19 Aug 2022

Knights & Cowquests as Granard heritage centre officials visit famed highland cattle farm

Knights & Cowquests

The star of the show the Black Prince from Balmorral getting a groom from Déirdre Orme

General Manager Bartle D’Arcy and Education Officer Déirdre Orme from Knights and Conquests Exhibition in Granard paid a visit to Michelle Shaughnessy’s farm outside of Granard to see her herd of Highland Cattle.


In particular they wanted to meet the new edition, Magic, the Queen of England’s black bull from Balmoral Castle who just arrived. He has a new Irish name now, Prince Dubh.

“These are fantastic beasts. Michelle and her mother Kathleen have such an amazing connection with the herd who, despite their size and five foot horns, are extremely docile and are a great advertisement for Longford farming,” said Bartle D’Arcy General Manager Knights and Conquests.

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