Ireland Trials from 2016


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January 2016

Sat 2nd

Donegal Region Nursery Trial

Location: Carrickmagrath, Ballybofey, Co Donegal

9.00 am start Full details

 

Sat 2nd

Central Region Nursery Trial

Location: Banagher Road, Dungiven

9.00 am start Full details

 

Sat 2nd

Eastern Region Nursery

Location: Ballylough Road, Castlewellan, Co Down, BT31 9JD

9.00 am start Full details

 

Sat 9th

Donegal Regional Nursery

Location: Creggan, Ballybofey

9.00 am start Full details

 

Sat 9th

Central Region Nursery Trial

Location: Pettigo, Co Donegal

9.00 am start Full details

 

Sat 9th

Eastern Region Nursery Trial

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

9.30 am start Full details

 

Sat 16th

Donegal Nursery Trial

Location: Cloghan, Glenfinnan, Co Donegal (Brendan Marley's)

9.00 am start Full details

 

Sat 16th

Central Region Nursery Trial

Location: Seacoast Road, Ballymaclary, Limavady, Co Derry, BT49 0LG (L Conn's)

9.00 am start Full details

 

Sat 16th

Eastern Region Nursery Trial

Location: CANCELLED Ballymullock Road, Larne, Co Antrim (Robin McNinch's)

CANCELLED Full details

 

Sat 23rd

Donegal Nursery Trial

Location: Roskey, Newtown Cunningham, Co Donegal (Marshall McCandless)

9.00 am start Full details

 

Sat 23rd

Central Region Nursery Trial

Location: Pettigo, Co Donegal

9.00 am start Full details

 

Sat 23rd

Eastern Region Nursery Trial

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

Full details

 
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February 2016

Sat 6th

Donegal Region Nursery Trial

Location: Lisnamulligan, Castlefin, Co Donegal (William Hughes)

9.00 am start Full details

 

Sat 6th

Central Region Nursery Trial

Location: Seacoast Road, Limavady, Co Derry, BT49 9EF (Walton Goligher)

9.00 am start Full details

 

Sat 6th

Eastern Region Nursery Trial

Location: Ballylough Road, Castlewellan (E Wright)

9.30 am start Full details

 

Sat 13th

Donegal Region Nursery Trial

Location: Benduff, Carndonagh, Co Donegal (Seamus McLaughlin)

9.00 am start Full details

 

Sat 13th

Central Region Nursery Trial

Location: Banagher Road, Dungiven, Co Derry, BT47 4TX (Canice McCloskey)

9.00 am start Full details

 

Sat 13th

Eastern Region Nursery Trial

Location: Ballymullock Road, Larne, Co Antrim (Robin McNich)

9.30 am start Full details

 

Sat 20th

North of Ireland Sheep Dog Society Nursery Final

Location: Donegal Estate

8.00 am start Full details

 
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March 2016

Sat 19th

Open Sheep Dog Trial

Location: Ballymaclary Farm, Seacoast Road, Magillagan, BT49 0LG

8.00 am start, 3 dogs can be run in first 15, 2 dogs after 12 noon. Full details

 

Sun 27th

SDT

Location: Rooaunmore, north of Claregalway, off Roscommon Road

Open at Galway Ploughing for the Gerry Conway Perpetual Cup Full details

 

Tue 29th

Toome Annual SDT - Proceeds to Irish National 2016

Location: Lesley Bell's Farm, Staffordstown Road, Toome

Open & Intermediate, 8.00 am start. 3 dogs up until 10.30, 2 dogs up until 1.30 pm, 1 dog after 1.30 pm. Full details

 
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April 2016

Fri 1st

Toome Open & Intermediate SDT (for charity)

Location: Lesley Bell's Farm, Staffordstown Road, Toome

8.00 am start. 3 dogs until 10.30, 2 dogs until 1.30 om, 1 dog after 1.30 pm. Full details

