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Herefords sell to a top price of €4,500 and an average of €3,150 at Nenagh

The IHBS report another terrific sale for Herefords at Nenagh following on a very good outing at Kilkenny just a few days ago. The sale held on a day of brilliant sunshine saw a range of prices from €4,500 to €2,200. The crowd somewhat smaller than usual were intent on purchasing and taking a bull home. Great grass growth in recent days together with the start of the breeding season has injected a further sense of urgency in the sales. Numbers of Hereford bulls are tightening as sales on farm and at the marts continue apace.

Top price bull Trillick Tyson €4,500 with owner JJ Farrel
Top price bull Trillick Tyson €4,500 with owner JJ Farrell

Trillick Tyson proved to have the knockout punch when bidding stopped at €4,500 to secure the top price of the day for well-known Longford breeder JJ Farrell. This son of his UK bred stockbull Freetown Hotspur is out of Trillick Sally and was purchased by Connor Lynch who travelled all the way from Dundalk in Co Louth. A further son of Hotspur exhibited by Mr Farrell, Trillick Niall out of Trillick Linda was bought as a herd sire by Hereford breeder Richard Wallace, Crettyard, Carlow at €3,700 to average €4,100 for the two bulls exhibited.

Ocean Richard €3,750, owners Kieran & Stephen Harty with purchaser John Heagney, Portumna
Ocean Richard €3,750, owners Kieran & Stephen Harty with purchaser John Heagney, Portumna

Ballyheigue, Co Kerry breeder Kieran Harty and son Stephen exhibited Ocean Richard. A second prize-winner sired by Dovea AI sire Glaslough Esquire out of Ocean Special Flora he was purchased by Portumna dairy farmer John Heagney at €3,750.

Trillick Niall €3,700 with owner JJ Farrell
Trillick Niall €3,700 with owner JJ Farrell
Glaslough Nero €3,700 with owner Nigel Heatrick
Glaslough Nero €3,700 with owner Nigel Heatrick

Glaslough Nero was shown by Sam and Nigel Heatrick, Glaslough, Co Monaghan who were well satisfied with the €3,700 achieved. This November born bull is by herd sire Cill Cormaic Isaac out of the homebred dam Glaslough Karen. He was purchased by Pat O’Donoghue, Mallow, Co Cork.

Champion Moyclare Magnificient €3,500 with owner Michael Molloy
Champion Moyclare Magnificient €3,500 with owner Michael Molloy

The championship was awarded to Moyclare Magnificent a bull from Michael Molloy, Belmont, Co Offaly. Mr Molloy has had a very successful year to date winning several championships and achieving top prices at various venues. Magnificent is sired by his herd sire Brocca Saviour a Bowmont Storm A584 son bred by his neighbour Noel Farrell. Saviour was the number one Hereford sire on the ICBF December 2014 evaluations and is credited with much of the success recently achieved. The dam is Moyclare Rose 10th and the purchaser at €3,500 is well known, long-time Hereford breeder and Judge Tom Ludgate, Kilgubban, Mallow.

Newland Goss €3,400 with owner Hugh Murray
Newland Goss €3,400 with owner Hugh Murray

One to watch for in the future is young Hereford breeder and enthusiast Hugh P Murray of Kilbeggan, Co Westmeath who exhibited Newland Goss. This well turned out February born son of Castledaly Jeff was calf champion at Strokestown last summer, is out of Castledaly Bid and sold to Michael Mahon, Rathdowney, Co Laois when the hammer dropped at €3,400.

Reserve Champion Ballinveney Pirate €3,350 with John Johnston in background, Judge Gene Lynch, Bantry and owner Rory Farrell
Reserve Champion Ballinveney Pirate €3,350 with John Johnston in background, Judge Gene Lynch, Bantry and owner Rory Farrell

The Reserve Champion Ballinveney Pirate a very long Bowmont Storm A584 son was shown by Rory Farrell, Toomevara with the assistance of his show team, sons Daniel, Brian and Seamus. Out of Ballinveney Clodagh he was purchased at €3,350 by local man Matt Crowe, Templederry, Nenagh.

Grianan Nobleman €3,300 with owner Anselm Fitzgerald
Grianan Nobleman €3,300 with owner Anselm Fitzgerald

Grianan Nobleman from the herd of Tom and Anselm Fitzgerald, Mount Temple, Moate was sold at €3,300 to Michael Murphy of Newport, Co Tipperary. A further son of Bowmont Storm A584 one of the most successful sires imported from Australia by the Society and out of Grianan Dominique a top performing dam at the Grianan herd.

