Mohill to host All Ireland championships August 17th5 August 2014
The Irish Aberdeen Angus Association is all set for the 87th annual Mohill Show will this year will host the 2014 Growvite All-Ireland Championship on Sunday 17th August.
The prestigious competition which carries a prize fund in excess of €3500, was officially launched by Ciaran Reidy, Lough Rynn Castle Hotel, Mack Crowe and John Tait, president, Irish Aberdeen Angus Association, along with sponsor Brendan Crowe of Tulivin Laboratories/Univet Ireland Ltd.
Irish Aberdeen Angus Cattle Society president John Tait said: ”The All-Ireland final is celebrating its 27th Anniversary, and I would like to take this opportunity to thank Tulivin Laboratories/Univet Ireland Ltd for its continued sponsorship of the competition."
Judge for this year’s show is Aberdeen Angus Cattle Society president Victor Wallace, who runs the noted Baronagh herd based at Garvagh in County Londonderry.
The schedule for the County Leitrim-based show features 11 classes for bulls, cows, heifers and calves. The four highest placed entries in each class will receive cash awards ranging from €100 for first prize, down to €20 for fourth prize, as well as Tulivin/Univet products. There are also two classes for young handlers, junior (under 17) and senior (17 to 25). Prizes in this section include €75 for first, down to €30 for fourth.
The All-Ireland champion will secure a €250 cash prize, a sash, commemorative medal, veterinary products, and the prestigious All-Ireland Championship Trophy - an eye-catching piece of silverware dating back to 1902. The runner-up will receive a €130 cash prize and veterinary products.
Sponsor Brendan Crowe of Tulivin/Univet said: “We are proud to be associated with the Irish Aberdeen-Angus Association. We have been sponsoring the All-Ireland finals for 27 years and we share a stand with the Irish Aberdeen-Angus Association at the National Ploughing Championships on an annual basis. Based in County Cavan the company manufactures a range of products for cattle, sheep and pigs, all of which are readily available from animal health outlets in the north and south of Ireland. To find out more about the wide range of products available from Tulivin/Univet contact its Northern Ireland area manager John Gribbin on 07966 246777.
Schedules for the 2014 Growvite All-Ireland Aberdeen Angus Championships are available from Irish Aberdeen Angus Association secretary Kathryn Bradshaw on tel: 00353 71 9632099 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternatively contact Mohill Show secretary Lourda Magowan on tel: 0353 71 9631007. The closing date for entries is strictly Thursday 7th August 2014.