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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

Quality and quantity at Aberdeen-Angus calf show in Tullamore

A great show with some strong classes and quality calves was how County Fermanagh judge Alan Morrison described the Irish Aberdeen Angus Association’s National Calf Show, held at Tullamore Mart on Saturday 10th Ocotber.

“Thanks to the Association for its kind invitation, and well done to everyone on a successful show. The calves were well presented, and are a credit to their owners and the Aberdeen Angus breed. The championship line up boasted an exceptional line up of bulls and heifers,” commented Mr Morrison, who runs the Drummeer herd in partnership with his wife Naomi. Read more >>>

Clontead herd hosts Munster Open day and prize giving

A large crowd gathered at the host farm of Eustace and Deirdre Burke, Ballyginnane, Carrigaline, Co. Cork last Sunday, September 13th for the Munster Aberdeen-Angus club open day. The Clontead herd is well known on the pedigree circuit and a large contingent of farmers, breeders and Aberdeen-Angus enthusiasts travelled from all corners of the country and braved the inclement weather conditions to view this well-established herd. The entire herd of 20 cows and followers impressed all in attendance with the renowned show cow Shankill Lady Helton J049, in particular gaining many admirers on the day. Read more >>>

Ulster Championship honours go to Birches team

The Aberdeen-Angus Ulster Provincial Trophy was held on Saturday, at the 175th Omagh Show on what proved to be a very wet morning for showing cattle. Not to be deterred by the downpours there was a good turnout from Aberdeen-Angus enthusiasts to win the coveted trophy. Taking the role of judge for the day was John Henderson from the Ballyheather herd, Strabane. Read more >>>

Northern Ireland Aberdeen-Angus Club Herds Competition

Kindly sponsored by Danske Bank. Judging w/c 10th August. Judge Mr Louis Byrne, Tomriland, Co Wicklow. Entries close Friday 24th July. Any club member who has not received an entry form please contact the secretary--Freddie Davidson - 07517 166178

  • 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