Athenry Show & Sale was held on Thursday 11th April at Athenry Mart. A steady trade saw 85% of the bulls put forward finding new homes. Judging the pre-sale show were brother and sister Aidan and Shanon Kinahan, two active members of the YMA. Auctioneer for the sale was Denis Barrett. The Senior Champion Roundhill Marlo 2 commanded the top selling price of €4,300. Marlo is an eye-catching son of Kaprico Eravelle and the Hinz P P daughter Roundhill Kgiroflee 1586 Et(P). Born in September 2017, Marlo was bred by Timothy Corridan, Fedamore, Co. Limerick. Multi-starred Marlo was acquired by Owain Llyr of North Wales.

Lot 4. Third prize winner Ballymulavil Maxwell sold for €4,100. Maxwell was bred by John Connor, Claremorris, Co. Mayo. Born in June 2017, Maxwell is by Queenshead Altea and out of the homebred Milbrook Tanko daughter, Ballymulavil Hazel. With an array of five star ratings Maxwell was purchased by Patrick Egan, Loughrea, Co. Galway.

Third prize winner Ballymulavil Maxwell – €4,100

Lot 56. Also purchased by a UK based purchaser for €3,900 was the Junior Champion Millburn Miller. Bred by Richard O’Beirne, Tuam, Co. Galway. Miller is a 17-month old son of Plumtree Fantastic and Millburn Fifi, a Mas Du Clo daughter. He has five star ratings in Terminal index, Carcass weight and Carcass conformation.

Junior Champion Millburn Miller – €3,900

Lot 32. The Wilodge Cerberus son Montclare Mac sold for €3,700. Mac was bred in Ennis, Co. Clare by Michael Montgomery. Placed second in his class in the pre-sale show, Mac was purchased by Joseph Kelly, Kilrush, Co. Clare. With five star ratings in many traits, Mac has Wilodge Cerberus, Castleview Ultan and Jars in his lineage.

Second prize winner Montclare Mac – €3,700

Lot 31. Teleri Thomas, Enfield, Co. Meath sold her Cameos bull Keltic Master for €3,500. Fourth prize winning Master has four star ratings in many traits. He was purchased by Jimmy McManus, Daingean, Co. Offaly.

Fourth prize winner Keltic Master – €3,500

Lot 54. Richard O’Beirne sold two bulls at €3,500. First at this price was Millburn Mayweather. This young bull is a son of Plumtree Fantastic and Millburn Emma Et. Mayweather, a second prize winner, was purchased by Michael Keane, Kinvara, Co. Galway.

Lot 61. Millburn Mourinho, a son of Bavardage and the Sympa daughter Millburn Felicity also reached €3,500. Born in November 2017, Mourinho has five star ratings in most traits. He was purchased by John McDonnell, Curragboy, Co. Roscommon.

Lot 12. The second prize winning Malibu son Meelickaduff Mojo sold for €3,400. Mojo was bred by Michael Hester, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon. He boasts an array of five star ratings and had the easy calving figure of the catalogued bulls at 2.8%. Mojo was purchased by local farmer Eddie Madden.

Second prize winner Meelickaduff Mojo – €3,400

Lot 17. Galbally Major 1310 a first prize winning son of Ampertaine Commander sold for €3,400. Major was bred in Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford by Trevor Masterson. Major’s dam Galbally Imelda has Emerson and Penane Prince in her sire stack. Alan Mulligan, Navan, Co. Meath acquired multi-starred Major.

First prize winner Galbally Major 1310 – €3,400

Lot 21. Selling at €3,400 was Oldtown Monster from the herd of William Hogan, Thurles, Co. Tipperary. Monster is a son of Mullary Intrepid and the Palmares daughter Oldtown Dolly. Monster was placed third in his class in the pre-sale show. He was purchased by James Quirke, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway.

Lot 38. Noel Fennessy, Castleconnell, Co. Limerick took home €3,100 for Wood Road Marshall. Born in October 2017, Marshall is a second prize winner. He is steeped in Wood Road genetics. His dam is the Ideal 23 daughter Wood Road Henrieta Et, while his sire Wood Road Harvey Et, has Noels renowned show cow Nadia B in his lineage.

Lot 48. Also at €3,100 was the second prize winner Kilskeagh Mophelia from Patrick Gill, Athenry. Mophelia is a multi-starred son of Queenshead Altea and the Sympa daughter Eyrecourt Flower. Mophelia was purchased by John Barton, Scarrifff, Co. Clare.

