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

LotBull NamePriceExhibitorSireShow placing
Lot 43Roundhill Midas€2900Timothy CorridanDollarReserve Junior Champion
Lot 44Cross M 400€2900Thomas FeehanWilodge Tonka
Lot 57Coolteenagown Massimo€2900Aidan O SullivanElite Flag Et3rd
Lot 73Carrowclogher Mikey€2850Sean VaheyAmpertaine Foreman2nd
Lot 15Lavalla Martin€2800Kevin CrowleyClonark Jumbo
Lot 32aRoundhill Marko€2800Timothy CorridanKaprico Eravelle
Lot 9Ballykinncurra Mcgregor€2700John MoroneyGerrygullinane Glen1st
Lot 78Clooncara Limousins Nitro€2700David CoganAmpertaine Commander3rd
Lot 24Meelickaduff Magnum€2600Michael HesterFieldson Alfy3rd
Lot 26Woodview Morgan€2600David AbbottKaprico Eravelle
Lot 50Keltic Mac€2600Ms. Teleri ThomasCastleview Gazelle
Lot 70Clew Bay Max€2600Padraic GoldenWilodge Cerberus1st
Lot 13Neeroot M 67€2500John LenehanCastleview Gazelle
Lot 22Neeroot M 69€2500John LenehanFieldson Alfy
Lot 40Cloverhill Magnum€2500Tom WalshCastleview Gazelle3rd
Lot 71Bunnymore Marlon€2450Michael ReynoldsAmpertaine Commander
Lot 8Aloor Murt€2400Patsy CreightonDoudou.Td
Lot 28Corcamore Marty€2400Brendan CurtinCastleview Gazelle
Lot 36Rutland Matrix€2400Noel RuttledgeFieldson AlfyReserve Senior Champ
Lot 72Montclare Master€2400Michael MontgomeryAmpertaine Foreman4th
Lot 10Galbally Monkey Man 1304€2300Trevor MastersonAmpertaine Commander
Lot 18Cross M 398€2300Thomas FeehanGrahams Apache
Lot 33Montclare Mason€2300Michael MontgomeryAmpertaine Foreman4th
Lot 42Bunnymore Milo 2€2300Michael ReynoldsLodge Hamlet
Lot 45Brookland Merlin€2300John HickeyChaumeil4th
Lot 55Maythorn Mohasco€2300Martin Mc ConnonOn-Dit
Lot 19Oldtown Mo€2200William HoganUsse
Lot 29Roundhill Marc€2200Timothy CorridanAchile
Lot 35Roundhill Milo€2200Timothy CorridanTomschoice Ironstone
Lot 67Laheens Master€2100Cathal DuignanAmpertaine Commander
Lot 81Knockcoolkeare Ninja€2100Michael RocheGlorieux4th
Lot 30Corcamore Mitch€1800Brendan CurtinCastleview Gazelle
Lot 37Coraghy Macallan Et€1800Thomas O’HarteAmpertaine Foreman
Lot 58Lavalla Michael 2€1800Kevin CrowleyClonark Jumbo
Lot 65Laheens Make Your Move€1800Cathal DuignanTomschoice Jet3rd

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

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