Clonmel Show hosted more than 200 different competitions with a prize fund of more than €45,000 ranging from show classes for agricultural livestock, ponies horses, dogs and cats to show jumping, horticulture, home baking, crafts and art.
Listed below is a sample of some of Show competition results. The rest of the results suppled to The Nationalist by Clonmel Show Committee can be viewed on The Nationalist website: www.nationalist.ie.
HORSE & PONY RESULT: Kellet Perpetual Challenge Cup (for best 4 year-old mare or gelding): Champion Louise Lyons.
Wilfred FH Watson Memorial Cup (for best hunter of huntress, four years-old and upwards): Champion: Lyndsey & Suzanne O’Brien.
Merck Sharp & Dohme Hunter Championship: Champion Lyndsey & Suzanne O’Brien.
Red Mills Non-Thoroughbred Two Year Old All-Ireland Championship Qualifier: Gerard Mullins, Electric Flash; Laura kelly, Marley & Me.
Earl of Donoughmore Silver Challenge Cup for Best Three Year-old: Gerard Mullins.
Bantry Show Three Year-old Filly Championship Qualifier: John Barry, Monta Mignonette.
Coolmore Stud Thoroughbred Broodmare Class: 1st Jean Splaine, Miss Orla.
SHEEP: All-Ireland Texel Championship: Gallagher family, Glanworth, Co. Cork; Reserve: John Neville, Co. Wexford.
Hogan Cup for Suffolk Champion: Arthur O’Keeffe.
Kennedy Shield for Rouge De L’Ouest Champion: Shay Kennedy, Carrick-on-Suir; Reserve: Edwin Draper.
Charollais Champion: Albert Ferguson. Reserve: Ed & Paul O’Gorman.
Beltext Champion: S&P McCartney. Zwartble Champion: JM & A O’Keeffe. Reserve: Noel & Teresa Lally.
Lleyn Champion: Avalon Carli, Co. Kildare; Reserve: Alan McDonald.
CATTLE: Freisian Champion: K&S Kelly, Burncourt. Shorthorn Champion: PJ. C. & M. Kelly, Co. Carlow. Charolaid Champion and Reserve: Ryan family, Cabra, Thurles. AIB Clonmel Supreme Champion Beef Animal: Champion: Martin Ryan family, Thurles; Reserve: Donal Moloney.
HAND CRAFTS: Handknitted Scarf: 1st. Gemma Burke, Redcity, Fethard. Wool Crochet Item: 1st. Maire Murphy, Clonmel. Knitted Toy: Mary Jenkins, Kedrah, Cahir and Handmade Necklace: 1st Helen Hallinan, Powerstown, Clonmel.
BAKING & PRESERVES: Brown Soda Bread: 1st. Mary Jenkins, Kedrah, Cahir. Tea Brack and Best Pastry Tart: 1st Mary White, Griffith Ave., Clonmel; Sponge Cake with Jam: 1st Marie Hurley, Clashaniska, Clonmel.
Strawberry Jam: 1st Aine Butler, Ballyglasheen, Kilsheelan; Raspberry Jam: 1st Theresa Guiry, Kilbrack, Rathgormack.
JUNIO SECTION: Queen Cakes Decorated: 1st John Kennedy, Killenaule; Piece of Pottery: 1st Sam Dustin, Killurney National School. Handmade Face Mask: 1st Cian Flaherty, Rathronan, Clonmel.
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