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New President for IHBS 2019/2020

Mr Henry Dudley, Dovea, Thurles took up the office of President of the Irish Hereford Breed Society on Monday July 1st.

Michael Ring, TD, presenting Henry Dudley with the Hall of Fame Award.

Mr Dudley’s Lakelodge herd has since its foundation had some considerable success both in the showring and in the sale ring including a number of exports to Northern Ireland and the UK.  The herd is founded on carefully selected lines mainly from the well- known Kilsunny herd of Trevor Dudley brother to Henry who lives close by.  The aim is for quality rather than quantity and to supply bulls and surplus heifers for sale to breeders and commercial producers.

Amongst the most notable herd achievements is the export of Lakelodge Storm 2nd a Churchill Storm son purchased from Henry by a syndicate of breeders in the UK. He has bred exceptionally well in several of top herds there since his departure from these shores.  Prior to export he was Champion at the Limerick and Nenagh Shows.  A regular exhibitor across the country Henry had a string of successes with Lakelodge Queen Mildred 7th when a heifer being crowned Overall Heifer Calf Champion at Nenagh where the cream of the crop is exhibited.

Currently a member of the Society’s Council Mr Dudley was the Irish Hereford Breed Society’s nominee for the Hall of Fame Award in 2015. He has voiced concerns in relation to the difficulty in introducing new and diverse bloodlines so necessary to Pedigree breeders given the volatility of the star system used in Irish cattle evaluation. The situation in relation to AI bulls in particular is creating major difficulties and confusion for participants in the BGDP scheme he stated. 

A stalwart member of the Irish Shows Association he has served as chairman of the Munster Branch of the Irish Hereford Society.  His time and dedication given to the development of the Nenagh Show knows no bounds.  Nenagh is now recognised as one of the top shows in Ireland on the Hereford calendar. The 2019 event will once again be on August Bank holiday Monday and he is currently busily canvassing entries.

A tireless supporter of the Irish Agricultural Show he has a deep appreciation for the work it does in striving for and achieving excellence in all aspects of country life from arts to crafts to poultry, horses and particularly to excellence in cattle production. He is very appreciative of the government support provided this year and last year to the Irish Agricultural shows many of which are struggling to survive with crippling costs.

Henry Dudley at the National Hereford Show in Tullamore on Sunday 11th August 2019 with Judge Anders Mortensen, Supreme Champion ‘Grianan Prim T854’ & exhibitor Sarah Murray and Supreme Reserve Champion ‘Churchcross Hurler’ with exhibitor Ciara McNamara & Sponsor of the class; Gemma Dunne, Agri Lloyd.
Young Handlers judge, Tommy Creegan with Senior Young Handler Champion, Conor O’Leary & Henry Dudley.

KILSUNNY & CHURCHCROSS HERDS SHARE THE SPOILS AT THE MUNSTER FINALS

The 2019 Munster Bull & Female of the Year contest came to a conclusion at Cappamore Show last weekend with an increased entry present at the finals from last year. The summer-long competition was run on a points basis with the final placings determined on the back of the results obtained at Tralee, Charleville, Bridgetown, Newcastlewest, Nenagh and Cappamore shows. The contest is designed to reward consistency over the summer show season and also to encourage Munster Branch members to exhibit at local shows in the province. There was substantial prize money on offer to the winners across all sections and the competition was particularly fierce during the early qualifying stages with over 60 Hereford entries present at several of the qualifying shows.

The 2019 Munster Junior Bull of the Year title went to Gerry McNamara & Family from Labasheeda, Ennis, Co Clare with their bull calf, Churchcross Hurler. This bull was a dominant force for the entire summer and won his class at all but one of the qualifying shows to realise a near-perfect final tally for the year-ending Munster provincial championship. This superb young bull also took the National All-Ireland bull championship at the National Hereford Show, Tullamore, the Slaney Foods International junior male championship at Gorey and the overall supreme breed championship & junior bull championship at the Longford Show & County Fair to name just a few of his remarkable show achievements to date.

2019 Munster Junior Bull of the Year ‘Churchcross Hurler’ with exhibitor Paula McNamara, Clare & Judge Daniel Lehane.
2019 Munster Junior Bull of the Year ‘Churchcross Hurler’ when he won Supreme Champion at Longford Show in July 2019 with exhibitor Paula McNamara, Clare.

The 2019 Munster Junior Female of the Year was awarded to Trevor Dudley & Family, Kilsunny House, Dovea, Thurles, Co Tipperary with their heifer calf, Kilsunny Lass Prim. Another familiar face in the winner’s enclosure, this 12 month old heifer has secured seven 1st prizes over the summer so far, most notably taking the overall junior female championship at the Slaney Foods International Finals in Gorey in addition to her Munster crown. This one is a full sister to Kilsunny Lass Nectar & Kilsunny Lass Orchid who took champion and reserve at the Munster Finals in the calf section for 2017 & 2018 respectively.