Hereford calf prices continue to be a source of discussion with further reports of outstanding prices achieved at Castleisland, Listowel, Kilmallock, Bandon, Skibbereen and Kilkenny. Quality assured stock for slaughter are urgently required if you have such stock available or will have in the weeks and months ahead please call 044/9348855 for further information on the best possible outlets for such stock. The Society’s next sale takes place at Kilmallock on Friday next April 24th.

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

HEREFORD – SPRING SHOW & SALE DATES 2014

  • Tullamore Tuesday March 25th 2014  –  Catalogue
  • Bandon Wednesday April 2nd 2014
  • Nenagh Saturday April 19th 2014 – Catalogue
  • Kilmallock Friday April 25th 2014 –  Catalogue
  • Nenagh Saturday May 17th 2014 –  Catalogue
  • National Hereford Show Tullamore Sunday August 10th 2014

Dispersal Sale Breaney Herd –  For Mrs. Kathleen Tynan, Breaney, Ardagh, Co Longford

At Granard Mart on Monday July 14th at 7.00pm. – Dispersal Breaney Herd Catalogue

Complete cow herd including cows with spring born calves at foot, incalf cows, incalf and maiden heifers, stock bull, harvest calves not included.

Hereford Final Spring Sale – Nenagh May 17th

The final sale of the Spring took place in Nenagh on May 17th 2014, the turnout was as can be expected for the last of the sales but people were still in high spirits on the day. There were prices ranging from €1,900 – €3,600, a fantastic clearance of 88% and an overall average €2,550 made on the day, keeping in target with the averages of all other sales throughout the past 3 months showing that even late in the Spring the Hereford Breed are always on top.

The Champion on the day went to a Bull from the herd of Davina and David Lewis from Glosterberg, Brosna, Birr, Co.Offaly. ‘Glosterberg 263’ is a son of Sire ‘ Kilsunny Goliath’ and Dam ‘Glosterberg 245th’ and went for a great price of €2,800 to Mr. Nolan of Bridgetown, O’ Briens Bridge, Co. Clare, later that day in the sale.

The Reserve Champion went to WA & IH Jones of Creagh House, Keenagh, Co. Longford with their Bull ‘Creaghpoll 1 James’ another progeny of Sire ‘Kilsunny Goliath’ and Dam ‘Creaghpoll 1 Pauline’. The Jones’ had only one Bull entered on Saturday and received a price of €2,700 from Mr. Sean Hunt, Coole Ease, Athea, Co. Limerick, for their Reserve Champion in the sale ring.

Mr. Joe Deverell, Ballyaville, Geashill, Co. Offaly, had a great day as his Bull ‘Ballyaville Geordie’ went for the top price of the day at €3,600 and was sold to Mr. Michael Oxley from Clonfert, Maynooth, Co. Kildare. ‘Ballyaville Geordie’ is a son of Sire ‘Killeaney Pompeii’ and Dam ‘ Ballyaville Vita’. Along with his top price bull, Mr. Tony Ryan of Carrigal, Carrigatoher, Nenagh bought Mr. Deverell’s first prizewinning Bull ‘Ballyaville Gary’ for €2,800 giving him an overall average of €3,200 accumulated on the day.

Another top price on the day went to Mr. Patsy Smith of Tullyinchin Mountain Lodge, Cootehill, Co. Cavan with his Bull ‘Borin Dan’ a son of Sire ‘Corlismore Pompeii’ and Dam ‘Borin Winkle’. Mr. Smith’s bull was purchased by Mr. Kieran McCabe from Ballinamult, Co. Waterford for €2,850.

There was a great atmosphere at the sale and as the clearance was at a high percentage the final sale finished with a good result, congratulations to everybody who sold or bought on the day. The upcoming National Hereford Show will take place on Sunday the 10th of August followed by the Autumn Sales in Tullamore on the 10th of October and Kilmallock on the 24th of October. More information about the Show and Sales will be posted on the website closer to the time. If you require any other information regarding Sales or Shows please contact our office on 044 93 48855 or email us on irishhereford@gmail.com .

Hereford Demand Outstrips Supply at Nenagh 19th April 14

Herefords met excellent demand at the Society’s recent sale at Nenagh. Auctioneer Hugh Mulvihill often had a more difficult task than that on Saturday when 30 of the 33 bulls on offer found new homes in quick succession before a well- attended ringside.

With the change in weather and the fact that cows are finally out of the yard, on farm bull sales have experienced a major boost in demand. Such is the interest that sixteen of the bulls entered for Nenagh were already sold at home or at Kilkenny earlier in the week. A straw poll amongst purchasers  asto their interest in Hereford bulls produced the following comments “it’s the €60 to €80 extra calf price”, another “it’s the white head you know what you have” , “it’s the premium at slaughter”, “it’s the calving, her up milking and back in calf again”. Whatever the reason a number of prospective purchasers failed to buy a bull as there were insufficient available on the day but will have a further opportunity at Kilmallock on Friday next April 25th.

