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Ploughing association posts loss of €656,240 following Covid-hit year

Ploughing association posts loss of €656,240 following Covid-hit year

By Gordon Deegan Organisers of the 2020 National Ploughing Championships recorded a pre-tax loss last year of €656,240 after the...

September 6, 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

NPA left ‘totally in the dark’ on rural outdoor events – McHugh

NPA left ‘totally in the dark’ on rural outdoor events – McHugh

The National Ploughing Association (NPA) says it has been left “totally in the dark” by the government’s reopening plan and...

April 30, 2021

NPA pays tribute to late vice-president

NPA pays tribute to late vice-president

The National Ploughing Association (NPA) has payed tribute to Pat McKeown from Co. Louth, one of its council members, who...

April 19, 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

‘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

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

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

Tributes paid following tragic death of former ploughing champion

Tributes paid following tragic death of former ploughing champion

Tributes have been paid from both sides of the Irish Sea following the death of a multiple world ploughing champion...

May 6, 2020

Tributes paid following passing of ‘one of ploughing’s greats’

Tributes paid following passing of ‘one of ploughing’s greats’

Tributes have been paid to the family of Eugene Buttle, Wexford vice-president of the National Ploughing Association (NPA) following his...

April 8, 2020

Vegan protesters take pig from Northern Ireland farm

Vegan protesters take pig from Northern Ireland farm

Animal rights protesters have claimed to have taken a pig from a Northern Ireland farm this morning (Tuesday, January 14)....

January 14, 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

NPA MD receives honorary doctorate from Harper Adams

NPA MD receives honorary doctorate from Harper Adams

Managing director of the National Ploughing Association (NPA) Anna May McHugh was presented with an honorary doctorate from Harper Adams...

September 23, 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

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

Carlow site ‘electric’ ahead of ‘Ploughing 2019’ – McHugh

Carlow site ‘electric’ ahead of ‘Ploughing 2019’ – McHugh

The electric atmosphere that comes with “Ploughing 2019” is starting to descend on Fenagh, Co. Carlow, as the 2019 National...

September 5, 2019