2019 Munster Junior Female of the Year ‘Kilsunny Lass Prim‘, bred by Trevor Dudley, Tipperary.
1st place heifer born after the 01/07/18 & 2nd place in the Munster junior female of the year: ‘Churchcross Myrtle with exhibitor Paula McNamara, Clare.

The 2019 Munster Senior Female of the Year was won by Kilsunny Lass Orchid from Trevor Dudley & Family, Kilsunny House, Dovea, Thurles, Co Tipperary. The Kilsunny prefix is synonymous with success at Munster level with the last three winners at both junior and senior female level coming from the Kilsunny Hereford herd. This year’s recipient of the senior title came in the form of the in-calf heifer, Kilsunny Lass Orchid who took top points at every single qualifying show that she competed at and also won 1st prize and the reserve supreme Hereford breed championship at the Slaney Foods International Finals in Gorey as well as a total of seven 1st prizes, three breed championships and two reserve championships too.

2019 Munster Senior Female of the Year ‘Kilsunny Lass Orchid‘ with exhibitor Susan Dudley, Tipperary.

Well done to Colin Bourke, Tipperary, on winning the All breeds – under 17 years of age Young Handlers competition.

Young Handler champion, Colin Bourke, Tipperary,

Well done to all the exhibitors who exhibited cattle at the qualifying shows throughout the summer and the finals at Cappamore and sincere congratulations to each of the winners.

Tullow Agricultural Show 2019

Tullow Show society held their 71st Agricultural Show last Sunday, 18th August 2019.

Judge: Terence O’Brien.

Overall Champion: ‘Kilsunny Lass Orchid’, Trevor Dudley, Tipperary.

Champion ‘Kilsunny Lass Orchid’ with exhibitor Edward Dudley , Tipperary and Judge Terence O’Brien.

Reserve Champion: ‘Clonroe Deirdre’, John Jones, Wexford.

Reserve Champion: ‘Clonroe deirdre’ with young handler Conor Jones, Wexford & Judge Terence O’Brien.

Best Hereford Cow or Heifer in calf or calf at foot.

1. John Jones, Pallas, Gorey, Co. Wexford. ‘Clonroe Deirdre’, 01/09/2014, Sire: Baltymore Ginger, Dam: Clonroe Josie.

2. Mervyn Parr, Clogh, Castlecomer, Co. Kilkenny. ‘Grianan Orange 589’, 03/03/11, Sire: Grianan Highflyer, Dam: Grianan Orange 409.

3. Glenn Jacob, Dunsinane, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford. ‘Dunsinane Mass 1st’, 23/09/14, Sire: Glaslough Kentucky, Dam: Dunsinane Jess.

Reserve Champion & Best Hereford Cow: ‘Clonroe deirdre’ with young handler Conor Jones, Wexford & Judge Terence O’Brien.

Best Bull born after 01/07/2018:

1. John Jones, Pallas, Gorey, Co. Wexford. ‘Clonroe Hercules’, 06/07/18, Sire: Kye Harry, Dam: Clonroe Elizabeth.

2. Glenn Jacob, Dunsinane, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford. ‘Dinsinane Delroy’, 09/08/18, Sire: Cill Cormaic Napoleon, Dam: Balleen Emma 630.

Best bull born after 01/07/18: ‘Clonroe Hercules’ with Young handler Padraig Jones, Wexford & Judge Terence O’Brien.

Best Heifer born after 01/07/18:

1. Trevor Dudley, Kilsunny House, Dovea, Thurles, Co. Tipperary. ‘Kilsunny Lass Prim’, 03/08/18, Sire: Glaslough Judge, Dam: Kilsunny Lass Glitter.

2. John Jones, Pallas, Gorey, Co. Wexford. ‘Clonroe Hazel’, 06/10/18, Sire: Steil Gerard, Dam: Clonroe Jackie.

3. Mervyn Parr, Clogh, Castlecomer, Co. Kilkenny. ‘Tourtane Poll 1 Jasmine’, 05/09/18, Sire: Glaslough Napoleon, Dam: Tourtane Poll 1 Maisie.

4. John Jones, Pallas, Gorey, Co. Wexford. ‘Clonroe Hope’, 12/11/18, Sire: Kye Harry, Dam: Clonroe Deirdre.

Best Heifer born after 01/07/18: ‘Kilsunny Lass Prim‘ with exhibitor Edward Dudley, Tipperary & Judge Terence O’Brien.

Best Hereford Heifer born on or after 01/07/17 to 30/06/18 – St. Mullins Cup:

1. Trevor Dudley, Kilsunny House, Dovea, Thurles, Co. Tipperary. ‘Kilsunny Lass Orchid’, 23/07/17, Sire: Glaslough Judge, Dam: Kilsunny Lass Glitter.

2. Mervyn Parr, Clogh, Castlecomer, Co. Kilkenny. ‘Tourtane Poll 1 Sunshine’, 14/07/17, Sire: Gageboro Morgan, Dam: Tourtane Poll 1 Zara 930.

Champion & 1st place best Hereford heifer born on or after 01/07/17 – 30/06/18: ‘Kilsunny Lass Orchid’ with exhibitor Edward Dudley , Tipperary and Judge Terence O’Brien.

