Special Events

The Ploughing Championships prides itself on providing a fantastic range of events and activities to interest and entertain visitors:

Fashion Shows

Loy Digging

Live Music

Live Radio Broadcasts

Exclusive In Ireland To The National Ploughing:

  • Husqvarna Irish Axe Factor
  • Innovations Area
  • Pole Climbing

Irish Farmers Journal Sustainable Suckling Arena

FRS & FBD Safe Tractor Driving Demos & Challenges.

Hunt Chase

Pony Club Games

ICA Demonstrating And Seminars

Most Appropriately Dressed Competition

Cookery Demonstrations

Vintage Machinery Exhibitions


Sheep Dog Trials

All-Ireland Lamb Shearing Competition


  • 1700 Exhibitors
  • 283 000 Visitors
  • Over 300 Competitors
  • Almost 2 million feet of Trade Space
  • Economic Impact of over €35 million
These figures refer to an economic report carried out in 2011. In 2017 over 100,000 more visitors attended the event.