A Tribute to Christy Comerford

In a week where the county of Kilkenny lost a hard fought championship battle to close neighbours and arch rivals Wexford, it may have gone unnoticed in some quarters that Kilkenny lost a true legend in his brave battle with illness. Maybe he was not a legend on the hurling field but in his own …

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BELLINGHAM HERD DISPERSAL

BELLINGHAM HERD DISPERSAL

A full clearance sale of the Bellingham herd owned by Frances Mc Kiernan, County Louth, will take place in Carnaross Mart on Saturday the 28th May at 12 pm. It will consist of pedigree and commercial Charolais cattle as well as other breeds. The catalogue for the sale can be found here – https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Yry3ozvuujULetheLne3obFMDHsAewHa/view?usp=drivesdk  

NATIONAL CHAROLAIS SHOW TULLAMORE 2022

NATIONAL CHAROLAIS SHOW TULLAMORE 2022

The 2022 National Charolais Show will take place at the National Livestock Show in Tullamore on Sunday the 14th of August. A full list of the Charolais classes can be found here – Charolais Classes Entries are open, please follow this link to enter – https://www.tullamoreshow.com/competitions Closing date for hard copy entries is the 1st …

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SAD PASSING OF CHRISTY COMERFORD

SAD PASSING OF CHRISTY COMERFORD

It is with great sadness that we inform you all of the death of Christy Comerford, Knockmahon, Castlewarren, County Kilkenny. Christy was a current member of the Irish Charolais Cattle Society Council, and served as Vice President up until March of this year. Along with his wife Marguerite and his three precious little girls, Cynthia, …

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MAY SHOW & SALE OF CHAROLAIS BULLS IN TULLAMORE

MAY SHOW & SALE OF CHAROLAIS BULLS IN TULLAMORE

SHOW & SALE OF CHAROLAIS BULLS, SATURDAY THE 28TH MAY – TULLAMORE MART, CO. OFFALY 73 Charolais bulls catalogued Show 10 am / Sale 12.30 pm All bulls are genotyped, sire verified, myostatin tested & pre-sale inspected All bulls are fertility tested, bulls sold within the ROI are fertility insured Deferred payment scheme option in …

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STRAW OF ENFIELD ILLICO CF18 WANTED FOR GENOTYPING

A breeder is looking for a straw of semen from Enfield Illico, CF18, for Genomic testing. If you have a straw can you contact Pat on 0872426355.

CHAROLAIS BULLS SELL TO €5,500 IN TUAM

CHAROLAIS BULLS SELL TO €5,500 IN TUAM

Tuam Mart was the venue for last Saturday’s Show and Sale of Charolais bulls. The sale had been cancelled for the last two years due to the pandemic. However, this certainly did not effect the trade, which was greatly enhanced by the small number of bulls put forward for sale on the day. Just two …

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WINNERS OF THIS YEAR’S CHAROLAIS INTERNATIONAL YDP COMPETITION ANNOUNCED

WINNERS OF THIS YEAR’S CHAROLAIS INTERNATIONAL YDP COMPETITION ANNOUNCED

The final of this year’s Charolais International Youth Development Competition took place in Tullamore Mart last Saturday. The prizes up for grabs were two trips to the Charolais International Youth Conference in the United States in July. The competition involved an application process, stock judging, estimating the weights of cattle and a questionnaire on their …

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VIBRANT TRADE FOR CHAROLAIS BULLS IN TULLAMORE

VIBRANT TRADE FOR CHAROLAIS BULLS IN TULLAMORE

Buyers came out in force for last Saturday’s Show and Sale of Charolais bulls in Tullamore Mart. Trade was lively right from the outset, boosted by the fact many of the bulls catalogued had found new homes prior to the Sale. Overall, 80% of the bulls put forward on the day sold to an average …

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NEW OFFICERS ELECTED WITHIN THE SOCIETY

NEW OFFICERS ELECTED WITHIN THE SOCIETY

At the most recent Council meeting of the Irish Charolais Cattle Society, the following members were elected as the new officers within the Society. Oliver Connolly – President Aiden Mac Hale – Vice President Peter Daveron – Treasurer The Society would like to thank the three outgoing officers, including President Noel Mc Goldrick, Vice President …

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TUAM SHOW AND SALE OF CHAROLAIS BULLS

TUAM SHOW AND SALE OF CHAROLAIS BULLS

Show and Sale of Charolais bulls, Tuam Mart, Saturday 30th April 29 bulls catalogued Show 11 am / Sale 12.30 pm  All bulls are genotyped, sire verified, myostatin tested & pre-sale inspected All bulls are fertility tested, bulls sold within the ROI are fertility insured Ringside & online bidding available through Martbids.ie Download PDF Catalogue …

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SHOW & SALE OF CHAROLAIS BULLS IN TULLAMORE

SHOW & SALE OF CHAROLAIS BULLS IN TULLAMORE

Show & Sale of Charolais Bulls, Tullamore Mart, Saturday 23rd April 58 bulls catalogued Show 10 am / 12.30 pm All bulls are genotyped, sire verified, myostatin tested & pre-sale inspected All bulls are fertility tested, bulls sold within the ROI are fertility insured Ringside & online bidding available through lSL Deferred payment scheme option …

