National Ploughing Championships

‘Ploughing’ 2022: One week left to apply for Enterprise Ireland awards

‘Ploughing’ 2022: One week left to apply for Enterprise Ireland awards

There is one week remaining for agri-businesses to apply for the Enterprise Ireland Annual Innovation Arena Awards 2022, which will...

May 25, 2022

Agri-innovators urged to enter Innovation Arena competition

Agri-innovators urged to enter Innovation Arena competition

Enterprise Ireland’s Annual Innovation Arena Awards 2022 have today (Monday, April 11) officially been launched, as the competition physically returns...

April 11, 2022

‘Ploughing’ 2022: Exhibitors can now book stands for first time in 3 years

‘Ploughing’ 2022: Exhibitors can now book stands for first time in 3 years

Prospective exhibitors for the 2022 National Ploughing Championships can now book their stands for the event – the first time...

March 22, 2022

Ireland considered as alternative host for 2022 World Ploughing Contest

Ireland considered as alternative host for 2022 World Ploughing Contest

The World Ploughing Contest could potentially take place in association with the Irish national event this year, according to the...

March 4, 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 2022: Trade exhibitors’ portal to open in March

Ploughing 2022: Trade exhibitors’ portal to open in March

Trade exhibitors interested in attending this year’s National Ploughing Championships in Co. Laois will be able to apply from March...

January 19, 2022

Wexford duo claim national titles as 90th ‘Ploughing’ draws to close

Wexford duo claim national titles as 90th ‘Ploughing’ draws to close

Wexford duo Martin Kehoe and Dan Donnelly are national champions as the 90th “Ploughing” came to a close in Co....

September 17, 2021

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

Results are in for Day 1 of ‘Ploughing 2021’

Results are in for Day 1 of ‘Ploughing 2021’

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

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

NPA announces new sponsor for 2021 ploughing contests

NPA announces new sponsor for 2021 ploughing contests

The National Ploughing Association (NPA) has announced the new sponsor for this year’s National Ploughing Championships. Emo Oil will be...

August 17, 2021

Great Yorkshire Success gives hope for September Balmoral

Great Yorkshire Success gives hope for September Balmoral

The prospect of 26,000 people gathering for England’s premier agricultural show might have seemed like wishful thinking this year, but...

July 21, 2021

NPA cancels Ploughing 2021 exhibition due to Covid-19 uncertainty

NPA cancels Ploughing 2021 exhibition due to Covid-19 uncertainty

The National Ploughing Association (NPA) executive has announced the “difficult decision” it has made to cancel the 2021 trade exhibition....

May 14, 2021

Ploughing: Uncertainty for exhibition but hope for competitions

Ploughing: Uncertainty for exhibition but hope for competitions

While there is uncertainty around the exhibition going ahead as part of the National Ploughing Championships this year, the organisers...

April 9, 2021

‘Ploughing’ 2021 location revealed

‘Ploughing’ 2021 location revealed

The location for the 2021 National Ploughing Championships has been revealed. The National Ploughing Association (NPA) has announced that the...

September 17, 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

Bóthar and Bull Hayes ’plough on’ with quad draw tomorrow

Bóthar and Bull Hayes ’plough on’ with quad draw tomorrow

It should have been the end of another busy, bustling week in Co. Carlow – but in the absence of...

September 16, 2020

Organisers ‘conscious’ of those without internet access as ‘Ploughing’ goes virtual

Organisers ‘conscious’ of those without internet access as ‘Ploughing’ goes virtual

The National Ploughing Association (NPA) has said it is “conscious” of those who may have limited or no internet and...

September 11, 2020