National Ploughing Championships

Call for World Ploughing Championships in Russia to be cancelled

Call for World Ploughing Championships in Russia to be cancelled

There is a call for the cancellation of the 67th World Ploughing Championships due to take place in Russia on...

March 2, 2022

‘Exhibitors and patrons missed the ploughing terribly’  – McHugh

‘Exhibitors and patrons missed the ploughing terribly’ – McHugh

Managing director of the National Ploughing Association (NPA) Anna May McHugh has spoken of her excitement at the planned full...

February 18, 2022

Ploughing 2021: Results for day 2

Ploughing 2021: Results for day 2

The results of the second day of the National Ploughing Championships 2021 contests have been released by the National Ploughing...

September 16, 2021

The Ploughing: ‘We have dealt with a lot over the years – we’ll be the stronger for it’

The Ploughing: ‘We have dealt with a lot over the years – we’ll be the stronger for it’

It was back to basics, to the essence of what the National Ploughing Championships (The Ploughing) is all about, as...

September 15, 2021

National ploughing competitions get underway behind closed doors

National ploughing competitions get underway behind closed doors

While the National Ploughing Associaton (NPA) may have cancelled the trade exhibition for a second year in a row due...

September 15, 2021

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

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‘Ploughing 2019’ – Livestream of panel discussions, interviews with attendees and visiting attractions from Thursday

‘Ploughing 2019’ – Livestream of panel discussions, interviews with attendees and visiting attractions from Thursday

We’re live! Day 3 of ‘Ploughing 2019’

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

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‘Ploughing 2019’ – ‘Ploughing 2019’ – Livestream of panel discussions, interviews with attendees and visiting attractions from Wednesday

‘Ploughing 2019’ – ‘Ploughing 2019’ – Livestream of panel discussions, interviews with attendees and visiting attractions from Wednesday

We’re Live! Day 2 of ‘Ploughing 2019’

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