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Monday 18 June 2018

GALLERY: 'Buoyant' business for the fat of the land

27/01/2018. Pictured at the Show and Sale at Carnew Mart, Carnew, Co. Wicklow. Picture: Patrick Browne
27/01/2018. Pictured at the Show and Sale at Carnew Mart, Carnew, Co. Wicklow. Picture: Patrick Browne
27/01/2018. Pictured at the Show and Sale at Carnew Mart, Carnew, Co. Wicklow. WINNER OF SHOW, Derry Rothwell from Tinahely with the champion of the show, also pictured is Alan Mooney Ensor O’Connor solicitors (Sponsor) and on left is John Jordan from Carnew Mart. Picture: Patrick Browne
27/01/2018. Pictured at the Show and Sale at Carnew Mart, Carnew, Co. Wicklow. Pictured are Harold Young, Paula Shannon and Nichols Redmond. Picture: Patrick Browne
27/01/2018. Pictured at the Show and Sale at Carnew Mart, Carnew, Co. Wicklow. Pictured is Gussie Connick from Rathgarogue, Co Wexford and Edward Boyhan from Portarlington, Co. Laois. Picture: Patrick Browne
27/01/2018. Pictured at the Show and Sale at Carnew Mart, Carnew, Co. Wicklow. Pictured is auctionee David Quinn with his son Robert during the sale. Picture: Patrick Browne
27/01/2018. Pictured at the Show and Sale at Carnew Mart, Carnew, Co. Wicklow. Lot No. 169, Breed LM. DOB 05/05/16 - 25/05/16. Weight Recorded 696KG. Price € 1650. Picture: Patrick Browne
27/01/2018. Pictured at the Show and Sale at Carnew Mart, Carnew, Co. Wicklow. Pictured are judges Michael and Tommy Cody, judging the cattle. Picture: Patrick Browne
27/01/2018. Pictured at the Show and Sale at Carnew Mart, Carnew, Co. Wicklow. Picture: Patrick Browne
27/01/2018. Pictured at the Show and Sale at Carnew Mart, Carnew, Co. Wicklow. Pictured is Tommy Cody and Nichols Redmond, moving cattle to the ring. Picture: Patrick Browne
27/01/2018. Pictured at the Show and Sale at Carnew Mart, Carnew, Co. Wicklow. Picture: Patrick Browne
27/01/2018. Pictured at the Show and Sale at Carnew Mart, Carnew, Co. Wicklow. Pictured is Myles Lambert auctioneer during the calf sale. Picture: Patrick Browne
27/01/2018. Pictured at the Show and Sale at Carnew Mart, Carnew, Co. Wicklow. Lot No. 149, Breed AA. DOB 01/03/16. Weight Recorded 684KG. Price € 1350. Picture: Patrick Browne
27/01/2018. Pictured at the Show and Sale at Carnew Mart, Carnew, Co. Wicklow. Lot No. 139, Breed LM. DOB 18/08/15. Weight Recorded 596KG. Price € 1200. Picture: Patrick Browne
27/01/2018. Pictured at the Show and Sale at Carnew Mart, Carnew, Co. Wicklow. Lot No. 150, Breed BB. DOB 27/09/16. Weight Recorded 572KG. Price € 1130. Picture: Patrick Browne
In early for the mart in Tullow. Today 26 jan was the first show and sales for bulls, in the photo lL/R Anthony and Des Griffin, John Murphy Tullow Mart, Jim Noonan, and Kyran O Byrne Tullow Mart. Photo Roger Jones.
Spreading the sawdust in the ring for the show and sales day in Tullow mart eas Barry Esmonde. Photo Roger Jones.
Chaps at the mart in Tullow were P J Barron, Tom Farrell, and Mick Byrne. Photo Roger Jones.
Waiting on the breakfastat the mart in Tullow were L/R Martin Doyle, Thomas Bolger, Mick Cody Judge on the day, Jim Lennon Borris. Photo Roger Jones.
It all starts here in the check in area of the tullow mart. Reading the numbers and checking the cards. Photo Roger Jones.
Such an important job at any mart is the washing of the transport vehicle. Photo Roger Jones.
Hotting up a little as loads of cattle make their way through check in area at Tullow mart. Photo Roger Jones.
Delivering cattle to the mart and hay for Kerry. This was a double job lorry driver. Photo Roger Jones.
A big bull in the ring. Lot no 2000. Breed Charl,DOB 13/03/13. Weight 1150. Price 1850. Photo Roger Jones.
This is a big animal on the way into the mart. Photo Roger Jones.
Lot no 27 . Breed Lmx. Weight 790kg. DOB 18/03/16. Price 2040. Photo Roger Jones. 3 Place Best Continental Factory Type Bullock.
First Prize winners,Best Group of 2 or more Continental Factory type Bullocks Lot 8 Pat Nolan.Lot no 8. 3off. Breed LMX. Weight 820kg. DOB, 24/02/16 Price 2130. Photo Roger Jones.
Best Continental factory type bullock sponsored by AIB Tullow ,Co Carlow.Photo John Murphy tullow mart, Shane Dunican AIB Tullow, Jordan Leyborough. Photo Roger Jones.
lot no 30. Breed LMX. Weight 800Kg. DOB 22/03/16. Price 2140. Photo Roger Jones.
Thomas Phelan from Kilkenny with his 2nd placed Best Single Continental Store Bullock class.Lot no 198. Breed Lmx. DOB 1/11/17 Weight 680kg. Price 1700.Photo Roger Jones. DOB11/01/17
Winner of the best Single conintental Store Bullock. Ita and Andrew Kinsella. Photo L/R Thomas Cody Judge .Andrew, Martin, Ita and little Ciaran Kinsella. Photo Roger Jones.,
Judges on the day at Tullow Mart were father and son Michael and Thomas Cody . Photo Roger Jones.
Three generations .Pat Corrigan, Andrew Corrigan and Dermot Corrigan at Tollow Mart. Photo Roger Jones.
A very important job at every mart. Patrick Kavanagh from borris washes out the livestock trailer. Photo Roger Jones.
First of the bullocks making its way to the pen at Tullow Mart show and sale. Photo Roger Jones.
Top job at any Mart where money comes and goes. In the office at Tullow Mart were Elizabeth O Connor and Kyran O Byrne. Photo Roger Jones.
Ray and Emma Sparkes at the show and sale of beef and store bullocks. Photo Roger Jones.
On the top seat at Tullow Mart were Lauren Cassidy and John Doyle. Photo Roger Jones.
Good prices at Tullow Mart will cause a smile. Teresa and Cian Jackson. Photo Roger Jones.
Reading the entry competition was Jim Lennon from Borris. Photo Roger Jones.
One of the top prices at Tullow Calf sale, Lot no 815 Lim Bull Jan 18 made 365.Numbers are rising week to week. Photo Roger Jones.

Roger Jones

'Buoyant' was the word that mart managers of both in Tullow and Carnew marts used to describe trade at their recent fatstock show and sales days, signalling a positive start to the spring sale season.

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