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Catherina Cunnane
Catherina Cunnane
Catherina Cunnane hails from a sixth-generation drystock and specialised pedigree suckler enterprise in Co. Mayo. She currently holds the positions of editor and general manager at That's Farming, having joined the firm during its start-up phase in 2015.
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18 people to compete for Aurivo North-West Macra King and Queen 2023 title

18 county representatives, two from each county across the North-West, will battle it out for the title of Aurivo North West Macra King and Queen 2023 this weekend.

North West Kings and Queens 2023, sponsored by Aurivo Co-operative Society, will take place on Saturday, January 21st, 2023, in a new venue – Radisson Blu Hotel, Co Sligo.

Organisers have provided a list of contestants, in no particular order, to That’s Farming editor, Catherina Cunnane, as follows:

Amy Morrow Donegal
Francis Barron Donegal
Sinead Flanagan Roscommon
John Fallon Roscommon
Maria Beirne Longford
Eoin Dennehy Longford
Karen Rowe Sligo
Donal Roper Sligo
Chloe Gallagher Mayo
Aodhán McHale Mayo
Shania Farrell Monaghan
Ryan McMahon Monaghan
Sinéad McCormack Cavan
Kevin  Smith Cavan
Rebekah Cahill Galway
Shane Dolphin Galway
Roisin McGovern Leitrim
Kevin Boyle Leitrim



A spokesperson told That’s Farming:

“North West Kings and Queens is organised by the Macra’s North West Executive Committee and is supported by Macra members, contestants and the community across the region.”

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“On the night, winners of the NW Macra Unsung Hero, County of the Region and Silage Competitions will also be announced.”

“There will be a banquet meal, followed by popular band, The Waxies, and DJ Dave Duke into the small hours of the morning – a great deal at €40 per person.”

“Tickets are available on EventBrite until Tuesday, January 17th, 2023. After tickets will be on sale soon. There are a limited number of rooms available at the hotel, so please contact the hotel directly by phone to book – 0719140008,” the spokesperson concluded.

2022 event

Leitrim’s Liam O’Donnell (Carrigallen Macra) and Roscommon’s Alanagh Loftus (Elphin-Castlerea Macra) were chosen as the 2022 North West Macra King and Queen, as reported by That’s Farming.

Other results:

  • 2nd: Niamh Farrell from Greenfields Macra Galway & Jack Fleming from Claremorris Macra, Mayo
  • 3rd: Rebecca Tierney from Carrigallen Macra, Leitrim & Darran Currid, a wild card from Benbulben Macra Sligo.

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