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RESULTS NATIONAL HEREFORD CALF SHOW 2017  

 

Judge: Mr. Albert de Cogan, ‘Imokily Herefords’ Killamuckey, Castlemartyr, Co. Cork.

 

Senior & Overall Male Champion for Sean McKiernan. Corlismore TedSupreme & Senior Male Champion: ‘Corlismore Ted 894’ DOB – 10/12/16. Sire: Moyclare Mariner, Dam: Corlismore Tara 618. Owned by Sean McKiernan and shown by the newly wedded couple Gary & Evelyn McKiernan (Class 9 winner).

 

Dudley Calf championReserve Supreme & Junior Male Champion: ‘Kilsunny Noble’ DOB – 20/01/17. Sire: Glaslough Judge, Dam: Kilsunny Lass Fluffy, shown by Susan Dudley (Class 10 winner).

 

IMG_0665Supreme & Junior Female Champion: ‘Herberry 1 Lucy Lou’ DOB – 12/01/17. Sire: Dendor 1 Kohinoor, Dam: Gouldingpoll 1 Lucy 641, exhibited by owner Veronica Brennan (Class 5 winner).

 

IMG_0660Reserve Supreme & Senior Female Champion: ‘Moyclare Piscies’ DOB – 15/11/16. Sire: Brocca Saviour, Dam: Cill Cormaic Laylatt, with owner Michael Molloy (Class 4 winner).

 

IMG_0742Reserve Senior Male Champion: ‘Cill Cormaic Prince 2’ DOB – 23/10/16. Sire: Blackwater Lad, Dam: Cill Cormaic Lavinia, shown by owner David Larkin (Class 8 winner).

 

whelton-e1510589379904.jpgReserve Senior Female Champion: ‘Hazelgrove Crystal’ DOB – 01/11/16. Sire: Moyclare Lieutenant , Dam: Newstar Autumn, shown by Dermot Whelton with Judge Albert de Cogan on right (2nd in Class 4).

 

IMG_1191Reserve Junior Male Champion: Gouldingpol 1 Gold Spice’ DOB – 15/01/17. Sire: Panmure 1 Henry, Dam: Barwise 1 Rambling Rosie. Owned by Matthew Goulding (2nd in Class 10).

 

100 Champion Heifer Calf Coisceim Poll 1 Jewel with owner Timmy Breen, John Angland and IHBS President Pat McCarthyReserve Junior Female Champion: ‘Coisceim Poll 1 Jewel’ DOB – 10/01/17. Sire: Grousehallpoll 1 Premier, Dam: Drominargile Hoodini. Owned by Timothy Breen, John Angland and IHBS President Pat McCarthy also in picture (2nd in Class 5).

 

Class 1: Young Handler – U14 on day of show

Sponsor: Irish Hereford Breed Society & Alison Beatie (Farm Wardrobe)

  1. Emma Hynes
  2. Padraig Jones
  3. John Hyland
  4. Colin Bourke

IMG_0059Emma Hynes working hard, shortly before she won 1st place.

Class 2: Young Hnadler – U21 & over 14 on day of show

Sponsor: Irish Hereford Breed Society & Alison Beatie (Farm Wardrobe)

  1. Mark Hyland
  2. Ciara McNamara
  3. Ciaran Kinahan
  4. Sarah Murray

IMG_0131Mark Hyland started the day off well winning 1st place in the Senior section of the young handlers. 

Class 3: Heifer Calf born in September & October 2016

Sponsor: Hugh Mulvihill Auctioneer & GVM

  1. ‘Clonroe Ginger Fairy’ DOB – 05/09/16. Sire: Baltymore Ginger, Dam: Clonroe Lize. Owned by John Jones.
  2. ‘Gouldingpoll 1 Fanny’ DOB – 16/09/17. Sire: Dendor 1 Kohinoor PP, Dam: Gouldinpoll 1 Fanny 621. Owned by Kevin & William Ryan.
  3. ‘Riverrock Katie Bea’ DOB –03/10/16. Sire: Gurteragh Justice ET, Dam: Riverrock Ita. Owned by James Thompson.
  4. ‘Grianan Orange R786’ DOB – 05/09/16. Sire: Grianan Freddy, Dam: Grianan Orange M660. Owned by Tom & Anselm Fitzgerald.

IMG_0242-001Conor Jones with his winner Clonroe Ginger Fairy.

