Ireland Trials from 2018


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January 2018

Sat 6th

North of Ireland SDS - Central Region Nursery Trial

Location: Bellarena School, 260 Seacoast Road, Co Derry, BT49 0JB

9.30 am start Full details

 

Sat 6th

North of Ireland SDS - Donegal Region Nursery Trial

Location: Creggan, Ballybofey, Co Donegal

9.00 am start Full details

 

Sat 13th

North of Ireland SDS - Eastern Region Nursery

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

10.00 am start Full details

 

Sat 13th

North of Ireland SDS - Central Region Nursery Trial

Location: Pettigo, Co Donegal

10.00 am start Full details

 

Sat 13th

North of Ireland SDS - Central Region Nursery Trial

Location: Pettigo, Co Donegal

10.00 am start Full details

 

Sat 13th

North of Ireland SDS- Donegal Region Nursery

Location: Malin Town, Co Donegal

9.00 am start Full details

 

Sat 20th

North of Ireland SDS - Eastern Region Nursery Trial

Location: 2 Carnalbangh Road, Glenarm, Ballymena, BT44 0DG

10.30 am start Full details

 

Sat 20th

North of Ireland SDS - Central Region Nursery Trial

Location: Bellarena School, 260 Seacoast Road, Co Derry, BT49 0JB

9.30 am start Full details

 

Sat 20th

North of Ireland SDS - Donegal Region Nursery Trial

Location: Balintra, Co Donegal

9.00 am start Full details

 

Sat 20th

Northern Ireland Sheep Dog Handlers Association

Location: R McNinch's, Ballymullock Road, Larne

TRIAL CANCELLED DUE TO BAD WEATHER. Intermediate & Open Classes, 8.30 am start Full details

 

Sat 27th

North of Ireland SDS - Open SDT

Location: TRIAL CANCELLED At P McKeown's Farm, Newtowncrommelin, Co Antrim

8.30 am start, first 40 dogs in the field. TRIAL CANCELLED Full details

 

Sat 27th

North of Ireland SDS - Central Region Nursery Trial

Location: Pettigo, Co Donegal

10.00 am start Full details

 

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Sat 27th

Northern Ireland Sheep Dog Handlers Association

Location: Lisalbanagh Road, Magherafelt, BT45 5HR

Intermediate & Open Classes, 8.30 am start CANCELLED DUE TO BAD WEATHER Full details

 

Sat 27th

North of Ireland Sheep Dog Society - Eastern Region Nursery Trial

Location: 2 Carnalbangh Road, Glenarm, Ballymena, BT44 0DG

10.30 am start Full details

 
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February 2018

Sat 3rd

North of Ireland SDS - Charity Open

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

9.30 start. Open draw will take place at 9.15. Full details

 

Sat 10th

North of Ireland SDS - Central Region Nursery Trial

Location: 20 Banagher Road, Dungiven, Co Derry, BT47 4TX

9.00 am start Full details

 

Sat 10th

North of Ireland SDS - Donegal Region Nursery Trial

Location: Culdaff, Co Donegal

9.00 am start Full details

 

Sat 10th

North of Ireland Sheepdog Society - Eastern Region Nursery Trial

Location: Lime Park, Armoy, Co Antrim

10.00 am start Full details

 

Sat 17th

North of Ireland SDS - Nursery Final

Location: 20 Banagher Road, Dungiven, Co Derry, BT47 4TX

8.00 am start Full details

 
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March 2018

Sat 3rd

TRIAL CANCELLED North of Ireland SDS

Location: TRIAL CANCELLED Attical, Kilkeel, Co Down, BT34 4SS

9.00 am start, pre-entry 25 dogs only. Full details

 

Sat 24th

North of Ireland SDS

Location: Attical, Kilkeel, Co Down, BT34 4SS

9.00 am start, pre-entry 25 dogs only Full details

 

Sun 25th

Clew Bay SDT

Location: Alan Morans Field, Newport

Open, Intermediate & Beginners Classes beginning at 9.30 sharp. If running 3 or more dogs must be on field before 10.30am Full details

