 Owner Tom Roycroft

Hereford Bull Any Age

  1. Gurteragh Justice ET Owner Michael O’ Keeffe
  2. Balleen Gilbert Owner Declan Donnelly
  3. Knockmontagh Duke Owner Tom Roycroft

Report and Photo: Eileen O’Keeffe & Timmy O’Sullivan

Tinahely Show

 

The 79th annual Tinahely show took place on August Bank Holiday Monday. There was a good representation of Hereford cattle on show in all classes. The Hereford championship was awarded to Henry & Mervyn Parr with they’re young bull ‘Tourtane Jamsey Boy’. The reserve champion was awarded to John Jones with his two year old heifer ‘Clonroe Kate’.

Judge: Mr. Michael Coady.

1 Michael Coady presenting the trophy for Champion Hereford to Henry Parr
1 Michael Coady presenting the trophy for Champion Hereford to Henry Parr

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Clonroe Kate Reserve Champion
Clonroe Kate Reserve Champion

Hereford Cow or Heifer in Calf or with Calf at foot

  1. John Murphy. Gorey,Co.Wexford.
  2. Messrs Curtis & Jones. Knockduff, Bree, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford. ‘Knockduff Poll 1 Emma’
  3. Henry and Mervyn Parr. Tourtane Hse., Clogh, Castlecomer, Co. Kilkenny. Tourtane Poll 1 Maisie’

Hereford Heifer born on or between 1st July 2012 and 30th June 2013

  1. John Jones. Pallas, Gorey, Co. Wexford. ‘Clonroe Kate’ (Reserve Champion)
  2. John Murphy. Gorey,Co.Wexford
  3. Ena Wallace, Clonbrook House, Crettyard, Co.Carlow. ‘Ballinveney Nancy 2’
  4. Christopher and Andrew Handbidge, Wintavern, Stratford-on-Slaney, Co.Wicklow

Hereford Heifer born on or between 1st July 2013 and 30th June 2014

  1. Henry and Mervyn Parr. Tourtane Hse., Clogh, Castlecomer, Co. Kilkenny. ‘Tourtane Poll 1 Sara 869’
  2. John Jones. Pallas, Gorey, Co. Wexford. ‘Clonroe Kate 2’

Hereford bull born on or between 1st July 2013 and 30th June 2014

  1. Henry and Mervyn Parr. Tourtane Hse., Clogh, Castlecomer, Co. Kilkenny. ‘Tourtane Jamsey Boy’ (Champion)
  2. John Jones. Pallas, Gorey, Co. Wexford. ‘Clonroe Connie’
  3. Messrs Curtis & Jones. Knockduff, Bree, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford. ‘Knockduff Poll 1 Dell’
  4. Antony Hamilton, Sandybanks, Brittas, Co.Dublin. ‘Glenmanor Beau’
 John Murphy with  prize winning cow
John Murphy with prize winning cow
Tourtane Poll 1 Sara 869
Tourtane Poll 1 Sara 869
Sandra, Pamela and Heather Parr with 'Tourtane Jamsey Boy'
Sandra, Pamela and Heather Parr with ‘Tourtane Jamsey Boy’

Report & Photos: Mervyn Parr

Nenagh Show (North Tipperary Show)

Judge: Eric Humphreys

1.Supreme Champion& Champion cow Kilsunny Doreen’s Ivy with owner Christine Drumm, Judge Eric Humphreys and Irish Hereford Society President Ivor Deverell.
1. Supreme Champion & Champion cow Kilsunny Doreen’s Ivy with owner Christine Drumm, Judge Eric Humphreys and Irish Hereford Society President Ivor Deverell.
2.Reserve Champion and winner of the Dr Michael Harty Cup Griananpoll Orange with owner Anselm Fitzgerald, Judge Eric Humphreys and Irish Hereford Society President Ivor Deverell.
2. Reserve Champion and winner of the Dr Michael Harty Cup Griananpoll Orange with owner Anselm Fitzgerald, Judge Eric Humphreys and Irish Hereford Society President Ivor Deverell.
3.Premier Bull Calf Champion Moyclare Malcolm with owner Michael Molloy.
3. Premier Bull Calf Champion Moyclare Malcolm with owner Michael Molloy.
4.Premier Heifer Calf Champion Lakelodge Queen Mildred 7th with Susan Dudley
4. Premier Heifer Calf Champion Lakelodge Queen Mildred 7th with Susan Dudley

