Ireland Trials from 2015


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February 2015

Sat 21st

North of Ireland SDS

Location: Ballymullock Road, Larne

Nursery Final, start time 8.00 am sharp, Full details

 

Sun 22nd

3 Provinces Nursery Final

Location: Donroe, Co Carlow

RE-SCHEDULED FROM 8 FEBRUARY DUE TO HEAVY FOG. The field is on the main Borris-Fenagh road. 9.00 am start. Full details

 

Sat 28th

Ballybofey intermediate/open

Location: Creggan, Ballybofey, Co Donegal

Intermediate & Open classes, 8am start. Info: J P McGee 00353 862 798 219 Full details

 
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March 2015

Sat 14th

Sheep Dog Trial

Location: Stroan Road, Armoy, Co Antrim

Start 8.30 am, weather permitting. Open only. 2 dogs per handler. Full details

 

Tue 17th

Open Sheep Dog Trial

Location: Sneem, Co Kerry in conjunction with Sneem St. Patrick's Day Festival

Start time 10.30 am Full details

 

Sat 21st

Toome Open & Interrnediate

Location: Staffordstown Road, Toome

Open & Intermediate Classes, 2 dogs per handler, 3rd dog time permitting. Start 8.00 am. Full details

 

Sun 22nd

Armoy

Location: Stroan Road, Armoy

Start 8.30 am. Weather permitting. Two dogs per handler. Open class only. Full details

 

Sat 28th

Sheep Dog Trial

Location: Stroan Road, Armoy (weather permitting)

Open Class only, 8.30 am start. 2 dogs per handler. Full details

 
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April 2015

Sat 4th

Open Trials

Location: Lisbrock, Athlone

Full details

 

Sun 5th

 

Mon 6th

Sheep Dog Trial

Location: Newtowncrommelin, Co Antrim

Open only, start 8.00 am. 2 dogs per handler. Full details

 

Tue 7th

Charity Sheep Dog Trial

Location: Staffordtown Road, Toome

Open class only. Start 8.00 am sharp. Full details

 

Sat 18th

Sheep Dog Trial

Location: Creggan, Ballybofey, Co Donegal

Intermediate & Open Classes. Any handler running three dogs must have one dog run in the first 15 runs. Start 8.00 am sharp. Full details

 

Sat 18th

Charity Sheep Dog Trial for Foyle Hospice

Location: At C McCloskeys, Banagher Road, Dungiven

Open class only, 9.00 am start. Full details

 

Sun 19th

Open Trial

Location: Kilmane, Co Mayo

Full details

 

Sun 19th

Sheep Dog Trial

Location: Creggan, Ballybofey, Co Donegal

Intermediate & Open Classes. Any handler running three dogs must have one dog run in the first 15 runs. Start 8.30 am sharp. Full details

 

Sat 25th

Sheep Dog Trial

Location: Mullaghsandall Road, Larne

Open class only, 8.00 am start. Three dogs per handler, time permitting. Full details

 
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May 2015

Sat 2nd

North v South Challenge Trial

Location: Creggan, Ballybofey, Co Donegal

Entry by qualification only. Start 9.00 am only. Full details

 

Sun 3rd

Open Trial in conjunction with Roscommon Lamb Festival

Location:

'A great day out for all the family' Full details

 

Sun 3rd

Clew Bay Sheep Dog Trials Association

Location: Castlebar, Westport Road, Co Mayo

Fundraiser for the Irish National, Open Trial, start time 9.30 am, entry fee €7.00, entries taken on the field. Full details

 

Mon 4th

Sheep Dog Trial

Location: Ballymaclary Farm, Magilligan

Intermediate & Open Classes. Any handler wishing to run 3 dogs must run 1 dog in the first 15 runs. Start 8.00 am. Full details

 

Mon 4th

Clew Bay Sheep Dog Trials Association

Location: Newport, Mulranny Road, Co Mayo

Open Trial, Start time 9.30 am, entry fee €7.00, entries taken on the day. Full details

 

Sat 9th

Sheep Dog Trial - Fundraiser for 2016 Irish National

Location: Mullaghsandall Road, Larne

Start 8.00 am. Intermediate & Open Classes. Handlers with 3 dogs must be entered before 9.00 am, only 1 entry after 12.00 noon. Full details

 

Sat 9th

Sheep Dog Trial

Location: Clonmany, Co Donegal

Start 8.30 am. Trial 1 - 1st 30 Open dogs on field, 2 dogs per handler. Trial 2 - Immediately after Intermediate & Open Classes. 3 dogs time permitting. Full details