 

Sun 25th

Open Sheep Dog Trial

Location: Barra O'Brien's

9.30 Start Full details

 

Sat 31st

North of Ireland Sheepdog Society

Location: P McKeown's Farm, Newtoncrommelin, Ballymena, Co Antrim

8:30 Start, Run by Seamus Gallagher, Fund Raiser for the 2018 International, £10 per dog, two dog's per handler. First 50 dog's in the field Full details

 
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April 2018

Mon 2nd

Clew Bay SDT

Location: Newport

Open, Intermediate & Beginners Classes beginning at 9.30 sharp. If running 3 or more dogs must be on field before 10.30am Full details

 

Mon 2nd

North of Ireland Sheepdog Society

Location: P McKeown's Farm, Newtoncrommelin, Ballymena, Co Antrim

8:30 Start, Run by Seamus Gallagher, Fund Raiser for the 2018 International, £10 per dog, two dog's per handler. First 50 dog's in the field Full details

 

Sat 7th

North of Ireland SDS

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

Open Class £7; Intermediate Class £5 Full details

 

Sun 8th

Open Sheep Dog Trial

Location: Four Roads, Roscommon in conjunction with Roscommon County Ploughing

Start 9.30 am Full details

 

Sat 14th

North of Ireland SDS

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

8.00 am start, Open & Intermediate classes, two dogs per handler, one dog must be run before 1.30. Full details

 

Sat 21st

Northern Ireland Sheep Dog Handlers Association

Location: Drumadonaghy, Larne

Trial 1 - 30 dogs on field, Open class only, starts 8.00 am. Trial 2 will start immediately after with Open & Intermediate classes. Full details

 

Sun 22nd

Clew Bay SDT

Location: Achill

Open, Intermediate & Beginners Classes beginning at 9.30 sharp. If running 3 or more dogs must be on field before 10.30am Full details

 

Sat 28th

Sheepdog Trial

Location: Drumadonaghy Road, Larne

Trial 1 - First 30 dogs on field, Open only, starts 8.00 am. Trial 2 - immediately after Trial 1, Intermediate & Open classes. Weather Permitting! Full details

 

Sun 29th

Open Sheepdog Trial

Location: Four Roads, Roscommon

Start 9.30 am, 3 or more dogs please arrive early. Full details

 
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May 2018

Sun 6th

Clew Bay SDT

Location: Castlebar

Open, Intermediate & Beginners Classes beginning at 9.30 sharp. If running 3 or more dogs must be on field before 10.30am Full details

 

Sun 6th

Open Sheep Dog Trial

Location: Roscommon Town in conjuction with Roscommon Lamb Festival

Start 9.30 am Full details

 

Sat 12th

Sheepdog Trial

Location: 28 Barnes Road, Claudy

Trial 1 - first 25 dogs on field, Open only. Trial 2 - Intermediate & Open classes. Full details

 

Sun 13th

Sheepdog Trial

Location: 28 Barnes Road, Claudy

Trial 1 - First 25 dogs on field, Open only. Trial 2 - Intermediate & Open Classes. Full details

 

Sat 19th

Northern Ireland Sheepdog Handlers Assoc.

Location: Kilcreen Rd, Claudy

Northern Ireland Championship Trial for members only. Single and Brace Classes. Start 8.00 am. Full details

 

Sat 19th

Sheepdog Trial

Location: P McKeowen's Farm, Newtowncrommelin, Ballymena, Co Antrim

8.30 am start, £10 per dog, 2 dogs per handler. First 50 dogs in field. Full details

 

Sun 20th

Clew Bay SDT

Location: John Tunneys Feild, Castlebar

Open, Intermediate & Beginners Classes beginning at 9.30 sharp. If running 3 or more dogs must be on field before 10.30am Full details

 

Wed 23rd

Sheep Dog Trials

Location: 83 Rathkeel Road, Broughshane, Co Antrim

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

 

