Whats on at Golden Shears: DAY 3

The Golden Shears World Sheep Shearing championships continue today in Gorey, Co. Wexford.

Over 30,000 spectators expected at this family-orientated festival over the four days, attractions on offer include the Good Food Ireland Village, arts & crafts tent, fashion and entertainment running in tandem with the main shearing competitions

Today’s events include the Irish Country Meats and FBD Trust National Young Shepherd Competition 2014. Candidates will be judged on their skills in completing tasks and on their knowledge of sheep related issues and identification of breeds. The tasks provide a great opportunity for young enthusiastic shepherds to display their skills and knowledge of shepherding.

Golden Shears day 3