Supreme Champion: Kilsunny Doreen’s Ivy Owner Christine Drumm  

Reserve Supreme Champion: Griananpoll 1 Orange Owner T & A Fitzgerald

Champion Bull Calf: Moyclare Malcolm Owner Michael Molloy

Champion Heifer Calf: Lakelodge Queen Mildred 7th  Owner Henry Dudley

Bull born on or after 1.7.13 and on or before 30.9.13

1   Moyclare Malcolm dob 3.09.13 S. Brocca Saviour – D. Moyclare Ursula 4th         Owner: M Molloy

2   Grianan Neon dob 10.9.13 S. Grianan Highflyer – D. Grianan Orange                Owner: T&A Fitzgerald

3   Springvilla Kiernan 440 dob 7.9.13 S. RH Starburst Lad – D. Farmley Primrose  Owner: T Roycroft

Bull calf born or after 1.10.13 and on or before 31.12.13

1   Gurteragh Maximus 593 dob 19.10.13 S. Gurteragh Gladiator – D. Quinsboro Rose 2nd Owner: M O’Keeffe

2   Moyclare Mariner dob 3.11.13 S. Brocca Saviour – D. Moyclare Dora               Owner: M Molloy

3   Springvilla Samuel Rolan dob 5.11.13 S. Springvilla Rolan – D Ballyaville Violet 1  Owner: T Roycroft

4   Grianan Nobleman dob 17.11.13 S. Bowmont Storm – D. Grianan Dominique  Owner: T&A Fitzgerald

1st prize-winner Gurteragh Maximus with Eileen O’Keeffe and Liam Chadwick of sponsors ABP
1st prize-winner Gurteragh Maximus with Eileen O’Keeffe and Liam Chadwick of sponsors ABP

Bull calf born on or after 1.1.14

1  Clondrina 1113th dob 7.1.17 S. Baleen Gilbert – D. Clondrina 827th                               Owner: D Donnelly

2  Toureenbrien Marvel dob 18.1.14 S. Droumdaniel Stringer – D. Adrigole Glenda  Owner: M Murphy

3  Keenaghpoll 1 Impeccable dob 5.9.13 S. Gouldingpoll 1 Captain – D. Creagh Patricia  Owner E & P Jones

4   Dunworley Gold Star dob 1.1.14 S. Glaslough Esquire – D. Dunworley Gold     Owner: Mary Pat Dinneen

6.1st prize-winner Clondrina 1113th with Declan Donnelly and Ivor Deverell President of sponsors the Irish Hereford Society.
6. 1st prize-winner Clondrina 1113th with Declan Donnelly and Ivor Deverell President of sponsors the Irish Hereford Society.

Hereford Bull Calf Championship 

1   Moyclare Malcolm dob 3.09.13 S. Brocca Saviour – D. Moyclare Ursula 4th         Owner: M Molloy

2  Clondrina 1113th dob 7.1.17 S. Baleen Gilbert – D. Clondrina 827th                              Owner: D Donnelly

3   Grianan Neon dob 10.9.13 S. Grianan Highflyer – D. Grianan Orange                Owner: T&A Fitzgerald

4   Gurteragh Maximus 593 dob 19.10.13 S. Gurteragh Gladiator – D. Quinsboro Rose 2nd Owner: M O’Keeffe

5  Toureenbrien Marvel dob 18.1.14 S. Droumdaniel Stringer – S Adrigole Glenda  Owner: M Murphy

6   Moyclare Mariner  dob 3.11.13 S. Brocca Saviour – D. Moyclare Dora               Owner: M Molloy

Hereford Heifer born on or after 1.7.12 to 30.6.13

1   Griananpoll 1 Orange dob 4.7.12 S. Romany 1 Captain – D. Grianan Dominique  Owner: T&A Fitzgerald

2   Springvilla Missey dob 3.9.12 S. Ocean Storm 3rd – D. Springvilla Sara 1         Owner: T Roycroft

3   Tullaha Raindrop dob 3.11.12 S. Knockmountagh Pirate – D. Tullaha Delia      Owner: J Neenan

4   Gouldingpoll 1 Duchess dob 5.9.12 S. Harvey Dan Hidalgo – D. Dorepoll 1 Duchess  Owner M Goulding

7.1st prize-winner & winner of the Dr Michael Harty Cup Griananpoll Orange with owner Anselm Fitzgerald and Michael Harty.
7. 1st prize-winner & winner of the Dr Michael Harty Cup Griananpoll Orange with owner Anselm Fitzgerald and Michael Harty.

