This year’s National Calf and Heifer Show will take place on Sunday 11th September in Elphin Co-op Mart, Co. Roscommon.Prize money of €250.00 per class.

See entry form below for full class details.

Closing date for entries, Thursday 11th August.

Commercial Charolais classes back at this year’s show


Shows 2016

North Eastern Charolais Club Calf Championships (Virginia show) 24/8/2016


North eastern Charolais club calf champion and overall champion Charolais in Virginia Aghafad Lincoln et. Exhibited by Edward Walshe from Carrickmacross, Co. Monaghan, this September 2015 born son of Texan gie was crowned male champion at the Tullamore National Livestock just a few weeks ago.


Reserve champion in the North Eastern Charolais Club calf championships went to Martin Hughes's February 2016 born Pottlereagh Mark by Cavelands Fenian. This young bull has picked up a string of red rosettes this year including ones at Dundalk and Arva show.

Fieldview Lonestar

Reserve champion Charolais went to Fieldview Lonestar exhibited by David Erskine. This Anside Foreman son is only fresh from winning the champion Charolais and interbreed champion of the show in Tydavnet at the weekend.

Cappamore Show 20/8/2016


Champion in Cappamore was awarded to the Texan gie daughter Goldstar Jamaique exhibited by Martin Ryan and family from Thurles, Co. Tipperary. This October 2013 born heifer was reserve heifer champion at last year's National Charolais Show.


Pictured above is the reserve champion from Cappamore, the October 2015 born Clenagh Lyle by Domino. Exhibited by Michael Quinn. Newmarket on Fergus, Co. Clare this young bull is following on from his success at the National Livestock Show in Tullamore where he was reserve male champion.

Donegal Club Calf Championships (Ballyshannon Show) 21/8/2016


Pictured above is Kevin Mc Dermott with Judge Libby Clarke after winning the calf championship in Donegal with Ballynabreen Leonard. This September 2015 born bull is a son of Lisnagre Hansome.


In reserve was the September 2015 born Deeleview Lady by Blelack Digger exhibited by Ian and Noel Maxwell from Convoy, Co. Donegal.

Mohill Show 21/8/2016


Taking championship honours in Mohill was the November 2015 born Rockey Luke by Crossmolina Euro. He is pictured above with breeder Martin O' Connor, President of the ICCS Kevin Maguire and handlers Jack and Joshua Cronin.


In reserve was the February 2016 born Clooncarreen Minx by Lisnagre Elite exhibited by Niall Faughnan Mohill, Co. Leitrim.

Tullow Show 21/8/2016


Champion in Tullow went to Goldstar Haidi by Theodat with her heifer calf at foot by Excellent. The reserve champion went to Goldstar Jamaique by Texan gie, both exhibited by Martin Ryan and family Thurles, Co. Tipperary.

New Addition to the National Charolais Show

Best pen of two loose Charolais cross heifers fit for Slaughter


At this year's National Charolais Show in Elphin on Sunday the 11th of September there will be a competition for the best pen of two loose Charolais cross heifers fit for slaughter. They will be slaughtered the day after the show on the grid + a 20cent/kilo bonus. They will be judged on live appearance the day of show and on carcass form the following morning.

Heifers must be:

  • In spec
  • Bord Bia Quality Assured
  • Charolais on the blue card

If you wish to enter heifers for this or for any other information please contact Nevan on 0874137101 on or before Friday 19th of August.


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