 

Sat 9th

Charity Open Trial

Location: 30 Head Road, Kilkeel, Co Down

9.00 am start, entry on field, limited to 30 dogs Full details

 

Sun 10th

Sheep Dog Trial

Location: Creggan, Ballybofey, Co Donegal

Intermediate & Open Classes, start 8.00 am. Handlers with 3 dogs must run 1 in 1st 20 runs. Full details

 

Sun 10th

Sheep Dog Trial

Location: White Mountain, Dungiven - will be signposted from Glenshane Pass

Start 9.00 am Full details

 

Tue 12th

Sheep Dog Trial

Location: Creggan, Ballybofey, Co Donegal

Start 8.00 am, Intermediate & Open Classes Full details

 

Thu 14th

Sheep Dog Trial

Location: Pettigo

Start time 8.00 am, Thursday 14 - Saturday 16 May. Full details

 

Fri 15th

Sheep Dog Trial

Location: Pettigo

8.00 am start, Thursday 14 - Saturday 16 May. Full details

 

Sat 16th

Sheep Dog Trial

Location: Pettigo

8.00 am start, Thursday 14 - Saturday 16 Full details

 

Sun 17th

Sheep Dog Trial

Location: Manorcunningham, Co Donegal

Open & Intermediate classes, start 9.00 am. Full details

 

Sun 17th

Open sheepdog trials at Cong Co Mayo

Location:

starting at 9.30 am contact Michael Glynn 086/3967590 Full details

 

Sat 23rd

Sheep Dog Trial - Fundraiser for 2016 Irish National

Location: Newtowncrommelin

Start 8.00 am. Trial 1 - 1st 30 Open dogs on field, 2 dogs per handler. Trial 2 - afterwards, Open Only. Full details

 

Sat 23rd

Sheep Dog Trial

Location: Clonmany, Co Donegal

Start 8.00 am. Trial 1 - 1st 30 dogs on field. Trial 2 - immediately after. Full details

 

Sun 24th

Sheep Dog Trial

Location: Manorcunningham, Co Donegal

Trial 1 - start 8.00 am sharp, 1st 26 dogs on field. Trial 2 - start immediately after. Full details

 

Mon 25th

Sheep Dog Trial

Location: Ballymaclary Farm, Magilligan

Start 7.00 am. Trial 1 - 1st 30 dogs on field. Trial 2 - immediately after. Full details

 

Thu 28th

Sheep Dog Trial

Location: Creggan, Ballybofey

Starts 8.00 am. Trial 1 - 1st 30 dogs on field, 2 dogs per handler; Trial 2 immediately after. Full details

 

Sat 30th

Sheep Dog Trial

Location: Newtowncrommelin

Start 8.00 am. Open & Intermediate Classes. Handlers entering 3 dogs must run one at start of trial. Full details

 

Sat 30th

Clew Bay Sheep Dog Trials Association

Location: Achill, Co Mayo

Open Trial (hill trial), start time 9.30 am, entry fee €7.00, entries taken on the day. Full details

 

Sat 30th

Sheep Dog Trial

Location: 30 Head Road, Kilkeel

1st trial 8.00 am start, 2nd trial straight after. Limit 25 dogs, pre-entry. Full details

 

Sun 31st

Sheep Dog Trial

Location: An Grianan Estate, Burt, Co Donegal

In conjunction with the All Ireland Sheep Shearing Event Full details

 
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June 2015

Sat 6th

Clew Bay Sheep Dog Trials Association

Location: Achill, Co Mayo

DATE CHANGED FROM 25 JULY. Open Trial (hill trial), start time 9.30 am, entry fee €7.00 per dog, entries taken on the day. Full details

 

Sat 6th

Limavady & Bellarena Annual Sheepdog Trial

Location: Cloghan Road, Drumsurn, Limavady

Open & Intermediate Classes. Start 8.00 am. 1st 60 pre-paid entries, 2 dogs per handler. Full details

 

Sat 13th

Glenravel & District Working Sheep Dog Society

Location: JP McFaddens' Farm, 28 Crommelin Hill, Newtowncrommelin, BT43 6RH

Full details

 

Sun 14th

Clew Bay Sheep Dog Trials Association

Location: Jimmy Garvin - Louisburgh, Co Mayo

Open Trial, Start time 9.30 am, entry fee €7.00 per dog, entries taken on the day Full details

