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The North Eastern club held an open day on the farm of Mr Philip and Tom Dunne (Liscarn Limousin herd) Baileboro, Co. Cavan on Saturday the 13th of September.

Ray Carolan (club chairman) welcomed the crowd and urged them to be very strict in there culling policy and to use the very best AI sires available.

A large crowd attended from all over Ireland and they received an excellent tour of the Liscarn herd. Philip explained in detail the different families of cows in the herd and the AI sires he has used over the past 18 years. Some of the progeny on display had six generations of AI sires behind them. From Dauphin to Cerberus, the crowd saw many different bloodlines and types.

Of big interest on the day was Philip’s new stock bull Wilodge Formulaone (Objat x Vantastic) and his progeny. Formulaone is in the top 1 % of the breed for calving and performance traits.

The club would like to thank Philip and his family for a very interesting and informative day.

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North East Herds Competition 2014

Small Herd:
            1st Jimmy McHugh     Killmactransa Herd
            2nd Margaret & Joe HensonCappahugh Herd
            3rd Fiona E Gilsenan          Ardglasson Herd

Medium :
             1st Philip Dunne          Liscarn Herd

Best Bull:     Annaghanne Intercepter (Declan McCaffrey)

Best Heifer:  Ardglasson Ice Girl (Fiona E Gilsenan)

Best Group of Calves: Liscarn Herd (Philip Dunne)



North East Herds Competition 2013


1st Jimmy McHugh

2nd Seamus Goggins

3rd D McCaffrey


1st Stanley Richardson

2nd Teleri Thomas


1st Philip Dunne

Best Heifer Calf Newtown Heather

Best Bull Calf Newtown Hardman

Best Group of Calves Philip Dunne





North East Club Calf Finals 2013:

The North East Limousin Club held our Club Calf finals and a Young Members event at Carnaross Mart on Saturday 29th September, 2013. The judge on the day was Mr. Henry Savage Jnr of the Truemans herd, Newry Co. Down Read more >>>




North East Club Committee 2012:

  • Chairman : Karl Connell.
  • Vice Chairman : Jimmy McHugh.
  • Secretary : John Quinn.
  • Treasurer : John Connell.
  • P.R.O. : Phillip Crowe.





North East Club Calf Finals and Herd Competition 2011

The Results for the NE Limousin Club Calf Championships and Herds Competition in 2011 were as follow. Read more >>>




North East Limousin Breeders Club Meeting, guest speaker Philip Crowe Powerful Genetics, Thur 20th Oct @ 8.30pm Lakeside Manor Hotel Virginia.




North East and North West Clubs Combined Dinner Dance

Saturday November 19th, Bush Hotel, Carrick on Shannon Music by Gobsmacked. Tickets €30 which includes a four course meal and free raffle. Special overnight accommodation rate at Bush Hotel for the night

For tickets and more information contact Michael Gunn 086 3122897, Pat Bruen 086 2654512, John Connell 087 7623252, Dermot Rowe 087 6630211




North East Limousin Calf Finals 2010:

Oldcastle show in county Meath was the venue for the 2010 North East Calf Finals on Sunday 26th September. The judge for this event was Ian Nimmo owner of the Maraiscote herd  in North Lanarkshire. Mr Nimmo  a  successful  breeder in both the  show and sales ring is the owner of the Highland show winning sire Virginia Andy,  a bull that he who had  purchased from local breeder Leo McEnroe. Read more >>>




North East Limousin Calf Finals launch:

Members of the North East Limousin Club recently photographed at the launch of their calf finals with Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and food, Mr. Brendan Smith TD. The calf finals will take place on Sunday 26th September at Oldcastle Show, Co. Meath. This will see 4 calf classes take place, 2 for males and females born between 1st September 2009 and 31st December 2009 and 2 for calves born in 2010.

North East Calf Finals launch 2010

North East Calf Finals launch

Entries direct to Oldcastle Show Secretary Carmel Foy ,Tel 0879604380




North East Limousin Club news July 2010:

The North East club are arranging a trip leaving on the 14th of October to visit the Grahams and Burnbank herds along with the Carlisle bull sale and returning home on the Saturday evening 16th October. Enquiries to Martin Davis 087 4156596.

The North East Calf finals will be held at Oldcastle Show on the 26th of September




North East Limousin Club Report 2009:

Over the course of the year we held 4 meetings at the Lakeside Manor Hotel, Virginia, Co. Cavan. There was a strong presence at all with an average of 45 per meeting. Our first meeting took place in February incorporating two Guest Speakers on the night.  Read more >>>




North East Limousin Club Herds Competition Results 2009:

The 2009 herds competition saw a large entry, which resulted in the services of three judges being required. The North East club decided to hold a novice section on a trial basis. This area was judged by Mr Paul Campbell from the well known Spage herd in Ballymena, Paul was accompanied by his father William. The Campbells have been successful on the show scene for a number of years. Read more >>>




North East Limousin Club Report 2008:

Our Club Calf Championship took place in Mullingar in July with a good turnout of quality cattle on the day. Congratulations to all who won prizes. On behalf of the club members we wish to thank all who sponsored classes and compliments to Joe Henson for his efforts towards the success of the show. Read more >>>




North East Limousin Club Herd Competition Results 2008:

The 2008 herds competition which was judged in July and August had the largest amount of entries since it began in 2006 . The herd size categories were small herds 5-12 breeding females , medium herd 13-30 breeding females , large herd plus breeding females . Points are awarded for genetic indices ,health & condition of cattle ,docility ,knowledge & interest of both your own herd and Limousin breed and conformity  to breed type . Read more >>>




North East Limousin Club Herds Competition Results 2007:

The second herd competition which is judged on a club basis over the summer & autumn months was another tremendous success.  The herd size categories were divided into small herds 5-12 breeding females, medium herds 13-30 breeding females and large herds 30 plus breeding females.  The judges awarded points on a number of areas including genetic indices, health & condition of cattle, docility; knowledge & interest in own herd, Limousin breed and conformity to breed type.  This year saw special prizes for best bull calf, best heifer calf and best group of calves born in 2006. Read more >>>




North East Limousin Club Herds Competition Results 2006:

The first ever Limousin Herd Competition was organised by the Irish Limousin Cattle Society on a regional basis. The competing herds were inspected in July by competition judge, Mr Matt Ridley of the famous Haltcliffe Limousin Herd in Cumbria, England. This competition was judged on the quality of the herds, genetic indices of the animals and the knowledge/interest of the herd owners. Read more >>>





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