Bantry Show 4/9/2016
Champion and reserve champion Charolais in Bantry went to Colomane Moonshine and Cottage Gemma exhibited by John Ward and his son Jack.
Royal Meath Show 4/9/2016
Champion Charolais Bellingham Jewel with exhibitor Ellen Farnan at the Royal Meath Show in Trim last weekend. This October 2014 born heifer is a daughter of CF 52.
In reserve was Crockaun Magic Mike exhibited by Aaron Dunne. This March 2016 born bull calf is by the Blelack Digger son Alwent Goldbar.
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.
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.