Agri-events

Today, September 22
Last day of National Ploughing Championships, Screggan, Tullamore, Co Offaly

Friday, September 23

Corrin Mart Weanling Show and Sale

Dungarvan Mart annual ram show (10am) and sale (12 noon)

in association with West Waterford Sheepbreeders Association

Macroom Food Festival, continues to Sunday

Saturday, September 24

Lleyn Premier sheep sale, Roscommon

Ballinasloe Agricultural Show, Co Galway (includes Colt Foal All-Ireland Championship, Irish Draught Colt and Filly Foal Championships, Connemara Two Year Old Filly All Ireland Championship, and All Ireland Donkey Mare Championship)

Sunday, September 25

Macroom Food Festival Blas na hÁite Food Expo, Macroom Town Hall, see macroomfoodfestival.com

Ballyvourney-Coolea Agricultural Show, Co Cork (rescheduled)

Monday, September 26

North & East Kerry Development (NEWKD) information session on LEADER Rural Development Programme 2014-2020, 8pm, The Seanchaí, Listowel

Tuesday, September 27

NEWKD information session on LEADER Rural Development Programme 2014-2020, 8pm, River Island Hotel, Castleisland

Wednesday, Sept 28

IFA Potato Growers Meeting

Vienna Woods Hotel, Glanmire – 8pm

Cahir Mart Three Counties Ram Sale

Thursday, Sept 29

ICMSA Bandon Area AGM, The Old Still, 8.30pm: speaker

Gerald Quain, Chair, Dairy Committee

Sunday, October 2

Rescheduled West Cork Vintage Ploughing and Threshing Association’s 50 Years John Deere In Ireland charity event, Ardgehane, Clonakilty (weather permitting)

Monday, October 3

Munster Sheep Breeders Association multi breed sale of pedigree rams,Corrin Mart, Fermoy, Co Cork

NEWKD information session on LEADER Rural Development Programme 2014-2020, 8pm, Áras an Phobail, Tralee


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