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Welcome to the website for the Irish Aberdeen-Angus Association. Here you will find useful information about council members and duties, show and sale dates and reports, as well as any other interesting events coming up in your area.

The association was set up in 1894 with the principle aim of promoting Aberdeen-Angus cattle throughout the island of Ireland.  There are now 600 breeder members registering Angus cattle with the Aberdeen-Angus Cattle Society.

For more information contact the Association’s secretary Kathryn Bradshaw

Strong competition for Munster herd competition

2014 saw a successful herd’s competition in the Munster Club.  There was stiff competition in all the sections for judge John Blackburn of Killaney, Clogher, Co Tyrone.  Mr Blackburn was very complimentary of the very high standard of cattle seen in all the herds in the Munster area and was also delighted to see some of the beautiful scenery Munster has to offer. Read more >>>




Two year old bull wins Tullamore Show

This year's AIB National Livestock Show at Tullamore, Co Offaly, saw a strong turnout of Aberdeen-Angus for judge Henry Rowntree of the Ribble herd, Clitheroe, to work through, with quality in depth throughout both the male and female classes. Read more >>>

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Mohill Show to host All-Ireland Aberdeen Angus Championship

The Irish Aberdeen Angus Association has announced that the 87th annual Mohill Show will be the venue for the 2014 Growvite All-Ireland Championship on Sunday 17th August.

The prestigious competition which carries a prize fund in excess of 3,500 Euro was officially launched by Ciaran Reidy, general manager of the Lough Rynn Castle Hotel at Mohill. Read more >>>

All-Ireland AA Launch

Pictured at the launch of the 2014 Growvite All-Ireland Aberdeen Angus Championships are, Ciaran Reidy, Lough Rynn Castle Hotel, Mohill; sponsors Mark O'Rourke and Brendan Crowe, Univet Ireland Ltd; Niall Faughnan and Luke Early, Mohill Show; and Irish Aberdeen Angus Association officials Mack Crowe, Kate Tait, John Tait, president, and Kathryn Bradshaw, secretary.






All Ireland Championships 17th August Mohill Show

Download schedule of classes. Click here >>>




Senior bull scoops top honours in Aberdeen-Angus rings at Balmoral Show 2014

Leading the way in the Aberdeen-Angus classes at Balmoral Show on Wednesday was the senior bull Rosemead Karona J957 from Co Cork-based Albert De Cogan.

Karona was purchased privately in November 2011 from Surrey, England-based Angus Stovold, having had a successful show circuit in England culminating in clinching the breed championship at the National Show at Westmorland that year. Under Albert’s care, he has gone on to claim a fantastic show career winning the All Ireland Championship on two consecutive occasions, as well as winning at Tullamore and many local shows and was male champion at Balmoral last year. Read more >>>

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  • Secretary: Kathryn Bradshaw
  • Main street, Mohill, Co Leitrim, Ireland
  • Tel: 071 9632099 (+353 71 9632099)
  • Fax: 071 9632140 (+353 71 9632140)
  • Email: irishaberdeenangus@eircom.net