Young Stockperson Children 17 years old and younger exhibiting Hereford calves born on or after 01/07/18:

1. Conor Jones, Co. Wexford.

2. Padraig Jones, Co. Wexford.

Young Handlers: Padraig Jones, Wexford & Conor Jones, Wexford with Judge Terence O’Brien.

Both Conor & Padraig went on to win 1st & 2nd place Interbreed Young Handlers.

Interbreed Young Handlers 1st & 2nd place winners: Padraig & Conor Jones, Wexford.

National Hereford Show 2019

Judge: Anders Mortensen, Denmark.

National Hereford Supreme Championship (Sponsor: Agri Lloyd, Finglas, Dublin 11).

Supreme Champion: Sarah & Hugh Murray, Shiloh, Parkwood, Moate, Co Westmeath. ‘Grianan Prim T854’, 372223154910854, 18th July, 2018, Female, Sire: Grianan Parker, Dam: Grianan Prim J542.

Supreme Champion: ‘Grianan Prim T854’ with exhibitor Sarah Murray, Westmeath.

Supreme Reserve Champion: Gerry McNamara, Moyfadda, Labasheeda, Ennis, Co Clare. ‘Churchcross Hurler’, 372213997020924, 7th July, 2018, Male, Sire: Panmure Henry, Dam: Allowdale Serena.

Supreme Reserve Champion: ‘Churchcross Hurler’, Gerry McNamara, Clare.
Henry Dudley (IHBS President), Anders Mortensen (Judge), Supreme Champion ‘Grianan Prim T854‘ with Sarah Murray, Reserve Supreme Champion ‘Churchcross Hurler’ with Ciara McNamara & Sponsor of the class; Gemma Dunne, Agri Lloyd.

National Hereford Male Championship (Sponsor: ABP).

Male Champion: Gerry McNamara, Moyfadda, Labasheeda, Ennis, Co Clare. ‘Churchcross Hurler’, 372213997020924, 7th July, 2018, Male, Sire: Panmure Henry, Dam: Allowdale Serena.

Male Reserve Champion: Sean McKiernan, Corlismore house, Corlismore, Ballinagh, Cavan. ‘Shiloh Farm Dynamite’, IE301208240500, 6th February, 2016, Male, Sire: Grianan Freddy, Dam: Cill Cormaic Lass.

National Hereford Male Champion: ‘Churchross Hurler’, Gerry McNamara, Clare.
National Hereford Reserve Male Champion: ‘Shiloh Farm Dynamite’ with breeder Gary McKiernan, Cavan.
Anders Mortensen (Judge), Male Champion ‘Churchcross Hurler‘ with Ciara McNamara, Male Reserve Champion: ‘Shiloh Farm Dynamite’ with Gary McKiernan.

National Hereford Female Championship (Sponsor: Byrne’s Gala, Geashill).

Female Champion: Sarah & Hugh Murray, Shiloh, Parkwood, Moate, Co Westmeath. ‘Grianan Prim T854’, 372223154910854, 18th July, 2018, Female, Sire: Grianan Parker, Dam: Grianan Prim J542.

Reserve Champion: T & A Fitzgerald, Glebe House, Mount Temple, Moate, Co. Westmeath. ‘Grianan Orange R786’, IE361055850786, 5th September, 2016, Female, Sire: Grianan Freddy, Dam: Grianan Orange M660.

National Female Champion: ‘Grianan Prim T854’ with exhibitor Sarah Murray, Westmeath.
National Female Reserve Champion: ‘Grianan Orange R786’ with breeders Anselm Fitzgerald and Dara Fitzgerald leading the calf, Westmeath.
Anders Mortensen (Judge), ‘Grianan Prim T854′ with Sarah Murray. ‘Grianan Orange R786‘ with Anselm Fitzgerald, Dara Fitzgerald leading the calf & Tom Fitzgerald.

National Hereford Bull of the Year (Sponsor: Canadian Bull Congress, “Our International Show Partner”).

Champion: Gerry McNamara, Moyfadda, Labasheeda, Ennis, Co Clare. ‘Churchcross Hurler’, 372213997020924, 7th July, 2018, Male, Sire: Panmure 1 Henry, Dam: Allowdale Serena.

Reserve Champion: Sinead Conry, Rathnallog, Ballinagare, Castlerea, Roscommon. ‘Rathnallog Ted’, 372219265960842, 15th December, 2018, Male, Sire: Trillick George, Dam: Castleroberts Stephanie.

3. Edwin & Robert Jones, Riverside, Keenagh, Longford. ‘Keenagh Bruno’, 372222238150371, 20th October, 2018, Male, Sire: Keenagh L-jay, Dam: Lislaughtin Alma 9.

4. Eoin Lynch, Droumdaniel, Bantry, Cork. ‘Droumdaniel Devine’, 372214921040950, 6th September, 2018, Male, Sire: Brocca Kieran, Dam: Droumdaniel Delia 12th.

