The Irish National Honey Show - Gormanston 2008 Results


Judges: Micheál MacGiolla Coda, John Donoghue, Norman Walsh, Jim Fletcher and Peter O'Reilly

Class

Class Description

Prize
1st; 2nd; 3rd

Result

1 24 Jars International Class Taylor Cup and €13; €7; €3 1st: Emma Williams, Tincurry, Cahir, Co. Tipperary
2nd: Dennis Ryan, Mylerstown, Clonmel, Co Tipperary
3rd: Keith Pierce, Castleknock, Dublin
VHC: Mary Ryan, Deerpark, Dundrum, Co. Tipperary
2 Three 454g jars of light coloured honey Atkins Cup and €7; €4; €3 1st Gail Orr, Lougherne, Hillsborough, Co. Down
2nd: Jim and James Power, Carrickbeg, Carrick-on-Suir
3rd: John Summerville, 3 Limefield, Tullamore, Co Offaly
VHC: Tom Canning, Portadown Road, Armagh;
Jonathan Getty, Finaghy, Belfast
3 Three 454g jars of medium coloured honey Boyne Valley Trophy and €7; €4; €3 1st: Gail Orr, Lougherne, Hillsborough, Co. Down
2nd: Jim and James Power, Carrickbeg, Carrick-on-Suir
3rd: John Summerville, 3 Limefield, Tullamore, Co Offaly
VHC: Tom Canning, Portadown Road, Armagh;
Jonathan Getty, Finaghy, Belfast
4 Three 454g jars of dark coloured honey The Galtee Skep Trophy and €7; €4; €3 1st: Gail Orr, Hillsborough
2nd: John Summerville, Tullamore
3rd: Eileen Martin, Knowenview, Dunmanway, Co. Cork
HC: Emma Williams, Cahir
C: Linda Williams, Tincurry, Cahir
5 Three 454g jars of chunk honey Paxton Cup and €7; €4; €3 No Entry
6 Three 454g jars of naturally granulated or creamed honey G.V. Poulton Memorial Trophy and €7; €4; €3 1st: Tom Moore, Oberstown, Tara, Co. Meath
2nd: John Summerville, Tullamore
7 Three 454g jars of ling heather honey Sean McGrane Memorial Trophy and €7; €4; €3
Prize Money sponsored by Michael G Gleeson
1st: John Summerville, Tullamore
2nd: Emma Williams, Cahir
HC: Linda Williams, Cahir
8 12 Jars for sale with stand Thorne Trophy and €7; €4; €3 1st: John Summerville, Tullamore
2nd: Jim and James Power Carrick-on-Suir
C: Keith Pierce, Castleknock, Dublin
9 12 jars for sale Maher Cup and €7; €4; €3 1st: Keith Pierce, Castleknock
2nd: Jim and James Power Carrick-on-Suir
3rd: Dennis Ryan, Mylerstown, Clonmel
VHC: Mary Ryan, Dundrum
- Supreme Honey in Classes 1 to 9 First prize: Irish Mist Trophy and €20;
Second Prize: €13;
Third Prize: €7
1st: John Summerville
2nd: Cecil McMullen, Hillsborough
3rd: Keith Pierce, Castleknock
10 Display Class. Swinerton Cup and €7; €4; €3 No Entry

Comb Honey

11 Two sections of floral honey Carroll Cup and €7; €4; €3 1st: Keith Pierce, Castleknock
3rd: Norman Butler, Greystones, Co. Wicklow.
12 Two Round sections of floral honey Kehoe Cup and €7; €4; €3 No Entry
13 One frame of comb honey Tweedy Memorial Cup and €7; €4; €3 No Entry
14 Two sections of ling heather honey €7; €4; €3 No Entry
15 Two Containers of Cut Comb Cavan Inlay Perp. Marq. Plaque and €7; €4; €3 1st: Christine MatthewsAnnan, Dumfreisshire, Scotland
16 Gift Class Fr. Gahan Cup and €7; €4; €3 1st: John Getty, Dungannon
2nd: Keith Pierce, Castleknock
3rd: Bertie Glass, The Mall, Armagh
VHC: Tom Canning, Portadown Road, Armagh
HC: Liam Rice Mallow, Co. Cork

Collection of Bee-Products

17 Collection of bee-products. The Rowan Cup and €7; €4; €3 No Entry

Novice Class

18 Novice Class Grealy Memorial Trophy and €7; €4; €3 1st: Des Williams, Shehanagh Goods Cross, Cashel
2nd: Liam Rice, Mallow, Co. Cork
3rd: Colm O' Sullivan, Kealkill Dunmanway, Co. Cork
VHC: John Martin, Dunmanway
HC: Eimear Martin, Dunmanway
C: Eileen Martin, Dunmanway

Honey Cakes

19 Fruit Honey Cake U.B.K.A. President Trophy and €7; €4; €3 1st: Christine Matthews, Scotland
2nd: Eddie O'Sullivan, Magazine Road, Co. Cork
3rd: Bridie Power, Carrickbeg, Carrick-on-Suir
20 Plain Fruity Cake Eddie O'Sullivan Cup and €7; €4; €3 1st: Christine Matthews, Scotland
2nd: Jerry Ryan, Dundrum
3rd: Lorraine McBride, Ballymena
HC: Denise Crowley, Rathmore, Co. Kerry

Toffee, Caramel or Sweetmeat

21 Toffee Caramel or Sweetmeat Betty Showler Bon Bon Dish and €7; €4; €3 1st: Sr. Catherine Convent of Mercy, Ardee 2nd: May Ryan Deerpark, Dundrum 3rd: Lorraine Priestley, Scotland

