Belclare Sheep



Premier Sale 2021 Report

Posted on August 18, 2021 at 6:45 AM

Record prices at the Belclare Sheep premier sale

The Belclare Sheep Society held it premier sale at Cillin Hill, Kilkenny on Tuesday 4 August. Record prices were achieved with the previous record been surpassed on two occasions.


Tasked with judging was Sheena Mc Carty. The supreme champion was awarded to lot 74, Tubber Golden, a ram lamb from the flock of Liam and Eoin Dunne. This is the second time the Tubber Flock won overa...

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Belclare Crossbred Hogget & Ewe Lamb Sale

Posted on July 12, 2021 at 4:25 PM

For the first time the Belclare Sheep Society is having a Belclare Crossbred Hogget & Ewe Lamb sale!

•This sale is a fantastic opportunity for farmers to increase the prolificy and quality of their flock.

•The sale is set to take place on Friday 24th September in Tuam Mart at 18:30.

•All enteries must either be bred from a Belclare ram or be a first cross from a Belclare ewe. 

•All lambs will be pre selected prior to ...

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Premier Sale 2020 Report

Posted on August 6, 2020 at 6:40 AM

Delight for Delaney as Finnan takes Championship.

Long standing Belclare breeder Liam Delaney had a day to remember at the

Premier Sale held last Tuesday August 4th in Kilkenny Mart when his ram lamb

Coolgarragh Finnan took top spot in a very competitive ram lamb class and then

went on to be awarded the 2020 Premier Sale Supreme Champion trophy.

Judge on the day Shay Kennedy had a difficult job when an outstanding line up of


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Premier Sale Report 2019

Posted on August 11, 2019 at 4:00 PM

Records smashed at Belclare Premier

There was an explosive start to the sales season for the Belclare Sheep Society, when the breed record, hogget ewe record and the total turnover saw considerable gains at the Belclare Premier Sale held at Kilkenny Mart, Cillin Hill on Tuesday 6th August.

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Premier Sale Report 2018

Posted on August 7, 2018 at 8:05 AM

Deputy rules in Kilkenny

Knockcroghery Deputy provided Declan and Joe Miley with another Belclare Premier Sale Supreme Championship at Kilkenny Mart. Judge on the day Jim Jeffrey selected the Mileys ram as his champion ram lamb before awarding him the overall championship and the O’Dea cup. This powerful ram lamb was sired by Cahergal Casimiro who had been purchased by the Mileys at this sale twelve months earlier, and who himself is a son ...

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