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CHAROLAIS INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DEVELOPMENT COMPETITION 2022

CHAROLAIS INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DEVELOPMENT COMPETITION 2022

The Society is currently looking for entries into this year’s Charolais International Youth Development Competition. The prize at stake is a trip to the United States for the Charolais International Youth Conference. The Society has sent YDP members to Canada in the past, all of whom enjoyed a wonderful learning experience. This is an extraordinary …

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CHAROLAIS BULLS AVERAGE €4,636 AT PREMIER SALE

CHAROLAIS BULLS AVERAGE €4,636 AT PREMIER SALE

It’s always a good sign when catalogues sell out on the morning of a sale, as was the case at last Saturday’s Premier Charolais Show and Sale in Elphin Mart. The sale produced a flying trade for Charolais bulls, with 80% of the bulls on offer selling for an average of €4,636. The trade was …

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PREMIER CHAROLAIS SHOW AND SALE

PREMIER CHAROLAIS SHOW AND SALE

PREMIER CHAROLAIS SHOW & SALE, ELPHIN MART, SATURDAY THE 19th of MARCH 61 Bulls & 34 Heifers Show 10 am / Sale 12.45 pm The Charolais Society will give €300 back to the purchasers of the first 20 bulls and the first 10 heifers to sell for over €4,000 in the ring at this Sale …

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ROCK ON BARNEY TRIUMPHS IN TULLAMORE

ROCK ON BARNEY TRIUMPHS IN TULLAMORE

Last Saturday saw the Society hold it’s first bull sale of the year in Tullamore Mart. A mixed day’s trading is probably the best way to sum up the sale. Out of over 90 bulls catalogued, just over 60 were put forward for sale, with many finding new homes prior to sale day. The average …

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FEBRUARY SHOW & SALE OF CHAROLAIS BULLS

FEBRUARY SHOW & SALE OF CHAROLAIS BULLS

SHOW & SALE OF CHAROLAIS BULLS, TULLAMORE MART, SATURDAY THE 26th of FEBRUARY  91 Charolais bulls catalogued Show 10 am / Sale 12.45 pm All bulls are genotyped, sire verified, myostatin tested & pre-sale inspected All bulls are fertility tested & fertility insured, please note bulls sold outside of the Republic of Ireland are not …

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KILMEANY HERD DISPERSAL

Complete dispersal Sale of the Kilmeany Charolais herd (due to health reasons) in Tullow Mart, Friday 4th February, on behalf of Mr. Larry Barrett, Kilmeany, Co. Carlow. Three cows with young calves at foot. Three cows in calf due shortly & one quality yearling bull. 1) CF52 x MDO. Born 2011. Bull calf at foot. …

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WORLD CHAROLAIS CONGRESS 2022

WORLD CHAROLAIS CONGRESS 2022

The 2022 World Charolais Congress will take place in the United Kingdom. The tour starts in London on the 7th July and will head west before continuing north for the cattle judging at Great Yorkshire Show, the largest attended show in England! The Conference will be held in the city of York and a chance for …

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GOOD NEWS FOR BUYERS AT SATURDAYS ELITE SALE IN CARRICK ON SHANNON

GOOD NEWS FOR BUYERS AT SATURDAYS ELITE SALE IN CARRICK ON SHANNON

The Irish Charolais Cattle Society are donating €2,000 to the purchasers of the highest priced Charolais bulls and heifers at Saturday’s Elite Continental Sale in Carrick on Shannon. €200 premiums will be paid to the purchasers of the seven highest priced bulls and three highest priced heifers. In the event of there being a tie, …

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OCEAN SEMEN NOW AVAILABLE FROM THE CHAROLAIS SOCIETY

OCEAN SEMEN NOW AVAILABLE FROM THE CHAROLAIS SOCIETY

Ocean S3628 Following a trip to France in late Summer of this year, representatives from the Charolais Society quickly decided that Ocean was a must for Irish Charolais breeders. He is a son of Laskari and Homere, making him a complete outcross for most Irish breeders. Ocean was sold as a young bull for €20,650, …

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CHRISTMAS CRACKER BULL SALE SETS RECORD AVERAGE

CHRISTMAS CRACKER BULL SALE SETS RECORD AVERAGE

Irish Charolais breeders have enjoyed some fantastic Christmas Cracker bull sales in recent year’s. This year’s sale took place in Elphin last Saturday and topped everything that has went before. An average sale price of €4,994, which is believed to be the highest ever achieved a Society bull sale in Ireland, and a clearance of …

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CHRISTMAS CRACKER BULL SALE

CHRISTMAS CRACKER BULL SALE

Christmas Cracker Bull Sale – Saturday 4th December – Elphin Mart, Co. Roscommon 98 Charolais Bulls Catalogued The Charolais Society will give €300 back to the purchasers of the first 30 bulls to sell for over €4,500 in the ring at this Sale All Bulls are export tested & eligible for export to Northern Ireland …

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