Judging consistency at Cork shows

AGRICULTURAL show judges in Co Cork have showed remarkable consistency by picking no fewer than six of the same category champions at the county’s last two big events, at Midleton last Sunday and at Bandon a week previously.


Supreme Beef John O'Grady, Midleton. Reserve Eustace and Deirdre Burke, Carrigaline.

Supreme Dairy David and Michael O' Sullivan, Bandon. Reserve David and Michael O'Sullivan.

Exhibitor Bred Friesian David & Michael O'Sullivan.

Protein Cow John Barrett.

Shorthorn James and Linda O'Donovan, Schull. Reserve John Brosnan, Killarney.

Hereford Albert De Cogan, Castlemartyr. Reserve M and B O'Keeffe, Newmarket.

Aberdeen Angus Eustace and Deirdre Burke. Reserve Ben Ryall, Watergrasshill.

Charolais Martin Ryan, Thurles. Reserve John O'Driscoll, Skeaf, Bandon.

Limousin John O'Grady, Midleton. Reserve Keith and Luke Vickery, Rosscarbery.

Simmental Lyndsey Stone, Bandon. Reserve John Fox, Kilfinane, Co Limerick.

Belgian Blue John Cahalane, Castlehaven. Reserve Tim O'Donovan, Dunmanway.

Commercial Tim O'Donovan, Dunmanway. Reserve Martin Ryan, Thurles.


Ridden Hunter Michael Leonard, Newcastlewest, Co Limerick.

Young Horse PJ Lehane, Clonakilty.

Brood Mare Kieran Fahy, Enniskeane.

Foal Kieran Fahy.

Pony Regina Daly, Leap.

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