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.  11:30am Ring 2 - Heifers

Friday - Bullocks at 10:30am  ** Note Earlier Start Time*

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  (No Sheep sale Easter Monday the 10th of April)

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  

                   Ring 211.30am Heifers

Fridays - 10.30am Bullocks

Monday 3rd April - Pedigree Registered Mixed Breed Bull Sale at 12.30pm - Fixed buyers commission of 50 euro.  70 Bulls entered - 3 Angus, 21 Charolais, 8 Hereford and 38 Limousins.  

Tuesday 11th April - Clearance sale of 28 suckler cows, 23 with calves at foot, mixture of AA, SAX and BBX cows, all with CH calves at foot.  Most are 4 and 5 star cows.


KILRUSH MART - Weekly every Wednesday - General Sale                                                                       

SCARIFF MART - Saturday 8th April - General Cattle Sale including calves.

KILFENORA MART - Monday 17th April - General Cattle Sale including calves    





    Sellers are reminded to ring to confirm subject sales.a

Click on the link to follow us on Facebook   Clare Co-Operative Marts 

**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
Mar. 27, 2023

Ennis Mart Sheep Sale

Ennis Mart

Monday 27th March 2023

Sheep Auction



Fine sized sheep sale today with over 550 on offer.  A number of lots exceeded €160 today and €169 was achieved.  Cull ewes were a very strong trade and hit €221 for 103kg.  A number of lots exceeded €180 but quite a few heavy fleshed ewes today.  A handful of ewes and lambs available and pairs made €180 to €260. 


9 @ 53kgs - €169 - €3.19/kg

12 @ 52kgs - €167 - €3.21/kg

6 @ 46kgs - €157 - €3.41/kg

10 @ 52kgs - €157 - €2.99/kg

10 @ 50.5kgs - €154 - €3.05/kg

10 @ 55kgs - €162 - €2.94/kg

10 @ 54.5kgs - €160 - €2.93/kg

12 @ 46.5kgs - €146 - €3.14/kg

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Mar. 25, 2023

Scariff Mart General sale including calves

Scariff Mart

Saturday 25th March 2023


Reasonable sized sale in Scariff today and 100% clearance achieved.  FR bull calves made €15 to €40.  AA calves made €115 to €125 and BB calves made €75 to €210. 

Mostly yearling stock on offer and heifer weanlings made to €3.33 and bullocks to €3.42/kg.


3 LM    @ 300kgs       €970 - €3.23/kg

1 CH    @ 325kgs       €930 - €2.86/kg

2 LM    @ 300kgs       €950 - €3.16/kg

1 LMX  @ 295kgs       €940 - €3.18/kg

1 SIX    @ 280kgs        €850 - €3.03/kg

3 CH    @ 273kgs        €910 - €3.33/kg



1 LMX  @ 380kgs        €1300 - €3.42/kg

1 LM    @ 400kgs       €1300 - €3.32/kg

2 LMX  @ 407kgs       €1,310 - €3.21/kg

3 SH     @ 295kgs       €650 - €2.20/kg

1 LM    @ 395kgs       €1,280 - €3.24/kg

2 AA    @ 307kgs       €1,000 - €3.25/kg


Next sale Saturday 8th of April 2023.

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Mar. 24, 2023

Ennis Mart Bullock Sale

Ennis Mart Friday Mar 24th 2023


Fine size sale of bullocks today, with just over 500 on offer.  Despite the very poor weather, trade was not affected in any way and the lighter stores were actually dearer today.  There were some exceptional prices achieved in this category of stock.  Bullocks peaked at €2,930.  Quite a number of forward cattle available today. 




1 LMX 990kgs - €2,930 - €2.96/kg         

1 LMX 885kgs - €2,870 - €3.24/kg    

1 HEX 830kgs - €2,440 - €2.94/kg         

1 CH 690kgs - €2,240 - €3.25/kg

1 HEX 745kgs - €2,160 - €2.90/kg         

3 CHX 578kgs - €1,970 - €3.40/kg

3 HE 407kgs - €1,740 - €4.27/kg           

4 LMX 495kgs - €1,790 - €3.62/kg

2 LM 400kgs - €1,520 - €3.80/kg           

2 LM 607kgs - €1,980 - €3.26/kg

1 HEX 515kgs - €1,500 - €2.91/kg         

1 HEX 745kgs - €2,160 - €2.90/kg

1 FR 705kgs - €1,830 - €2.60/kg           

1 AA 675kgs - €1,860 - €2.76/kg

1 AA 580kgs - €1,660 - €2.86/kg           

3 HEX 380kgs - €1,170 - €3.08/kg


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Mar. 23, 2023

Ennis Mart Cows, Heifers & Aged Bulls

Ennis Mart Thursday March 23rd 2023


Big sale of cows and heifers today with over 600 on offer.  Some excellent stock available in both rings today and the trade held very firm but no dearer. Heifers hit €2,430 and reached €3.76/kg.  Cows peaked at €2,580 and at €3.24/kg.  A good entry of aged bulls averaged €2.57/ kg and a 1,025kg Limousin bull hit €2,300.



