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.

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Clare Marts

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

Bull Weanlings @11:00 Heifers Weanlings 12 Noon, 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 and UNDER 6 weeks of age.

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

Pens 1 to 50 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  All sheep including lambs presented for sale must be identified with a full set of EID tags, i.e. one conventional tag in the sheep’s left ear and a corresponding electronic tag placed in the sheep’s right ear. All sheep moved to and from a livestock mart must also be accompanied by a newly issued dispatch document containing a barcoded document serial number.


KILRUSH Gerneral & Weanling Sale - every Wednesday

SCARIFF General & Weanling Sale - Next sale Saturday November 16th at 11amScariff office open for entries Fri 15th Nov, 9.30am to 1pm 061 921070.

KILFENORAGeneral Sale - Monday evening 25th November at 6pm for all categories of stock.

ENNIS Saturday 30th November at 12.30pm – Liscullane Charolais Production Sale (full details to follow)



In conjunction with Munster AI and Dovea Genetics, this scheme was continued for 2019. Completed applications are now being processed. 

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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
Nov. 12, 2019

Ennis Weanlings, Calves, Sheep, Runners, Cows & Calves

Ennis Mart Tuesday 12th November 2019

Numbers similar to last week in all rings.  Quality variable and stock that are not getting some feeding now are beginning to show the effects of the weather.  The top quality lots of bulls were dear but the average bulls a shade easier.  Heifers overall a strong trade. Runner heifers made to €805 and runner bulls to €900.  Suckler pairs hit €1,920 and in-calf lots to €1,590.  A handful of suck calves made to €480.  The sheep trade a shade sharper but numbers small.  The best of the lambs hit €112 and averaged €2.08/kg.  Cull ewes hit €107.


1 CH 260kgs - €780 - €3.00/kg

1 CH 255kgs - €790 - €2.10/kg

1 LIM 290kgs - €840 - €2.90/kg

2 CH 335kgs - €980 - €2.92/kg

1 CH 340kgs - €1,050 - €3.09/kg

1 BBX 320kgs - €900 - €2.81/kg

1 LMX 300kgs - €930 - €3.10/kg

1 CHX 495kgs - €1,140 - €2.30/kg


1 CH 285kgs - €800 - €2.81/kg

1 LMX 335kgs - €890 - €2.66/kg

2 CH 255kgs - €770 - €3.02/kg

1 LMX 325kgs - €860 - €2.65/kg

5 CH 262kgs - €780 - €2.98/kg

2 CHX 332kgs - €855 - €2.57/kg

1 LM 330kgs - €900 - €2.74/kg

1 SHX 320kgs - €840 - €2.62/kg


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Nov. 11, 2019

Kilfenora Weanling Sale

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Nov. 07, 2019

Ennis Mart. Cull Cows, Heifers, Bullocks, Aged Bulls

Ennis Mart Thursday Nov 7th 2019

Numbers very similar to last week both in the bullock and cull cow rings, but heifer numbers back a bit.  Slightly livelier trade all round and especially the bullocks 500kgs plus.  A few more men anxious to by stock.  Number of cull cows remaining at about 220 and number of Friesian culls still small, predominantly continentals available again today.  Average prices up €30 on the week and up €10 on this day 12 months.  


