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Cianan McKenna and Padraig Geraghty with the Champion & Reserve Champion with Cheryl O'Brien, Chairperson of the society, Darlyl Moffitt, Judge and Pat Oliver, sponsor of the 5 star production cup

Cianan McKenna and Padraig Geraghty with the Champion & Reserve Champion with Cheryl O’Brien, Chairperson of the society, Daryl Moffitt, Judge and Pat Oliver, sponsor of the 5 star production cup

Today was the day that the cream of the breed was brought for sale. 41 ram lambs,7 shearling rams, 9 shearling ewes and 12 ewe lambs were presented to Daryl Moffit for judging. Daryl a prominent Northern Ireland breeder tapped forward a ram lamb of Cianan McKenna’s as Champion and Padraig Geraghty’s shearling ram as reserve champion. Cianan’s ram, Gilltown Major, had already won the 5 star production class and the Pat Oliver trophy for the best 5 star production sheep in the sale.

Cianan also took home the red rosette for the ewe lamb class.The ram lamb class was won by Gordon & Yvonne Johnston. The 5 star ewe lamb class went to Tom Duffy and the shearling ewe class went to John Lynch.

Trade was back a bit on last year but the Champion made €1050 and the next highest price going to the 4th prize winner in that class for €780.

Full show results HERE