5. Eamon & John McKiernan, Newtown, Monasterboice, Drogheda, Louth. ‘Knockmountagh Handsome’, 372216014630847, 20th December, 2018, Male, Sire: Fabbi Northern Star, Dam: Knockmanta Ethel.

6. Tim Breen, Knockeenadillane, Kiskeam, Cork. ‘Coisceim Lion’, 372226375360020, 2nd November, 2018, Male, Sire: Ylo, Dam: Newstar Allegra.

7. Neil Twomey, Glen South, Banteer, Cork. ‘Ringfort 1 Geoffrey’, 372217220522003, 3rd August, 2018, Male, Sire: Solitude 1 Marshall, Dam: Appel 1 Sally 4.

8. Anthony Mccarthy, Gurrane, Banteer, Cork. ‘Banteer 1 Snowdrop 35’, 372226365990035, 14th August, 2018, Male, Sire: Corlismorepoll Lad 794, Dam: Udel 1 Ethnic Snowdrop.

9. Declan Donnelly, Lissycasey, Ennis, Clare. ‘Clondrinapoll 1 Rory’, 372212552821515, 8th December, 2018, Male, Sire: Solpoll 1 Lawman, Dam: Clondrina 1056th.

Anders Mortensen (Judge), National Hereford Bull of the Year Champion ‘Churchcross Hurler’ with exhibitor Ciara McNamara, Clare.
National Hereford Bull of the Year Reserve Champion ‘Rathnallog Ted’ with breeder Sinead Conry, Roscommon.
National Hereford Bull of the Year 3rd place ‘Keenagh Bruno’ , breeders: Edwin & Robert Jones, Longford.
National Hereford Bull of the Year 5th place: ‘Knockmountagh Handsome’, breeders: Eamon & John McKiernan, Louth.

National Hereford Heifer of the Year (Sponsor: ABP).

Champion: Sarah & Hugh Murray, Shiloh, Parkwood, Moate, Co Westmeath. ‘Grianan Prim T854’, 372223154910854, 18th July, 2018, Female, Sire: Grianan Parker, Dam: Grianan Prim J542.

Reserve Female Champion: Raymond & Veronica Vere Hunt, Herberry Herefords, Ballyherberry Farm, Dualla, Cashel, Tipperary. ‘Herberry1 Lucy Superstar’, 372226228480402, 8th January, 2019, Female, Sire: Smh Euro 30E, Dam: GouldingPoll 1 Lucy 641.

3. T & A Fitzgerald, Glebe House, Mount Temple, Moate, Co. Westmeath. ‘Grianan Cooperobin 712’, 372223154990853, 16th July, 2018, Female, Sire: Grianan Parker, Dam: Grianan Copperrobin O705.

4. John Appelbe, Carrigroe, Clonakilty, Cork. ‘Appel 1 Dawn Break’, 372214625711632, 2nd September, 2018, Female, Sire: Solpoll 1 Lawman, Dam: Appel 1 Sally 2.

5. Sinead Conry, Rathnallog, Ballinagare, Castlerea, Roscommon. ‘Rathnallog Banin’, 372219265920839, 3rd September, 2018, Female, Sire: Trillick George, Dam: Kye Rina 711.

6. T & A Fitzgerald, Glebe House, Mount Temple, Moate, Co. Westmeath. ‘Grianan Orange T860 Et’, 372223154980860, 29th September, 2018, Female, Sire: Bowmont Storm A584, Dam: Grianan Dominique.

7. Eamon & John McKiernan, Newtown, Monasterboice, Drogheda, Louth. ‘Knockmanta 1 Kylie’, 372216014610S45, 2nd December, 2018, Female, Sire: Solpoll1 Kentucky Kid, Dam: Knockmanta 1 Beauty.

8. Gerry McNamara, Moyfadda, Labasheeda, Ennis, Co Clare. ‘Churchcross Myrtle’, IE372213997030925, 10th July, 2018, Female, Sire: Normanton Lartes ET, Dam: Allowdale Cherry.

9. Declan Donnelly, Lissycasey, Ennis, Clare. ‘Clondrinapoll 1 1264th, 372212552871511, 2nd December, 2018, Female, Sire: Solpoll 1 Lawman, Dam: Clondrina 1043rd.

Anders Mortensen (Judge), National Hereford Heifer of the Year Champion Grianan Prim T854′ with Sarah Murray, Westmeath & Henry dudley (IHBS President).
National Hereford Heifer of the Year Reserve Champion ‘Herberry 1 Lucy Superstar’, breeders: Raymond Vere Hunt & Veronica Brennan, Tipperary.
National Hereford Heifer of the Year 4th Place: ‘Appel 1 Dawn Break’, breeder: John Appelbe, Cork.

Class 90: Hereford Young Exhibitor Handling Class – Junior.

