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All roads lead to Castlewellan!

16th July 2011

Champion European Angus award went to Kiltariff Lady Jemima belonging to Andrew Magowan from Rathfriland. Handlers Robert Magowan and Rachael Thompson are presented with the European Angus trophy by judge, Robert Currie.

Reserve Champion, Darnley Hill Percival, a bull belonging to Harry McGaffin. Pictured is handler Tiffinee Dickson and judge, Robert Currie.

Before the off! Waiting in line.

Saturday, July 16 and all roads led to Castlewellan for members of the European Angus Cattle Society and participation in the 44th Annual Castlewellan Agricultural Show.

The Society and its members have been exhibiting at the County Down show for a number of years now.

On the day large crowds turned out despite the somewhat mixed weather. There were heavy periods of rain throughout the day but it didn’t dampen spirits or proceedings.

Robert Magowan with the Champion European Angus cow, Kiltariff Lady Jemima.

With high standards of livestock in the European Angus breed on show judging on the day was left to Mr Robert Currie from Ballymoney.

After careful consideration Mr Andrew Magowan’s cow, Kiltariff Lady Jemima was named Champion.
Reserve Champion was Harry McGaffin’s bull, Darnley Hill Percival from the Scottish herd of Catherine Lawson.


Andrew and Robert Magowan in the parade ring with Champion cow, Kiltariff Lady Jemima and young calf, Bannwater Jacko.


Full European Angus Cattle Results:

Champion: A. Magowan – Cow, Kiltariff Lady Jemima
Reserve Champion: H. McGaffin – Bull, Darnley Hill Percival
Cow – any age: 1st A. Magowan
Heifer: 1st G. Stevenson 2nd H. McGaffin
Bull: 1st H. McGaffin 2nd H. Dickson
Calf born in 2011: 1st A. Magowan


Castlewellan Show 2011



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