Picture: Kevin McAuley
Picture: Kevin McAuley

IN PICTURES: Bygone Days: Top Texel breeders pick up silverware in November 2007

In November 2011 the Northern Ireland Texel Club rounded off a very special weekend with their annual dinner dance which, this year, incorporated the Corby Rock elite gimmer sale, results of the Janssen Flock Competition and a charity auction.

By Darryl Armitage
Sunday, 15th November 2020, 11:00 am
Updated Monday, 16th November 2020, 8:23 am

Over 150 members and friends joined with visitors from the mainland and Eire as they celebrated the success of their fellow breeders and indeed the breed as a whole.

Chairman, Austin Shaw welcomed visitors, especially the newly elected society chairman and president Tim Healy, East Sussex and vice chairman and vice president, Gordon Gray, Scotland also society chief executive Steven McLean.

He extended a special welcome to Alex Clark, president of the Irish Texel Sheep Society, and his wife Pat.

Alex, on behalf of the Irish Society, presented the Northern Ireland club with a magnificent trophy, to be awarded at the Balmoral Show.

See who you might see from days gone by.

All the photographs from the night were taken by Kevin McAuley.

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He extended a special welcome to Alex Clark, president of the Irish Texel Sheep Society, and his wife Pat.

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