National Ploughing Championships

Join Farm Tours Ireland for the 88th National Ploughing Championships from 17th to 19th of September 2019 in Ballintrane, County Carlow. Travel to Europe's largest outdoor exhibition and agricultural trade show. Be one of 240,000 visitors and meet over 1,700 exhibitors showcasing Irish food, farming and culture.

The National Ploughing Championship is held annually in September and was the result of an argument in 1931 between two farmer friends over which County had the best ploughmen. Today's event is held in changing locations and features activities for every taste including a trade fair, a food fest, livestock demonstrations and many more.

Meet us at the ploughing and we'll be happy to chat about all things farming and agritourism. Please use the following form to enquire with us to take you to the National Ploughing Championships.

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