 

Sun 14th

Sheep Dog Trial

Location: Glentogher Hill, Carndonagh, Co Donegal

Start 8.30 am Full details

 

Fri 19th

Novice Sheep Dog Trial

Location: Killen

Start 4.00 pm Full details

 

Sat 20th

Sheep Dog Trial

Location: Killen

Intermediate and Open Classes. Start 8.00 am Full details

 

Sun 21st

Hill Trial at Michael Hopkins

Location:

open and intermediate starting at 9.30 am contact Michael 086 8590482 Full details

 

Fri 26th

Dromara & District Sheep Dog Society

Location: Scion Hill, Dromara

60th Annual Trial. Novice Trial. Start 5.00 pm. Entries on field. Full details

 

Sat 27th

Dromara & District Sheep Dog Society

Location: Scion Hill, Dromara

60th Annual Trial. Intermediate and Open Classes. Start 8.00 am. Full details

 

Sun 28th

Hill Sheep Dog Trial

Location: Loughdoo Road, Larne

700 yds outrun. Start 9.00 am. Full details

 

Sun 28th

Open Trial

Location: Lisbrock, Athlone, Co Roscommon

Start 9.30 am Full details

 
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July 2015

Fri 3rd

Open Novice

Location: J Smyth's Ballyhackett Rd Castlerock

Local & Open Novice Sheepdog Trial Full details

 

Sat 4th

Intermediate & Open Classes

Location: Jack Smyth's Ballyhackett Rd Castlerock

Full details

 

Sat 4th

Sheepdog Trial - Intermediate and Open

Location: Markethill Co Armagh

Full details

 

Sun 5th

Clew Bay Sheep Dog Trials Association

Location: Castlebar, Westport Road, Co Mayo

New Date! Open Trial, start time 9.30 am, entry fee €7.00 per dog, entries taken on the day Full details

 

Sun 5th

Rathcormac Show - Open Trial

Location: Rathcormac, Co. Cork

10am Start Full details

 

Sun 5th

Sheepdog Trial - Open & Intermediate

Location: Falcarragh Co Donegal

Full details

 

Sat 11th

Gleneely Sheepdog Society Annual Sheepdog Trial

Location: Plumbridge

Intermediate & Open Full details

 

Sun 12th

West Kerry Agricultural Show - open Trial

Location: Dingle, Co. Kerry

10am Start Full details

 

Fri 17th

 

Fri 17th

Novice Sheepdog Trial

Location: Churchill Co Donegal

Full details

 

Sat 18th

Sheepdog Trial - Open class only

Location: Kilcreen Rd Claudy

Full details

 

Sun 19th

Eyeries Family Festival - Open Trial

Location: Eyeries, Beara, Co. Cork

10am Start Full details

 

Sun 19th

Sheepdog trial - Intermediate & Open

Location: Churchill Co Donegal

Full details

 

Fri 24th

Novice Sheep Dog Trial

Location: Castlewellan

Starts 3.00 pm Full details

 

Sat 25th

Fund Raiser for 2016 Irish National

Location: NOTE - CHANGE OF VENUE - McNinch's Farm, Ballymullock Road, Larne

Full details

 

Sat 25th

Sheep Dog Trial

Location: Castlewellan

Starts 9.00 am, Intermediate & Open Classes. Full details

 

Sun 26th

Clew Bay Sheep Dog Trials Association POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE, NEW DATE TBC

Location: Between Westport & Newport, Co Mayo

Was previously scheduled for 12 July. Full details

 

Sun 26th

Sheepdog Trial - Intermediate and Open

Location: Dunfanaghy Co Donegal

Full details

 

Fri 31st

Sheepdog trial - Intermediate Only

Location: McNinch's Farm Larne

Full details

 
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August 2015

Sat 1st

Sheepdog Trial - Open class only

Location: McNinch's Farm Larne

Full details

 

Sun 2nd

Clew Bay Sheep Dog Trials Association

Location: Achill, Co Mayo

Open Trial, start time 9.30 am, entry fee €7.00 per dog, entries taken on the day. Full details

 

Sun 2nd

Sheepdog Trial

Location: Termon, Co Donegal

Intermediate & Open Classes Full details

 

Mon 3rd

Sheepdog Trial - Intermediate and Open

Location: Glencolmkille Co Donegal

Full details

 

Mon 3rd

 

Mon 3rd

The Muckish Mountain Charity SDT

Location:

Open only (hill trial). Start 8.30 am. (no catering) Full details

 

Tue 4th

Clonmany Agriculture Show Sheep Dog Trial

Location: Co Donegal

Starts 10.00 am. Prize money in each class. Full details

 

Fri 7th

Local Novice Sheepdog Trial

Location: Glenfin, Co Donegal

Full details

 

Sat 8th

Glenfinn Open & Intermediate Trials

Location: Glenfinn, Co Donegal

Start time 8.00 am. Dogs entered after 2.00 pm may not get a run. Full details

 

Sat 8th

Sheepdog Trial - Intermediate and Open

Location: Beltoy Road, Ballycarry NOTE CHANGE OF VENUE FROM Ballylesson Road, Larne

Full details

 

Sun 9th

Charity Sheep Dog Trial

Location: Kilcar, Co Donegal

Starts 10.00 am, Intermediate & Open Classes Full details

 

Sun 9th

Open and Intermediate Sheepdog Trials

Location: Athlone, County Roscommon

Full details

 

Sun 9th

Open & Intermediate Sheep Dog Trials

Location: Lisbrick, Athlone, Co Roscommon

9.30 am start Full details

 

Thu 13th

2015 Irish National

Location: Tullyvolty, Johnstown, Co Kilkenny, Eire

Full details

 

Fri 14th

2015 Irish National

Location: Tullyvolty, Johnstown, Co Kilkenny, Eire

Full details

 

Sat 15th

2015 Irish National

Location: Tullyvolty, Johnstown, Co Kilkenny, Eire

Full details

 

Sat 22nd

Glenties Local Novice Sheepdog Trial

Location: Glenties Co Donegal

Full details

 

Sat 22nd

Hugh McCrea Memorial Sheep Dog Trial

Location: Banagher Road, Dungiven

Start 8.30 am. Intermediate & Open Classes. Full details

 

Sun 23rd

Glenties Intermediate & Open

Location: Glenties Co Donegal

Full details

 

Sat 29th

Clew Bay Sheep Dog Trials Association

Location: Westport, Co Mayo

CHANGE OF DATE FROM 23 AUGUST. Open Trial, start time 9.30 am, entry fee €7.00 per dog, entries taken on the day. Full details

 

Sat 29th

North of Ireland Championship SDT

Location: Glentogher Hill, Carndonagh, Co Donegal

Start 8.00 am, top 50 pointed members dogs. Full details

 
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September 2015

Sat 5th

Glencloy Farmers Committee Sheep Dog Trial

Location: Carnlough

8.30 am start, Intermediate & Open Classes. Handlers with 3 dogs must be entered before 10.00 am, 2 dogs accepted until 12.30 pm and 1 dog thereafter. Full details

 

Sat 5th

Killeter SDT

Location: Killeter

Start 9.00 am. Open & Intermediate classes. Full details

 

Sat 5th

Glencloy Farmers Committe Sheep Dog Trial

Location: Carnlough

Start 8.30 am. Open & Intermediate classes. 3 dogs before 10.00 am, 2 until 12.30 and 1 dog thereafter. Full details

 

Sat 5th

Barnesmore Local & Novice Sheep Dog Trial

Location: Barnesmore, Co Donegal

Local & Novice Sheep Dog Trial, 30 mile radius. Starts 2.00 pm. Full details

 

Sun 6th

Clew Bay Sheep Dog Trials Association

Location: Newport, Mulranny Road, Co Mayo

Open Trial, start time 9.30 am, entry fee €7.00 per dog, entries taken on the day Full details

 

Sun 6th

Barnesmore SDT

Location: Barnesmore, Co Donegal

10.30 am start. Intermediate & Open classes. Full details

 

Sat 19th

Cairncastle Sheep Dog Society Annual SDT

Location: Cairncastle

9.00 am start. Intermediate & Open classes. 2 dogs per handler. Full details

 

Sun 27th

Riverview Trials

Location: Riverview  Crossmolina Co Mayo

Open & Intermediate Full details

 

Sun 27th

Sheep Dog Trial - Fundraiser for 2016 Irish National

Location: Feystown Road, Glenarm, BT44 0EA

Open & Intermediate Classes, start 8.30 am. Full details

 
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October 2015

Sat 3rd

Four Provinces Sheep Dog Trial

Location: Shilnavogie Road, Glenarm, BT44 0BP

Start 9.00 am Full details

 

