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Ploughing News 2021

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Ploughing News 2020

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Ploughing News 2019

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Ploughing News 2018

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Exhibitor News

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Facts & Figures

Below are some of the Facts & Figures from the event:
 *These figures refer to an economic report carried out in 2011. In 2019 over 100,000 more visitors attended the event.

  • Visitors to the Championships spent just under €36.5 million during the three days of the event. This spending resulted in a tax take of over €6.6 million for the National Exchequer
  • 80% of attendees at the event were not local
  • Gender profile is 37% female, 63% male
  • Machinery is the main attraction in the Trade Exhibition
  • Personal shopping accounted for over €7 million
  • Trade purchases were in excess of €9.6 million
  • Food expenditure accounted for €9.5 million

The breakdown of the socio-economic groupings attending are as follows:

  • ABC1: 31%
  • C2DE: 34%
  • Farmer: 35%

The breakdown frequency of attendance at the Championships is as follows:

  • Annually: 58%
  • First time: 18%
  • Every few years: 13%
  • Every second year: 8%
  • Other: 3%

Age Profile:

  • 16-19 yrs: 6%
  • 20-30 yrs: 21%
  • 31-40 yrs: 22%
  • 41-50 yrs: 24%
  • 51-60 yrs: 17%
  • 60+ yrs: 10%

Video Footage

2017 Championships


Click to watch the playlist of various clips from the live stream


2016 Championships


2014 Championships

 


Sponsors

The National Ploughing Association would like to thank our event sponsors.

 

ASSOCIATE SPONSORS

 

ROAD SIGNAGE/FUEL

 

INNOVATION ARENA

 

IRISH PLOUGHING TEAM

 

FASHION

 

LIVE TV STREAMING PARTNER

  • AGRILAND

 

PLOUGHING APP / PLOUGHING MAP GUIDE

 

PRODUCT PARTNERS:

  • COCA COLA– Soft drinks Franchise
  • DAVID CLEGG –Signage
  • SOUTH COAST SALES (Cork) PHILMAC – Information Points
  • KINGSPAN ENVIROMENTAL – Fuel Storage
  • GD GENDIST GROUP– Fire & Safety Equipment