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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

Recycling to the fore with new 3-bin system at ‘Ploughing 2019’

Recycling to the fore with new 3-bin system at ‘Ploughing 2019’

All soft drink and water bottles sold at ‘Ploughing 2019’ will contain at least 50% recycled plastic, the National Ploughing...

August 29, 2019

‘Keeping You Safe’ campaign to return for ‘Ploughing’ 2019

‘Keeping You Safe’ campaign to return for ‘Ploughing’ 2019

The ‘Ploughing and FBD: Keeping You Safe’ child safety wristband initiative will be an important feature again at this year’s...

August 15, 2019

Storm Ali leaves National Ploughing firm with €500,000 loss in 2018

Storm Ali leaves National Ploughing firm with €500,000 loss in 2018

By Gordon Deegan The impact of ‘Storm Ali’ last year sent pre-tax losses soaring to almost €500,000 at the company...

July 22, 2019

1st World Ploughing Contest on Euro soil commemorated in Kerry

1st World Ploughing Contest on Euro soil commemorated in Kerry

Crowds descended on Co. Kerry over the weekend to observe the 1954 World Ploughing Contest ‘Cairn of Peace’ monument as...

May 14, 2019