 

Class 4: Heifer Calf born in November & December 2016

Sponsor: Greenvale Animal Feeds

  1. ‘Moyclare Piscies’ DOB – 15/11/16. Sire: Brocca Saviour, Dam: Cill Cormaic Laylatt. Owned by Michael Molloy.
  2. ‘Hazelgrove Crystal’ DOB – 01/11/16. Sire: Moyclare Lieutenant, Dam: Newstar Autumn. Owned by Dermot Whelton
  3. ‘Herberry 1 Lucy May’ DOB – 04/11/16. Sire: Tlell 8N Red Zulu 1Z, Dam: Gouldingpoll 1 Lucy 641. Owned by Raymond Brennan & Victoria Brennan.
  4. ‘Ardmulchan Clover 741’ DOB – 12/12/16. Sire: Church Preen Galileo, Dam: Ardmulchan Clover 578. Owned by Philip Smyth.

 

Class 5: Heifer Calf born in January & February 2017

Sponsor: Animax

  1. ‘Herberry 1 Lucy Lou’ DOB – 12/06/17. Sire: Dendor 1 Kohinoor, Dam: Gouldingpoll 1 Lucy 641. Owned by Raymond Brennan & Victoria Brennan.
  2. ‘Coisceim Poll 1 Jewel’ DOB – 10/01/17. Sire: Grousehallpoll 1 Premier, Dam: Drominargile Hoodini. Owned by Timoth Breen.
  3. ‘Kilsunny Doreens Nina’ DOB – 06/02/17. Sire: Glaslough Judge, Dam: Kilsunny Doreens Jasmine. Owned by Trevor Dudley
  4. ‘Riverrock Honey Bea’ DOB – 06/02/17. Sire: Riverrock Tyson, Dam: Riverrock Isabella. Owned by Tony Hartnett.

IMG_0338Herberry 1 Lucy Lou with owner Veronica Brennan & James Foley from Animax.

 

Class 6: Heifer Calf born on or after 1st March 2017

Sponsor: Progressive Genetics

  1. ‘Gouldingpoll 1 Ravette 857’ DOB – 22/03/17. Sire: Panmure 1 Henry, Dam: Gouldingpoll 1 Ravette 495. Owned by Kevin & William Ryan.
  2. ‘Grianan Orange R809’ DOB – 04/04/17. Sire: Grianan Freddy, Dam: Grianan Orange H629. Owned by Tom & Anselm Fitzgerald.
  3. ‘Keenagh Nala’ DOB – 03/04/17. Sire: Steil Gerard, Dam: Cill Cormaic Lacey.
  4. ‘Moyclare Rose’ DOB – 27/03/17. Sire: Ballinalick Ledger, Dam: Moyclare Rose 10th.

IMG_0693Kevin Ryan from Woodpark Herefords with his 1st prize winner Gouldingpoll 1 Ravette 857.

 

Class 7:Commerical Hereford sired calf, Male or Female not weighing over 450kg

Sponsor: Hereford Prime

  1. ‘Joxer’ DOB – 23/02/17. Sire: Dernaroy 1 Mr. Ever Ready. Owned by Louis Feeney
  2. ‘Lenny’ DOB – 01/05/17. Owned by Hugh P Murray.
  3. ‘Ted’ DOB 06/03/17. Owned by Hugh P Murray.
  4. ‘Performance’ DOB – 20/02/17. Sire: Dernaroy 1 Mr. Ever Ready. Owned by Louis Feeney.

IMG_0705“Joxer” winner of the commercial class with David & William Jones beside Judge John Holloway and Nigel Heatrick of sponsors Hereford Prime.

 

Class 8: Bull Calf born in September & October 2016

Sponsor: Lakeland Dairies

  1. ‘Cill Cormaic Prince 2’ DOB – 23/10/16. Sire: Blackwater Lad, Dam: Cill Cormaic Lavinia. Owned by David Larkin.
  2. ‘Grianan Rex’ DOB – 03/09/16. Sire: Grianan Freddy, Dam: Grianan Agnes L617. Owned by Tom & Anselm Fitzgerald.
  3. ‘Kye King 762’ DOB – 01/10/16. Sire: Haven Kingpin, Dam: Kye Holly 636.
  4. ‘Como Patriarch’ DOB –20/09/16. Sire: Mara Kestrel, Dam: Badlingham Blossom. Owned by Cathal McGrath.