 

Sun 3rd

Sheep Dog Trial

Location: In conjunction with Roscommon County Ploughing at Lecarrow

Open & Beginners class. Start 9.00 am. Full details

 

Sun 3rd

Clew Bay SDT

Location: Newport, Mulranny Road, Co Mayo

Open & Beginners, 9.30 am start, entry on the day €7.00 per dog. Full details

 

Sat 23rd

Open SDT

Location: Lecarrow, Roscommon

9.30 am start. In conjunction with ploughing. Full details

 

Sun 24th

Clew Bay SDT

Location: Keel, achill, Co Mayo

Open, Intermediate & Beginners, (dog can enter one class only), start 9.30 am, entry on the day, €7.00 per dog. Full details

 

Sat 30th

Open & Intermediate Hill Trial

Location: Mr Robin McNinch's Farm, Glenwerry, Greenmount Hill Farm, Larne, Co Antrim

8.30 am start. Run by Eamon McAuley in Aid of Irish National. Full details

 
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May 2016

Sun 1st

Sheep Dog Trial

Location: In conjunction with Roscommon Lamb Festival beside Roscommon Town

Open & Beginners class. Start 9.00 am. Full details

 

Sun 1st

Clew Bay SDT

Location: Castlebar, Westport Road, Co Mayo

Open/Intermediate & Beginners, (dog can enter one class only), 9.30 am start, entry on the day, €7.00 per dog. Eye Testing on the day. Full details

 

Sat 14th

Clew Bay SDT

Location: CHANGE OF LOCATION FROM Newport, Mulranny Road, Co Mayo TO Castlebar, Westport Road

Open/Intermediate & Beginners, (dog can enter one class only), 9.30 am start, entry on the day, €7.00 per dog. 3 or more dogs before 10.30 am. Full details

 

Sat 21st

SDT

Location: J P McFadden's Farm, Crommelin Hill, Newtowncrommelin, Ballymena, Co Antrim, BT43 6RH

8.00 am start. In Aid of Irish National. First 35 dogs for Trial 1; 2nd trial to start immediately after. Full details

 

Sat 21st

Open SDT

Location: Bishopslough, Thomastown

9.00 am start, proceeds from trial to Irish National 2016 Full details

 

Sun 22nd

Open SDT

Location: At Paul Rodgers Farm, Manorcunningham, Co Donegal

Trial 1 - Open only, 7.30 am start, first 30 dogs in field. Second trial will start immediately after first trial. Open & Intermediate. Full details

 

Sun 22nd

Open SDT

Location: Bishopslough, Thomastown

Start 9.00 am, proceeds in aid of Irish National 2016. Full details

 

Tue 24th

Open SDT

Location: At David Lyttle's, Glebe, Pettigo, Co Donegal

Trial 1 - First 25 dogs in field, Open only, 8.00 am start. Trial 2 will start immediately after Trial 1. Open & Intermediate. Full details

 

Wed 25th

Open SDT

Location: At David Lyttle's, Glebe, Pettigo, Co Donegal

Trial 1 - First 25 dogs in field, Open only. 8.00 am start. Trial 2 will start immediately after Trial 1. Open & Intermediate. Full details

 

Wed 25th

Open SDT

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

8.00 am start. Trial 1 - first 30 dogs in field, Open only. Trial 2 - will start immediately after Trial 1, Open & Intermediate. Full details

 

Thu 26th

Open SDT

Location: Seamus Gormley's farm, Kilcreen road, Claudy, Co Derry

8.00 am start. In Aid of Irish National. 3 dogs until 10.30 am, 2 dogs until 1.00 pm, 1 dog after. Trial 1 - First 25 dogs in field. Trial 2 will start immediately after Trial 1. Full details

 

Fri 27th

Open & Intermediate SDT

Location: Mr R McNich, Glenwerry, Larne, Co Antrim

8.00 am start. In Aid of Irish National. Full details

 