2 LIM 497kgs - €1,180 - €2.37kg

1 LIM 615kgs - €1,350 - €2.20/kg

2 CH 442kgs - €1,005 - €2.27/kg

1 CH 745kgs - €1,430 - €1.92/kg

6 CH 475kgs - €1,070 - €2.25/kg

1 FR 630kgs - €930 - €1.48/kg

2 CH 555kgs - €1,220- €2.19/kg

2 HEX 440kgs - €885- €2.01/kg  

1 LIM 545kgs - €1,205- €2.21/kg

2 HEX 557kgs - €1,040- €1.87/kg   


4 LMX 347kgs - €780 - €2.24/kg

5 LM 521kgs - €1,200 - €2.30/kg

1 LMX 467kgs - €1,150 - €2.46/kg

1 CH 515kgs - €1,130 - €2.19/kg

1 LMX 500kgs - €1,300 - €2.60/kg

3 CH 610kgs - €1,250 - €2.05/kg       

1 CH 675kgs - €1,380 - €2.04/kg

1 AAX 545kgs - €980 - €1.80/kg       

1 AA 430kgs - €780 - €1.81/kg

1 LIM 560kgs - €1,215 - €2.17/kg       


1 CH 840kgs - €1,390 - €1.65/kg

1 LIM 515kgs - €845 - €1.64/kg          

1 PIX 750kgs - €1,285 - €1.71kg

1 FR 735kgs - €900 - €1.22/kg

1 AU 660kgs - €1,200 - €1.81/kg

1 FR 740kgs - €1,055 - €1.43/kg

1 LIM 610kgs - €1,070 - €1.75/kg

1 FR 625kgs - €500 - €0.80/kg

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Nov. 06, 2019

Kilrush Weanling & General Sale


WEDNESDAY 6th November 2019

Numbers smaller in Kilrush today and mostly weanlings about today, with a number of dairy cull cows, but not too many of these out of the parlour.  Trade for the 1 ½ year old cattle improved also and more farmers out to buy stock today. 


1 LMX 315kgs - €810 - €2.57/kg

4 HEX 442kgs - €805 - €1.82/kg

1 CHX 280kgs - €805 - €2.87/kg

2 AAX 425kgs - €765 - €1.80/kg

2 LMX 250kgs - €665 - €2.66/kg

2 FR 507kgs - €845 - €1.66/kg

1HEX 510kgs - €900 - €1.76/kg

2 SHX 412kgs - €730 - €1.77/kg


2 LMX 272kgs - €730 - €2.31/kg

5 AAX 282kgs - €455 - €1.61/kg

1 CH 310kgs - €675 - €2.18/kg

2 AAX 360kgs - €685 - €1.90/kg

1 LMX 505kgs - €1,070 - €2.12/kg      


1 FR 570kgs - €745 - €1.31/kg

1 CHX 765kgs – €1,035 - €1.35/kg

1 FR 635kgs - €790 - €1.24/kg

1 FR 710kgs - €840 - €1.18/kg

1 FR 640kgs - €575 - €0.92/kg

1 HEX 715kgs - €780 - €1.15/kg

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Nov. 05, 2019

Ennis Weanlings, Calves, Sheep, Runners, Cows & Calves

Ennis Mart Tuesday 5th November 2019

Numbers similar to last week and more life to the trade all round today and a better atmosphere.  Very good demand for stock in the 270kg to 350kg bracket.  Generally the quality was better all round and mostly store type calves available and not as much meal feeding being done this year.  More farmers about in every ring and no shipping activity.  Runner heifers made to €745 and runner bulls made to €850.  Some nice quality lots in the suckler ring today and incalf stock made to €1,690 and pairs to €1,670.  A handful of suck calves meet a very good trade and made to €450.  A bit more life in the sheep trade also up about €2/hd and cull ewes made to €107.


2 CHX 280kgs - €905 - €3.23/kg

1 CH 385kgs - €1,005 - €2.61/kg

1 LM 270kgs - €800 - €2.96/kg

1 CHX 460kgs - €1,000 - €2.17/kg

1 CH 275kgs - €855 - €3.11/kg

2 LMX 310kgs - €920 - €2.97/kg

1 CH 320kgs - €995 - €3.11/kg

1 CH 320kgs - €895 - €2.79/kg


1 LMX 275kgs - €830 - €3.02/kg

1 LIM 250kgs - €740 - €2.96/kg

1 CH 275kgs - €825 - €3.00/kg

2 CH 267kgs - €765 - €2.86/kg

1 LMX 305kgs - €1,130 - €3.70/kg

1 BLIM 465kgs - €1,030 - €2.22/kg

1 CH 345kgs - €1,000 - €2.90/kg

1 CH 300kgs - €840 - €2.80/kg

2 CH 327kgs - €885 - €2.70/kg

1 LM 340kgs - €935 - €2.75/kg

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Telephone:+353 (0) 65 6824411