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Category Archives: Yearly Reviews

National Championships 2015

The South of Ireland Branch of the Suffolk Sheep Society held their National Sheep Championships at Sheep 2015 in the Teagasc Centre Athenry on Saturday 20th June. Both the event and venue was an excellent choice for the Championships attracting a huge volume of interest in the Judging.  Stephen Govin was the selected judge for  Continue Reading »Read More

Demand Outstripped Supply at Roscrea

The South of Ireland Branch of the Suffolk Sheep Society had a bumper Sale at Roscrea Mart on Saturday last when demand outstripped supply for Shearling Rams. Rams lambs had an 82% clearance with an average price of €1,214.45 gns.   It was a double celebration for Annakisha & Clyda flocks; Arthur & Susan O’Keeffe, Annakisha,  Continue Reading »Read More

NSC 2014 Results from Gorey

  The South of Ireland Branch of the Suffolk Sheep Society choose the Golden Shears World Sheep Shearing & Wool Handling Championships Gorey as the 2014 Venue for their National Championships.   Susan O’ Keeffe from Mallow took home the John Joe Mitchell Memorial Cup for the third successive year for her Supreme Champion Shearling  Continue Reading »Read More

Suffolk NSC 2013

Despite indifferent weather, the Suffolk mood was very positive at the National Sheep Championships on Saturday last June 14th. The event was held this year in conjunction with Cork Show at Bishopstown… Read More

North Eastern Suffolk Breeders 2012

By Philip Lynch: A wet year is never a good year for sheep and so it proved in 2012. Poor lamb prices with a wash out of a summer, compounded by record high meal prices all conspired to make it a year to forget… Read More

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