Sat 28th

Open SDT

Location: P McKeown Farm, Newtowncrommelin, Ballymena, Co Antrim

8.30 am start, 2 dogs per handler Full details

 

Sun 29th

Open SDT

Location: Neil J Doherty's farm, Carndonagh, Co Donegal

Trial 1 - first 30 dogs in field, Open only, 8.00 am start. Trial 2 will start immediately after Trial 1 - Open & Intermediate. Full details

 

Mon 30th

SDT

Location: Ballymaclary Farm, Magilligan

Trial 1 - 7.00 am start, first 30 dogs on field. Trial 2 will start immediately after Trial 1. Open & intermediate. Full details

 
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June 2016

Sat 11th

Newtowncrommelin Annual SDT

Location: At J P McFadden's Farm, 28 Crommelin Hill, Newtowncrommelin, Ballymena, Co Antrim, BT43 6RH

Open & Intermediate, 8.00 am start. Full details

 

Sat 11th

Limavady & Bellarena Annual SDT

Location: Cloghan Road, Drumsurn, Limavady

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

 

Sun 12th

Clew Bay SDT

Location: Louisburgh, Co Mayo

Open/Intermediate & Beginners, (dog can enter one class only), start 9.30 am, entry on the day, €7.00 per dog. 3 or more dogs before 10.30 am. Full details

 

Sat 18th

Sheepdog (Hill) Trial

Location: Birren Road

First 40 Dogs - Pre Entry Full details

 

Sun 19th

Hill Trial

Location: Michael Hopkins, Sheeaune, Burren, Castlebar, Co Mayo

Open & Intermediate, 9.30 am start. Full details

 

Fri 24th

Dromara & District SDS

Location: Scion Hill, Dromara

Open Novice, 4.00 pm start, entries on field. Full details

 

Fri 24th

Open Novice SDT

Location: Killen

4.30 pm start, (any dog not placed in an Open trial can compete) Full details

 

Sat 25th

Dromara & District SDS

Location: Scion Hill, Dromara

Annual Trial, Open & Intermediate Classes, 8.00 am start, entries on field. Full details

 

Sat 25th

SDT

Location: Killen

8.00 am start, Open & Intermediate classes Full details

 

Sun 26th

Clew Bay SDT

Location: Castlebar, Westport Road

Open/Intermediate & Beginners (dog can enter one class only). 9.30 am start, entry fee €7.00 per dog, entries taken on the day. Full details

 
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July 2016

Fri 1st

Downhill SDS

Location: Ballyhacket Road, Castlerock, BT51 4SQ

Local Novice & Open Novice. Local Novice for handlers within a 10 mile radius who have not run in Open Classes. Open Novice confined to Co Londonderry handlers. Full details

 

Sat 2nd

SDT

Location: Markethill, Co Armagh

Open & Intermediate, 9.00 am start, entries on field. Full details

 

Sat 2nd

Downhill SDS

Location: Ballyhacket Road, Castlerock, BT51 4SQ

Intermediate & Open Classes. 9.00 am start. 3 dogs per handler before 10.00 am, 2 dogs per handler up to 12 noon, 1 dog after 12 noon. Full details

 

Sun 3rd

SDT

Location: Falcarragh, Co Donegal

Open & Intermediate classes, 10.00 am start Full details

 

Sat 9th

Gleneely SDS Annual SDT

Location: Plumbridge

Intermediate & Open, 8.00 ams start. Full details

 

Sat 9th

SDT

Location: 30 Head Road, Kilkeel, Co Down

Open & Intermediate Classes Full details

 

Fri 15th

SDT

Location: Seamus Gormley's, Barns Road, Claudy

Novice & Intermediate, 4.00 pm start Full details

 

Fri 15th

Open Novice SDT

Location: Churchhill, Co Donegal

Local Handlers, Farmers Class & Junior Class. 4.00 pm start. Full details

 

