To make and then maintain Limousin as the number one beef breed in the Republic of Ireland by means of satisfying the needs of the commercial farmer and thus consequently the aspirations of the membership.
This to be done within the constituted objects of the Society as laid out below.
To encourage, promote and improve the breeding of Irish Limousin cattle Ireland.
To compile, keep, maintain, edit, issue and publish a Herd Book of suitably qualified cattle.
To compile or obtain by purchase or other means from the Department of Agriculture & Food and other persons or person, as may be thought fit, records and other statistics and information of or relating to any Irish Limousin cattle or other cattle and to sell, dispose of, publish, circulate to members or others and otherwise deal with or make use of any such to promote the objects of the Society.
To prepare and issue by way of sale or otherwise and on such terms or conditions as may be thought fit to members and others certificates of entries made in the Society's Herd Book and also certificates of the Society of records of performance and other records and statistics relating to any Irish Limousin cattle or other cattle based on any records or statistics or other information obtained or compiled by the Society.
To promote, organise, manage, and hold or participate in the promotion, organisation, management and holding of shows and auction and other sales of Irish Limousin cattle and other cattle and to arrange or assist in the arrangement of classes of cattle at any such shows as aforesaid and to provide, present subscribe to or otherwise promote or aid and support the provision and augmentation of prizes to be awarded at any such show as aforesaid and to recommend and appoint suitable persons to act as judges thereat, and also to pay or make contributions towards the payment of expenses incurred by all or any of the exhibitors in or about the exhibition of cattle at any such show as aforesaid, which may be approved for this purpose by the Society
To investigate, adjudicate upon, or otherwise determine or settle, cases of doubtful or suspected pedigrees of Irish Limousin or other cattle and other disputes or questions relating to or connected with Irish Limousin cattle or members of the Society
To purchase, take on lease or in exchange, hire or otherwise, acquire any real or personal property and any rights or privileges, which may be necessary or advisable for the promotion of the society's objects and to construct, maintain and alter any buildings or erections necessary or advisable for the work of any society.
To sell, let, mortgage, dispose of or turn to account all or any of the property or assets of the Society as may be considered expedient with a view to the promotion of its objects.
To do all such other things as are incidental or conducive to the attainment of the aforesaid objects or any of them.
2013 Council Members
- Kevin Bohan, Mountrath Co. Laois. President
- Dan O’Mahony, Ballygarvan Co. Cork. Vice President
- Michael Gunn, Elphin Co. Roscommon. Treasurer
- John McInerney, Newmarket on Fergus Co. Clare
- John Connell, Oldcastle Co. Meath
- Tom Finnerty, Mountbellew Co. Galway
- John Greene, Culdaff Co. Donegal
- Jimmy McHugh, Dundalk Co. Louth
- Sarah McElligott, Listowel Co. Kerry
- Sharon Rothwell, Tinahely Co. Wicklow
- Des Joyce, Strangefort, Williamstown, Co. Galway
- Frank Buckley, Kildinan Co. Cork
- Brendan Curtin, Clarina Co. Limerick. Co opted