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Category Archives: Hall of Fame

Champion Flock 2017

Eamonn Duffy’s success as a pedigree Suffolk breeder over the past three decades is testament to his commitment to the breed…. Read More

Hall of Fame 2017: PJ Howard

I established my “Fermoyle Flock” in 1976 by the purchase of three ewe hoggets and three in lamb ewes from the late John Nelly. Over the years ewes have been purchased from leading flocks at Society Sales.  I am a believer in “small is efficient and profitable” therefore I keep my flock small staving to  Continue Reading »Read More

Hall of Fame 2016: Jill McCulloch

It was a very proud moment for Jill McCulloch on February 2016 when she learnt of the wonderful news that she was nominated by The South of Ireland branch of The Suffolk sheep society as their nominee for 2016 Hall of Fame award. Jill was in the Mater hospital at the time and it gave  Continue Reading »Read More

Hall of Fame 2015: Tom O’Morchoe

In 2015 Tom O’Morchoe, Kiltra House, Wellington Bridge, Co Wexford was the Branch’s of the Hall of Fame 2015 Awards worthy nominee. Tom took over the running of the Kiltra flock in 1983. This flock was established in 1917 by Tom’s Grandfather and it is now enjoying its fourth generation of Suffolk Breeding. Despite the  Continue Reading »Read More

Hall of Fame Award 2014: Paddy Purcell

Paddy Purcell born 1920 in Jonestown, Carrick on Suir, Co Waterford. Moved to Kilmanahan Clonmel where he farmed and ran a busy pub ‘The Beehive’ with his wife Bridget and two sons Michael and Patrick. Paddy purchased his first Suffolks in 1978 from Jack Murphy, Kilmanagh flock, Tom Quirke, Derryvillane flock and Jimmy Flanagan, Archerstown  Continue Reading »Read More


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