Dam: 0147 Saga Sire: Vision
Regular 1st prizewinner 2010. Champion Bandon Show and Rathdowney Show 2010. She has since proved herself as one of the top breeding females in the herd and was a regular on our donor cow programme.
Elite Foreverfree by Wilodge Vantastic – Champion in Athlone and Charleville, reserve champion in Cork and Clonmel shows 2011. All Ireland Calf Champion 2011. Junior and reserve overall champion National Livestock Show 2011. National Intermediate Heifer Champion 2012.
Elite Foreverone by Wilodge Vantastic – National Intermediate Heifer Champion Tullamore 2012.
Elite Hostess by Wilodge Vantastic. Reserve Overall Limousin Champion Tullamore 2014 and 1st prizewinner Tullamore 2015 as well as many other local shows. Sold at the ILC Elite Sale 2016 fro €13,500 with her bull calf at foot.
Elite Kolo Toure ET son of Elite Forever one by Ampertaine Foreman, first prizewinner and Overall Junior Male Champion ILC National Show 2016 and subsequently sold to a consortium of French breeders.
Elite Foreverbrilliant by Wilodge Vantastic – 1st prizewinner in Athlone and Clonmel shows 2011
Sold to NCBC (code TVR), ForeverBrill is breeding outstanding pedigree and commercial cattle to the fore in both show and sale rings. At the Winter Fair in Carrick on Shannon top prices from the last two years have been for TVR progeny selling at €5,000 in 2014 and €4,000 in 2015. Stars of the Future Calf Show, Stirling Overall & Senior Overall Limousin Champion was a TVR daughter, Allanfauld Jolene from Archie MacGregor. She was also Senior Continental Champion on the day. Carlisle Red Ladies Sale December 2015, first prizewinning TVR daughter Brenmick Joy was sold for 10,000gns and the second highest price of the day. Irish Limousin Junior Females of the Year for 2015 went to Bobby O’Connell’s TVR heifer, Roundhill Iondine 1496
Other top progeny from Coillte include:
Tremendous Ideal 23 daughter. 3 daughters retained in the herd. All round cow, tremendous breeder transmitting muscle traits from Ideal 23. Excellent maternal traits also present in daughters. Photographed at 11 years old.
Grandam of Ardlea Dan, sold to the National Cattle Breeding Centre (NCBC)
Elite Fred ET by Haltcliffe Vermont – Top price bull Tully Performance Test centre sale October 2011 sold for €10,000
Elite Eleanora ET by Vision. Two daughters by Wilodge Vantastic National Champions. Ballygarvan Stud Helga ET National Calf Champion 2013 and Elite Jeanette ET Junior Female Champion Tullamore Show 2015.
Bremore Cindy ET by Nenuphar. Daughter, Elite Galway ET by Emerson sold €7,600 Roscrea Premier Sale 2012 top price heifer. Son, Elite Greek ET by Sympa sold €7,800 Roscrea Premier Sale 2012.
Dam: Omette B Sire: Ramses
Ardlea Ghost by Wilodge Cerberus sold as a foundation female to the McGarry family, Longford for €7,200 at Roscrea Premier Sale in 2012. An ET bred son Clonguish Jake sold for €3,900 at Roscrea Premier Sale in May 2015.
Two full ET brothers Elite Joel and Elite Jackson sold for €4,000 and €3,800 to Owain Ilyr at the Roscrea Premier Sale in February 2015.
Top progeny include Elite Hope by Emerson. Reserve Supreme champion National Livestock Show Tullamore 2013 and Ardlea El by Sympa top price heifer Roscrea March 2011 sold €5150.
Dam: Radio B Sire: Virgil B
Elite Jason ET by a polled sire, Ryde Uranos sold for €6,100 at Roscrea Premier Sale February 2015.
Purcashed in September for €5,600 2o13, Hillery is a Coppertop Frankie daughter. Hillery’s back-pedigree includes Sympa, Anfield Beauty, Cornamundy Amanda and Roundhill Saturn. She has had a successful show career for us including winner her National class at Tullamore show in 2014.
Hillery had two daughters National champions in 2018, Elite Kelda ET by Aultside Hulk and Elite Kimberly ET by Ampertaine Elgin
Dam: F039 Seguia Sire: Lino
Overall Limousin Champion Tullamore National Show 2006 as a heifer. Regular prizewinner 2010 shows.
Ardlea Donna by Tistou – 1st prizewinner All Ireland Senior Heifer National Livestock Show Tullamore 2010
Ardlea Enabelle by Neuf – 2nd prizewinner All Ireland Heifer Calf Class (November) National Livestock Show. National Intermediate Heifer Champion 2011
Dam: Vorace Sire: Fieldson Alfy
Overall Champion National Limousin Show Tullamore 2011
All Ireland Junior Heifer Champion Tullamore National Livestock Show 2010
All Ireland Heifer Derby Champion Cappamore Show 2010
Female and Overall Champion National Livestock Show 2011
All Ireland Senior Heifer 2011
Dam: Ardlea Delta Sire: Emerson
Son Elite Ice Cream ET by Ampertaine Elgin sold to NCBC Spring 2015
Daughter Elite Ivy League also by Ampertaine Elgin regular first prizewinner in 2014 and winner of South East Club herd competition best heifer award in 2014.
Son Elite Kyle ET by Ampertaine Foreman first prizewinner ILC National Show 2016
Dam: Rebelle Sire: Utah
Grandson Elite Jason by Ampertaine Foreman out of Ardlea Gig (Emerson daughter) Senior Male and Reserve Overall Male Champion ILC National Show 2016.
Another grandson and full brother to Elite Jason, Elite Lacette ET sold privately to Cogent UK in spring 2018.
Dam: Whitehall Fabrina ET Sire: Haltcliffe Dancer
Bred by Noel Brennan in Co. Kilkenny. Iris has been a successful part of our flushing programme as well as our show team.
National Limousin Show Senior female and reserve overall female champion 2018 shown with her twin bull calves, Ardlea Niro and Ardlea Nemo.
Champion progeny to date include twin bull calf Ardlea Nemo by Killmactransa Karsan and ET daughter, Elite Manilla by Lodge Hamlet.