1. Mark Hyland, Leitrim.

2. John O’Dwyer,Tipperary.

3. Sarah Murray, Westmeath.

4. Ciara McNamara, Clare.

5. Colin Bourke, Tipperary.

6. Padraig Jones, Wexford.

7. John Angland, Cork.

8. David Kenny, Cork.

9. Avril Crowe, Leitrim.

10. Connor Jones, Wexford.

11. Brian Farrell, Tipperary.

12. Elisa Drumm,Westmeath.

Tommy Creegan (Judge), Champion Junior Young Handler: Mark Hyland, Mary Collins presenting the Denis Collins Memorial Cup & Henry Dudley (IHBS President).
Junior Young Handlers

Class 91: Hereford Young Exhibitor Handling Class – Senior.

1. Conor O’Leary, Limerick.

2. Sinead Conry, Roscommon.

Tommy Creegan (Judge), Senior Young Handler Champion, Conor O’Leary & Henry Dudley (IHBS President)

Female Classes

Class 94: National Pedigree Registered Hereford Cow In-calf or with her own natural calf not more than 11 months old at foot. Born on/before 30.06.2016 (Sponsor: Pallas Foods, Limerick).

1. Trevor Dudley, Kilsunny House, Dovea, Thurles, Co Tipperary. ‘Kilsunny Lass Lily’, IE331396521473, 18th October, 2014, Female, Sire: Glaslough Judge, Dam: Kilsunny Lass Gem.

2. Tim Breen, Knockeenadillane, Kiskeam, Cork. ‘Gurteragh Linsey’, IE151205890530, 12th September, 2011, Female, Sire: Gurteragh Gladiator, Dam: Gurteragh Edel.

3. Christine Drumm, Lake View House, Crowenstown, Delvin, Westmeath. ‘Kilsunny Doreen’s Ivy’, IE331396541211, 27th July, 2011, Female, Sire: Ballyaville Caradoc, Dam: Kilsunny Doreen’s Fairy.

4. John Jones, Pallas, Gorey, Wexford. ‘Clonroe Deirdre’, 371456491351, 1st September, 2014, Female, Sire: Baltymore Ginger, Dam: Clonroe Josie.

1st place National Pedigree Registered Hereford Cow In-calf or with her own natural calf not more than 11 months old at foot – ‘Kilsunny Lass Lily’, breeder: Trevor Dudley, Tipperary.

Class 95: National Pedigree Registered Hereford Cow or Heifer with calf at foot or scanned in calf Born on/between 01.07.2016 and 30.06.2017 (Sponsors: Deverell Oil & Irish Hereford Breed Society – IHBS)

1. T & A Fitzgerald, Glebe House, Mount Temple, Moate, Co. Westmeath. ‘Grianan Orange R786’, IE361055850786, 5th September, 2016, Female, Sire: Grianan Freddy, Dam: Grianan Orange M660.

2. Christine Drumm, Lake View House, Crowenstown, Delvin, Westmeath. ‘Crowenstown Arethusa Ivy’, 372223810250004, 31st January, 2017, Female, Sire: Cave Hill Storm, Dam: Kilsunny Doreen’s Ivy.

3. Val Ledwith, Rathregan, Batterstown, Dunboyne, Batterstown, Meath. ‘Rathregan Prettymaid 667’, IE281526160667, 3rd July, 2016, Female, Sire: F.H Patrick, Dam: Rathregan Prettymaid 2nd.

4. Mark Hyland, Corrawallen, Carrigallen, Leitrim. ‘Hillockpoll 1 Dorothy’, IE231288810488, 28th January, 2017, Female, Sire: Gpz, Dam: Hillockpoll 1 Ann.

1st place National Pedigree Registered Hereford Cow or Heifer with calf at foot or scanned in calf Born on/between 01.07.2016 and 30.06.2017 – ‘Grianan Orange R786′ with breeders Anselm Fitzgerald and Dara Fitzgerald leading the calf, Westmeath

Class 96: National Pedigree Registered Hereford Heifer Born on/between 01.07.2017 and 31.12.2017 (Sponsor: IHBS)

1. Kevin & William Ryan, Woodpark Carney, Nenagh, Tipperary. ‘Kinglee 1 Ebony 557’, UK200976600577, 15th September, 2017, Female, Sire: Panmure 1 Karl, Dam: Kinglee 1 Ebony.

2. T & A Fitzgerald, Glebe House, Mount Temple, Moate, Co. Westmeath. ‘Griananpoll 1 Orange S829’, 372223154990829, 1st November, 2017, Female, Sire: Solpoll 1 Kentuckey Kid, Dam: Grianan Orange M640.

3. Raymond & Veronica Vere Hunt, Herberry Herefords, Ballyherberry Farm, Dualla, Cashel, Tipperary. ‘Herberry 1 Lucy Sky’, 372226228430298, 7th December, 2017, Female, Sire: Panmure 1 Henry, Dam: GouldingPoll 1 Lucy.

4. Raymond & Veronica Vere Hunt, Herberry Herefords, Ballyherberry Farm, Dualla, Cashel, Tipperary. ‘Herberry 1 Lucy Belle’, 372226228490295, 5th December, 2017, Female, Sire: Panmure 1 Henry, Dam: GouldingPoll 1 Lucy 641.