1 LM   640kgs - €2,340 - €3.65/kg          

1 LM  615kgs - €2,250 - €3.65/kg

1 LM   535kgs - €1,930 - €3.61/kg         

1 LM  565kgs - €1,910 - €3.38/kg    

1 CH   695kgs - €2,180 - €3.14/kg         

1 SIX 600kgs - €1,890 - €3.15/kg

1 LM   465kgs - €1,750 - €3.76kg           

1 LM  490kgs - €1,710 - €3.49/kg    

3 HEX 383kgs - €1,200 - €3.13/kg         

1 AA  570kgs - €1,700 - €2.98/kg

1 HEX 535kgs - €1,490 - €2.79/kg         

1 AA  505kgs - €1,440 - €2.85/kg

5 HEX 546kgs - €1,500 - €2.75/kg        

2 AA  607kgs - €1,810 - €2.98/kg




Cull Cows:

1 LM 895kgs - €2,580 - €2.88/kg           

1 LM 790kgs - €2,490 - €3.15/kg    

1 LM 810kgs - €2,210 - €2.73/kg           

1 LM 675kgs - €2,140 - €3.11/kg

1 HEX 875kgs - €1,830 - €2.09/kg         

1 LM 540kgs - €1,750 - €3.24/kg

1 CH 510kgs - €1,400 - €2.74/kg           

1 CH 765kgs - €2,130 - €2.78/kg

1 FR 660kgs - €1,490 - €2.26/kg           

1 AA 650kgs - €1,400 - €2.15/kg

1 HEX 705kgs - €1,300 - €1.84/kg         

1 FR 600kgs - €1,270 - €2.12/kg    

1 FR 765kgs - €1,520 - €1.99/kg           

1 FR 685kgs - €1,450 - €2.12/kg

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Mar. 22, 2023

Kilrush General Sale including calves

Kilrush Mart Wednesday

22nd March 2023

Smaller numbers in Kilrush today but calf numbers holding.  A better run of calves today with some strong calves available.  A LM bull calf of 5 months made €480 and a HE bull calf of a month made €350.  However, we had some very light, handy calves, that were sold down to €5.  

A Strong trade overall for bullocks, heifers and dry cows, with very strong online demand.   


Cull Cows:

1 LM 745kgs - €1,840 - €2.47/kg           

1 HEX 760kgs - €1,710 - €2.25/kg         

1 FR 715kgs - €1,400 - €1.96/kg           

1 FR 610kgs - €1,270 - €2.08/kg 

1 FR 655kgs - €1,390 - €2.12/kg           

1 FR 565kgs - €1,090 - €1.93/kg

1 FRX 575kgs - €1,020 - €1.77/kg         

1 FRX 615kgs - €1,230 - €2.00/kg



1 LMX 635kgs - €1,810 - €2.85/kg         

2 LM 535kgs - €1,570 - €2.93/kg 

2 LM 455kgs - €1,290 - €2.83/kg           

1 LM 465kgs - €1,450 - €3.12/kg

1 HEX 445kgs - €1,130 - €2.54/kg         

1 CH 290kgs - €920 - €3.17/kg

3 HEX 316kgs - €840 - €2.65/kg             

1 LM 455kgs - €1,340 - €2.94/kg



1 LM 320kgs - €1,100 - €3.44/kg           

2 LMX 585kgs - €1,850 - €3.16/kg

1 CH 270kgs - €1,000 - €3.70/kg           

1 LM 535kgs - €1,740 - €3.25/kg 

1 SIX 385kgs - €1,190 - €3.09/kg          

2 FR 580kgs - €1,490 - €2.57/kg 

5 FR 494kgs - €1,240 - €2.51/kg           

1 LM 515kgs - €1,620 - €3.14/kg

4 HEX 366kgs - €1,080 - €2.95/kg         

1 LM 460kgs - €1,350 - €2.93/kg

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Telephone:+353 (0) 65 6824411