South looks up to Ulster Winter Fair

NOW the days have shortened, and the cold weather is well and truly here, something we can all look forward to is the Winter Fair!

The Royal Ulster Winter Fair, in association with Northern Bank, will open its doors once again on Thursday next at the King’s Hall, Belfast.

Large crowds are expected to flock to the event to see leading dairy herds from all over Ireland — Shorthorn, Jersey, Ayrshire and Holstein, compete throughout the day for the coveted title of supreme champion, alongside over 140 trade stands specifically for the dairy industry, all of this surrounded by festive cheer!

Entries closed on Wednesday, November 28, and, as expected after their success last year in bringing home the supreme champion title, there is an increase this year in Southern entries. In total 7 Southern exhibitors are coming, between them bringing 9 cattle.

Karen Hughes, RUAS Livestock Officer, said,

“Entries have flooded in again this year, and I’m happy to see the increase in Southern exhibitors. I’d hope for this trend to continue in future years.”

The Royal Ulster Winter Fair is taking place at the King’s Hall, Belfast on December 13 from 9.00am to 5.00pm.

Admission for adults is £6, concessions are £3 and RUAS members are free of charge.

For further information please contact the RUAS on 02890 665225, or have a look at the website

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