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

There are currently
no market dates open for
online registration. Please call
the office to register.

Clare Marts

Monday - Sheep Auction @10.30am  **note earlier start time**

Tuesday - Ring 1 @ 11am - Weanling Bulls

Ring 2 @ 12 noon Weanling Heifers, 

Ring 3 @ 11.00 Calves, Runners followed by Suckler Stock

Thursday - 11am -  Ring 1 - Dry Cows & Aged Bulls.  Ring 2 - Bullocks followed by Heifers

Clare Marts are now streaming sales online, buyers can also register to buy online, please contact 065 6824411.

Download 'Livestock Live App' on your smartphone or log onto 'Livestock Live' website in order to be able to view live sales here at Ennis Mart.

Your co-operation with the restrictions in place would be appreciated.

Entry System: 

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

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

Entries for Monday Sheep Auction taken on Friday of previous week.

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 Weanling Bull and Bullock  Ring

Draw for First Pen of Heifers to be Sold

***Change to draw system for Bullocks, Heifers, Cull Cows, Weanling Bulls & Weanling Heifers From 31st January 2022 – enter your stock as usual – if the number drawn is equal to or below half the number of pens entered, we go down to pen 1 and then up.  If the number drawn is above half the number of pens entered, we go up to the last pen in the draw, then start at pen 1 and up to the number drawn.

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.


You can view and bid online via 'Livestock Live' App                     


Mondays – 10.30am – Sheep Auction  **Note earlier start time***.  

Tuesdays - 11.00am – Calves & Runner followed by Suckler Stock.  11am – Weanling Bulls  12 Noon Weanling Heifers

Thursdays - 11.00am - Cull Cows followed by Aged Bulls.  11.00am - Bullocks followed by Heifers.



KILRUSH MART Weekly every Wednesday - General Sale including calves. 






    Sellers are reminded to ring to confirm subject sales.

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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
May. 18, 2022

Kilrush General Sale including calves

Kilrush Mart Wednesday

18th May 2022

Smaller sale today with just 150 on offer. A small entry of calves made from €60 to €290, mostly Hereford calves on offer. A strong entry of cull cows predominately friesans met a fine trade.


1 FRX 555kgs - €1,340 - €2.41/kg

2 BBX 552kgs - €1,330 – €2.40/kg

1 LIM 250kgs - €850 - €3.40/kg            

1 CHX 235kgs - €820- €3.48/kg                         

1 FRX 430kgs - €960 - €2.23/kg


2 LMX 272kgs - €830 - €3.04/kg           

1 LMX 390kgs - €1,280 - €3.28/kg                   

1 HEX 495kgs - €1,200 - €2.42/kg                                            

1 FR 565kgs - €1,390 - €2.46/kg

Cull Cows:

1 CH 700kgs - €1,950 - €2.78/kg           

1 FR 735kgs - €1,520 - €2.06/kg           

1 FR 565kgs - €1,280 - €2.26/kg

1 AA 760kgs - €1,760 - €2.31/kg

1 FR 675kgs - €1,410 - €2.08/kg

Kilrush Mart Wednesday

18th May 2022

Smaller sale today with just 150 on offer. A small entry of calves made from €60 to €290, mostly Hereford calves on offer. A strong entry of cull cows predominately friesans met a fine trade.


1 FRX 555kgs - €1,340 - €2.41/kg

2 BBX 552kgs - €1,330 – €2.40/kg

1 LIM 250kgs - €850 - €3.40/kg             

1 CHX 235kgs - €820- €3.48/kg                          

1 FRX 430kgs - €960 - €2.23/kg


2 LMX 272kgs - €830 - €3.04/kg            

1 LMX 390kgs - €1,280 - €3.28/kg                    

1 HEX 495kgs - €1,200 - €2.42/kg                                             

1 FR 565kgs - €1,390 - €2.46/kg


Cull Cows:

1 CH 700kgs - €1,950 - €2.78/kg           

1 FR 735kgs - €1,520 - €2.06/kg            

1 FR 565kgs - €1,280 - €2.26/kg

1 AA 760kgs - €1,760 - €2.31/kg

1 FR 675kgs - €1,410 - €2.08/kg

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May. 17, 2022

Ennis Mart Weanling Bulls, Weanling Heifers, Runners Calves & Suckler Stock

Ennis Mart Tuesday

17th May 2022

Big sale for time of year with 750 head of stock on offer, and a 98% clearance achieved.  Trade was strong all round today for all types and quality of stock.  There were 150 suck calves available and these meet a good trade with quite a number of stronger calves available.  Continental calves made to €760.  AA calves made €120 to €345 and HEX calves made €150 to €320.  Strong Friesian bull calves made €120 to €135.  Pairs in the suckler ring made to €2,580 and in-calf lots made €1,220 to €1,620.  Quite a number of pairs in the €2,000 to €2,580 bracket.