Wed 23rd

Northern Ireland Sheep Dog Handlers Association

Location: Pettigo, Co Donegal

8.00 am start. Trial 1 - First 30 Open dogs on field, Trial 2 - After Trial 1 with Open & Intermediate Classes. Full details

 

Fri 25th

Northern Ireland Sheep Dog Handlers Association

Location: Pettigo, Co Donegal

8.00 am start. Trial 1 - First 30 Open dogs on field. Trial 2 - After Trial 1, Open & Intermediate Classes. Full details

 

Sat 26th

Open SDT

Location: AT J P McFadden's farm, 26 Crommelin Hill, Newtowncrommelin, Ballymena, Co Antrim, BT43 6RH

Open Class only, 8.00 am start. In Aid of 2018 Irish National. Full details

 

Sun 27th

Sheep Dog Trials

Location: At Robert Huston's Farm, Upper Galliagh Road, Co Derry, BT48 8LW

7.30 am start, pre-entry - €8 or £7 per dog. Full details

 

Thu 31st

Open SDT

Location: 83 Rathkeel Road, Broughshane, Co Antrim

Open Class only, 1.00 pm start. Full details

 
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June 2018

Fri 1st

Sheepdog Trial

Location: Carmean Road, Moneymore

Intermediate Class - Starts 5.00 pm Full details

 

Sat 2nd

Sheepdog Trial

Location: Carmean Road, Moneymore

Open Class - starts 8.00 am Full details

 

Sat 9th

Newtoncrommelin Annual Sheepdog Trial

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

8.00am Start, Open & Intermediate Classes Full details

 

Sun 10th

Clew Bay SDT

Location: Westport

Open, Intermediate & Beginners Classes beginning at 9.30 sharp. If running 3 or more dogs must be on field before 10.30am Full details

 

Sun 10th

Open Sheepdog Trial at Dundalk Agricultre Show

Location:

10.00 am start, Open & Intermediate Classes Full details

 

Sat 16th

Sheepdog Trial

Location: Seacoast Road, Magillagan, BT49 0LG

7.00 am start, Open & Intermediate Classes. 60 dogs only, pre-entry £10 per dog. Full details

 

Sun 17th

Sheep Dog Trial

Location: Hill Trial at Michael Hopkins

9.30 Start, Open & Intermediate Full details

 

Fri 22nd

Open Novice Sheep Dog Trial

Location: Killen, Co Tyrone

4.00 pm start, any dog with no Open Points can compete, distance doesn't matter Full details

 

Sat 23rd

Sheepdog Trial

Location: Ballygawley & Roscravey Rural Bygone Fair, off the A5, 6.5 miles from Ballygawley roundabout - heading towards Omagh BT79 0RD

9.00 am start Intermediate & Open Classes. Draw will be made for running order. Full details

 

Sat 23rd

Sheep Dog Trial

Location: Killen, Co Tyrone

8.00 am start, Open & Intermediate classes. Full details

 

Sun 24th

Clew Bay SDT

Location: John Tunneys Feild, Castlebar

Open, Intermediate & Beginners Classes beginning at 9.30 sharp. If running 3 or more dogs must be on field before 10.30am Full details

 

Sun 24th

Open Sheep Dog Trial

Location: Barra O'Brien's

9.30am Start, Intermediate Full details

 

Sun 24th

Hill Trial

Location: Dungiven, signposted from Glenshane Pass

8.00am, Start Proceeds to International Funds Full details

 

Fri 29th

Dromara & District SDS

Location: (Scion Hill) Tulliniskey Road, Dromara

Open Novice Trial, 5.00 pm start, entries on field Full details

 

Sat 30th

Dromara & District SDS

Location: (Scion Hill) Tulliniskey Road, Dromara

Open & Intermediate Classes, 8.00 am start Full details

 
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July 2018

Sun 1st

Clew Bay SDT

Location: Louisburgh

Open, Intermediate & Beginners Classes beginning at 9.30 sharp. If running 3 or more dogs must be on field before 10.30am Full details

 

Sun 1st

Castlewellan Sheepdog Trial

Location: Castlewellan Park

Start 9.00 am Full details

 

