Clare Limousin Club heifer sale

The Clare Limousin Club held their pedigree heifer sale in Sixmilebridge Mart on Friday evening the 17th of November 2023. A catalogue of 37 heifers ranging were put forward by breeders from all over the county. A jam packed ringside saw the dedicated team of organisers rewarded for their hard work with a fantastic clearance rate. The average price was €2,721 with a range of €1,600 to €5,000.

Before the sale the eagerly anticipated Mega Moo draw took place – the lucky winner was Gordan Shine. HURRICANE UTOPIA, a January 2023 born heifer bred by Darrragh O’Meara, Roo West, Ardnacrusha was Gordan’s pick. Darragh receives €5,000 as the breeder of the heifer.

Lot 6 John Meehan, Moohane, Newmarket On Fergus presented three heifers at the sale, first up for John was MOOHANE SADIE, a July 2021 born daughter of Bova AI’s Loyal. This stylish heifer is scanned in calf to Grenache and is carrying a bull calf. Sadie sold for €4,200.

Lot 15 BRICKHILL TWILIGHT, a very shapey and stylish daughter of Plumtree Fantastic came to the ring with five star ratings in Replacement, Carcass weight, Carcass conformation and Daughter calving interval. Bred by Michael McInerney, Brickhill East, Cratloe – Twilight sold for €3,600.


Lot 21. The Lodge Hamlet daughter MEENROSS TRUFFLES ET from James O’Grady, Meenross, Scariff sold for €3,550. Truffles has five star ratings in Replacement, Carcass weight, Carcass conformation and Daughter calving interval. Sixteen month old Truffles is from a very successful show family – her full sister Meenross Prospect was a 1st prize winner at the National Show in 2019, while her maternal brother Meenross Leader was Reserve Supreme Limousin Champion in 2017.


Lot 8 BALLYKINNCURRA SCARLET, a multi-starred two year old sold for €3,500. Scarlet’s pedigree includes Fest Noz, Ampertaine Foreman and Nino. Scarlet was recently served to Dovea Genetics Drumline S 1185. Scarlet was bred by John Moroney, Ballykinnacurra, Corofin.

Lot 7 The second heifer on offer from John Meehan was MOOHANE SADHBH, an August 2021 born daughter of Ampertaine Metric. Sadhbh is due to calf down in spring 2024 to Hector. Sadhbh sold for €3,450.

Lot 1 The first heifer to the ring DRUMLINE S 1150 came from James Hannon’s herd based in Clonmoney, Bunratty. S 1150 is a daughter of Drumline Macron (Goldies Terence X Sympa) and the Highlander daughter Drumline K940. With a page full of stars, this in calf heifer sold for €3,250.

Four heifers sold for €3,000.

  • Lot 4. DROMINANOU SALLY, a Gamin daughter from Mark Clune, Drominanov, Feakle.
  • Lot 5 FAIRHILL SALLY, an Elite Ice Cream Et daughter from Anthony Moloney, Fairhill, Feakle.
  • Lot 17 FAIRHILL TONI, a Wilodge Cerberus daughter also from Anthony Moloney.
  • Lot 26 BRICKHILL TOPAZ, a Tomschoice Lexicon daughter from Michael McInerney.


Lot 18. An established Galway based breeder purchased BIRCHPARK TINKERBELL from Owen Flannery, Clounty, Mountshannon. Tinkerbell has Wilodge Formulaone and Wilodge Cerberus in her pedigree. The hammer fell at €2,950 for Tinkerbell.

Lot 28 The Plumtree Fantastic daughter HURRICANE TWIRLS realised €2,800 for her breeder Darragh O’Meara. Fourteen month old Twirls boasts five star ratings in many traits. She was acquired by an established breeder.

Lot 3 DRUMLINE S 1163 from James Hannon sold for €2,600. S 1163 has Goldies Terence and Wilodge Cerberus in her sire stack.


Lot # Heifer Name Selling price Sire Breeder
 13 Drumquin Tinkerbell €2,550 Drumline Macron Joseph Kelly, Mount, Ballynacally
 11 Brickhill Tina €2,500 Excel Michael McInerney, Brickhill East, Cratloe
 14 Lackamore Treasure €2,500 Brooklands Marco Michael and Enda O’Gorman, Lackamore, Lahinch
 2 DROMINANOU SUE €2,450 On-Dit Mark Clune, Drominanov, Feakle
 31 Derry Limousins Tori €2,300 Grenache Michael Murray, Caherderry, Lahinch
 22 Birchpark Tabitha €2,100 Liscarn Royal Owen Flannery, Clounty, Mountshannon
 23 Greenwood Tara €2,100 Edakkya Michael Finn, Greenwood, Lacknashannagh, Kildysart
 24 Greenwood Tola €2,100 Doudou Td Michael Finn, Greenwood, Lacknashannagh, Kildysart
 33 Moohane Tess €2,000 Netsurfer John Meehan, Moohane, Newmarket On Fergus
 27 Ballykinncurra Tasha €1,950 Grenache John Moroney, Ballykinnacurra, Corofin
 12 Drumline Tracy €1,850 Drumline Macron James Hannon, Clonmoney Bunratty Co Clare
 10 Drumline S 1189 €1,700 Norman Inventor James Hannon, Clonmoney Bunratty Co Clare
 19 Drumline T 1225 €1,600 Drumline Macron James Hannon, Clonmoney Bunratty Co Clare
 30 Derry Limousins Trish €1,600 Ewdenvale Ivor Michael Murray, Caherderry, Lahinch



The club are very grateful to their very generous sponsors:

Lakefield Service Station
Western Properties
Enda O’Gorman (Lackamore  Limousin)
John Joe O’Sullivan (Cooga Limousin)
OF Construction
James Hannon (Drumline Limousin)
Meenross Limousins
Bobby O’Connell (Ballybrown Limousin)
John Meehan  (Moohane Limousin)
Grennan’s Animal Feeds
Paul & Vincent Feeds
Connolly Red Mills
Fitzgerald Electrics
AIB Bank
Roches Feeds
Kelly Bros. General Merchants,  Clonegad Ballynacally
Dovea Genetics
Elite Pedigree Genetics
Munster AI
Conroy Agri Products
Dan McInerney
John O’Donnell General Merchant
Bullbank AI Services
Dairygold Bunratty
Kerryagri Ennis
Kiernan Milling


Thank You

Many thanks to Joe Clune and the team at Sixmilebridge Mart, to George Candler, thanks to Philip Dunne, Tom Finnerty and Philip Crowe for their help and advice.

Best wishes to all bidders at the sale and we wish the successful buyers the very best with their new Limousin Livestock.

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