Over €45,000 prize money in 200 categories handed out at Clonmel Show

At the presentation of the Coolmore Stud Thoroughbred Broodmare Class were Jean Splain,  Carrie Acheson (President Clonmel Show),  Philip Copithorne (Judge),  Claire Wilkinson (Clonmel Show), Richard Kingston (Judge), Sarah Smith, Luke Fennell and Gertie King.
Clonmel Show hosted more than 200 different competitions with a prize fund of more than €45,000 ranging from show classes for agricultural livestock, ponies horses, dogs and cats to show jumping, horticulture, home baking, crafts and art.

Clonmel Show hosted more than 200 different competitions with a prize fund of more than €45,000 ranging from show classes for agricultural livestock, ponies horses, dogs and cats to show jumping, horticulture, home baking, crafts and art.

Listed below is a sample of some of Show competition results. The rest of the results suppled to The Nationalist by Clonmel Show Committee can be viewed on The Nationalist website: www.nationalist.ie.

HORSE & PONY RESULT: Kellet Perpetual Challenge Cup (for best 4 year-old mare or gelding): Champion Louise Lyons.

Wilfred FH Watson Memorial Cup (for best hunter of huntress, four years-old and upwards): Champion: Lyndsey & Suzanne O’Brien.

Merck Sharp & Dohme Hunter Championship: Champion Lyndsey & Suzanne O’Brien.

Red Mills Non-Thoroughbred Two Year Old All-Ireland Championship Qualifier: Gerard Mullins, Electric Flash; Laura kelly, Marley & Me.

Earl of Donoughmore Silver Challenge Cup for Best Three Year-old: Gerard Mullins.

Bantry Show Three Year-old Filly Championship Qualifier: John Barry, Monta Mignonette.

Coolmore Stud Thoroughbred Broodmare Class: 1st Jean Splaine, Miss Orla.

SHEEP: All-Ireland Texel Championship: Gallagher family, Glanworth, Co. Cork; Reserve: John Neville, Co. Wexford.

Hogan Cup for Suffolk Champion: Arthur O’Keeffe.

Kennedy Shield for Rouge De L’Ouest Champion: Shay Kennedy, Carrick-on-Suir; Reserve: Edwin Draper.

Charollais Champion: Albert Ferguson. Reserve: Ed & Paul O’Gorman.

Beltext Champion: S&P McCartney. Zwartble Champion: JM & A O’Keeffe. Reserve: Noel & Teresa Lally.

Lleyn Champion: Avalon Carli, Co. Kildare; Reserve: Alan McDonald.

CATTLE: Freisian Champion: K&S Kelly, Burncourt. Shorthorn Champion: PJ. C. & M. Kelly, Co. Carlow. Charolaid Champion and Reserve: Ryan family, Cabra, Thurles. AIB Clonmel Supreme Champion Beef Animal: Champion: Martin Ryan family, Thurles; Reserve: Donal Moloney.

HAND CRAFTS: Handknitted Scarf: 1st. Gemma Burke, Redcity, Fethard. Wool Crochet Item: 1st. Maire Murphy, Clonmel. Knitted Toy: Mary Jenkins, Kedrah, Cahir and Handmade Necklace: 1st Helen Hallinan, Powerstown, Clonmel.

BAKING & PRESERVES: Brown Soda Bread: 1st. Mary Jenkins, Kedrah, Cahir. Tea Brack and Best Pastry Tart: 1st Mary White, Griffith Ave., Clonmel; Sponge Cake with Jam: 1st Marie Hurley, Clashaniska, Clonmel.

Strawberry Jam: 1st Aine Butler, Ballyglasheen, Kilsheelan; Raspberry Jam: 1st Theresa Guiry, Kilbrack, Rathgormack.

JUNIO SECTION: Queen Cakes Decorated: 1st John Kennedy, Killenaule; Piece of Pottery: 1st Sam Dustin, Killurney National School. Handmade Face Mask: 1st Cian Flaherty, Rathronan, Clonmel.

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