National Ploughing Championships

Assistant MD of ploughing association joins homelessness cause

Assistant MD of ploughing association joins homelessness cause

The assistant managing director of the National Ploughing Association (NPA), Anna Marie McHugh is joining the campaign to end homelessness...

October 16, 2020

What should have been… ‘Ploughing’ site lays empty as 2020 event cancelled

What should have been… ‘Ploughing’ site lays empty as 2020 event cancelled

The National Ploughing Championship site for 2020 in Ballintrane, Fenagh, Co. Carlow, lays empty and deserted today (Wednesday, September 16) after...

September 16, 2020

NPA looking at options to provide online ‘Ploughing’ taster

NPA looking at options to provide online ‘Ploughing’ taster

The National Ploughing Association (NPA) is considering its options for providing the public with an online taster as to what...

May 14, 2020

NPA cancels ‘Ploughing 2020’ due to Covid-19

NPA cancels ‘Ploughing 2020’ due to Covid-19

The National Ploughing Association (NPA) has announced its decision to cancel the 2020 National Ploughing Championships in the interests of...

May 8, 2020

NPA to hold executive meeting this week to discuss ‘Ploughing 2020’

NPA to hold executive meeting this week to discuss ‘Ploughing 2020’

The National Ploughing Association (NPA) will have a remote executive meeting this week to discuss this year’s ploughing championships and...

May 6, 2020

Snow/ice warning issued for 11 counties tonight

Snow/ice warning issued for 11 counties tonight

Met Éireann has issued an updated Status Yellow snow/ice warning for 11 counties for tonight, Wednesday, February 12. In an...

February 12, 2020

Location of ‘Ploughing 2020’ revealed by NPA

Location of ‘Ploughing 2020’ revealed by NPA

The location of the 2020 National Ploughing Championships has been revealed by the National Ploughing Association (NPA). At the NPA’s...

October 13, 2019

‘Ploughing 2019’ breaks attendance records – NPA

‘Ploughing 2019’ breaks attendance records – NPA

The third and final day of the 2019 National Ploughing Championships saw an attendance figure of some 81,000 people, according...

September 19, 2019

Strategy discussions to the fore for Veterinary Council’s first ‘Ploughing’

Strategy discussions to the fore for Veterinary Council’s first ‘Ploughing’

The Veterinary Council of Ireland is hosting a stand at the 2019 National Ploughing Championships in Fenagh, Co. Carlow, this...

September 19, 2019

113,500 attend day 2 of ‘Ploughing 2019’ – NPA

113,500 attend day 2 of ‘Ploughing 2019’ – NPA

A total of 113,500 people attended day two of the National Ploughing Championships 2019, the National Ploughing Association (NPA) has...

September 18, 2019

102,500 people attend day 1 of ‘Ploughing 2019’

102,500 people attend day 1 of ‘Ploughing 2019’

A total of 102,500 people attended the first day of the 2019 National Ploughing Championships, the National Ploughing Association (NPA)...

September 17, 2019

Tillage panels to focus on whiskey, CAP and the future of the sector

Tillage panels to focus on whiskey, CAP and the future of the sector

AgriLand will keep you up to date this week with action from the National Ploughing Championships. On the tillage end...

September 16, 2019

Bord Bia supporting Irish agri-sector at this year’s ‘Ploughing’

Bord Bia supporting Irish agri-sector at this year’s ‘Ploughing’

Bord Bia returns to the National Ploughing Championship 2019 to engage directly with Irish farmers, the public and the wider...

September 13, 2019

UCD to feature stand at ‘Ploughing 2019’

UCD to feature stand at ‘Ploughing 2019’

University College Dublin’s (UCD’s) School of Agriculture and Food Science will once again be back at the National Ploughing Championships...

September 12, 2019

O’Donovan brothers ‘row in’ behind FBD for ‘Ploughing 2019’

O’Donovan brothers ‘row in’ behind FBD for ‘Ploughing 2019’

Olympic silver medal rowing champions Paul and Gary O’Donovan will be at the FBD Insurance stand all day on Wednesday, September...

September 10, 2019

Countdown begins to ‘Ploughing 2019’ following lively launch

Countdown begins to ‘Ploughing 2019’ following lively launch

A broad greenfield site in Fenagh, Co. Carlow, is currently being transformed into a bustling city as the countdown draws...

September 4, 2019

Farmer’s son turned prelate ploughs ahead with prayer search

Farmer’s son turned prelate ploughs ahead with prayer search

Farmer’s son turned prelate, Bishop Denis Nulty of Kildare and Leighlin, along with members of the diocesan ploughing steering group,...

August 24, 2019

‘Keeping You Safe’ campaign to return for ‘Ploughing’ 2019

‘Keeping You Safe’ campaign to return for ‘Ploughing’ 2019

The ‘Ploughing and FBD: Keeping You Safe’ child safety wristband initiative will be an important feature again at this year’s...

August 15, 2019