5. Sean McKiernan, Corlismore house, Corlismore, Ballinagh, Cavan. ‘Corlismorepoll 1 Sydney 941’, 372214481650941, 10th October, 2017, Female, Sire: Cill Cormaic Leo, Dam: Corlismorepoll 1 T Sydney 524.

Anders Mortensen (Judge), 1st place National Pedigree Registered Hereford Heifer Born on/between 01.07.2017 and 31.12.2017 – ‘Kinglee 1 Ebony 557’ with breeder Kevin Ryan, Tipperary & Henry Dudley (IHBS President).
3rd place National Pedigree Registered Hereford Heifer Born on/between 01.07.2017 and 31.12.2017 – ‘Herberry 1 Lucy Sky with breeder Veronica Brennan, Tipperary
4th place National Pedigree Registered Hereford Heifer Born on/between 01.07.2017 and 31.12.2017Herberry 1 Lucy Belle, breeder: Veronica Brennan, Tipperary

Class 97: National Pedigree Registered Hereford Heifer Born on/between 01.01.2018 and 30.06.2018 (Sponsor: IHBS).

1. Mark Hyland, Corrawallen, Carrigallen, Leitrim. ‘Hillockpoll1 Hannah’, 372214824420512, 16th January, 2018, Female, Sire: Balleen General, Dam: Female.

2. Michael Dullea, Deelish, Drimoleague, Cork. ‘Deelish 1 Graceful’, 372214011960747, 1st February, 2018, Female, Sire: Gga, Dam: Ballinaught Vera.

3. JJ Farrell, Trillick-A-Temple, Longford, Longford. ‘Trillick Delight’, 372213272061933, 6th January, 2018, Female, Sire: Freetown Hotspur, Dam: Trillick Linda.

4. John & Liam O’Dwyer, Lakeview House, Coolbawn, Nenagh, Tipperary. ‘Scarragh Mildred’, 372215753340011, 31st March, 2018, Female, Sire: Cill Cormaic Kasper, Dam: Lakelodge Queen Mildred 9th.

5. Sean McKiernan, Corlismore house, Corlismore, Ballinagh, Cavan. ‘Corlismore Amber 977’, 372214481680977, 16th April, 2018, Female, Sire: Shiloh Farm Dynamite, Dam: Rossmore Amber.

1st place National Pedigree Registered Hereford Heifer Born on/between 01.01.2018 and 30.06.2018 – ‘Hillockpoll1 Hannah’ with breeder Mark Hyland, Leitrim.

Class 98: National Pedigree Registered Hereford Heifer Born on/between 01.07.2018 and 31.08.2018 (Sponsor: ABP).

1. Sarah & Hugh Murray, Shiloh, Parkwood, Moate, Co Westmeath. ‘Grianan Prim T854’, 372223154910854, 18th July, 2018, Female, Sire: Grianan Parker, Dam: Grianan Prim J542.

2. T & A Fitzgerald, Glebe House, Mount Temple, Moate, Co. Westmeath. ‘Grianan Cooperobin 712’, 372223154990853, 16th July, 2018, Female, Sire: Grianan Parker, Dam: Grianan Copperrobin O705.

3. Gerry McNamara, Moyfadda, Labasheeda, Ennis, Co Clare. ‘Churchcross Myrtle’, IE372213997030925, 10th July, 2018, Female, Sire: Normanton Lartes ET, Dam: Allowdale Cherry.

4. Trevor Dudley, Kilsunny House, Dovea, Thurles, Co Tipperary. ‘Kilsunny Lass Prim’, 372219778711748, 3rd August, 2018, Female, Sire: Glaslough Judge, Dam: Kilsunny Lass Glitter.

5. Sean McKiernan, Corlismore house, Corlismore, Ballinagh, Cavan. ‘Corlismore Poll 1 Sydney 981’, 372214481640981, 1st July, 2018, Female, Sire: Dendor 1 Kohinoor, Dam: Corlismore Poll 1 Sydney 793.

1st place National Pedigree Registered Hereford Heifer Born on/between 01.07.2018 and 31.08.2018 –Grianan Prim T854′ with Sarah Murray, Westmeath.

Class 99: National Pedigree Registered Hereford Heifer Born on/between 01.09.2018 and 30.11.2018 (Sponsor: Irish Hereford Prime Limited).

1. John Appelbe, Carrigroe, Clonakilty, Cork. ‘Appel 1 Dawn Break’, 372214625711632, 2nd September, 2018, Female, Sire: Solpoll 1 Lawman, Dam: Appel 1 Sally 2.

2. Sinead Conry, Rathnallog, Ballinagare, Castlerea, Roscommon. ‘Rathnallog Banin’, 372219265920839, 3rd September, 2018, Female, Sire: Trillick George, Dam: Kye Rina 711.

3. T & A Fitzgerald, Glebe House, Mount Temple, Moate, Co. Westmeath. ‘Grianan Orange T860 Et’, 372223154980860, 29th September, 2018, Female, Sire: Bowmont Storm A584, Dam: Grianan Dominique.