Lot 51. The multi-starred On-dit son Maythorn Mighty sold for €3,100. Mighty has five star ratings in many traits. He was bred by Martin Mc Connon, Carrickmacross, Co. Monaghan.

The oldest bull on offer Maghera Martin sold for €3,000. Martin is a second prize winning son of Plumtree Fantastic and the Ampertaine Commander dam Maghera Harrison. He was bred by Patrick Mulconroy, Tulla, Co. Clare. Martin was acquired by a UK based purchaser.

Lot 11. The final bull to breach the €3,000 mark was Kilskeagh Miley 2. Miley was bred by local breeder Patrick Gill. His pedigree includes Doudou, Castleview Darren and Tistou. With many five star ratings, Miley was purchased by Cormac Jennings, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway.

Reserve Junior Champion Roundhill Midas – €2,900


Third prize winner Coolteenagown Massimo – €2,900


First prize winner Ballykinncurra McGregor – €2,700


First prize winner Clew Bay Max – €2,600


Reserve Senior Champion Rutland Matrix – €2,400

Lot Bull Name Price Exhibitor Sire Show placing
Lot 43 Roundhill Midas €2900 Timothy Corridan Dollar Reserve Junior Champion
Lot 44 Cross M 400 €2900 Thomas Feehan Wilodge Tonka
Lot 57 Coolteenagown Massimo €2900 Aidan O Sullivan Elite Flag Et 3rd
Lot 73 Carrowclogher Mikey €2850 Sean Vahey Ampertaine Foreman 2nd
Lot 15 Lavalla Martin €2800 Kevin Crowley Clonark Jumbo
Lot 32a Roundhill Marko €2800 Timothy Corridan Kaprico Eravelle
Lot 9 Ballykinncurra Mcgregor €2700 John Moroney Gerrygullinane Glen 1st
Lot 78 Clooncara Limousins Nitro €2700 David Cogan Ampertaine Commander 3rd
Lot 24 Meelickaduff Magnum €2600 Michael Hester Fieldson Alfy 3rd
Lot 26 Woodview Morgan €2600 David Abbott Kaprico Eravelle
Lot 50 Keltic Mac €2600 Ms. Teleri Thomas Castleview Gazelle
Lot 70 Clew Bay Max €2600 Padraic Golden Wilodge Cerberus 1st
Lot 13 Neeroot M 67 €2500 John Lenehan Castleview Gazelle
Lot 22 Neeroot M 69 €2500 John Lenehan Fieldson Alfy
Lot 40 Cloverhill Magnum €2500 Tom Walsh Castleview Gazelle 3rd
Lot 71 Bunnymore Marlon €2450 Michael Reynolds Ampertaine Commander
Lot 8 Aloor Murt €2400 Patsy Creighton Doudou.Td
Lot 28 Corcamore Marty €2400 Brendan Curtin Castleview Gazelle
Lot 36 Rutland Matrix €2400 Noel Ruttledge Fieldson Alfy Reserve Senior Champ
Lot 72 Montclare Master €2400 Michael Montgomery Ampertaine Foreman 4th
Lot 10 Galbally Monkey Man 1304 €2300 Trevor Masterson Ampertaine Commander
Lot 18 Cross M 398 €2300 Thomas Feehan Grahams Apache
Lot 33 Montclare Mason €2300 Michael Montgomery Ampertaine Foreman 4th
Lot 42 Bunnymore Milo 2 €2300 Michael Reynolds Lodge Hamlet
Lot 45 Brookland Merlin €2300 John Hickey Chaumeil 4th
Lot 55 Maythorn Mohasco €2300 Martin Mc Connon On-Dit
Lot 19 Oldtown Mo €2200 William Hogan Usse
Lot 29 Roundhill Marc €2200 Timothy Corridan Achile
Lot 35 Roundhill Milo €2200 Timothy Corridan Tomschoice Ironstone
Lot 67 Laheens Master €2100 Cathal Duignan Ampertaine Commander
Lot 81 Knockcoolkeare Ninja €2100 Michael Roche Glorieux 4th
Lot 30 Corcamore Mitch €1800 Brendan Curtin Castleview Gazelle
Lot 37 Coraghy Macallan Et €1800 Thomas O’Harte Ampertaine Foreman
Lot 58 Lavalla Michael 2 €1800 Kevin Crowley Clonark Jumbo
Lot 65 Laheens Make Your Move €1800 Cathal Duignan Tomschoice Jet 3rd


The next Society sale will be held in Roscrea on Saturday 11th May.






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