NATIONAL CHAROLAIS SHOW 2024

NATIONAL CHAROLAIS SHOW 2024

This year’s National Charolais Show will take place at the National Livestock Show in Tullamore on Sunday the 11th August. There are 22 classes with 5 championships in the pedigree Charolais section. The total prize fund in the pedigree and commercial Charolais classes is over €15,000. Class details and entry forms can be found here https://www.tullamoreshow.com/competitions […]

NORTH EASTERN CHAROLAIS CLUB RISING STARS CALF SHOW

NORTH EASTERN CHAROLAIS CLUB RISING STARS CALF SHOW

Catalogue for the 2024 North Eastern Charolais Club Calf Show can be found here – North Eastern Charolais Rising Stars Calf Show Booklet 2024

TULLAMORE MAY SHOW & SALE OF BULLS

TULLAMORE MAY SHOW & SALE OF BULLS

SHOW & SALE OF CHAROLAIS BULLS Tullamore Mart, Co. Offaly Saturday the 25th May 68 Bulls Catalogued Show 9.30 am / Sale 12.30 pm All bulls are genotyped, myostatin tested and pre-sale inspected All bulls are fertility tested, bulls sold within the ROI are fertility insured Deferred payment scheme option in place, only pay one […]

TUAM SHOW AND SALE OF CHAROLAIS BULLS

TUAM SHOW AND SALE OF CHAROLAIS BULLS

Show & Sale of Charolais Bulls Tuam Mart, Co. Galway Saturday the 4th May Show 10.30 am / Sale 12.30 pm 45 Bulls Catalogued All bulls are genotyped, myostatin tested and pre-sale inspected All bulls are fertility tested, bulls sold within the ROI are fertility insured Deferred payment scheme option in place, only pay one […]

NEW OFFICERS ELECTED WITHIN THE SOCIETY

Aiden Mac Hale Aiden Mac Hale from County Mayo has been elected as President of the Society. Having served as Vice-President for the last two years, he takes over as President from fellow Mayo man, Oliver Connolly. David Erskine Taking up the role of Vice-President is David Erskine from County Monaghan. Meanwhile, Peter Daveron from […]

POSITION OF BREED SECRETARY

POSITION OF BREED SECRETARY

FRS Recruitment are inviting applications for the role of ‘Breed Secretary– Agri’, on behalf of the Irish Charolais Cattle Society. This is a full time, permanent role suitable to candidates who are qualified or highly experienced in pedigree cattle breeding. Successful candidates will have excellent communication skills and possess the ability to advise on relevant […]

NORTH EASTERN CHAROLAIS CLUB RISING STARS CALF SHOW

NORTH EASTERN CHAROLAIS CLUB RISING STARS CALF SHOW

This year’s North Eastern Charolais Club Rising Stars Calf Show will take place in Ballyjamesduff Mart on Saturday the 18th May. Class details and entry forms can be found here – Rising Stars Calf Show Entry Form 2024

TULLAMORE SHOW & SALE OF CHAROLAIS BULLS

TULLAMORE SHOW & SALE OF CHAROLAIS BULLS

SHOW & SALE OF CHAROLAIS BULLS Tullamore Mart, Co. Offaly Saturday the 20th April Show 9.30 am / Sale 12.30 pm All bulls are genotyped, myostatin tested and pre-sale inspected All bulls are fertility tested and fertility insured Deferred payment scheme option in place, only pay one third of the price of the bull on […]

A PREMIER TO REMEMBER FOR SLIGO BREEDERS

A PREMIER TO REMEMBER FOR SLIGO BREEDERS

It was a day to cherish for the men from the West at the recent Premier Sale in Elphin, especially the Mc Govern brothers from County Sligo. The family are no strangers to success, having picked up National titles and Calf Championships in recent years. However, this one trumped all those accomplishments. The Fivemilebourne men […]

EASY CALVING CHAROLAIS BULL FOR SALE IN KERRY

Pedigree Registered Charolais bull for sale, 2 years old. Sired by the AI sire, Ch4321 Lapon. Easy calving, quiet and proven fruitful. Has produced offspring through the dairy herd this season. Phone Sheilanne on 087 686 6354 for more information.  

Premier Show and Sale Elphin Mart

Premier Show and Sale Elphin Mart

Premier Show and Sale – Elphin Mart Saturday 16th March 2024   View the sale live here.

