LAOIS Foxhounds joint-master David Lalor and his team came up trumps yet again with a superbly organised National Hound Show at Stradbally Hall, home of the Cosby family. The show is well laid out with three show rings – foxhounds, harriers and beagles – and staffed by experienced hunt enthusiasts.

Credit must be given to Roddy and Ronnie Bailey, Jenny Hunt and Sonia Purcell in the foxhound ring, while Janet Reilly, Tom Geary, Fidelma O’Donnell, Ger O’Rian and David Burke were in the harrier ring, with Liz Browne and Aileen Byrne in the beagle ring.