Carrick On Shannon Winter Fair took place on Sunday and Monday 25th and 26th November 2018. The Show took place on Sunday with an outstanding display of exceptional commercial cattle from every part of the country. The bumper sale took place on Monday – with Limousin breed cattle in great demand. The breed recorded the highest price of the sale of €6,200 for a young TVR daughter.

Great display of Limousin in Carrick On Shannon, the day started well for the breed with Aidan Kinahan winning the young stockperson class with a competitive  entry of 24.

The show itself saw  a tremendous display of Limousin cattle with a number of extremely  large classes. Judge on the day was Karl Connell from Oldcastle Co. Meath, a man who needed no introduction.

Congratulations to all exhibitors and best wishes to all purchasers.

Reserve Junior Champion exhibited by Sean Walsh, an Elite Forever Brill Et (TVR) daughter – she went on to sell for the top price on the day of €6,200. 

Class 6. Limousin X Bullock showing no permanent teeth 9 entries

Placing Exhibitor Sire
1st E & A O’Donavan Haltcliffe Dancer (HCF)
2nd O & J Stanley
3rd Maxwell Bros
4th W.R. Gubbins Elite Ice Cream Et (LM2206)


Class13 Limousin X heifer suitable for breeding showing no permanent teeth 48 entries

Placing Exhibitor Sire
1st Eamon Cleary Elite Forever Brill Et (TVR)
2nd Gareth McGuinness
3rd Gerald Gallagher
4th Nick Friel
5th David Gibbons Elite Forever Brill Et  (TVR).


Senior Champion Eamon Cleary’s TVR heifer


Class 24 Limousin X male calf  550kgs or under, 10 entries,

Placing Exhibitor Sire
1st Gerry Boyle
2nd Patrick Clerkin
3rd Brian Faughan
4th Maxwell Bros
5th Owen O’Neill Millbrook Dartangan  (MBP)


Class 25 Limousin X male calf 400kgs or under, 19 entries

Placing Exhibitor Sire
1st Phelim McCallion Elite Forever Brill Et (TVR)
2nd Manus Connolly Milbrook Dartangan Et (MBP)
3rd Kevin Clancy
4th Maxwell Bros Brooklands F0959 (KJB)


Class 29 Limousin X female 450kgs or under, 60 entries

Placing Exhibitor Sire
1st Sean Walsh
2nd Henry O’Toole Elite Forever Brill Et (TVR)
3rd Jonathan Kerr Wilodge Joskins (LM2188)
4th Kevin Devine Lodge Hamlet (LM4058)
5th O’Donovans Elite Ice Cream (LM2206)


Class 30 Limousin X female calf 350 kgs or under, 39 entries

Placing Exhibitor Sire
1st Maxwell Bros Malibu (MBU) (TVR)
2nd Donal Moloney
3rd Stephen McHugh Milbrook Dartangan (MBP)
4th Henry Barrett Elite Forever Brill Et (TVR)
5th Adrian McEllin Elite Ice Cream Et (LM2206)

Junior Champion Maxwell Bros

A sample of heifer prices:

Weight Selling price (€)
394 3600
568 3700
307 1300
829 3500
456 1900
625 2600
589 2400
600 2350
532 2050
576 2200
527 2000
523 1980
618 2300
540 2000
570 2100
639 2350
575 2100
442 1600
472 1670
546 1700
547 1700
606 1800
542 1600
480 1400


A Sample of Limousin Male prices

Weight (Kg) Selling price (€)
486 3250
356 2100
400 1700
305 1100
420 1320
396 1200
330 990
343 1000
412 1200
265 755
829 2350
603 1650

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