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

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 Cull Cows followed by Aged Bulls.  Ring 2 11.30am Heifers. 

FRIDAY - 11.00am Bullocks (resuming Friday 8.9.23)

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 Sale 

Tuesdays11.00am – Calves & Runner followed by Suckler Stock.  11am – Weanling Bulls  12 Noon - Weanling Heifers

Thursdays - Ring 1 - 11.00am - Cull Cows followed by Aged Bulls and Heifers  Ring 2 - 11.30am - Heifers. 

Fridays - 11.00am – Bullocks 



KILRUSH MART - Weekly every Wednesday at 11am - General Cattle Sale including calves. 



KILFENORA MART Monday 4th December at 5pm – General Cattle Sale including Weanlings

**A special entry of 4 organic cows & calves, all second calvers, in-calf again to Hereford bull.  All 5-star cows**.





    Sellers are reminded to ring to confirm subject sales.a

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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
Dec. 04, 2023

Ennis Mart Sheep Sale

Ennis Mart

Monday 4th December 2023

Sheep Auction

Good size sale today with 500 on offer. A mixed run of lambs with a lot more stores on offer and lambs lacking flesh. Butcher lambs topped out at €159 for a pen of 7 at 54kgs. The cull ewes met good demand and these made from €1.10–1.60/kg, with a top call of €170 for a ewe weighing 106kgs.


7 @ 54kgs - €159 - €2.94/kg

8 @ 50kgs - €154 - €3.08/kg

9 @ 47.5kgs - €149 - €3.13/kg

3 @ 46kgs - €146 - €3.17/kg

10 @ 42kgs - €130 - €3.08/kg

20 @ 45kgs - €130 - €2.88/kg

11 @ 45.5kgs - €128 - €2.81/kg


13 @ 38kgs - €113 - €2.97/kg

8 @ 39kgs - €115 - €2.94/kg

8 @ 37kgs - €105 - €2.83/kg

7 @ 39kgs - €109 - €2.79/kg

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Dec. 04, 2023

kilfenora General & Weanling Sale

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Dec. 04, 2023

kilfenora General & Weanling Sale

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Dec. 01, 2023

Ennis Mart Bullock Sale

Ennis Mart

Friday December 1st 2023

Fine sale of Blks again today with 538 on offer and an excellent trade. Quite a number of strong cattle today and a fabulous demand for these. More fleshed cattle today. Again, a super trade for quality stores.


1 CHX 845kgs - €2,440 - €2.88/kg           

1 CH 815kgs - €2,380 - €2.92/kg

1 LMX 750kgs - €2,370 - €3.16/kg           

2 HEX 767kgs - €2,350 - €3.06/kg

1 CH 750kgs - €2,200 - €2.93/kg            

2 HEX 678kgs - €1,840 - €2.72/kg

1 CHX 655kgs - €2,040 - €3.11/kg           

2 CH 630kgs - €1,950 - €3.05/kg

1 FR 500kgs - €1,220 - €2.40/kg              

3 FR 758kgs - €1,770 - €2.33/kg

4 CH 477kgs - €1,660 - €3.47/kg            

4 LM 465kgs - €1,550 - €3.33/kg

1 AA 465kgs - €1,460 - €3.14/kg              

2 HEX 487kgs - €1,350 - €2.77/kg

5 HEX 458kgs - €1,330 - €2.90/kg           

1 AA 570kgs - €1,650 - €2.89/kg

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Nov. 30, 2023

Ennis Mart Cows, Heifers & Aged Bulls

Ennis Mart

Thursday November 30th, 2023

Similar size sale again today with 412 on offer between heifers and cull cows. Great bite for forward stock in both rings, more of a mix of continental & dairy culls today.

Good quality cull cows up 8-10c/kg again today. A good entry of aged bulls averaged €2.39/kg, as there was some very good continentals on offer with an AA bull of 1,040kg making €2,330.


1 CHX 645kgs - €1,920 - €2.97/kg         

1 AAX 595kgs - €1,580 - €2.65/kg

2 AAX 602kgs - €1,590 - €2.64/kg         

1 LMX 595kgs - €1,870 - €3.14/kg

1 HEX 640kgs - €1,580 - €2.47/kg         

2 CHX 567kgs - €1,790 - €3.15/kg

1 AAX 430kgs - €1,300 - €3.02/kg         

1 SIX 480kgs - €1,230 - €2.56/kg

4 HEX 486kgs - €1,180 - €2.43/kg         

4 HEX 520kgs - €1,340 - €2.58/kg

Cull Cows:

1 CHX 970kgs - €2,320 - €2.39/kg         

1 LMX 795kgs - €1,960 - €2.46/kg

1 LMX 865kgs - €2,080 - €2.40/kg         

1 LMX 640kgs - €1,600 - €2.54/kg

1 LMX 840kgs - €2,040 - €2.43/kg         

1 HEX 615kgs - €1,480 - €2.40/kg

1 FR 575kgs - € 970 - €1.69/kg             

1 FR 710kgs - €1,310 - €1.85/kg

1 FR 565kgs - €1,000 - €1.77/kg           

1 FR 580kgs - € 960 - €1.66/kg

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Telephone:+353 (0) 65 6824411