A good pair of wellies will be essential for any farmer and anyone going to this year’s National Ploughing Championships.

This year’s site sits on over 800ac and over 250,000 people expected to attend the event in Screggan Co. Offaly, things are sure to get mucky if there’s rain.

So if you’re looking for a new pair of wellies, here’s a selection of pairs to choose from:

Dunnes Stores

These colourful creations are sure to gather a lot of attention at the Ploughing, while not leaving a big dent in your pocket.

At a cost of €20, these floral design wellies are sure to keep your feet dry even in wet weather.


Source: Dunnes Stores


These simple yet practical, wellies from Tesco are sure to keep your feet warm and dry in style at the Ploughing.

Coming in a choice of grey or purple, these knee high boots with a low heel are ideal for exploring the 1,500 exhibit stands in style.

Retailing online for just €17.50, they would be an ideal investment for someone looking for a comfortable welly.  wellie-tesco1


These adjustable Hunter wellies are fully waterproof and have a inner textile lining sure to keep your feet warm.

These handcrafted boots, have an adjustable gusset and are made from natural rubber. A pair costs just under €120.


Source: Hunter

Source: Hunter


Dunlop wellies are a firm favourite with many farmers across the country, making them ideal for the Ploughing.

Dunlop sells wellies and safety boots with steel toes and soles for working with livestock and heavy materials for working the fields.

Their Purofort boots are lightweight, insulated against the cold and are waterproof. The sole is slip resistant with an anti-static and energy absorbing heel for high impacts surfaces. They retail from €50.00.

Source: Dunlop

Source: Dunlop


Up next is these Baudou wellies which are lightweight for extra comfort, ideal for walking around the 25km of walkways laid down around the Ploughing.

These wellies are a great choice for anyone travelling to the ploughing, combining protection, comfort and safety at an affordable price.

Costing €55, these wellies have a slip resistant sole and are also energy absorbing.

Source: Baudou

Source: Baudou


Demar was established in 1978 and it produces more than 2.5m pairs of wellies each year. The wellies are made of PVC and with a synthetic lining.

They offer a wide range of wellies online and the wellies are waterproof, lightweight, slip-resistant and insulate against the cold.

Demar will also be exhibiting at this year’s National Ploughing Championships.


Source: Demar