4. JJ Farrell, Trillick-A-Temple, Longford, Longford. ‘Trillick Charm’, 372213272012051, 16th October, 2018, Female, Sire: Glaslough Rooney, Dam: Trillick Cherry 3.

5. Michael Molloy, Clonlyon, Glebe Belmont, Birr, Offaly. ‘Moyclare Pansy 23’, 372223914650453, 2nd September, 2018, Female, Sire: Free Town Nadal, Dam: Moyclare Pansey 16th.

1st place National Pedigree Registered Hereford Heifer Born on/between 01.09.2018 and 30.11.2018 ‘Appel 1 Dawn Break’, breeder: John Appelbe, Cork.

Class 100: National Pedigree Registered Hereford Heifer Born on/after 01.12.2018 (Sponsor: Slaney Foods International).

1.Raymond & Veronica Vere Hunt, Herberry Herefords, Ballyherberry Farm, Dualla, Cashel, Tipperary. ‘Herberry1 Lucy Superstar’, 372226228480402, 8th January, 2019, Female, Sire: Smh Euro 30E, Dam: GouldingPoll 1 Lucy 641.

2. Eamon & John McKiernan, Newtown, Monasterboice, Drogheda, Louth. ‘Knockmanta 1 Kylie’, 372216014610S45, 2nd December, 2018, Female, Sire: Solpoll1 Kentucky Kid, Dam: Knockmanta 1 Beauty.

3. Declan Donnelly, Lissycasey, Ennis, Clare. ‘Clondrinapoll 1 1264th, 372212552871511, 2nd December, 2018, Female, Sire: Solpoll 1 Lawman, Dam: Clondrina 1043rd.

4. Michael Dullea, Deelish, Drimoleague, Cork. ‘Deelish 1 Irresistible’, 372214011960788, 1st December, 2018, Female, Sire: Kko, Dam: Tanavalla Jemma.

1st place National Pedigree Registered Hereford Heifer Born on/after 01.12.2018‘Herberry 1 Lucy Superstar’, breeders: Raymond Vere Hunt & Veronica Brennan, Tipperary.

Male Classes

Class 103: National Pedigree Registered Hereford Bull Born on/between 01.01.2018 and 30.06.2018 (Sponsor: IHBS).

1. Michael Molloy, Clonlyon, Glebe Belmont, Birr, Offaly. ‘Moyclare Rob’, 372223914650445, 13th March, 2018, Male, Sire: Free Town Nadal, Dam: Moyclare Rose 10th.

2. Padraig Mc Grath, Kye, Creeve, Elphin, Roscommon. ‘Kye Robert 829’, 372214969210829, 16th April, 2018, Male, Sire: Glaslough Rooney, Dam: Kye Holly 644.

3. Matthew Goulding, Kilmore, Ballyduff, Tralee, Co. Kerry. ‘Gouldingpoll 1 Stockman’, 372214806850939, 3rd April, 2018, Male, Sire: Gouldingpoll 1 Robust, Dam: Moeskaer Keepsake 1336.

4. J & J Canty, Pubblestown, Kildalkey, Meath. ‘Balleen Benefit’, 372224397141080, 4th February, 2018, Male, Sire: Towra Brilliant, Dam: Balleen Molly.

5. Michael Bird, Millfarm, Dunlever, Trim, Meath. ‘Dunlever Winston’, 372222112730338, 9th April, 2018, Male, Sire: Balleen Revival, Dam: Knockmountagh Lucy.

1st place National Pedigree Registered Hereford Bull Born on/between 01.01.2018 and 30.06.2018 – ‘Moyclare Rob’, breeder: Michael Molloy, Offaly .

Class 104: National Pedigree Registered Hereford Bull Born on/between 01.07.2018 and 31.08.2018 (Sponsor: J Grennan & Sons, Offaly).

1. Gerry McNamara, Moyfadda, Labasheeda, Ennis, Co Clare. ‘Churchcross Hurler’, 372213997020924, 7th July, 2018, Male, Sire: Panmure Henry, Dam: Allowdale Serena.

2. Neil Twomey, Glen South, Banteer, Cork. ‘Ringfort 1 Geoffrey’, 372217220522003, 3rd August, 2018, Male, Sire: Solitude 1 Marshall, Dam: Appel 1 Sally 4.

3. Anthony Mccarthy, Gurrane, Banteer, Cork. ‘Banteer 1 Snowdrop 35’, 372226365990035, 14th August, 2018, Male, Sire: Corlismorepoll Lad 794, Dam: Udel 1 Ethnic Snowdrop.

1st place National Pedigree Registered Hereford Bull Born on/between 01.07.2018 and 31.08.2018 –Churchcross Hurler,’ breeder: Gerry McNamara, Clare.

Class 105: National Pedigree Registered Hereford Bull Born on/between 01.09.2018 and 30.11.2018 (Sponsor: ABP).

1. Edwin & Robert Jones, Riverside, Keenagh, Longford. ‘Keenagh Bruno’, 372222238150371, 20th October, 2018, Male, Sire: Keenagh L-jay, Dam: Lislaughtin Alma 9.