Philip Lynch, Finea, Mullingar travelled from Co Westmeath to exhibit his October born bull Carrick Luckey and was rewarded with the Championship and the top price of the day. An Ardlahan Ginger son out of Ballydowel Flipper sired by Glaslough Esquire he sold at €3,500 to Michael Clancy, Clonlara near Limerick.

Trillick Express 2 a son of successful herd sire Steil Gerard out of a Yarram Pompeii V055 daughter Trillick Rose was exhibited by JJ Farrell, Trillick a Temple, Longford. He was purchased by Athy man Brendan Lynch Oaklade Farm Cloney at €3,100.

James Kirwan, Frankfurt, Dunkerrin had two good strong bulls with plenty of size and power on show and was well rewarded for his stock and his efforts. Sheepwalk Tomi shown by his son Gerard sold at €3,000. This is a December born bull by Dovea AI sire Kilsunny Goliath and out of Sheepwalk Beauty a Sheepwalk Tobbie daughter and was purchased by James McInerney, Kilmaley, Ennis, Co Clare. Sheepwalk Tobi the second bull of the pair shown by James Kirwan was just a month older and similar in many ways. He is by Australian sire Banemore Pompeii T036 out of a Trillick Best daughter Sheepwalk Una 2nd. Frank Flood of Cormackstown, Co Kildare was the purchaser at €2,900.

Local man Rory Farrell from Toomevara a regular exhibitor at Nenagh received €2,950 for his Ballinveney Nero. This is a son of top maternal sire Yarram Star General W251 out of Ballinveney Trendy by BP Regulator 320C. He sold to another local Conor Slattery, Killowney, Ballymackey, Nenagh.

Thurles breeder Tom Ryan, Pallas, Upperchurch exhibited a Gouldingpoll 1 Captain son Tinraherpoll 1 Flash and parted ownership on a bid of €2,900 to Tom Minogue, Fahy, Bridgetown, O’Brien’s Bridge. This five star bull across all traits is out of Tinraherpoll 1 Sile by the Wexford bred Udel 1 Xponent.

Veteran Toomevara breeder Bobby Powell and son Robbie exhibited Blean Fabio. This young bull born February 24th is by herd sire Woodview John out of Blean Victoria and sold at a very satisfactory price of €2,850. The purchaser was Michael Slattery, Kilcolman, Newtown, Nenagh.

The two youngest bulls in the sale produced the day’s Reserve Champion and were purchased by well-known Co Meath breeder Val Ledwith, Batterstown, Dunboyne. The Reserve Champion was FH Patrick from the well-know Strokestown, Co Roscommon herd of Frank Harrington. A mid-March born son to Bowmont Storm A584 and PDHR 9322 Domino 69G daughter FH Blossom Celine he was purchased at €2,700. Not satisfied to rest there Mr. Ledwith went on to purchaseBrocca John the youngest bull exhibited just three days past his 1st birthday. He is a further son of the successful Australian sire Bowmont Storm A584 and like Mr Harrington’s bull before him he has five stars across all traits with an excellent maternal index. Exhibited by Noel Farrell, Castledaly, Moate he became the property of Mr Ledwith when the hammer dropped at €2,800.

Prices ranged from €3,500 to €2,350 with the average price paid €2,775

This was a most satisfactory outcome for Herefords at Nenagh and is a solid sign that the current trend towards Hereford is grounded in the steady meat plant demand and premium price together with the boost this gives down the line to store cattle and indeed right down to the suck calf market.

The Society’s next sale takes place at GVM Kilmallock on Friday April 25th.

Top Price Champion Carrick Luckey E3,500 exhibited by Philip Lynch
Top Price Champion Carrick Luckey E3,500 exhibited by Philip Lynch
Reserve Champion FH Patrick exhibited by Frank Harrington E2,700
Reserve Champion FH Patrick exhibited by Frank Harrington E2,700
Sheepwalk Tomi with Gerard Kirwan E3,000
Sheepwalk Tomi with Gerard Kirwan E3,000
Sheepwalk Tobi with James Kirwan E2,900
Sheepwalk Tobi with James Kirwan E2,900
Quinnsboro Lifeliner 4th with John Hayes E2,500.
Quinnsboro Lifeliner 4th with John Hayes E2,500.
The Sheepwalk pair E3,000 & E2,900 G & J Kirwan
The Sheepwalk pair E3,000 & E2,900 G & J Kirwan
Trillick Express 2 with JJ Farrell E3,100
Trillick Express 2 with JJ Farrell E3,100
Judging in progress IHBS Bull Show & Sale Nenagh April
Judging in progress IHBS Bull Show & Sale Nenagh April