Class 416


All sheep to be penned at 11.30am and Judging will commence at 12 noon

Specific Requirements - Sheep

All sheep must be identified individually with appropriate ear tags issued in accordance with the requirements of the National Sheep Identification System (NSIS).

Movement Documentation
Herd No. S974

All consignments of sheep being moved must be accompanied by a completed dispatch document. Individual details of each sheep in the consignment must be recorded on the document. Sheep from non-restricted flocks only can be moved to shows. In the case of flocks restricted following diagnosis of scrapie, sheep possessing the ARR/ARR genotype only may be exhibited. The movement of these ARR/ARR genotype sheep must be accompanied by the relevant movement permit (SCR/10), which can be obtained from the local District Veterinary Office in the county where the flock is located.

AIM Notification
The movement of sheep to and from an Agricultural Show within the State must be recorded on AIM. This is done using a copy of the owner's sheep dispatch document as follows:
1.The owner/keeper presents the signed and completed dispatch document to the show secretary who checks it to ensure that it is completed in full.
2.The show secretary fills in the MART section of the dispatch document with (i) the show number, (ii) the date of the move back to the source holding (iii) stamps it with the show stamp and (iv) signs the dispatch document.
3.The show secretary then forwards the completed pink section of the dispatch document to the local DVO within 7 days of the show movement.
4.The show secretary keeps a white copy for his/her records.
5.The source/destination keeper keeps the bottom yellow copy to enter it into their flock register.
Ultimate responsibility for fulfilling this requirement lies with the Show Secretary.
Flock Register
All movements of sheep to and from shows must be recorded in the keeper’s flock register.

Shows between 1st May and 30th September
Sheep from scrapie monitored flocks will be permitted to attend agricultural shows taking place between May 1st and September 30th without restriction or separation from other categories of sheep. 

In locations where all of the above may not be possible, the minimum requirement would be the seperate loading and unloading and also of penning areas.
The two areas should be seperated by a sheep-free alleyway, at least 12 feet wide.
If only one show ring is available, the sheep from the scrapie-monitored flocks must be shown first.

SUNDAY, JUNE 26th 2022

  • Minimum size of class to proceed is 4 entries
  • The committee may amalgamate classes if they desire.
  • A fourth prize will be awarded where 8 entries or over.
  • All sheep to be penned at 11.30.
  • Judging commences at 12 noon.


  • € 10.00 per pedigree
  • € 8.00 per non-pedigree entry.
  • A pair or group of three are treated as a single entry.

Prize money, or product to the value thereof, will be as stated below:

Prizes Pedigree Non-Pedigree
1st €45 €30
2nd €35 €20
3rd €25 €15
4th €15 €10

All sheep to be penned at 11.30am and Judging will commence at 12 noon

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Show Flock of the Year Qualifier.

Texel Champion 2019: Arthur & Patrick O’Keeffe.
Charleville Show Perpetual Cup.


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Class 416: TEXEL CHAMPION Entry Fee: €0.00 Class Closed Prizes: 1st - texel champion, 2nd - texel reserve champion