Clare Marts Privacy Policy



This policy was adopted by the Board of Directors of Clare Marts Ltd November 2018

 Our contact details are:

 Address:          Quin Road, Ennis, Co. Clare



Phone:             065-6824411  

Clare Marts Limited (“we” or “us”) is committed to protecting the privacy and security of your personal information. This privacy notice describes how we collect and use personal information about you during and after your relationship with us.

Purpose of Data Collection, Processing or Use

Clare Marts Ltd is a farmer-owned cooperative, democratically controlled by its members, and operated for the purpose of promoting the sale of livestock. Data collection, processing and use are conducted solely for the purpose of carrying out the abovementioned objectives.

What personal data do we use?

We may collect, store, and use the following categories of personal information about you:

Your name, address, email address, telephone number(s), client account number, herd number, transaction data, contract data, signatures, bank account details, agents, veterinary surgeons interactions with Clare Marts staff and officers on the premises, by phone, or email, current or past complaints, CCTV footage.

We need all the categories of information in the list above to allow us to; identify you and contact you and in order that we perform our contract with you.

If you fail to provide personal information

If you fail to provide certain information when requested, we may not be able to perform the contract we have entered into with you.

Change of purpose

You can be assured that we will only use your data for the purpose it was provided and in ways compatible with that stated purpose. If we need to use your personal information for an unrelated purpose, we will notify you and we will explain the legal basis which allows us to do so.

Data Retention Periods

We will only retain your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfil the purpose(s) for which it was obtained, taking into account any legal/contractual obligation to keep it. We document the reasons for our retention periods and where possible the retention periods themselves in our Records Retention Policy.

Once the retention period has expired, the respective data will be permanently and securely deleted.

Planned data transmission to third countries

There are no plans for a data transmission to third countries.

Our use and sharing of your information

We will collect and use relevant information about you, your transactions, your use of our products and services, and your relationships with us:

Fulfilling contract

This basis is appropriate where the processing is necessary for us to manage your accounts and Clare Marts services to you

Third parties: We may appoint external third parties to undertake operational functions on our behalf. We will ensure that any information passed to third parties conducting operational functions on our behalf will do so with respect for the security of your data and will be protected in line with data protection law.

Customer Service: To help us improve our service to you, we may use information about your account to help us improve our customer service.

  Legal Duty

This basis is appropriate when we are processing personal data to comply with an Irish or EU Law

Audit: To meet our legislative and regulatory duties to maintain audited financial accounts, we appoint an Auditor. We will allow the auditor to see our records (which may include information about you) for these purposes.

Legitimate interests

A legitimate interest is when we have a business or commercial reason to use your information. But even then, it must not unfairly go against what is right and best for you. If we rely on our legitimate interest, we will tell you what that is.

CCTV: We have CCTV footage installed on the premises with clearly marked signage. The purpose of this is for security, for the prevention of theft, pilferage, and for the security of Clare Marts staff, officers, customers, visitors, contractors and Clare Marts property. Our legitimate interest: With regard to the nature of our business, it is necessary to secure the premises, property herein and any staff /volunteers/customers or visitors to Clare Marts.

Your consent

Marketing and Market Research

  • To help us improve and measure the quality of our products and services we may undertake market research from time to time.
  • From time to time, to inform you by post, email, sms or other available means, of products, services, promotions and special sales from Clare Marts.

Your Rights in connection with your personal information are to:


  • To find out whether we hold any of your personal data and if we do to request access to that data and to be furnished with a copy of that data.  You are also entitled to request further information about the processing. 


  • Request correction of the personal information that we hold about you. This enables you to have any incomplete or inaccurate information we hold about you rectified.


  • Request erasure of your personal information. This enables you to ask us to delete or remove personal information where there is no good reason for us continuing to process it. You also have the right to ask us to delete or remove your personal information where you have exercised your right to object to processing (see below).


  • Object to processing of your personal information where we are relying on a legitimate interest (or those of a third party) and there is something about your particular situation which makes you want to object to processing on this ground.


  • Request the restriction of processing of your personal information. You can ask us to suspend processing personal information about you, in certain circumstances.


  • Where we are processing your data based solely on your consent you have a right to withdraw that consent at any time and free of charge.


