RDS Champion of Champions
The RDS Champion of Champions Awards are prestigious commendations presented annually by the Royal Dublin Society. These awards link the current generation of cattle breeding with the RDS Spring Show of bygone era, which was the main agricultural focal point for all farmers and was the shop window for breed development and breeders. IHFA nominated […]
The Champion of Champion awards was an initial pilot project estab-lished with IHFA in 2006 but has now grown to include all the beef and sheep breeds. It also has a Genetic Merit Award. Livestock improvement and excel-lence in breeding which is transferred to commercial success is the purpose of the project.Dr. Karina Pierce UCD […]
The aim of the Royal Dublin Society’s Agriculture and Rural Affairs Foundation is to promote best practice and efficiency in farming to ensure farm household profitability and sustainability in Ireland. The Champion of Champions award continues the seminal involvement of the RDS in Irish cattle breeding which began with the first Spring Show on the […]
Pat Frawley receiving Champion of Champion Award for Ridgefield Dundee Portea from Minister Simon Coveney TD and President of the RDS Agriculture Committee, Matt Dempsey. Minister Simon Coveney, Patrick Frawley and Matt Dempsey, President RDSRDS Champion of Champions Award for Top IHFA Cows.Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney, T.D. was guest speaker […]
The hallowed halls of the RDS was again the venue for the 2012 Champion of Champions AwardsDr. Austin Mescall, retired Chief Livestock Inspector with the Department of Agriculture and former President of the RDS presiding welcomed everyone to the event. He recalled the aims of the founding fathers of the Royal Dublin Society established in […]
This award is in keeping with the tradition of the founding fathers of the RDS who 280 years ago recognized the importance of Agriculture to the economy at that time and to demonstrate breed improvement as measured at shows.
The Royal Dublin Society(RDS )hold a special Award each year to honour champion animals throughout at the various shows. This includes Dairy, Beef and Sheep. This award is in keeping with the tradition of the founding fathers of the RDS who 280 years ago recognized the importance of Agriculture to the economy at that time […]