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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.