Author: Nevan McKiernan


For the first time the North Eastern Charolais Club will run a herd’s competition in 2020. Judging of the competition will take place from the 17th August to the 21st August, by an independent judge selected by the club. The closing date for entries will be Friday the 17th July. Entries can be sent by e-mail to or by post to David Magee, Ardlougher, Ballyconnell, Co. Cavan. The competition will be split into two sections –

  1. 5 to 15 Cows (Minimum of 5 calves registered includes embryos)
  2. 15+ Cows

Sections are based on 2019 registrations

Categories – 1st 2nd + 3rd in each Section

  • Best Cow with Calf at foot
  • Best Bull under 2 years old
  • Best Heifer under 3 years old
  • Best Bull Calf born after 1st Sep 2019
  • Best Heifer Calf born after 1st Sep 2019
  • Best Group of Calves under a year old

– Entry fee is €30 per herd and must be sent in with the completed entry form. All entrants must be paid up members of the North Eastern Charolais Club and the Irish Charolais Cattle Society

 – All stock must be located at the one location for inspection

– Awards night will take place in the Autumn

Download Entry Form Here – North Eastern Charolais Club Herds Competition – Entry Form


A dispersal sale of the Ballysheen herd owned by Christy Morey in County Clare will take place in Sixmilebridge Mart on the 11th July 2020 at 12 noon. The sale will comprise of five cows with calves at foot and two heifers. Scanning details will be available on the day of sale. All females are sire verified and calves will be sire verified before the sale also. For more information contact Christy Morey on 0879147314.
Download the sale Catalogue here – Ballysheen Sale Catalogue
Pictured below are some of the sale entries.
Lot 1 Ballysheen Maude
Lot 2 Ballysheen Irene
Lot 3 Ballysheen Jane
Lot 4 Ballysheen Molly
Lot 5 Ballysheen Nonie


Charolais embryos for sale from old French Charolais bloodlines. They include Ecosse X Huet, Berthe X Gandin, Sylvette X Empereur, Temptress X Nenuphar, Beaute X Empereur. For more information contact David Maher by e-mail on or by mobile on 0872944900.