Upcoming Changes


posted Jan 24, 2020, 12:03 PM by Ciaran Culkin   [ updated Mar 2, 2020, 3:03 AM ]

The Northern Ireland Group will be having a training event........

Want to learn how to show cattle or just to brush up on your skills, then now is your perfect opportunity.
The NI Dexter group is holding a training day on Saturday 15th February, 1pm at Ballydavey Dexters, Holywood.
Two senior judge's from England will be there to help and show us how it's done.



AGM 2020

posted Dec 13, 2019, 1:02 PM by Ciaran Culkin   [ updated Jun 11, 2020, 2:46 PM ]

 The 2020 AGM of the group will be held on 

        Sunday 16th February at 
        2pm in the Hodson Bay Hotel, 
        Roscommon Road, Athlone. 
                            All Welcome

Carvery Lunch available from 12:30



Regional Meeting -- LEINSTER

posted Nov 17, 2019, 12:30 PM by Ciaran Culkin   [ updated Nov 17, 2019, 12:57 PM ]

Leinster Meeting 

The next regional meeting will take place on Sunday Nov 24th, in the Abbeyleix Manor Hotel at 1:30pm.
Carvery lunch will be available from 12:00.



posted Aug 8, 2019, 1:49 AM by Ciaran Culkin   [ updated Aug 8, 2019, 1:55 AM ]

A meeting of the DCS ROI group will be held in Gosford Park, Markethill, Co Armagh, on Saturday Aug 17th, at 1:30pm following The Armagh County Agricultural Show and Country Festival.

The Northern Ireland Dexter group will give a workshop for training cattle for showing in conjunction with our meeting in Gosford Park on Saturday, 17th of August. This is an opportunity which should help us in our efforts in showing our Dexters at our local shows. Your attendance would be very welcome. 



Dexter Cattle Society AGM 2019

posted Jun 15, 2019, 4:24 AM by Ciaran Culkin   [ updated Sep 29, 2019, 9:51 AM ]

Dexter Cattle Society 
Annual General Meeting


Members intending to attend the AGM are required to complete the form;

                                                                                              AGM attendance form

Saturday 12th October 2019 

Location: St Kevins GAA Pavillion, Staplestown, Donadea, Naas, Co Kildare

9:30am-10:30am     Registration
10:30am             DCS AGM
1pm     Soup Sandwiches Tea Coffee & more -- €7 approx

Conference Speakers
            2:30pm Tom Mc Donald
            3:00pm Duncan McIntyre
            3:30pm Greg Walsh
            4:00pm Weatherbys

            4:30pm Discussion
            6:00pm Dinner €21 approx Bar & Music
In order to accommodate members who wish to travel home after dinner the meal time
has been brought forward to 6:00pm.

Finding Tour Way:

                            Eircode: W91 Y653– Use Google Maps on Mobile Phone

                            Sat Nav GPS Co-ordinates   North 53.33148 West 006.75955

                            Approx 15 minutes off M4 Kilcock Clane Exit 8 to R407

                            Approx 25 minutes off M7 Naas South Exit 10 R409 or Exit 9 R407


            Friday 11th October 2019, 7:00pm             Meet & Greet in St Kevin’s Bar

                                                                                        Enjoy some Tea Coffee & Cake

 Some Accommodation close by

Leixlip         6 Hotels (15 miles from AGM) Exit 5 off M4
Maynooth 2 Hotels & 2 B&B (10 miles from AGM) Exit 7 off M4
Naas 7 Hotels (10 miles from AGM) Exit 9 or 10 off M7
Clane Westgrove Hotel (6 miles from AGM) Exit 8 off M4 onto R407 or Exit 9 or 10 off M7


Members attending the AGM & Conference and wishing to make a payment using their own online banking can use the following;

Name on Account:     Dexter Cattle Society


IBAN:    GB03 NWBK 6014 3044 3649 97


Connaught Meeting

posted Jun 4, 2019, 4:34 PM by Ciaran Culkin   [ updated Jun 19, 2019, 6:43 AM ]

Connaught Meeting 
      Sunday 16th June 2019 @ 2pm
            Hiney’s Bar Main Street Crossmolina, 
                            Co Mayo

Eircode F26 X9H6 

Farm Walk Organised by Sean McHugh to Bourke Farm @ 4pm


                                           HINEY'S     --   Tel 096 31202



posted May 13, 2019, 11:03 AM by Ciaran Culkin   [ updated Jun 19, 2019, 6:47 AM ]

posted Apr 25, 2019, 10:57 AM by Ciaran Culkin   [ updated 14 minutes ago ]
A sale of Dexter cattle will take place in Drumshanbo on Sat May 18th.

Cattle for sale should be booked into the mart a week in advance, this is to allow for a full listing to be prepared for the benefit of everybody, paricularly the buyers.
The sale is to include organic and non organic dexters.
Animals intended for breeding must be Pure Bred Registered Dexters. Registration Certificates should be available for viewing on the day.

Address:     Drumshanbo Mart, Drumshanbo
County:       Leitrim
Phone:        071 9641116



2019 SHOWS

posted May 12, 2019, 12:19 PM by Ciaran Culkin   [ updated Jul 9, 2019, 4:30 AM ]

Cork Show June 15th & 16th

Strandhill Show  
Henry Judge will exibit some beatifull Dexters 

Mount Briscoe Rare & Traditional Breeds Show July 28

Bonniconlon Show - Agricultural & Gymkhana Show Ireland
Phone: +353 96 45111 / +353 87 2942949

Royal Meath Show in Trim Co Meath on the 1st September 2019.


Regional Meeting April 14th

posted Dec 19, 2018, 11:55 AM by Ciaran Culkin   [ updated Jun 1, 2019, 3:18 PM ]

The next Regional Meeting of the group will be held in

The Mill Inn, The Mills, Ballyvourney, Co Cork 

P12 FF86

Phone 026 45237 or email info@millinn.ie

with Visit to Sean Dineen's Dexter Herd @ 4pm



Drumshanbo MEETING

posted Sep 22, 2018, 2:41 AM by Ciaran Culkin   [ updated Jun 19, 2019, 6:53 AM ]

The First Dexter Cattle Sale

Drumshanbo Mart     October 20th 2018

A sale of Rare Breeds Cattle will take place on October 20th at Drumshanbo Mart in conjunction with the monthly Organic Mart, and is being organised by Leitrim Organics and Connnacht Knowledge Transfer Group.
All classes of Dexters from Calf to Cow to Bull will be accepted.


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