Hereford Heifer born on or after 1.07.13 and or before 30.9.13 

1   Lakelodge Queen Mildred 7th dob 24.8.13 S. Ballyaville Caradoc – D. Lakelodge Mildred Queen 3rd Owner: H Dudley

2   Gouldingpoll 1 Duchess 591 dob 14.9.13 S. Remittal Superduty – D. Dorepoll 1 Duchess Owner M Goulding

3   Caonachpoll 1 Theresa dob 24.8.13 Kilsunny Goliath – D. Creaghpoll I Ula       Owner: W & D Jones

4   Springvilla Kate dob 10.9.13 S. Corlismore Fire 606 – D. Farmley Beculie 2nd  Owner: T Roycroft

Hereford Heifer born on or after 1.10.13 

1   River Rock Ita dob 1.11.13 S. Cloonbracken Cicero – D. River Rock Ruby Bea  Owner N Harnett

2   Springvilla Miriam 459 dob 14.10.13 S. Ocean Storm 3rd – D. Springvilla Miriam  Owner: T Roycroft

3   Moyclare Rose dob 26.11.14 S. Brocca Saviour – D. Moyclare Rose 3rd           Owner: M Molloy

4  Toureenbrien Velvet dob 20.10.13 S. Skehanore Parader – S Slieveroe Hannah  Owner: M Murphy

8.1st prize-winner River Rock Ita with owner Tony Hartnett and Michael Cleary of sponsors Irish Hereford Prime.
8. 1st prize-winner River Rock Ita with owner Tony Hartnett and Michael Cleary of sponsors Irish Hereford Prime.

Hereford Heifer born on or after 01.01.04

1  Clondrina 1115th dob 29.1.14 S. Baleen Gilbert – D. Clondrina 663nd                   Owner: D Donnelly

2   Gurteragh Nico dob 3.1.14 S. Gurteragh Justice – D. Gurteragh Judy                 Owner M O’Keeffe

3   Toureenbrien Darina dob 17.1.14 S Dromdaniel Stringer – D. Ballinagarade Pretty  Owner M Murphy

9.1st prize-winner Clondrina 1115th with Declan Donnelly.
9. 1st prize-winner Clondrina 1115th with Declan Donnelly.

Hereford Heifer Calf of the Year Championship

1   Lakelodge Queen Mildred 7th dob 24.8.13 S. Ballyaville Caradoc – D. Lakelodge Mildred Queen 3rd Owner: H Dudley

2   Riverrock Rita dob 1.11.13 S. Cloonbracken Cicero – D. River Rock Ruby Bea  Owner N Harnett

3   Gouldingpoll 1 Duchess 591 dob 14.9.13 S. Remittal Superduty – D. Dorepoll 1 Duchess Owner M Goulding

4  Clondrina 1115th dob 29.1.14 S. Baleen Gilbert – D. Clondrina 663nd                    Owner: D Donnelly

5   Springvilla Miriam 459 dob 14.10.13 S. Ocean Storm 3rd – D. Springvilla Miriam  Owner: T Roycroft

6   Gurteragh Nico dob 3.1.14 S. Gurteragh Justice – D. Gurteragh Judy                 Owner M O’Keeffe

Purebred Hereford Cow with Calf at Foot

1   Kilsunny Doreen’s Ivy; dob 27.7.11 S. Ballyaville Caradoc – D. Kilsunny Doreen’s Fairy Owner: C Drumm

2   Springvilla Miriam   dob 2.9.10 S. Carhuefree Prince – D. Ballyaville Alberta     Owner: T Roycroft

3  Gurteragh Lolly  Owner: M O’Keeffe

4   Tullaha Primrose dob 10.10.10 S. Knockmountagh Pirate – D. Tullaha Delia     Owner: J Neenan

10.Winner of the cow class Kilsunny Doreen’s Ivy with L to R Padraig Farrell, owner Christine Drumm and Martin Murphy presenting the Murphy Trophy.
10. Winner of the cow class Kilsunny Doreen’s Ivy with L to R Padraig Farrell, owner Christine Drumm and Martin Murphy presenting the Murphy Trophy.

Animal Exhibited by Handler under 12 year old

1   PJ Moloney Bandon Co Cork

2   Padraig Farrell Co Westmeath

3   Aidan O’Brien Newport Co Tipperary

4   Jack Moloney Bandon Co Cork

5   Killian O’Malley Newport Co Tipperary

6   Leanne Murphy Newport Co Tipperary

Young Handlers under 12: 1st PJ Moloney, 2nd Padraig Farrell, 3rd Aiden O'Brien, 4th Jack Moloney
Young Handlers under 12: 1st PJ Moloney, 2nd Padraig Farrell, 3rd Aiden O’Brien, 4th Jack Moloney
Young Handlers under 12 5th Killian O'Malley, 6th Leanne Murphy, 7th Emma Hickey
Young Handlers under 12 5th Killian O’Malley, 6th Leanne Murphy, 7th Emma Hickey

Animal Exhibited by Handler under 18 years old

1   Eoin Keating Cappamore Co Limerick

2   Niall Roycroft Dunmanway Co Cork

3   Jack Goulding Tralee Co Kerry

4   John McKenna Nenagh Co Tipperary

5   Padraig Farrell Co Westmeath

6   Aidan & Eamon O’Donovan Cappamore Co Limerick

Young Handlers under 18 1st Eoin Keating, 2nd Niall Roycroft, 3rd Jack Goulding, 4th John McKenna, 5th Padraig Farrell, 6th Aiden O'Donovan
Young Handlers under 18 1st Eoin Keating, 2nd Niall Roycroft, 3rd Jack Goulding, 4th John McKenna, 5th Padraig Farrell, 6th Aiden O’Donovan