Irish Angus Cattle Society

Irish  Angus Cattle Society Elite Show & Sale 2013

Judge:  Derek Lovell, Knockbrown, Bandon, Co. Cork

Autioneer: M.H. McGowan

The Irish Angus Cattle Society  Elite Show & Sale of Males and Females was held in Ck-On-Shannon on Saturday 14th December 2013.  Show was sponsored by Connollys Red Mills.

The Champion bull was  Bunlahy Jimpsie P  bred by G A & D Reynolds, Bunlahy, Ballinalee, Co. Longford this April '12 bull was sired by Idvies Euris  and sold for €4800 to Fergus McCrossan, Omagh, Co. Tyrone.

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Bunlahy Jimpsie P Champion bull  with  Gerard Reynolds, Breeder, Derek Lovell, Judge and Joe Moran President Irish Angus

Reserve Champion bull Mercury Knight, sired by  Friarstown Idol J127 was bred by Shane Murphy, Woodlands, Glen South, Banteer, Co. Cork. and sold for €4000 to Friarstown Stud, Curragh, Co. Kildare.

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Reserve Male champion Mercury Knight with Shane Murphy Breeder, Derek Lovell, Judge and Joe Moran President Irish Angus

Highest priced bull on the day at €4900 was Lot 31 Tara Lancer M992  sired by Rawburn Rommell, this bull was bred by Malachy Tighe, Batterstown, Dunboyne, Co. Meath and sold to Paul Carr, Fanad, Co. Donegal.

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Tara Lancer M992 Highest Priced bull Malachy Tighe (Breeder) and Joe Moran President Irish Angus

Bulls  averaged €2900 with a 70% clearance.

Sample of  some other top male prices:

€4300    Steil Joxer 226 bred by  Cathal & J.J. McCormack, Steil, Tulsk, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon sold to James Walsh,Kilmurry Farm, Slieverue,Via Waterford

€4000    Drumcrow Piping Hot  bred by Frank McKiernan, Lacken Lower, Ballinagh, Co. Cavan sold to Joseph Moran, Powerstown, Goresbridge Co. Kilkenny.

€3650   Rockville Jason  bred by  Anthony Dockery, Carrow, Elphin, Roscommon sold to Gerry Kelly, Roscommon.

€3100  Aughnamona Juggernaut  bred by Geraldine Shanley & Donal Spring, Bornacoola Co. Leitrim, sold to Michael Doran, Downpatrick, Co.Down.

€3000  Aughnamona Jomo  bred by Geraldine Shanley & Donal Spring, Bornacoola, Co. Leitrim and sold to Michael Veale, Leamybrien, Kilmacthomas, Waterford.

€3000  Loughlynn Kracker, bred by Patrick Regan, Ballyfarna, Claremorris, Co. Mayo  sold to Seamus Rouayne, Claremorris, Co. Mayo

Champion Heifer Cloghogue Jewel sired by Nakkeg Nord and bred by Edmund & Betty O'Carroll, Cloghogue, Castlebaldwin, Co. Sligo sold for €6600 to Clintown House Stud, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath.

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Elite Female  champion Cloghogue Jewel l t r  Michelle Farrell, Handler, Edmund O'Carroll Breeder, Joe Moran  President  Irish Angus and Lisa Smith presenting the Mary F Smith Memorial Cup.

The Reserve Champion heifer was Clooncarne Jena, sired by Lisacaran Victor J112 bred by Thomas Mulligan, Currycramp, Dromod, Co. Leitrim. Jena was unsold on the day.

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Reserve champion Clooncarne Jena L t R Thomas & Gearoid Mulligan Breeders with Joe Moran President Irish Angus.

Sample of some other top female  prices:

€5050  Dowagh Holly bred by Brendan O'Mahony, Dowagh Cross, Claremorris Co. Mayo sold to Patrick Hegarty, Strabane, Co. Tyrone

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Second highest priced heifer  -  Lot  46   Dowagh Holly Sold for 5050 L t r Shane McGreal (Handler)  Joe Moran  Irish Angus President, Brendan O'Mahony Breeder.

€4300 Steil J Geraldine bred by Cathal & JJ McCormack, Steil, Tulsk, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon sold to Michael Culkeen, Dunmore, Co. Galway.

€4000  Drumboy Hilda bred by Shane Kilrane, Drumboy, Mohill, Co. Leitrim sold to John Bogan, Coolarty, Edgeworthstown, Co. Longford.

€3900  Kilkelly Jewell bred by WJ O'Grady, Kilkelly, Co. Mayo sold to David J Lillie , Ballinafad, Co. Sligo

€3800  Dowagh Helen  bred by Brendan O'Mahony, Dowagh Cross, Claremorris, Co. Mayo sold to Patrick Hegarty, Strabane, Co Tyrone

€3700 Cloghogue Jane bred by Edmund & Betty O'Carroll, Cloghogue, Castlebaldwin Co. Sligo sold to PJ Brennan, Strokestown, Co.Roscommon.

€3500 Duibhgiolla Jasmine  bred by Dara Diffley & Nigel Cox, Clooncolligan, Bornacoola, Co. Leitrim sold to John Farrell, Mountdillon, Curraghroe, Co. Roscommon.

€3200    Drumcrow Patrice  M523  bred by Frank McKiernan, Lacken Lower, Ballinagh, Co. Cavan sold to John Talty, Mullagh, Co. Clare.

€3200  Mough Julia bred by Brian McWeeney, Longstone, Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim sold to John Farrell, Mountdillon, Curraghroe, Co. Roscommon.

€3000  Coolrain Jessica bred by Nigel Peavoy, Coolrain, Portlaoise, Co. Laois

sold to John McCormack, Dysart, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath.

€3000  Roose Heidi bred by Jeremy & Valerie McGonigle, Rossnoulagh, Co. Donegal sold to Paula Briody, Oldcastle, Co. Meath

€3000 Steil J Evelyn 222  bred by Cathal & JJ McCormack, Steil, Tulsk, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon sold to Michael Culkeen, Dunmore, Co. Galway

Heifers averaged €2900 with 75% clearance.

 

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