2. Eoin Lynch, Droumdaniel, Bantry, Cork. ‘Droumdaniel Devine’, 372214921040950, 6th September, 2018, Male, Sire: Brocca Kieran, Dam: Droumdaniel Delia 12th.

3. Tim Breen, Knockeenadillane, Kiskeam, Cork. ‘Coisceim Lion’, 372226375360020, 2nd November, 2018, Male, Sire: Ylo, Dam: Newstar Allegra.

4. Thomas Plunkett, Castletown-Finea, Mullingar, Co Westmeath. ‘Arnagross Mick’, 37222388979070, 3rd November, 2018, Male, Sire: Blackwater Master, Dam: Arnagross Mick.

5. John Appelbe, Carrigroe, Clonakilty, Cork. ‘Appel 1 Lawmaker’, 372214625721633, 3rd September, 2018, Male, Sire: Moeskaer Pacman, Dam: Appel 1 Rose.

1st place National Pedigree Registered Hereford Bull Born on/between 01.09.2018 and 30.11.2018‘Keenagh Bruno’ , breeders: Edwin & Robert Jones, Longford.

Class 106: National Pedigree Registered Hereford Bull Calf Born on/after 01.12.2018 (Sponsor: Molloy Precast).

1. Sinead Conry, Rathnallog, Ballinagare, Castlerea, Roscommon. ‘Rathnallog Ted’, 372219265960842, 15th December, 2018, Male, Sire: Trillick George, Dam: Castleroberts Stephanie.

2. Eamon & John McKiernan, Newtown, Monasterboice, Drogheda, Louth. ‘Knockmountagh Handsome’, 372216014630847, 20th December, 2018, Male, Sire: Fabbi Northern Star, Dam: Knockmanta Ethel.

3. Declan Donnelly, Lissycasey, Ennis, Clare. ‘Clondrinapoll 1 Rory’, 372212552821515, 8th December, 2018, Male, Sire: Solpoll 1 Lawman, Dam: Clondrina 1056th.

4. Eamon & John McKiernan, Newtown, Monasterboice, Drogheda, Louth. ‘Knockmountagh Superstar’, 372216014650849, 4th January, 2019, Male, Sire: Allowdale Rory 594, Dam: Knockmountagh Purdy.

5. Sarah & Hugh Murray, Shiloh, Parkwood, Moate, Co Westmeath. ‘Shiloh Farm Ferrari’, 372215248670565, 14th December, 2018, Male, Sire: Shiloh Farm Dynamite, Dam: Cill Cormaic Nadia.

1st place National Pedigree Registered Hereford Bull Calf Born on/after 01.12.2018 – ‘Rathnallog Ted’ with breeder Sinead Conry., Roscommon.
2nd place National Pedigree Registered Hereford Bull Calf Born on/after 01.12.2018 ‘Knockmountagh Handsome’, breeders: Eamon & John McKiernan, Louth.

Class 108: National Senior Pedigree Registered Hereford Bull Born before 31.12.2017 (Sponsor: IHBS).

1. Sean McKiernan, Corlismore house, Corlismore, Ballinagh, Cavan. ‘Shiloh Farm Dynamite’, IE301208240500, 6th February, 2016, Male, Sire: Grianan Freddy, Dam: Cill Cormaic Lass.

2. James Thompson, Ballyraggan, Rathvilly, Carlow. ‘Ballyraggan Isaac 862nd, IE201173621077, 22nd April, 2016, Male, Sire: Black Water Lad, Dam: Glaslough Flora.

3. Liam Feighery, Limekiln, Kilcormac, Birr, Offaly. ‘Broughall Nick’, 372217859830775, 11th February, 2017, Male, Sire: Gageboro Morgan, Dam: Broughall Imedla.

4. Michael O’Keeffe, Gurteragh, Newmarket, Co Cork. ‘Gurteragh Oakley 652’, IE151205870652, 2nd January, 2015, Male, Sire: Balleen Bonus, Dam: Gurteragh Judy 462.

5. Philip Lynch, Carrick, Finea, Finea, Cavan. ‘Cillcormaic Orson’, IE301326860562, 4th May, 2016, Male, Sire: Cillcormaic Lincoln, Dam: Cillcormaic Eva.

1st place National Senior Pedigree Registered Hereford Bull Born before 31.12.2017 – ‘Shiloh Farm Dynamite‘ with breeder Gary McKiernan, Cavan.

Elite Sale is just around the corner.

The Elite Genetics Production Sale is fast approaching.

The sale will take place on Saturday 31st August at 3pm in GVM Tullamore mart.

There will be 36 lots of quality breeding females from Balleen Herefords, Kilkenny, Corlismore Herefords, Cavan and Trillick Herefords, Longford, including 3 lots of 3 embryos from Balleen Pansy 924.

This is an exciting opportunity for all breeders alike with a variety of stylish and top quality cattle for sale. This is one sale not to be missed.

Check out the full catalogue here – https://irishhereford.com/hereford-sales/catalogues/elite-sale-catalogue-with-comments-2/