Club Committee 2017
|President||Brendan Caffrey||087 2980329|
|Club Chairperson:||Joe Connell||086 3235346|
|Club Secretary / PRO:||Fiona Gleeson||087 6653072 email: email@example.com|
|Lispopple, Swords, Co Dublin.|
|Treasurer||Pat Murray||087 9404544|
|The Vicarage, Clonalvy, Co. Meath|
Club Notes – Winter 2017
2017 North Eastern Club started off with their Spring Meeting in April. Speakers on the night were Ricky Barrett, The Laurelmore Herd and Eddie Barrett Dairy Programme Manager with NCBC. The evening was well supported and was a great success.
Our Herds Competition took place from Tuesday 13th – Friday 16th June. Judges for the competition were Robert and Elaine Butterfield, Master Breeders of the UK Premier Herd of Ingleview Holsteins and our own Tom Cannon judging the Spring Herd.
Presentation night was on the 16th June and the winners were as follows:
Small Herds – Paul Flanagan.
Large Herd – Anthony and Paul Daly.
Spring Herd – Michael Kieran.
The overall winner was Paul Flanagan. The Maurice Kellett Cup was presented to Eamonn McCullough for 2017.
Our Field Evening took place on the farm of Patrick and Jill Tuite, Ardcath, Co. Meath in June, 2017. A great evening was had with the rain holding off and the ice creams going down a treat.
The Calf Show was held at the Flavour of Fingal Show on the 25th of June in Newbridge House. The weather was fabulous and we had a super turnout of calves and handlers. Winners are as follows:
Champion Calf – Tubbertoby Solomon Galaxy
Handler – Ella Flanagan Owner – Paul Flanagan
Reserve Champion Calf – Evergreen Gala
Handler – Darragh Dorian Owner – Alan Dorian
Honorable Mention – Intel Agri Doorman Janice
Handler – James Beattie Owner – Norris Beattie
Champion – Darragh Dorian Reserve – Cathal Dorian
Leo Nulty once again provided a superb two day outing covering farms in Wexford, Waterford and Cork, finishing off in the Snail Box on the second evening. Looking forward to 2018