  • Request that we: a) provide you with a copy of any relevant personal data in a reusable format; or b) request that we transfer your relevant personal data to another controller where it’s technically feasible to do so (data portability)

You have a right to complain to the Data Protection Commissioner (DPC) in respect of any processing of your data by:

 Telephone +353 57 8684800 +353 (0)761 104 800

Lo Call Number          1890 252 231


Postal Address           

Data Protection Commissioner

Canal House Station Road

Portarlington  R32 AP23 Co. Laois

Please note that the above rights are not always absolute and there may be some limitations.

If you want access and or copies of any of your personal data or if you want to review, verify, correct or request erasure of your personal information, object to the processing of your personal data, or request that we send you a copy/a third party a copy of your relevant personal data in a reusable format please contact the Data Protection Manager in writing using their contact details above.

There is no fee in using any of your above rights, unless your request for access is clearly unfounded or excessive. Alternatively, we may refuse to comply with the request in such circumstances.

We may need to verify your identity if we have reasonable doubts as to who you are. This is another appropriate security measure to ensure that personal information is not disclosed to any person who has no right to receive it.

Ensuring our information is up to date and accurate

We want the service provided by us to meet your expectations at all times. Please help us by telling us straightaway if there are any changes to your personal information. If you wish to avail of any of these rights, please contact us at the contact details set out above.

Enter your livestock online for Clare Marts covering Munster Region and our Irish Livestock Auctions

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for the following markets.

Clare Marts

Ennis Every Tuesday: Weanling, Dairy & Suckler Stock, Runners, Calves, Sheep

Bull Weanlings @11:00 Heifers Weanlings 12:30, Calf Sale @10.30 

Ennis Every Thursday: Bullocks, Heifers, Dry Cows & Aged Bulls

** Thursday - Bullocks @11.00am, Cows @10.30 Heifers @1pm**

Notice to All Customers

Entry System: 

Entries for Tuesday Sales will be taken on Mon, Tues & Wednesday (5pm) of the previous week for inclusion in the draw.

Entries for Thursday Sales will be taken on Thurs & Friday (5pm) of the previous week for inclusion in the draw.

The Runner Section:

Only Stock 6 months or under will be sold in the Runner Section and they will be sold after the Calf Sale.

Calves must be at least 10 days of age before they can be sold.

Draw For First Pen To Be Sold in Wealing Bull and Bullock  Ring

Pens 1 to 40 will be in the draw to determine first pen to be sold. Stock in these pens to be penned by 9.30

Draw for First Pen of Heifers to be Sold

The first 20 pens if pre-entered by 5pm on Wednesday for Tuesday’s sale and 5pm of Friday for Thursday’s sale, will be in the draw.

Sheep Sellers Sheep sellers to include full tag numbers and transporter details on all dispatch dockets


Tuesay 9th July - Special section for Autumn Born Weanlings

Friday 9th August - Breeding Sheep Show & Sale


Wednesday 3rd July - General Sale. Sales are now FORTNIGHTLY.


Kilfenora - Thursday 27th June

Ennis - Saturday 29th June

Scariff - Monday 1st July

Kilrush - Friday 5th July


In conjunction with Munster AI and Dovea Genetics, this scheme will be continued for 2019, terms and conditions apply.  PLease contact Ennis Office for more details.


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**Please contact the office if you would like your payment paid directly into your bank account** 

All cattle presented for sale must have two ear tags and be properly dehorned Telephone 065 6824411 Fax 065 6829978 Email licence no. 002335

View your upcoming dates in the Clare Marts calendar diary

Latest Reports from the Diary
Jun. 20, 2019

Ennis Mart, Bullocks, Heifers, Dry Cows and Aged Bulls

Ennis Mart

Thursday 20Th June 2019

Numbers up slightly in the bullock ring today.  A very strong trade for quality stores bullocks born in 2018 and weighting 450kgs to 520kgs.  A lot of heavy cattle type cattle over 650kgs today.  A large entry of aged bulls today, met good demand and averaged €1.79 per kg with top call of €2,000 for 1,150kgs Limousin bull.  The cull cow trade a shade easier with almost a 100 on offer.




