Medal marks 125 years of Aberdeen Angus

A 22-month-old pedigree heifer has won the All Ireland Aberdeen Angus Championship of 2004, and a unique once-off Championship medal, for a Co Meath breeder.

Gerard Lynch, Kells, Co Meath was presented with the Special Medal to commemorate the 125th anniversary of the Aberdeen Angus Cattle Society.

His Lisbelmaid won the award in an outstanding show of animals at Cappamore, Co Limerick, where the Angus Championship, sponsored by Univet Ireland Ltd, was the highlight of the Golden Jubilee Agricultural Show.

Lisbelmaid crowned her earlier successes as Angus Show Champion at Mullingar and Dundalk.

The main results at the Cappamore Show were as follows:

GVM All-Ireland Commercial Championship: Sean O’ Brien, Burnfoot, Co. Donegal. Reserve: Michael Hannon, Adare, Co. Limerick

All Ireland Aberdeen Angus Champion: Gerard Reynolds, Ballinalee, Co. Longford. Reserve: Matthew Goulding, Ballyduff, Co. Kerry

All-Ireland Hereford Senior Bull of the Year: Albert de Cogan

All-Ireland Senior Hereford Female of the Year: Trevor Dudley

All-Ireland Junior Hereford Bull of the Year: Trevor Dudley

All-Ireland Junior Hereford Female of the Year: Henry Dudley


Dairy champion: John Curtin, Kilmallock, Co Limerick. Reserve: Matthew Ryan, Golden, Co Tipperary.

Canon Hayes / Muinter na Tire All Ireland Friesian Heifer: Donal Neville, Rathkeale, Co Limerick

Beef champion: Martin Ryan, Thurles, Co. Tipperary. Reserve: Dan Tynan, Mountrath, Co Laois.

Hereford Champion: Albert de Cogan. Reserve: Trevor Dudley.

Aberdeen Angus Champion: Gerard Lynch, Kells, Co. Meath. Reserve: Leo McEnroe, Virginia, Co. Cavan

Charolais Champion: Jim and Ivan Ryall, Castlemartyr, Co. Cork. Reserve: Kay and Jerry O’Keeffe, Knocklong, Co. Limerick

Limousin Champion: Dan Tynan, Mountrath, Co Laois. Reserve: Pat Mulconry, Tulla, Co. Clare

Belgian Blue Championship (and reserve): Martin Ryan, Thurles, Co. Tipperary

Simmental Champion: Peter O’Connell, Mallow, Co. Cork. Reserve: John Fox, Kilfinane, Co. Limerick

Commercial Champion: Sean O’Brien, Burnfoot, Co. Donegal. Reserve: Martin Ryan, Thurles, Co Tipperary

Inter Breed pedigree Calf Competition: John Searsons, Roscrea, Co. Tipperary. Reserve: Sean Ryan, Cappamore, Co. Limerick

Exhibitor’s Group of Three Animals of Same Breed: James Muldowney, Thurles, Co. Tipperary. Reserve: William R Gubbins, Kilfinane, Co. Limerick.

Young Stock Person Competition: Muireann Hannon, Adare, Co Limerick.

Senior Stock Person (Aberdeen Angus); Niall Lynch, Kells, Co. Meath

Junior Stock Person (Aberdeen Angus): John Hannon, Adare, Co. Limerick


A Browne Ltd e2,000 All Ireland Filly Foal Championship: Jimmy Shanahan, Thurles, Co. Tipperary

Pony Mini Championship: Des O’Sullivan, Pallasgreen, Co. Limerick.

Show Hunter Championship: Michelle Dempsey, Croom, Co. Limerick.

Champion Brood Mare: Kieran Fahey, Enniskeane, Co. Cork.

Farm Type Horse: Mrs Louise Scott, Clonlara, Co. Clare

Champion Young Horse: William Ryan, Woodstown, Co. Waterford. Reserve; Ger and Sadie Murphy, Gorey, Co. Wexford


Champion Dog: Marie and Jackie Grady, West Lothalan, Scotland

Best Dressed Lady: Mary-Anne Ryan, Holyford, Co. Tipperary

Most points in flower section: Ann Plunkett, Drombanna, Co. Limerick

Most points in vegetable section; Michael English, Dromkeen, Co Limerick

Most points in Adults Crafts: Ann Murphy, Blarney, Co Cork

Most points in Photography Section: Anne McCarthy, Moyross, Limerick.

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Place: CappamorePlace: MullingarPlace: DundalkPlace: KilmallockPlace: Co LimerickPlace: Co TipperaryPlace: RathkealePlace: Co LaoisPlace: Co.Place: KilfinanePlace: Co. DonegalPlace: TipperaryPlace: Aberdeen AngusPlace: ThurlesPlace: PallasgreenPlace: ClonlaraPlace: WoodstownPlace: WexfordPlace: West Lothalan, ScotlandPlace: HolyfordPlace: DrombannaPlace: Co. LimerickPlace: BlarneyPlace: Co CorkPlace: LimerickPerson: Gerard LynchPerson: LisbelmaidPerson: Sean O’ BrienPerson: Michael HannonPerson: Gerard ReynoldsPerson: Matthew GouldingPerson: Albert de CoganPerson: Trevor DudleyPerson: Henry DudleyPerson: John CurtinPerson: Matthew RyanPerson: Canon HayesPerson: Donal NevillePerson: Martin RyanPerson: Dan TynanPerson: Leo McEnroePerson: JimPerson: Ivan RyallPerson: KayPerson: Jerry O’KeeffePerson: Pat MulconryPerson: Peter O’ConnellPerson: John FoxPerson: Sean O’BrienPerson: John SearsonsPerson: Sean RyanPerson: James MuldowneyPerson: William R GubbinsPerson: Muireann HannonPerson: AdarePerson: Niall LynchPerson: John HannonPerson: Jimmy ShanahanPerson: Des O’SullivanPerson: Michelle DempseyPerson: Kieran FaheyPerson: Louise ScottPerson: William RyanPerson: GerPerson: Sadie MurphyPerson: MariePerson: Jackie GradyPerson: Mary-Anne RyanPerson: Ann PlunkettPerson: Michael EnglishPerson: DromkeenPerson: Ann MurphyPerson: Anne McCarthyPerson: MoyrossEvent: All Ireland Aberdeen Angus ChampionshipEvent: Angus ChampionshipEvent: Golden Jubilee Agricultural ShowEvent: Angus ShowEvent: Cappamore ShowEvent: GVM All-Ireland Commercial ChampionshipEvent: All Ireland Aberdeen AngusEvent: IrelandEvent: -IrelandEvent: -Ireland Junior HerefordEvent: DairyEvent: Belgian Blue ChampionshipEvent: All Ireland Filly Foal ChampionshipEvent: Pony Mini ChampionshipEvent: Show Hunter ChampionshipOrganisation: Aberdeen Angus Cattle SocietyOrganisation: Univet Ireland LtdOrganisation: BurnfootOrganisation: GoldenOrganisation: Muinter na TireOrganisation: Co LimerickOrganisation: HerefordOrganisation: AberdeenOrganisation: CavanOrganisation: AngusOrganisation: HORSES A Browne Ltd e2,000

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