 

Class 9: Bull Calf born in November & December 2016

Sponsor: Slaney Meats

  1. ‘Corlismore Ted’ DOB – 10/12/16. Sire: Moyclare Mariner, Corlismore Tara 618. Owned by Sean McKiernan.
  2. ‘Ardmulchan Napeleon’ DOB – 16/12/16. Sire: Church Preen Galileo, Dam: Ardmulchan Clover 421. Owned by Philip Smyth
  3. ‘Riverock Classic’ DOB – 02/11/16. Sire: Riverock Tyson, Dam: Lisnalurg Princess Bea. Owned by Tony Hartnett.
  4. ‘Herberry 1 Alfred ET’ DOB – 01/11/16. Sire: Tlell 8N Red Zulu 1Z, Dam: Gouldingpoll 1 Lucy 641.

 

Class 10: Bull Calf born in January & February 2017

Sponsor: Animax

  1. ‘Kilsunny Noble’ DOB – 20/01/17. Sire: Glaslough Judge, Dam: Kilsunny Lass Fluffy. Owned by Trevor Dudley.
  2. ‘Gouldingpol 1 Gold Spice’ DOB – 15/01/17. Sire: Panmure 1 Henry, Dam: Barwise 1 Rambling Rosie. Owned by Matthew Goulding.
  3. ‘Ballyraggan Seventeen’ DOB – 17/01/17. Sire: Corlismorepoll 1 Diplomat 608, Ballyraggan Twilight 701st. Owned by James Thompson.
  4. ‘Portanob Roy’ DOB – 22/02/17. Sire: Ballen Revival, Dam: Ballymartin Karen. Owned by John Canty.

 

Class 11: Bull Calf born on or after 1st March 2017

Sponsor: Dovea Genetics

  1. ‘Corlismore Cracker 911’ DOB – 13/04/17. Sire: Grianan Firecracker, Dam: Corlismore Pinky. Owned by Sean McKiernan.
  2. ‘Rossmore Nelson Mandela’ DOB – 28/03/17. Sire: Grianan King Kong, Dam: Rossmore Blossom. Owned by Cathal Flynn.
  3. ‘Kilsunny Nelson’ DOB – 31/03/17. Sire: Glaslough Judge, Dam: Kilsunny Doreens Ebony. Owned by Trevor Dudley.
  4. ‘Gurteragh Robin 721’ DOB – 10/04/17. Sire: Gurteragh Oakley, Dam: Gurteragh Midnight. Owned by Michael O’Keeffe.

IMG_0974Gary & Evlyn McKiernan with their “Cracker” of a calf taking first place in the final class.

 

IMG_1204Chairman of the North Leinster Branch, Niall Daly makes a presentation to Albert de Cogan for his service at the event. 

Winners of Six €1,000 Bursaries Announced

The Irish Hereford Breed Society, in collaboration with Slaney Foods International & LIDL Ireland have awarded 6 bursaries of €1,000 each to 6 successful candidates at the 86th National Ploughing Championships which took place in Screggan, Tullamore, Co. Offaly today.

The programme, which was launched earlier in the spring, created wide interest from prospective and aspiring agricultural students wishing to go to Agricultural College or study Agriculture at 3rd level in the Republic of Ireland this year.

Participants had to submit an assignment entitled: Ireland’s Green Grass – Our Pot of Gold at the end of the Rainbow (maximum 2,000 words).  A team of adjudicators selected ten qualifiers to attend for interview at the Irish Hereford Breed Society Stand during this year’s National Ploughing Championships.   These interviews and the selection of the final 6 winners was carried out by Dr Stephen Conroy, Manager of the Progeny Test Centre, Irish Cattle Breeding Federation (ICBF).

Andrew Doyle, Minister of State for Food, Forestry and Horticulture, announced the six winners:

1. Catherine Smyth Navan, Co. Meath
2. Lesley Lewis Birr, Co. Offaly
3. Lorraine Delaney Cullohill, Co. Laois
4. Noel Bardon Mullingar, Co. Westmeath
5. Andrew Hanbidge Baltinglass, Co. Wicklow
6. John Mahon Birr, Co. Offaly

“Together with our partners we are very pleased with the response to the competition and with the efforts of the young aspiring agricultural enthusiasts who participated. We wish the six winners and the four runners up all of whom reached a very high standard every success in their chosen career path.” commented Larry Feeney – IHBS Secretary.

The challenges arising for agriculture into the future will require increased education particularly in Agricultural Science.  The environmental challenges facing the industry are many and varied depending on where in the world food is produced and where the world’s population is concentrated.  We are confident that this competition has succeeded in highlighting the great need for further education in agriculture to meet the needs of a growing population.