Sun 1st

North of Ireland Sheepdog Society

Location: Falcarragh Fayre, Co Donegal

10.00am Start, Open & Intermediate Classes Full details

 

Fri 6th

Valley Sandybanks, Achill

Location: Valley Sandybanks, Achill

Ist Trial - Open, 8.00 am start, first 30 dogs, no more than 2 dogs per handler. 2nd trial to follow Trial 1 - Open & Intermediate. All proceeds towards Irish National Full details

 

Fri 6th

Downhill Sheep Dog Society Sheep Dog Trial

Location: Ballyhacket Road, Castlerock

Start 7.00 pm. Local Novice & Open Trial. Local Novice for handlers within a 10 mile radius who have not gained Open points. Open Novice confined to Co Derry Handlers & dogs that have not won an Intermediate or placed in an Open. Full details

 

Sat 7th

Hill Trial, Achill

Location: Achill

Start 9.30am, 3 dogs or more before 11, open intermediate, all proceeds towards Irish National. Full details

 

Sat 7th

Downhill Sheep Dog Trial

Location: Ballyhacket Road, Castlerock

9.00 am start. Intermediate & Open Classes. Full details

 

Sat 7th

SDT

Location: At Trevor Henning's, Brackagh Road, Markethill

9.00 am start, entry on field Full details

 

Sun 8th

Open & Intermediate Sheep Dog Trials

Location: Corrymore, Achill, Co Mayo

9.00 am start Full details

 

Sat 14th

Limavady & Bellarena Annual SDT

Location: Cloghan Road, Drumsurn, Limavady

Open class only, two dogs per handler (for now), 8.00 am start. First 70 dogs, £10 per dog. Full details

 

Sat 14th

Gleneely Sheepdog Society

Location: Plumbridge

Intermediate & Open Classes, 8.00 am start. Full details

 

Sun 15th

Clew Bay SDT

Location: Castlebar

Open, Intermediate & Beginners Classes beginning at 9.30 sharp. If running 3 or more dogs must be on field before 10.30am Full details

 

Sun 15th

Open Sheep Dog Trial

Location: Barra O'Brien's

9.30am Start, Full national course for this trial Full details

 

Sun 15th

6th Annual Charity Sheep Dog Trial

Location: Ballymacan, Collon, Co Meath

Open & all other classes, 9.00 am. Full details

 

Sun 15th

West Kerry Agricultural Show

Location: Dingle, Co Kerry

10.00 am, Confined and Open Full details

 

Thu 19th

IRISH NATIONAL

Location: Achill Island, Co Mayo

Full details

 

Fri 20th

IRISH NATIONAL

Location: ACHILL ISLAND, CO MAYO

Full details

 

Sat 21st

IRISH NATIONAL

Location: ACHILL ISLAND, CO MAYO

Full details

 

Fri 27th

Sheepdog Trial

Location: Kilcreen Road, Claudy

Novice & Intermediate Classes, starts 5.00 pm. Full details

 

Sat 28th

Sheepdog Trial

Location: Kilcreen Road, Claudy

Open Class only Full details

 
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August 2018

Sat 4th

Clew Bay SDT

Location: Ray Careys Trial

Open, Intermediate & Beginners Classes beginning at 9.30 sharp. If running 3 or more dogs must be on field before 10.30am Full details

 

Sat 4th

Larne Sheep Dog Trial

Location: Ballymullock Road, Larne

8.30 am start, Intermediate, Open & Brace Classes Full details

 

Sun 5th

Kilmacrenan & District 27th Annual Sheep Dog Trial

Location: Termon GAA Field, Co Donegal

Open & Intermediate Classes, 11.00 am start Full details

 

Mon 6th

Sheep Dog Trial

Location: Glencolmkille, Co Donegal

Local Trial starts at 10.00 am with Open & Intermediate Classes starting immediately after. Full details

 

Tue 7th

Clonmany Agriculture Sheepdog Trial

Location: Clonmany, Co Donegal

10.00 am start. Open & INtermediate classes. Class for Novice, Junior (Under 16). Confined class for Clonmany. Full details

