AIB National Livestock Show Vendeen Champion for 2015 is Ballinascraw Northern Dancer a shearling ram owned by John Lynch from Co. Longford. The same ram was the 2014 champion in Tullamore. This AI bred ram out of a home bred ewe has unique breeding as he is the only lamb registered in Ireland from this French imported semen.
The reserve champion is a shearling ewe, Quitrent Noreen, owned and bred by Conor & Cheryl O’Brien from Co. Cork.This ewe was also bred from French semen out of a Quitrent Gordon bred ewe. O’Briens also won the the senior ewe class and the group of 3. Ciaran Coughlan from Co. Offaly won the Senior Ram and Ram Lamb Class while the Ewe Lamb Class went to Gordon & Yvonne Johnston from Co. Westmeath.