On the Friday evening of the August Bank Holiday weekend, the team for the HYB rally began their journey to Greenmount College for the highly anticipated Rally Weekend. This year the Northern Ireland HYB were the main hosts of the popular event. This year, due to the event being held in Ireland, two teams were […]
Young breeders representing twelve countries participated in the 17th European Young Breeders School, hosted in Battice, Belgium from August 30th – September 3rd. YMA is grateful for the invite to attend. The team this year was Kevin Smith (Cork), Stephen Shannon (Cork), Doireann Mulhall (Carlow / Kilkenny), Rachel McNamara (Limerick / Clare), Christopher Heffernan (Kerry), […]
A big thank you to Peter Ging of Ballyclider for hosting the IHFA YMA Rally. Here’s a snapshot of the weekend’s events.
Congratulations to the Irish YMA team on their success in Colmar, France, this weekend at the European Championships. Thomas Neville and Paul Murphy represented Ireland at the championships and did the country proud. Thomas won the title of Senior European Young Breeder while Paul was awarded Junior European Young Breeder. The team won the Championship, taking first […]
The Young Members (YMA) Showmanship League is a major highlight where the skill of the young members in showcasing their quality stock is brought to the fore. Over the summer months Young Members from across the country have showcased their stockmanship skills at various shows ranging from West Cork to Tydavnet in north county Monaghan […]
Day 1 Handler Championship: Champion: Diarmuid Murphy (Cork) Reserve: Colin Todd (Breffni / Oriel) Honourable Mention: JJ O’Connor (Cork) Clipping: 1.Cork: Brian Smith, Kevin Smith 2.Breffni / Oriel: Rachel Corley, Jack Cooney 3.Carlow / Kilkenny: George Murphy, Simon Lanigan 4.Slaney: Mark Hurley, Brian Hurley 5.Limerick/Clare: Emma McNamara, Stephen McInerney 6.Cork: Conor Lehane, Stephen Shannon […]
CLASS A – YMA Showmanship League – Final (Junior) Sponsored by Eurogene, Volac and FBD Claire Kirby Conor Lynch Lauren O’Toole Doireann Mulhall Cathal Muhall Kevin Smith JJ O’Connor Rachel McNamara CLASS B – YMA Showmanship League – Final (Senior) Sponsored by Eurogene, Volac and FBD Andrea Rafferty Padraic Murphy Louise Murphy Edwin Gayno […]
The YMA National Showmanship League will take place this Friday 17th October from 6.00pm from the National Dairy Show in Green Glens Arena, Millstreet, Co. Cork. Both Showmanship classes are sponsored by Provita and Semex. The Showmanship League will be followed by a barbecue, sponsored by IHFA and Taaffe Auctioneers.
Results & photos of YMA National Calf Show 2014
Photo; Andrea Murphy, Outgoing National Co-Ordinator, Brendan Greenan, YMA Chairman, Kieran O’ Dowd, President, Macra na Feirme and C.E. Charles Gallagher. The YMA AGM was held on January 17th last. Guest speaker was President of Macra na Feirme, Kieran O’ Dowd. A native of Co. Sligo Mr. O’ Dowd was elected to the office in […]