 

Sat 11th

Glenfinn Sheep Dog Trial

Location: Co Donegal

8.00 am start. Handlers with 3 dogs must be booked in before 11.00 am, 2 dogs booked before 12.00 pm. Any dog after 2.00 pm may not get a run. Full details

 

Sat 11th

Charity Sheep Dog Trial

Location: Lime Park, Armoy

Open Class only, £10 per dog. 8.30 am start. Full details

 

Sun 12th

North of Ireland Sheepdog Society

Location: Churchill, Co Donegal

9.30am Start, Open & Intermediate Classes, any handler with 3 dog's must be entered before 12 noon Full details

 

Mon 13th

North of Ireland SDS - Donegal Open Sheepdog Trials Circuit

Location: Clonmany

Pre-entry, limited to 2 dogs per handler Full details

 

Tue 14th

North of Ireland SDS - Donegal Open Sheepdog Trials Circuit

Location: Ballybofey

Pre-entry, limited to 2 dogs per handler. Full details

 

Wed 15th

North of Ireland SDS - Donegal Open Sheepdog Trials Circuit

Location: Kilcar

Pre-enty, limited to 2 dogs per handler. Full details

 

Thu 16th

North of Ireland SDS - Donegal Open Sheepdog Trials Circuit

Location: Glenfin

Pre-entry, limited to 2 dogs per handler. Full details

 

Fri 17th

North of Ireland SDS - Donegal Open Sheepdog Trials Circuit

Location: Ballybofey

Pre-entry, limited to 2 dogs per handler. Full details

 

Sat 18th

North of Ireland Sheepdog Society

Location: Paddy McQuillan's Farm, Tuftarney Road, Glenravel

10.00am Start. Novice, Intermediate & Open Classes (There will be No Open Points Available from this Trial) Full details

 

Sat 18th

North of Ireland SDS - Muckish Hill Trial

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

Open Class only, 600 yard outrun. 8.30 am start. 2 dogs before 11.00 am, 1 dog before 1.00 pm. €10 per dog. All Welcome! Full details

 

Sun 19th

Clew Bay SDT

Location: Ballyglass

Open, Intermediate & Beginners Classes beginning at 9.30 sharp. If running 3 or more dogs must be on field before 10.30am Full details

 

Sun 19th

Kilcar Annual Sheep Dog Trial

Location:

Open & Intermediate classes, 9.00 am start Full details

 

Sun 19th

Sheep Dog Trial

Location: Slieve Croob Hill, Ballynahinch

Open Class only, 8.00 am start. Full details

 

Sat 25th

North of Ireland Sheep Dog Society Championship

Location: An-Grianan Estate, Co Donegal

8.00 am start, Top 50 dogs in League Table, Double Lift. Full details

 

Sun 26th

Clew Bay SDT

Location: Westport

Open, Intermediate & Beginners Classes beginning at 9.30 sharp. If running 3 or more dogs must be on field before 10.30am Full details

 
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September 2018

Sat 1st

Glencloy Farmers Committee Sheep Dog Trial

Location: Bay Farm, Carnlough

8.30 am start, Intermediate & Open classes Full details

 

Sun 2nd

Clew Bay SDT

Location: Cong

Open, Intermediate & Beginners Classes beginning at 9.30 sharp. If running 3 or more dogs must be on field before 10.30am Full details

 

Thu 6th

INTERNATIONAL - IRELAND

Location: Gill Hall, Lurgan Road, Dromore, Co Down, BT25 1JL

Full details

 

Fri 7th

INTERNATIONAL - IRELAND

Location: GILL HALL, LURGAN ROAD, DROMORE, CO DOWN, BT25 1JL

Full details

 

Sat 8th

INTERNATIONAL - IRELAND

Location: GILL HALL, LURGAN ROAD, DROMORE, CO DOWN, BT25 1JL

Full details

 

Sat 15th

Open & Intermediate Trial

Location: Manorhamilton, Co Leitrim F91 R230

10.00am Start Full details

 
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