Sat 16th

SDT

Location: Seamus Gormley, Kilcreen Road, Claudy, Co Derry

Open Class only, 8.00 am start, any handler with 3 dogs must have 1 entered in first 12 runs. Full details

 

Sat 16th

Carn Annual Agriculture Show SDT

Location: Carn Annual Agriculture Show

Open and Intermediate Full details

 

Sun 17th

SDT

Location: Churchill, Co Donegal

Open & Intermediate Classes, 9.30 am start. Any handler with 3 dogs must be entered before 12 noon. Full details

 

Sat 23rd

Muckish Charity Hill Trial

Location: Gortnalake, Creeslough, Co Donegal (will be signposted from Credit Union)

Open Class only, 8.30 am start. 2 dogs before 11.00 am, 1 dog before 2.00 pm. 600 yard out-run. €10 per dog, all handlers welcome. Full details

 

Sat 23rd

SDT

Location: Castlewellan, Co Down

Open class only, 8.30 am start. Full details

 

Sun 24th

Clew Bay SDT

Location: Westport, Co Mayo

Open/Intermediate & Beginners, (dog can enter one class only), 9.30 am start, entry on the day, €7.00 per dog. 3 or more dogs before 10.30 am. Full details

 

Sun 24th

SDT

Location: Dunfanaghy, Co Donegal

Open & Intermediate Classes, 9.00 am start Full details

 

Sat 30th

Martin O'Malley's Hill Trial

Location: Achill, Co Mayo

Open & Intermediate, 9.30 am start, 3 dogs before 10.30, 2 dogs before 11.30, 1 dog before 2.00 pm. Entries on the day. Full details

 

Sat 30th

SDT

Location: Ballywhorisky, Fanad, Co Donegal

Open & Intermediate classes, 9.30 am start Full details

 

Sun 31st

Clew Bay SDT

Location: Between Westport & Newport, Co Mayo

TRIAL POSTPONED - NEW DATE TBC Open/Intermediate & Beginners, (dog can enter one class only), 9.30 am start, entry on the day, €7.00 per dog. 3 or more dogs before 10.30 am. Full details

 

Sun 31st

Termon SDT in conjunction with Sheep Show

Location:

Open & Intermediate Classes, start 11.00 am. Full details

 
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August 2016

Mon 1st

SDT

Location: Glencolmkille, Co Donegal

Open & Intermediate Classes, 9.00 am start Full details

 

Tue 2nd

Clonmany Agriculture Show Sheep Dog Trial

Location: Clonmany, Co Donegal

Start 10.00 am, prize money in each class. Classes for Novice, Junior (under 16), confined class for Clonmany, Open & Intermediate. Full details

 

Sat 6th

Glenfinn SDT

Location: Glenfinn, Co Donegal

Open & Intermediate, 8.00 am start (dogs entered after 2.00 pm may not get a run.) Full details

 

Sat 6th

SDT - In Aid of Irish National

Location: At Cannice McCloskey's Farm, Banagher Road, Dungiven

Start 8.00 am sharp.Open & Intermediate classes. 60 dogs only, pre-entry. 2 dogs per hander, a draw will be made. One dog will be run in first 30, one in second 30. Full details

 

Sun 7th

Kilcar SDT

Location: Kilcar, Co Donegal

Open & Intermediate Classes, 9.30 am start Full details

 

Thu 11th

IRISH NATIONAL

Location: 34 Ballymullock Road, Larne, BT40 2LR

Full details

 

Fri 12th

IRISH NATIONAL

Location: 34 Ballymullock Road, Larne, BT40 2LR

Full details

 

Sat 13th

IRISH NATIONAL

Location: 34 Ballymullock Road, Larne, BT40 2LR

Full details

 

Fri 19th

Open Farm Day Charity Sheepdog Trial

Location: Dee Haron's Farm, 105 Thornyhill Road, Raffrey, Crossgar, Co Down, BT30 9NB

