National Ploughing Championships

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

‘Ploughing’ not to go ahead behind closed doors

‘Ploughing’ not to go ahead behind closed doors

The National Ploughing Championships will not go ahead behind closed doors next month, with only some qualifier matches taking place...

August 28, 2020

Higher costs blamed as national ploughing records €413,000 loss for 2019

Higher costs blamed as national ploughing records €413,000 loss for 2019

By Gordon Deegan The company behind the National Ploughing Championships last year recorded a pre-tax loss of €413,396 in spite...

July 24, 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

‘Ploughing’ 2020: Ploughing contest could go ahead without exhibitors

‘Ploughing’ 2020: Ploughing contest could go ahead without exhibitors

A decision on whether the National Ploughing Championships 2020 will go ahead is expected to be made by early June....

April 22, 2020

‘It’s one of those years where you just don’t know’ – McHugh on ‘Ploughing 2020’ prospects

‘It’s one of those years where you just don’t know’ – McHugh on ‘Ploughing 2020’ prospects

Potential exhibitors at the 2020 National Ploughing Championships will be guaranteed a full refund in case the event is not...

March 19, 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

Whelan and Tracey take titles again

Whelan and Tracey take titles again

John Whelan – Co. Wexford – and Eamonn Tracey – Co. Carlow – took first place in the senior reversible...

September 20, 2019

Ireland top 5 Nations competition on day 2 of ‘Ploughing’

Ireland top 5 Nations competition on day 2 of ‘Ploughing’

It was a successful day for Ireland on day 2 of the ploughing competitions in Fenagh, Co. Carlow, as both...

September 19, 2019

Ploughing results: Ireland wins 5 Nations on day 1

Ploughing results: Ireland wins 5 Nations on day 1

Ireland topped the score sheets in yesterday’s (September 17) ‘5 Nations’ ploughing competition, but tomorrow contestants will face into the...

September 18, 2019

ICMSA calls for ‘greater collaboration’ between beef and dairy farmers

ICMSA calls for ‘greater collaboration’ between beef and dairy farmers

The Irish Creamery Milk Suppliers’ Association (ICMSA) president, Pat McCormack, has called for greater collaboration between beef and dairy farmers...

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

On-site pics: Loaders, handlers and plant in position for ‘Ploughing 2019’

On-site pics: Loaders, handlers and plant in position for ‘Ploughing 2019’

The National Ploughing Championships will take place in Ballintrane, Fenagh, Co. Carlow, next week (September 17-19). In the run-up to...

September 15, 2019