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 winning the Junior Champion at the Society’s Elite Heifer Sale in October, where she sold for the highest price of €18,000 to Christopher Dineen. The highest price achieved by any pedigree animal at a Sale in Ireland in 2023.

A daughter of the French sire Horace JD and the homebred dam, Lisnagre Gina ET, Triona will turn two years old next September. She goes back to the great Ballydownan Simone ET, who is the backbone of the Lisnagre herd, and one of the most noted breeding females in the Charolais breed in Ireland, having produced AI bulls such as Lisnagre Elite and Lisnagre Hansome, as well as many high priced bulls and heifers over the years.

Irish Charolais Cattle Society winners, Jim and Catherine Geoghegan from Rosemount, Co. Westmeath are presented with their award by Nevan McKiernan and IFA president Francie Gorman at the Irish Pedigree Cattle Breeders awards in Portlaoise.
Picture: Alf Harvey.

The awards night took place in Portlaoise recently where Jim and Catherine Geoghegan were presented with their award for Lisnagre Triona. The Society would like to congratulate Jim and his family on winning the award.