Open & Intermediate classes, 8.30 am start. In Aid of Action Cancer. Full details

 

Sun 21st

Charity Hill Trial

Location: William Gallagher's Farm, Bavin, Kilcar, Co Donegal

Open, Intermediate & Farmers Class. 8.30 am start. 3 dogs until 11.00 am. Run by W Gallagher - All proceeds in Aid of St Luke Ancology, Network, Dublin. Full details

 

Sun 28th

Clew Bay SDT

Location: Louisburgh, Co Mayo (Hill Trial)

Open/Intermediate & Beginners, (dog can enter one class only), 9.30 am start, entry on the day, €7.00 per dog. 3 or more dogs before 10.30 am. Full details

 

Sun 28th

Glenties SDT

Location: Glenties, Co Donegal

Open & Intermediate Classes Full details

 
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September 2016

Sat 3rd

Glencloy Farmers Committee SDT

Location: Carnlough, Co Antrim

Open & Intermediate classes, 8.30 am start. Handlers with 3 dogs must be entered before 10.00 am, 2 dogs until 12.30, 1 dog after that. Full details

 

Sat 3rd

North of Ireland Championship SDT

Location: 120 Drumnaquoile Road, Ballynahinch, Co Down, BT24 8QS

Double LIft, 8.00 am start, Full details

 

Sat 3rd

Barnesmore Local & Novice SDT

Location: Barnesmore, Co Donegal

30 mile radius, 2.00 pm start. Full details

 

Sun 4th

Barnesmore SDT

Location: Barnesmore, Co Donegal

Open & Intermediate classes, 10.30 am start. Full details

 

Sat 10th

SDT

Location: Ballylesson Road, Larne

Open & Intermediate Classes, 8.30 am start. 3 dogs until 10.00 am, 2 dogs until 12.30 and 1 dog thereafter. Full details

 

Sat 17th

SDT

Location: Mr Robin McNinch, 34 Ballymullock Road, Larne

Open & Intermediate Classes, 8.30 am start. To run 3 dogs 8.30 am start, 2 dogs until 12.00, 1 dog thereafter. Full details

 

Sat 17th

Shilnavogie Amateur SDT

Location: Mr John Davidson's Farm, 21 Shilnavogie Road, Glenarm, BT44 0BP

12.00 start, strictly amateurs. Fun for Dogs! All proceeds donated to Tiny Life. Entries on the day. Full details

 

Sun 18th

Clew Bay SDT

Location: TRIAL CANELLED Castlebar, Wesport Road, Co Mayo

TRIAL CANCELLED Open/Intermediate & Beginners, (dog can enter one class only), 9.30 am start, entry on the day, €7.00 per dog. 3 or more dogs before 10.30 am. Full details

 

Sat 24th

SDT

Location: Glenariff, Co Antrim

Open & Intermediate Classes, 8.30 am start. Full details

 

Sun 25th

SDT

Location: Riverview, Crossmolina, Co Mayo

Open & Intermediate, 9.30 am start, 2 or more dogs before 12 noon. Full details

 
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October 2016

Sat 1st

SDT

Location: Loughlin Conn's, Ballymaclary Farm, Seacoast Road, Magillagan, BT49 0LG

Open & Intermediate Classes, 8.00 am start, 3 dogs can be run in first 15, 2 dogs until 12.00, 1 dog thereafter (no exceptions) Full details

 

Sat 15th

Central Region Nursery Trial

Location: William Torrens', Garvetagh Road, Castlederg

10.00 am start Full details

 

Sat 15th

Eastern Region Nursery Trial

Location: Harry McCullough, 65 Derrylettiff Road, Portadown, Co Armagh, BT62 1QL

10.00 am start Full details

 

Sat 22nd

Donegal Nursery Trial

Location: Billy McCleans, Goland, Ballybofey

10.00 am start Full details

 