Sun 4th

Sheep Dog Trial

Location: Glenariff, Co Antrim

Intermediate & Open Classes, start 8.30 am. Full details

 

Sat 10th

Open Sheep Dog Trial

Location: Balmoral Park, Halftown Road, Maze, Lisburn, BT27 5RF

In conjunction with Northern Ireland Ploughing Championship. Full details

 

Sat 10th

Nursery Trial for Central Region

Location: Carmean Road, Moneymore

10.00 am start Full details

 

Sun 11th

Hill Sheep Dog Trial

Location: Meenacreeve, Dunlewy, Co Donegal

Starts 10.00 am weather permitting Full details

 

Sat 17th

Central Region Nursery Trial

Location: W Torrens, Garvetagh Road, Castlederg

Full details

 

Sat 17th

Donegal Region Nursery Trial

Location: B McLean, Carrickmagrath, Ballybofey

Full details

 

Sat 17th

Eastern Region Nursery Trial

Location: I Stevenson, Broughshane

Full details

 

Sun 18th

Sheep Dog Trial - Fundraiser for 2016 Irish National

Location: Ballyvoy, Ballycastle

Intermediate & Open Classes, start 8.30 am. Full details

 

Sat 24th

Sheep Dog Trial - Central Region Nursery Trial

Location: Ballymaclary Farm, Seacoast Road, Limavady

Start 10.00 am Full details

 

Sat 24th

Sheep Dog Trial - Eastern Region Nursery Trial

Location: Ballyvoy, Ballycastle, BT54 6PU

Full details

 

Sat 24th

 

Sun 25th

Charity Sheep Dog Trial

Location: Moine, Laghey, Co Donegal

Open & Intermediate Classes. Start 9.00 am. Full details

 

Sat 31st

Nursery Trial

Location: Ballyportery Road, Dunloy, BT44 9BN

Full details

 

Sat 31st

Nursery Trial

Location: Kilcar, Co Donegal

Full details

 
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November 2015

Sat 7th

Central Region Nursery Trial

Location: Birren Road, Dungiven, BT47 4SH

Start 10.00 am. Full details

 

Sat 7th

Donegal Region Nursery Trial

Location: Lisnapaste, Laghey, Co Donegal

Full details

 

Sat 14th

Eastern Region Nursery Trial

Location: Either Ballymullock Road or Mullaghsandall Road, Larne (depending on weather)

TRIAL CANCELLED DUE TO BAD WEATHER. Full details

 

Sat 21st

Nursery Trial

Location: Carrickmagrath, Ballybofey, Co Donegal

Full details

 

Sat 28th

Central Region Nursery Trial

Location: Ballymaclary Farm, Magilligan

Start 9.00 am. Full details

 

Sat 28th

Eastern Region Nursery Trial

Location: Ballymullock Road, Larne CANCELLED DUE TO BAD WEATHER

Start 9.00 am. CANCELLED DUE TO BAD WEATHER Full details

 

Sat 28th

Donegal Region Nursery Trial

Location: Brockagh, Glenswilly

Full details

 
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December 2015

Sat 5th

CANCELLED Eastern Region Nursery Trial

Location: Ballymullock Road, Larne CANCELLED

Start 9.00 am. Weather permitting. Full details

 

Sat 5th

Donegal Region Nursery Trial

Location: Ballybo, Cloghan, Co Donegal

Full details

 

Sat 12th

Donegal Nursery

Location: Moneyhaughley, Manorcunningham, Co Donegal

Start 9.30 am. Full details

 

Sat 12th

Central Region Nursery

Location: The Glebe, Pettigo

Start 9.30 am Full details

 

Sat 12th

Eastern Region Nursery

Location: 409 Glassdrumman Road, Annalong, Co Down, BT34 4QW

9.30 am start Full details

 

Sat 19th

Donegal Nursery

Location: Crossroads, Killygordon, Co Donegal

9.00 am start. Full details

 

Sat 19th

Central Region Nursery

Location: Bagnnagher Road, Dungiven, Derry

9.00 am start. Full details

 

Sat 19th

Eastern Region Nursery

Location: Ballymullock Road, Larne

9.00 am start Full details

 

Sat 26th

Eastern Region Nursery Trial

Location: 5 Aughaboy Road, Glenarm, BT44 0DZ

9.00 am start Full details

 

Mon 28th

Open Sheep Dog Trial

Location: 83 Rathkeel Road, Broughshane, Ballymena, Co Antrim, BT42 4QE

Full details

 
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