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“Baileys Ice Princess” is Limerick’s Lady at the Annual Show

Limerick Racecourse at Greenmount Park, Patrickswell, Co. Limerick staged Limerick Show on Saturday and Sunday the 22rd and 23rd of August 2015. The Beef cattle classes were run on Sunday, where a large number of cattle competed in all classes.  Judge for the Limousin Class was Mr. Michael Pat Murphy from Ballydehob, Co. Cork. After judging was completed Michael Pat commented: “A great display of Limousin Cattle here today, the quality in all classes was excellent - quality at this the top end is just getting better and better.”

Judging underway at Limerick Show under the gaze of Michael Pat Murphy

Judging underway at Limerick Show under the gaze of Michael Pat Murphy

Champion Limousin at Limerick show was “Baileys Ice Princess” from the herd of Connell Brothers, Oldcastle, Co. Meath. This heifer has amassed an array of Red rosettes this year, including Champion at both Balmoral and The National Limousin Show in Tullamore. Ice Princess is a daughter of Baileys Darwin and Roundhill VJoyeuse 820 ET. She was bred in county Meath by Tom Bailey.

Reserve Champion Limousin was John McInerney’s “Drummin Kailee ET”. This impressive heifer has also amassed a haul of Rosettes including in Tullamore where she won National Limousin Heifer Calf Born in 2015. She was also Champion Limousin and Overall Interbreed Champion at Cappamore show last week. Kailee is a daughter of Wilodge Vantastic and the exceptional homebred Mas Du Clo dam, Drummin Cliona ET. She further added to this impressive tally with first place in the “Pedigree Beef Interbreed Calf” class here in Limerick. This class was for pedigree calves born in 2015 and was generously sponsored by Zurich Insurance.

Champion and Reserve at Limerick show - Baileys Ice Princess and Drummin Kailee ET

Champion and Reserve at Limerick show - Baileys Ice Princess and Drummin Kailee ET

Each year at Limerick show the South West Limousin Club hold a YMA competition confined to young members from the Limerick/Kerry Club area, the results were as follows: 1st Orla Curtin, 2nd Thady O’Sullivan and 3rd Maeve Curtin.

Orla Curtin taking part in the YMA event at Limerick show 2015

Orla Curtin taking part in the YMA event at Limerick show 2015

SW YMA event at Limerick show - Thady O'Sullivan

SW YMA event at Limerick show - Thady O'Sullivan

SW YMA event at Limerick show - Maeve Curtin

SW YMA event at Limerick show - Maeve Curtin

Here at Irish Limousin we are very grateful to our sponsors, the Limerick show Limousin Classes were sponsored by Roches Feeds, Munster AI and the Irish Limousin Cattle Society. Congratulations to all Exhibitors on the tremendous show of Limousin Cattle.

Limousin Cow (in milk or in calf)
1st Donal Moloney Goyave* EmpereurAutomne
2nd Daniel Tynan Elite Forever Free ET** Wilodge VantasticArdlea Coillte

*With her October 2014 heifer calf at foot “Ardnacrusha Janane” by Fieldson Alfy.
**With her June 2015 bull calf at foot “Ardlea Kaka” by Henzo.

Goyave with Ardnacrusha Janane - Limousin Cow in Milk at Limerick show

Limousin Female (born on or between 1/9/12 and 31/8/13)
1st Connell Brothers Balieys Ice PrincessBaileys DarwinRoundhill Vjoyeuse 820 (ET)
2nd Donal Moloney Ardnacrusha Hilarious ET Wilodge Vantastic Etole
3rd Dan Tynan Whitehall Iris Haltcliffe Dancer Whitehall Fabrina ET

Limousin Female (born on or between 1/9/13 and 31/8/14)
1st Bobby O’Connell Roundhill Iondine 1496 Elite Forever Brill Et Roundhill Dondine 1074 Et
2nd Elite Jeanette ET Dan Tynan Wilodge Vantastic Elite Eleanor ET
3rd Coolready Iron Lady Et Liam Wiley Emerson Dromod Fawn

Roundhill Iondine 1496

Limousin Heifer Calf (born on or between 1/9/14 and 31/12/14)
1st John McInerney Drummin J-Lo ET Wilodge Vantastic Drummin Cliona ET
2nd Donal Moloney Ardnacrusha Jasmine 2 ETWilodge Vantastic Etole
3rd Noel Fennessy Wood Road Jacinta ET Wilodge Vantastic Claque
4th Keith Vickery Carbery Jaybird Elite Forever Brill ET Carbery Felicity 1
5th Micheal Roche Knockcoolkeare Janet Nadia B Glorieux Wood Road Fate ET
6th John Searson Sheehills Jade ET Ampertaine Elgin Sheehills Dawn 1 ET

Drummin J-Lo Et - Heifer calf born on between 1 Sept 14 and 31 Dec 14

Limousin Bull (born on or after 1/1/15)
1st Michael O’Neill Bova KaiserGamin (ZGM)Bova Dresden
2nd Edward Tynan Elite Keith ET Marchermore Augustus Ardlea Ginger
3rd Keith Vickery Carbery Kristoff Roundhill Saturn ET Carbery Blossom
4th Noel Cunneen Killonan K311 ET Wilodge Cerberus Baileys Aubergine
5th Micheal Roche Knockcoolkeare Ko Ko Glorieux Castleview Gail
6th John McInerney Drummin King Kong ET Dinmore Goldcrest Drummin Cliona ET

Limousin Bull born in 2015 - Bova Kaiser

2015 born Limousin Bull class at Limerick show

Limousin heifer (born on or after 1/1/15)
1st John McInerney Drummin Kailee ET Wilodge Vantastic Drummin Cliona ET
2nd Keith Vickery Carbery Krumpet Roundhill Saturn ETCarbery Florin
3rd Noel Cunneen Killonan K 313 Killonan Handsome ET Ardnacrusha Gabriella
4th Liam Wiley Coolready Kool Princess ET Emerson Dromod Fawn
5th Sean O’Sullivan Castleview Kalisa Wilodge Tonka  Castleview Regina ET
6th John Moloney Cillcon Kimberley Ardnacrusha Gerry ET Darragh Noelle

Reserve Overall Limousin Champion at Limerick show 2015 - Drummin Kailee ET

Limousin Bull Calf (born on or between 1/9/14 and 31/12/14)
1st Edward Tynan Elite Julian ET Ampertaine Elgin Rucie B
2nd Donal Moloney Ardnacrusha Jaguar ET Wilodge Vantastic Etole
3rd Noel Fennessy Wood Road Jupiter ET Ampertaine Elgin Ov Nadia B
4th John McInerney Drummin Jameson ET Wilodge Vantastic Drummin Cliona ET

Elite Julian ET - Limousin Calf born on or between 1 Sept 14 and 31 Dec 14

Champion Limousin at Limerick Show
Champion Connell Brothers Balieys Ice Princess Baileys Darwin Roundhill Vjoyeuse 820 (ET)
Reserve Champion John McInerney Drummin Kailee ET Wilodge Vantastic Drummin Cliona ET

Junior Champion Limousin at Limerick Show
Junior Champion John McInerney Drummin Kailee ET Wilodge Vantastic Drummin Cliona ET
Reserve Junior Champion Michael O’Neill Bova Kaiser Gamin (ZGM) Bova Dresden

Senior Champion Limousin at Limerick Show
Champion Balieys Ice Princess Connell Brothers Baileys Darwin Roundhill Vjoyeuse 820 (ET)
Reserve Champion Donal Moloney Goyave Empereu rAutomne

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