IMG_5091aLeft – Right: Maeve McCleane – Lidl Ireland Director of Human Resources,  Dr Stephen Conroy – Manager of the Progeny Test Centre (ICBF), Andrew Doyle – Minister of State for Food, Forestry and Horticulture,  Winners: Lorraine Delaney, Andrew Hanbidge, Catherine Smyth, Lesley Lewis, John Mahon & Noel Bardon, Rory Fanning – Slaney Foods Managing Director & Pat McCarthy – IHBS President.

IMG_5041aThe 10 finalists of the competition from Left – Right:
Andrew Hanbidge, Tadhg Fogarty, Lesley Lewis, Andrew Mansfield, Lorraine Delaney, John Mahon, Catherine Smyth, Padraig Blake, Rosemary Brennan and Noel Bardon.

Dispersal Sale of Tanvalla Herd

Liam Enright, owner of Tanavalla herd from Listowel, Co. Kerry  had a Dispersal sale of his 22 Hereford animals on Thursday 28th September, making  an average of €2,055 per animal.

At every sale there’s always one animal that takes the spotlight and this time it was “Tanavalla Mags”. This two and a half year old is a daughter of Trillick Best, scored 4 stars on the replacement index and sold for €2,900.

“Tanavallapoll 1 Amanda 2” claimed the second highest price on the day, selling for €2,850 to join the Churchcross Hereford Herd. Sired by Solpoll 1 Handsome this very stylish heifer got full marks on the replacement index. Her mother “Tanavalla Jemma” born January 2013 who sold for €2,700 was also sired by Trillick Best.

UPCOMING HEREFORD SHOWS & SALES:

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Strokestown Show 2017

Judge: Martin Murphy

 

Champion Hereford: Kilsunny Lass Matilda. Trevor Dudley, Kilsunny House, Dovea, Thurles, Co. Tipperary21557639_1562095287187243_1076109440457564881_n.jpg

 

Reserve Champion Hereford: Coote Geelan, Cloonagheer, Dromod, Co. Leitrim2 Reserve ChampionCoote Geelan with his Reserve Champion and judge Martin Murphy on right.

 

Female Classes

Class 1: Cow in milk or in calf

Sponsored by Jim Gilligan

  1. Johnny Dolan, Cloonslanor, Strokestown, Co. Roscommon
  2. John Mullooly, Lavally, Strokestown, Co. Roscommon

 

Class 2: Heifer born prior to 1st July 2016.

Sponsored by Irish Hereford Society

  1. Kilsunny Lass Matilda. Sire: Glaslough Judge Dam: Kilsunny Lass Gem. Trevor Dudley, Kilsunny House, Dovea, Thurles, Co. Tipperary
  2. Coote Geelan, Cloonagheer, Dromod, Co. Leitrim
  3. Clonroe Elcie. Sire: Baltymore Ginger 379 Dam: Clonroe Lize. Paul Bohan, Gortfadda, Mohill, Co. Leitrim
  4. Kye Ger 749. Sire: Steil Gerard Dam: Kye Sheila 590. Padraig McGrath, Cloonshanagh, Elphin, Co. Roscommon

1 ChampionEdward Dudley with his overall champion Kilsunny Lass Matilda and judge Martin Murphy on right.

 

Class 3: Heifer born between 1st July 2016 and 31st December 2016.

Sponsored by John B. Gunn

  1. Kilsunny Lass Nectar. Sire: Glaslough Judge Dam: Kilsunny Lass Glitter. Trevor Dudley, Kilsunny Hse., Dovea, Thurles, Co. Tipperary
  2. Johnny Dolan, Cloonslanor, Strokestown, Co. Roscommon
  3. Padraig Farrell, Aughavoneen, Fardrumm, Athlone, Co. Westmeath

3Kilsunny Lass Nectar, owned by Trevor Dudley and exhibited by Patrick Farrell.

 

Class 4: Heifer calf born on or after 1st January 2017.

Sponsored by Edward Campbell

  1. Mark Hyland, Corrawallen via Cavan, Co. Leitrim
  2. Grianan Orange R809. Sire: Grianan Freddy Dam: Grianan Orange H629. T & A Fitzgerald, Glebe House, Mount Temple, Moate, Co. Westmeath
  3. Trillick Dutches. Sire: Steil Gerard Dam: Killoe Sandra. JJ Farrell, Trillick-A-Temple, Longford, Co. Longford

4Mark Hyland with his first prize winner of the above class.

