Virginia Show

Virginia Show Society confirms cancellation of 2021 event

Virginia Show Society confirms cancellation of 2021 event

The Virginia Show Society has confirmed that the 2021 event will not go ahead, due to continued uncertainty around the...

May 18, 2021

Start of farm software remembered by Virginia woman as she retires

Start of farm software remembered by Virginia woman as she retires

Co. Cavan woman Kathleen Duffy is logging out this week, as she retires after 24 years working with Irish Farm...

May 1, 2021

Diageo Baileys cow winner announced at Virginia Show

Diageo Baileys cow winner announced at Virginia Show

The winner of the Diageo Baileys Irish Champion Dairy Cow competition has been announced at the Virginia Show. The cow...

August 21, 2019

All set to go in Cavan for the Virginia Show 2019

All set to go in Cavan for the Virginia Show 2019

The 78th Virginia Show will take place tomorrow, Wednesday, August 21, at the Show Grounds of the Virginia Agricultural Show...

August 20, 2019

Growing more grass and producing more milk solids in Co. Cavan

Growing more grass and producing more milk solids in Co. Cavan

Currently milking 94 cows in Stradone, Co. Cavan, David Brady embraced grass measuring three years ago after a tricky experience...

August 26, 2018

‘Effectively we have the same number of cows as we had in 1988’

‘Effectively we have the same number of cows as we had in 1988’

Average dairy herd size – in the last decade – has increased from 50 cows to around 75 cows, Teagasc’s...

August 26, 2018

‘Megan’ goes one better as Diageo Baileys Champion Dairy Cow is crowned

‘Megan’ goes one better as Diageo Baileys Champion Dairy Cow is crowned

Masses arrived to Virginia, Co. Cavan, for today’s 77th annual Virginia Show; the highlight for many was the crowning of...

August 22, 2018

Varadkar at Virginia: Irish farmers in ‘perfect storm’

Varadkar at Virginia: Irish farmers in ‘perfect storm’

Taoiseach of Ireland Leo Varadkar acknowledged the recent hardship Irish farmers have experienced at today’s Virginia Agricultural Show. Speaking to...

August 22, 2018

Pics: Crowds gather for 77th Virginia Show

Pics: Crowds gather for 77th Virginia Show

Crowds descended from all corners of the country for today’s 77th Virginia Agricultural Show in Co. Cavan. AgriLand was there to provide...

August 22, 2018

Champion Cow 2018 judge seeks ‘true type with extra bit of style’

Champion Cow 2018 judge seeks ‘true type with extra bit of style’

The judge of the forthcoming Diageo Baileys Champion Dairy Cow Competition says he will be looking out for “a cow...

August 8, 2018

Virginia up in lights for ‘Show Day’ debut

Virginia up in lights for ‘Show Day’ debut

‘Show Day’, an Irish documentary, showcases the “behind-the-scenes excitement” at the Virginia Agricultural Show. Producers of the show promise a...

July 7, 2018

Virginia Show documentary captures ‘reel’ spirit of event

Virginia Show documentary captures ‘reel’ spirit of event

A documentary on the 76th Virginia Show will have its premier screening in the Ramor Theatre, Virginia, Co. Cavan this...

January 16, 2018

A day for all ages at the 76th Virginia Show

A day for all ages at the 76th Virginia Show

The 76th Virginia Show was a hive of activity on Wednesday. The show committee secured prize money of €50,000 for...

August 27, 2017

Pics: See the action at this year’s Virginia Show

Pics: See the action at this year’s Virginia Show

The 76th Virginia Agricultural Show took place in Virginia, Co. Cavan, earlier today (Wednesday, August 23). The event was launched by...

August 23, 2017

Virginia Show debutante takes Baileys Champion Cow title

Virginia Show debutante takes Baileys Champion Cow title

Thousands of people flocked to Co. Cavan for the 76th annual Virginia Show today. Home to the Diageo Baileys Champion Dairy...

August 23, 2017

‘Vital cross-border agriculture trade must be safeguarded’

‘Vital cross-border agriculture trade must be safeguarded’

Real solutions and compromise will be required in the Brexit negotiations, to safeguard the vital cross-border agriculture trade on the...

August 23, 2017

Virginia ‘shows’ the importance of the agri-food sector

Virginia ‘shows’ the importance of the agri-food sector

Anyone attending the dynamic Virginia Agricultural Show will see the importance of the agri-food sector to the northern half of...

August 23, 2017

Next week’s Baileys cow competition promises elite line-up

Next week’s Baileys cow competition promises elite line-up

Organisers of the 2017 Diageo Baileys Champion Dairy Cow Competition have confirmed that many of the country’s top dairy breeders...

August 15, 2017