National Herds Competition 2018

38 herds from across the country participated in the IHFA National Herds Competition 2018.

Judge this year was Mr. Mark Logan, Clandeboye estate, Northern Ireland who carried out his judging task with admirable expertise, courtesy and diligence.

Herds were visited within one week, beginning at the end of May which fortunately co-incided with an upturn in weather conditions and grass growth.

Herds were entered by their clubs on the basis of performance at club level the previous year.

Visiting each herd was a big undertaking for the judge, travelling the length and breadth of the country from Malin Head to Ballyheigue and from Clonakilty to Hook Head right up to Clogherhead in Louth.