 

Male Classes

Class 5: Bull born prior to 1st July 2016.

Sponsored by Padraig McGrath

  1. Michael Conroy, Hillcrest, Cloncullane, Strokestown, Co. Roscommon
  2. Sinead Conroy, Rathnollag, Ballinagare, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon
  3. Sinead Conroy, Rathnollag, Ballinagare, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon
  4. Michael Conroy, Hillcrest, Cloncullane, Strokestown, Co. Roscommon

 

Class 6: Bull born between 1st July 2016 and 31st December 2016.

Sponsored by Aurivo

  1. Trillick Rob. Sire: Free Town Hotspur Dam: Killoe Pam. JJ Farrell, Trillick-A-Temple, Longford, Co. Longford

5Ciaran Farrell with his winner of the above class, Trillick Rob.

 

Class 7: Bull calf born on or after 1st January 2017.

Sponsored by Irish Hereford Society

  1. Trevor Dudley, Kilsunny Hse., Dovea, Thurles, Co. Tipperary
  2. John Mullooly, Lavally, Strokestown, Co. Roscommon
  3. JJ Farrell, Trillick-A-Temple, Longford, Co. Longford

6Trevor Dudley takes the rosette for the young bull class.

 

Class 8: €50 for best pair of Hereford’s, Male or Female, exhibited by the same owner.

Sponsored by Joan Devine Solicitors.

  1. Michael Conroy, Hillcrest, Cloncullane, Strokestown, Co. Roscommon

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Judge: Pat & Patrick McCarthy
Champion:                        Hazel Grove Bella. S: Trillick Best Owner: Dermot Whelton
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Reserve Champion:        Appel 1 Joy DOB 02/09/17. S: Solpoll 1 Lawman Owner: John Appelbe

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Pedigree male calf born on or after the 01/01/17.

  1. Droumdaniel Marciano DOB 10/01/17. S: Allowdale Exceller. Owner: Gene Lynch
  2. Gurtaleen Plump DOB 30/01/17. Owner: JJ & Michael Barrett
  3. Skehanore Celtic DOB 18/02/17. S: Allowdale Exceller. Owner: Tom & Paddy Hickey

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Pedigree male calf born on or after the 01/09/16.
  1. Racomane Caesar DOB 07/09/16. S: Kilsunny Goliath. Owner: Adrian Cronin
  2. Droumdaniel Rambler DOB 04/09/17. S: Allowdale Exceller. Owner: Gene Lynch
  3. Droumdaniel Heisenberg. DOB 14/09/17. S: Brocca Kieran. Owner: Gene Lynch
  4. Dunworleypoll 1 Rock DOB 22/12/17. S: Solpoll Handsome. Owner: Mary Pat Dineen
Pedigree Female calf born on or after 01/01/17.
  1. Skehanore Audrey C892 DOB 12/02/17. S: Allowdale Exceller. Owner: Tom & Paddy Hickey
  2. Skehanore Caitlin C897 DOB 25/02/17. S: Allowdale Exceller. Owner: Tom & Paddy Hickey.
Pedigree Female calf born on or after 01/09/16.
  1. Appel 1 Joy DOB 02/09/17. S: Solpoll 1 Lawman. Owner: John Appelbe
  2. Hazel Grove Crystal DOB 01/11/2016. S: Moyclare Lieutenant. Owner Mr. Dermot Whelton
  3. Racomanepoll 1 Cindy DOB 03/12/2016. S. Solpoll 1 Handsome. Owner: Adrian Cronin
Pedigree Maiden or In-calf heifer born on or before 31/08/16.
  1. Hazel Grove Bella DOB 27/10/15. S: Trillick Best Owner: Dermot Whelton
  2. Kilsunny Lass Millie DOB 08/07/15. S: KZP Owner: Shane O’ Driscoll
  3. Droumdaniel Nan 19th DOB 02/09/15. S: Freetown Fortune Owner: Gene Lynch
Pedigree cow any age
  1. Skehanore Thelma DOB 18/02/12. S: Moyclare Courallie. Owner: Tom & Paddy Hickey
  2. Dunworley Goldie DOB 28/11/11. S: Bowmont Storm Owner: Mary Pat Dineen
Pedigree Bull Born on or before 31/08/16
  1. JJ & Michael Barrett