Sat 22nd

Eastern Region Nursery Trial

Location: Mr Workman's Farm, 81 Rathkeel Road, Broughshane, Co Antrim

10.00 am start Full details

 

Sat 22nd

Central Region Nursery Trial

Location: At James Lawrence's farm, 7 Lisallanagh Road, Magherafelt, BT45 5HR

10.00 am start Full details

 

Sat 29th

Donegal Nursery Trial

Location: William Gallagher's Farm, Bavin, Kilcar, Co Donegal

10.00 am start Full details

 
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November 2016

Sat 5th

Donegal Region Nursery Trial

Location: Sammy Long's Farm, Carrickmagrath, Ballybofey, Co Donegal

Run by Sammy Long, 10.00 am start. Full details

 

Sat 5th

Eastern Region Nursery Trial

Location: Robin McNinch's Farm, Ballymullock Road, Larne, Co Antrim

10.00 am start Full details

 

Sat 5th

Central Region Nursery Trial

Location: Change of venue to Canice McCloskey's Farm, 20 Banagher Road, Dungiven, BT47 4TX

10.00 am start Full details

 

Sat 12th

Eastern Region Nursery Trial

Location: E Wright's Farm, Ballylough Road, Castlewellan, Co Down

10.00 am start Full details

 

Sat 12th

Donegal Region Nursery Trial

Location: Barry Kyle's, Lisnapase, Laghey, Co Donegal

9.00 am start Full details

 

Sat 19th

Eastern Region Nursery Trial

Location: At John Maginn's, 409 Glassdrumman Road, Annalong, Co Down, BT34 4QW

10.00 am start Full details

 

Sat 19th

Central Region Nursery Trial

Location: At Loughlin Conn's, Ballymaclary Farm, Seacoast Road, Magillagan, Co Derry, BT49 0LG

9.00 am start Full details

 

Sat 19th

Donegal Region Nursery Trial

Location: James P McGee's Farm, Creggan, Ballybofey, Co Donegal

9.00 am start Full details

 

Sat 26th

Eastern Region Nursery Trial

Location: Bernard Venney's Farm, 40 Minerstown Road, Rossglass, Downpatrick, Co Down, BT30 8LR

10.00 am start Full details

 

Sat 26th

Donegal Nursery Trial

Location: Dereck McGinty's Farm

9am Start Full details

 
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December 2016

Sat 3rd

Central Region Nursery Trial

Location: Loughlin Conn's, Ballymaclary Farm, Seacoast Road, Magillagan, BT49 0LG

9.00 am start Full details

 

Sat 3rd

Donegal Region Nursery Trial

Location: Richard Hay's Farm, Creenasmare, Creslough, Co Donegal

9.00 am start Full details

 

Sat 10th

Donegal Region Nursery Trial

Location: Derek McGinty's Farm, Drumlannor, Donegal Town, Co Donegal

9.00 am start Full details

 

Sat 17th

Eastern Region Nursery Trial

Location: At E Wright's Farm, Ballylough Road, Castlewellan, Co Down

10.00 am start Full details

 

Sat 17th

Donegal Region Nursery Trial

Location: Ballybotemple, Cloghan, Ballybofey, Co Donegal

9.00 am start Full details

 

Sat 17th

Central Region Nursery Trial

Location: David Lyttle's Farm, Rosefield, Pettigo

9.00 am start Full details

 

Tue 27th

SDT

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

9.00 am start, Open Class only. Full details

 

Thu 29th

Open & Intermediate SDT

Location: At Robin McNinch's Farm, Ballymullock Road, Larne, Co Antrim

9.00 am start Full details

 

Sat 31st

Eastern Region Nursery Trial

Location: At Bernard Venney's Farm, 40 Minerstown Road, Rossglass, Downpatrick, Co Down, BT30 8LR

10.00 am start Full details

 
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