KILVILCORRIS COME UP TRUMPS IN TULLAMORE

KILVILCORRIS COME UP TRUMPS IN TULLAMORE

Just over 100 Charolais bulls catalogued for Tullamore last Saturday, making it one of the biggest entries in the February sale for some years. After a number of home sales, and double entries for the upcoming Premier Sale in Elphin were taken out, there was a much smaller number present for sale on the day. […]

PREMIER CHAROLAIS SHOW & SALE

PREMIER CHAROLAIS SHOW & SALE

PREMIER CHAROLAIS SHOW & SALE, ELPHIN MART, CO. ROSCOMMON Saturday the 16th March 75 bulls & 20 heifers catalogued Show 9.30 am / Sale 12.30 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 […]

LISNAGRE TRIONA WINS PEDIGREE CATTLE BREEDERS AWARD FOR 2023

LISNAGRE TRIONA WINS PEDIGREE CATTLE BREEDERS AWARD FOR 2023

Lisnagre Triona The Irish Charolais Cattle Society have selected Lisnagre Triona as their winner of the Pedigree Cattle Breeders Award for 2023. Bred by Jim Geoghegan from County Westmeath, Triona made quite a name for herself in 2023, winning the Senior Female Calf Championship at the National Calf Show in September, before going on and […]

IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING BLUETONGUE DISEASE

If you are thinking of purchasing animals from outside of Ireland, please familiarise yourself with the current status regarding the Bluetongue Disease. Read all about it here – Bluetongue Update

CHAROLAIS CULL COW COMPETITION

CHAROLAIS CULL COW COMPETITION

The results from Friday’s Cull Cow Competition are as follows: DAWN MEATS RATHDOWNEY  Owner  Carcass Weight  Carcass Grade Total Value 1st Rory Cullen 652kgs E – 3 = €3,455 2nd Michael Delaney 548kgs U=4= €2,795 3rd Michael Moore 500kgs U – 4 + €2,550 4th Michael Mc Hugh 501kgs R+4= €2,505 5th Michael Mc Hugh […]

POSITION OF BREED SECRETARY

FRS Recruitment are now inviting applications for the role of ‘Breed Secretary– Agri’, on behalf of the Irish Charolais Cattle Society. This is a full time, permanent role suitable to candidates who are qualified or highly experienced in pedigree cattle breeding. Successful candidates will have excellent communication skills and possess the ability to advise on […]

TULLAMORE FEBRUARY BULL SHOW & SALE

TULLAMORE FEBRUARY BULL SHOW & SALE

Show & Sale of Charolais Bulls – Tullamore Mart – Saturday the 24th February 109 Charolais bulls catalogued Show 9.30 am / Sale 12.30 pm All bulls are fertility tested; bulls sold within the ROI are fertility insured All bulls are genotyped, myostatin tested and pre-sale inspected The purchasers of the 5 highest priced bulls will […]

WORLD CHAROLAIS CONGRESS 2024

WORLD CHAROLAIS CONGRESS 2024

This year’s World Charolais Congress will take place in Canada from the 21st of June until the 6th of July. For full information on the Congress and registration go to https://www.charolaisinternational.com/

MESSAGE FROM THE SECRETARY

Dear members, I wish to inform you all that I will be leaving my position as Secretary of the Society in the coming months. This decision is purely from a personal point of view, as I wish to pursue other interests in life. It has been a great honour to serve as Secretary of Europe’s […]

KILVILCORRIS HAVE A SELECTION OF TOP QUALITY BULLS FOR SALE

KILVILCORRIS HAVE A SELECTION OF TOP QUALITY BULLS FOR SALE

Kilvilcorris Charolais have a selection of top quality 4 & 5 star pedigree bulls for sale. Sires include Goldstar Echo, Pirate, Bunratty Mike Tyson, Grimaldi, & Invincible. 14-18 months old. Phone PJ Ryan on 087 2473046 for more information. Selection of pictures below.

CHAROLAIS CULL COW COMPETITION

CHAROLAIS CULL COW COMPETITION

The Society will be running a Charolais Cull Cow Competition in early February 2024. The competition will take place on Friday the 9th of February, in Dawn Meats, Rathdowney, Co. Laois, and Dunleavy Meats, Ballina, County Mayo. The competition will be open to all Pedigree Charolais Cows. A bonus will be paid on all cows […]

STATEMENT FROM THE SOCIETY ON THE CHANGES TO THE ICBF EUROSTAR INDEXES

The Council of the Irish Charolais Cattle Society (ICCS) reject the changes made to the Irish Cattle Breeding Federation (ICBF) Eurostar indexes implemented on the 28th of November, and call for them to be reverted immediately. We believe the current indexes to be inaccurate, and not a true reflection of the quality or value of […]