1 CH 275kgs - €1,060 - €3.85/kg

1 CH 545kgs - €1,640 - €3.01/kg

1 LIM 265kgs - €1,030 - €3.88/kg

1 LMX 500kgs - €1,640 - €3.28/kg

3 CH 263kgs - €1,030 - €3.91/kg

1 CH 435kgs - €1,450 - €3.33/kg

1 LIM 370kgs - €1,400 - €3.78/kg

1 BBX 440kgs - €1,380 - €3.14/kg

3 LMX 367kgs - €1,350 - €3.68/kg

1 HEX 300kgs - €850- €2.83/kg

3 AA 267kgs - €890 - €3.34/kg

4 HEX 277kgs - €760- €2.74/kg

1 AA 335kgs - €900 - €2.69/kg

1 HEX 410kgs - €1,030- €2.51/kg


1 AA 420kgs - €970- €2.31/kg

1 CH 295kgs - €1,000 - €3.39/kg

1 AA 225kgs - €660 - €2.93/kg

1 CH 235kgs - €860 - €3.66/kg

1 AA 270kgs - €820- €3.04/kg

1 CH 365kgs - €1,240 - €3.39/kg

2 LIM 432kgs - €1,420 - €3.28/kg

1 LIM 400kgs - €1,260 - €3.15/kg

1 AA 390kgs - €1,070 - €2.74/kg

1 CH 350kgs - €1,130 - €3.23/kg

5 LIM 369kgs - €1,070 - €2.90/kg

3 LIM 368kgs - €1,100 - €2.99/kg


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May. 16, 2022

Ennis Mart Sheep Sale

Ennis Mart Monday 16th

 May 2022 Sheep Auction

Smaller sheep sale today with just short of 500 on offer.  Lamb trade more buoyant today and up about €5 to €10/head depending on quality and some very good lambs today.  Lambs hit a high of €183.  Cull ewes, again a very strong trade and reached €200/head.  Hoggets made to €170/head.  Ewe and pair of lambs made €267 and 5 ewes with singles made €182.

Spring Lambs:

6 @ 43kgs - €168 - €3.91/kg

9 @ 46kgs - €172 - €3.78/kg

15 @ 45.5kgs - €168 - €3.69/kg

10 @ 45kgs - €169 - €3.76/kg

7 @ 42.5kgs - €163 - €3.84/kg

10 @ 42.5kgs - €167 - €3.93/kg

5 @ 52kgs - €183 - €3.52/kg

5 @ 48kgs - €168 - €3.50/kg

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May. 11, 2022

Kilrush General Sale including calves

Kilrush Mart Wednesday

11th May 2022


Bigger sale today and calf numbers holding up with 80 on offer.  Mostly beef breed calves available, and in the cull cow ring mostly dairy culls.  A mix in the bull and heifer rings of traditional and Continental breeds.  Again, the stronger calves easily sold.  Still strong demand for grass cattle in both the bullock and heifer rings and strong factory demand for cull cows.


1 LIM 280kgs - €880 - €3.14/kg

5 FR 492kgs - €1,060 – €2.15/kg

1 LIM 335kgs - €920- €2.74/kg

1 LIM 590kgs - €1,660 - €2.81/kg

1 CH 465kgs - €1,550 - €3.33/kg

1 CH 525kgs - €1,560 - €3.06/kg

1 CH 460kgs - €1,410 - €3.06/kg

2 FR 582kgs - €1,410 - €2.42/kg

1 HEX 550kgs - €1,390 - €2.53/kg

1 HEX 465kgs - €1,210 - €2.60/kg


1 CH 290kgs - €860 - €2.96/kg

1 CH 465kgs - €1,270 - €2.73/kg

6 HEX 270kgs - €670 - €2.48/kg

1 LIM 530kgs - €1,450- €2.73/kg

3 LIM 335kgs - €940 - €2.80/kg

5 HEX 415kgs - €1,080 - €2.60/kg

3 HEX 363kgs - €900 - €2.48/kg

1 CH 500kgs - €1,360 - €2.72/kg

Cull Cows:

1 CH 700kgs - €1,700 - €2.43/kg

1 LIM 610kgs - €1,540 - €2.52/kg

1 FR 700kgs - €1,430 - €2.04/kg

1 FR 555kgs - €1,110 - €2.00/kg

1 FR 635kgs - €1,320 - €2.08/kg

1 FR 520kgs - €1,020 - €1.94/kg

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May. 10, 2022

Ennis Mart Weanling Bulls, Weanling Heifers, Runners Calves & Suckler Stock

Ennis Mart Tuesday

10th May 2022

Big sale today for time of year with just short of 850 on offer.  Calf numbers up today and most of the calves available were stronger at a month to 6 weeks old.  Mostly beef breeds available today.  Strong Friesian bulls made to €235 and HEX calves made €120 to €350.  AA calves made €90 to €325.  Continental calves made to €500.  Cows with calves at foot made to €2,760.  Weanlings were a very strong trade in both rings.  Shippers and farmers very active in the bull ring and €3/kg to €3.70/kg was very common in this ring.  Many lots of heifers making €3 to €3.60/kg for the quality lots.  Quite a few of the better heifers bought for export also.  Strong numbers of Autumn born weanlings being offered for sale presently.


4 CHX 293kgs - €1,040 - €3.54/kg

1 LIM 510kgs - €1,500 - €2.94/kg

1 CH 285kgs - €940 - €3.30/kg

1 LMX 515kgs - €1,490 - €2.89/kg

1 LIM 235kgs - €880 - €3.74/kg

1 SAX 380kgs - €1,170 - €3.08/kg

1 LIM 330kgs - €1,220 - €3.70/kg

1 CH 340kgs - €1,140 - €3.38/kg

2 LMX 450kgs - €1,380 - €3.07/kg

1 CH 305kgs - €1,130- €3.70/kg

3 LIM 352kgs - €1,130 - €3.20/kg

1 CH 410kgs - €1,250- €3.05/kg


2 BBX 285kgs - €1,030- €3.61/kg

1 LIM 395kgs - €1,300 - €3.29/kg

1 CHX 285kgs - €980- €3.44/kg

3 CH 346kgs - €1,120 - €3.23/kg

1 CH 260kgs - €860- €3.31/kg

1 LIM 320kgs - €1,060 - €3.31/kg

1 LIM 430kgs - €1,340 - €3.11/kg

1 LIM 365kgs - €1,150 - €3.15/kg

1 LIM 405kgs - €1,220 - €3.01/kg

1 LIM 620kgs - €1,800 - €2.90/kg

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Telephone:+353 (0) 65 6824411