Glenamaddy Show

Glenamaddy Agricultural Show was held at Glenamaddy Equestrian Centre on Sunday October 1st, 2017. The show runs concurrently with Glenamaddy Ploughing Championships which take place in surrounding lands. The Equestrian Centre played a major part in last year's International Limousin Congress when it played host to the North West club and the visiting delegates from all [...]

By | 2017-10-09T21:25:10+00:00 October 2nd, 2017|Limousin News, North West Club|

Eyrecourt Herd Dispersal Sale

The entire Eyrecourt pedigree Limousin herd of John Murphy, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway came to auction on Saturday 30th September 2017 in Roscrea mart. John has changed his farming system. A lively trade met with a price range of €7,600 to €1,300. The buyers consisted of established breeders along with many first time pedigree Limousin purchasers. [...]

By | 2018-01-31T01:03:30+00:00 October 1st, 2017|Limousin News, North West Club|

Irish Limousin at the Ploughing 2017

Europe's biggest outdoor event "The National Ploughing Championship" was held from the 19th to 21st September in Screggan, Tullamore, Co. Offaly. As this is the largest gathering of the Agricultural Community, we take up residence in the Big Red Barn for the duration of the event. In the week prior to the Ploughing a busy [...]

By | 2017-09-25T23:50:15+00:00 September 25th, 2017|Limousin News|

Castleisland Weanling Show & Sale 2017

Castleisland Mart in county Kerry hosted a weanling bull and heifer show and sale on the 11th September 2017. A steady trade led to a good clearance rate and good prices. First prize winning heifer: 516kg@ €1200. Best pen of bulls: 5 Lims 463kg @ €1100. Lim bull 2nd prize winner 544kg @ €1280, Bulls [...]

By | 2017-09-12T02:14:05+00:00 September 12th, 2017|Limousin News, South West Club|

Strokestown Agricultural Show 2017

Strokestown Agricultural took place in the beautiful surroundings of Strokestown Park house on Saturday September the 9th. Judging the Limousin classes on the day was Gareth McGuinness from County Louth. Limousin breed champion was Milan Lindie ET, an Ampertaine Foreman heifer from the herd of Donie McKeon from Enniscrone Co. Sligo. Class results were as [...]

By | 2017-09-12T01:08:45+00:00 September 12th, 2017|Limousin News, North West Club|

Ballinrobe Agricultural Show 2017

Ballinrobe Agricultural Show took place in the picturesque surroundings of Ballinrobe Racecourse on Sunday 3rd September 2017. Judging the Limousin classes on the day was John Moroney of the noted Ballykinncurra herd in County Clare. Limousin breed champion was Jack Vahey’s Carrowclogher Madonna who followed up on her win in the North West calf championship [...]

By | 2017-09-04T00:53:09+00:00 September 4th, 2017|Limousin News, North West Club|

North West Club Calf Finals – Elphin Show 2017

Elphin Show hosted the annual North West Club Calf Championships on Saturday 2nd September, 2017.  A large entry of quality stock competed in six calf classes with the overall winner presented with the Michael Dale cup. The club area contains four counties Roscommon, Galway, Mayo and Sligo and all were represented in the prize winners. Judge [...]

By | 2017-09-04T00:37:31+00:00 September 4th, 2017|Limousin News, North West Club|

Limerick Show 2017

Patrickswell in county Limerick was the venue for Limerick Show 2017 on Sunday the 27th August. An excellent entry across all breeds lead to good competition in all classes. Undertaking judging duties was John Connell of the Carrickmore herd based in Meath. Sponsors for the Limousin classes were: MSD Animal Health, Roches Feeds and the [...]

By | 2017-08-27T18:24:57+00:00 August 27th, 2017|Limousin News|

North East Limousin Club Calf Finals 2017 – Virginia Show

The North East club held their club calf finals on Wednesday the 23rd August in conjunction with Virginia show. The finals were judged by Gerry Walsh of the Gerrygullinane herd, which is based in Ballina, Co. Mayo. Taking the plaudits as Male Calf Champion for 2017 was William Smith's Milbrook Leader ET. Leader is a [...]

By | 2017-08-29T13:50:52+00:00 August 25th, 2017|Limousin News|