Biscuits or Cookies

22 6 small biscuits or cookies €7; €4; €3 1st: Sr. Catherine, Convent of Mercy, Ardee
2nd: Sr. Paul Condon, Convent of Mercy, Ardee
3rd: Lorraine McBride, Ballymena

Mead

23 One bottle of Dry Mead O'Reilly Cup and €7; €4; €3
Prize Money sponsored by Peter O'Reilly
1st: James Crawford, Lisburn, Co. Antrim
2nd: John Summerville Tullamore
24 One bottle of Sweet Mead Brother Behan Cup and €7; €4; €3 1st: Linda Williams, Cahir
2nd: James Crawford, Lisburn
3rd: Emma Williams Cahir

Home Made Wines

25 One bottle of Dry Red Wine €7; €4; €3 1st: John Summerville, Tullamore
3rd: Jonathan Getty Belfast
26 One bottle of Sweet Red Wine €7; €4; €3 1st: John Ross, Dungannon, Co. Tyrone
2nd: John Summerville, Tullamore
C: Jonathan Getty, Belfast
27 One bottle of Dry White Wine €7; €4; €3 2nd: Jonathan Getty Belfast
28 One bottle of Sweet White Wine €7; €4; €3 1st: John Ross Dungannon, Co. Tyrone
- Best exhibit in classes 23 to 28 inclusive Dan Deasy Cup and €25 John Summerville, Tullamore

Beeswax

29 Three moulded beeswax candles Karl Showler Silver Bowl and €7; €4; €3 1st: Bridie Power, Carrick-on-Suir
2nd: Christine Matthews, Scotland
VHC: Jim and James Power, Carrick-on-Suir
30 Three non-moulded beeswax candles Gerry Murphy Trophy and €7; €4; €3 1st: Dennis Ryan, Mylerstown, Clonmel
2nd: Jim and James Power, Carrick-on-Suir
3rd: June Hughes, Basinstoke Hants
31 Beeswax Polish The Hughes Challenge Cup and €7; €4; €3 1st: Jim and James Power Carrick-on-Suir
2nd: Jim Ryan Thurles, Co. Tipperary
3rd: Bridie Power, Carrick-on-Suir
32 One beeswax model (colour dye permitted). D. J. Deasy Trophy and €7; €4; €3 1st: Bridie Power Carrick-on-Suir
2nd: Jim and James Power, Carrick-on-Suir
3rd: Emma Williams Cahir
HC: Keith PierceCastleknock
C: Linda Williams, Cahir
33 Cake of Beeswax Finbar Dineen Memorial Trophy and €7; €4; €3 1st: Jim and James Power, Carrick-on-Suir
3rd: Bridie Power, Carrick-on-Suir
C: Dennis Ryan, Clonmel
34 Five 27g (1 oz) blocks of beeswax. €7; €4; €3 1st: Christine MatthewsScotland
2nd: Bridie Power, Carrick-on-Suir
3rd: John Summerville, Tullamore
35 Photographic Class - Colour Print (see Rule 22) Kathleen Deasy Cup and €7; €4; €3 1st: Jonathan Getty Belfast
2nd: Keith Pierce Castleknock
3rd: Lorraine PriestleyScotland
VHC: Simon Rees Dublin
HC: Hugh McBride Ballymena, Co. Antrim
36 An illustrated poster. €7; €4; €3 1st: Mary Ryan Dundrum 2nd: Brian Milward Kenilworth Warwickshire
37 Primary School Poster. No entry fee.
Michael Byrne Cup and €20; €13; €7
1st: Heather Hayes, Carrick-on-Suir
2nd: Elke Bergin, Nenagh, Co. Tipperary
3rd: Kelly Donegan, Ardee, Co. Louth
VHC: Hannah Eade, Carrick-on-Suir
Thomas White, Dundalk, Co. Louth.
38 Secondary School Poster. No entry fee.
Lisney and Cuffe Memorial Cup and €20; €13; €7
1st: Denise Crowley, Rathmore, Co. Kerry
39 Essay €7; €4; €3 1st: Mary Ryan, Dundrum 2nd: Brian Milward, Kenilworth, Warwickshire

Miscellaneous

40 Miscellaneous (New Invention) M. Moynihan Cup and €7; €4; €3 1st: June Hughes, Basingstoke, Hants
41 Miscellaneous (Decorative Art) €7; €4; €3 1st: John Ross, Dungannon, Co. Tyrone
2nd: Lorraine Priestley, Dornock, Annan, Dumfriesshire
3rd: Bridie Power, Carrick-on-Suir
VHC: Mary Ryan, Dundrum
HC: Denise Crowley, Rathmore, Co. Kerry
- Best section in the show Bro. Evangelist Trophy and €25 Keith Pierce Castleknock, Dublin
- Best beeswax in the show - Dennis Ryan
- Best exhibit in the show Mrs Poulton Cup and €25 Dennis Ryan Clonmel
- Exhibitor who obtained most points in the show Digges Cup and €25 John Summerville, Tullamore

Confined Classes

(Confined to members of South Tipperary Beekeepers' Association)
42 Three 454g jars of light honey S.T.B.A. Cup and €7; €4; €3 1st: Jim and James Power, Carrick-on-Suir
43 Three 454g jars of medium honey S.T.B.A. Silver Tray and €7; €4; €3 1st: Emma Williams, Cahir
2nd: Linda Williams, Cahir
3rd: Bridie Power, Carrick-on-Suir HC Mary Ryan, Dundrum
44 Two sections of honey Bro. Evangelist Memorial Tray and €7; €4; €3 No Entry

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