5 CHX 472kgs - €1,230 - €2.61kg              5 CH 420kgs - €1,210 - €2.88/kg

1 LIM 475kgs - €1,195 - €2.52/kg              3 HEX 703kgs - €1,355 - €1.93/kg

2 LIM 502kgs - €1,315 - €2.62/kg              3 FR 728kgs - €1,200 - €1.65/kg

3 LIM 618kgs - €1,365- €2.21/kg               2 LIM 727kgs - €1,515 - €2.08/kg



1 LIM 460kgs - €1,070 - €2.33/kg              1 CH 565kgs - €1,250 - €2.21/kg

2 CHX 427kgs - €1,000 - €2.34/kg            3 LIM 503kgs - €1,200 - €2.38/kg

2 CHX 487kgs - €1,070 - €2.19/kg            1 CH 515kgs - €1,150 - €2.23/kg       

1 LIMX 565kgs - €1,290 - €2.28/kg            1 LIM 550kgs - €1,320 - €2.40/kg       

3 LIMX 565kgs - €1,320 - €2.34/kg            1 LIM 565kgs - €1,360 - €2.41/kg       


1 BBX 800kgs - €1,700 - €2.12/kg             1 LM 500kgs - €1,000 - €2.00/kg          

1 CH 820kgs - €1,550 - €1.89/kg               1 FR 730kgs - €930 - €1.27/kg

1 LIM 770kgs - €1,450 - €1.88/kg              1 FR 745kgs - €970 - €1.30/kg

1 LIMX 625kgs - €1,380 - €2.21/kg            1 FR 545kgs - €670 - €1.23/kg

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Jun. 19, 2019

Kilrush Mart General Cattle Sale Including Calves

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Jun. 18, 2019

Ennis Mart, Weanling Bulls, & Heifers, Dairy & Suckling Stock, Runners, Calves & Sheep.

Ennis Mart Tuesday 18th June 2019

While numbers were smaller, trade was very strong with some top quality stock on offer.  A top quality Limousin heifer, 315kgs made €1,090 - €3.46/kg.

Demand was very strong for a clearance sale of Dairy Cows with a top price of €1,500 being realised. 

In the Suckler Cow ring, cows with calves at foot made up to €2,080.   

Calves met with a brisk trade and made up to €390. 

A bigger number of sheep met with a slightly quieter trade than last week. 


1 LM 370kgs - €1,150 - €3.10/kg

1 CH 300kgs - €930 - €3.10/kg

1 LM 450kgs - €1,200 - €2.66/kg

1 CH 405kgs - €1,100 - €2.71/kg

1 CH 405kgs - €1,145 - €2.82/kg

1 LM 400kgs - €1,060 - €2.65/kg


1 LM 315kgs - €1,090 - €3.46/kg

1 CH 370kgs - €990 - €2.67/kg

1 LM 355kgs - €930 - €2.61/kg

1 CH 327kgs - €975 - €2.98/kg

1 LM 345kgs - €920 - €2.66/kg

1 CH 300kgs - €870 - €2.90/kg

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Jun. 13, 2019

Ennis Mart, Bullocks, Heifers, Dry Cows and Aged Bulls

Ennis Mart

Thursday 13th June 2019

Smaller sale today and was to be expected as farmers are very busy trying to get work done. 100 cull cows on offer today.  Again stock are a strong trade, especially quality stores.  Another good entry of aged bulls averaged €1.59/kg. 




1 CH 445kgs - €1,215 - €2.73kg               

4 LM 503kgs - €1,195 - €2.37/kg

3 CH 490kgs - €1,270 - €2.59/kg              

4 LM 633kgs - €1,400 - €2.21/kg

2 CH 547kgs - €1,370 - €2.50/kg              

3 HEX 493kgs - €980 - €1.99/kg

3 LM 535kgs - €1,290- €2.42/kg               

4 HEX 487kgs - €920 - €1.89/kg



1 LM 485kgs - €1,230 - €2.53/kg              

1 LM 440kgs - €1,225 - €2.78/kg

4 CH 450kgs - €1,115 - €2.48/kg              

5 CH 501kgs - €1,285 - €2.56/kg

2 LM 410kgs - €1,060 - €2.58/kg              

2 CH 515kgs - €1,260 - €2.45/kg       

1 CH 550kgs - €1,320 - €2.40/kg              

4 LM 443kgs - €1,100 - €2.48/kg       



1 CH 795kgs - €1,610 - €2.03/kg              

1 LM 525kgs - €1,150 - €2.19/kg          

1 LM 920kgs - €1,825 - €1.98/kg              

1 LM 650kgs - €1,150 - €1.77/kg

1 LM 765kgs - €1,450 - €1.89/kg              

1 LM 540kgs - €1,100 - €2.04/kg

1 LM 660kgs - €1,270 - €1.92/kg              

1 SAX 695kgs - €1,120 - €1.61/kg

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Jun. 11, 2019

Ennis Mart, Weanling Bulls, & Heifers, Dairy & Suckling Stock, Runners, Calves & Sheep.

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Telephone:+353 (0) 65 6824411