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#National Ploughing Championships

# national-ploughing-championships - Friday 14 May, 2021

Trade exhibition at National Ploughing Championships cancelled due to pandemic fears
# The Ploughing
# The Ploughing

Trade exhibition at National Ploughing Championships cancelled due to pandemic fears

May 14th 2021, 12:40 PM 9,629 Views 14 Comments

The exhibition was due to take place from 15 to 18 September in Ratheniska, Co Laois.

# national-ploughing-championships - Friday 28 August, 2020

The Ploughing: Plan to hold spectator-free events scaled back again as organisers cancel most contests
# Ploughing
# Ploughing

The Ploughing: Plan to hold spectator-free events scaled back again as organisers cancel most contests

Aug 28th 2020, 8:57 AM 13,723 Views 11 Comments

The National Ploughing Championships were cancelled in May this year due to the pandemic.

# national-ploughing-championships - Saturday 9 May, 2020

Quiz: How much do you know about the National Ploughing Championships?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: How much do you know about the National Ploughing Championships?

May 9th 2020, 9:00 PM 24,836 Views 11 Comments

This year’s event was officially cancelled yesterday.

# national-ploughing-championships - Friday 8 May, 2020

This year's National Ploughing Championships have been cancelled
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

This year's National Ploughing Championships have been cancelled

May 8th 2020, 10:54 AM 15,825 Views 31 Comments

The Ploughing will not be ploughing on with the ploughing this year.

# national-ploughing-championships - Thursday 19 September, 2019

Ireland's favourite prayer chosen at Ploughing Championships
# Something About Mary
# Something About Mary

Ireland's favourite prayer chosen at Ploughing Championships

Sep 19th 2019, 3:47 PM 33,019 Views 50 Comments

The winning prayer received 61% of the vote.

# national-ploughing-championships - Tuesday 25 September, 2018

Gardaí investigating after man entered hotel room of schoolgirls on trip for National Ploughing Championships
# Offaly
# Offaly

Gardaí investigating after man entered hotel room of schoolgirls on trip for National Ploughing Championships

Sep 25th 2018, 6:01 AM 64,221 Views 14 Comments

Around 60 teenage girls from a Tipperary school were at the hotel.

# national-ploughing-championships - Friday 21 September, 2018

Whey, once a waste product, is now a massive industry - so what's next?
# Slurry
# Slurry

Whey, once a waste product, is now a massive industry - so what's next?

Sep 21st 2018, 7:30 PM 18,625 Views 13 Comments

Researchers are DIT think they might have a clue.

# national-ploughing-championships - Thursday 20 September, 2018

'Of course it's a setback but if it's not safe, it's not safe': 100,000 turned away as Ali knocks out Ploughing
# Storm Ali
# Storm Ali

'Of course it's a setback but if it's not safe, it's not safe': 100,000 turned away as Ali knocks out Ploughing

Sep 20th 2018, 12:05 AM 30,630 Views 17 Comments

The National Ploughing Championships is set to reopen today.

# national-ploughing-championships - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

67,000 ESB customers still without power as Storm Ali causes havoc
# Power Cuts
# Power Cuts

67,000 ESB customers still without power as Storm Ali causes havoc

Updated Sep 19th 2018, 8:20 PM 105,025 Views 100 Comments

People have been warned to stay away from fallen power lines.

Extra day of National Ploughing Championships to take place following cancellation of today's events
# Ploughing On
# Ploughing On

Extra day of National Ploughing Championships to take place following cancellation of today's events

Sep 19th 2018, 4:48 PM 15,866 Views 7 Comments

It follows a decision this morning to call off today’s events due to damage at the site.

'Like an earthquake hit': Heavy traffic out of Screggan as Ploughing cancelled due to weather
# Off For The Day
# Off For The Day

'Like an earthquake hit': Heavy traffic out of Screggan as Ploughing cancelled due to weather

Updated Sep 19th 2018, 2:35 PM 136,447 Views 78 Comments

Tents, portable toilets and signage have been blown over and the event is off for the day.

Ryan Tubridy brought his biggest fan to tears at the National Ploughing Championships
# Ploughing 18
From The Daily Edge
# Ploughing 18

Ryan Tubridy brought his biggest fan to tears at the National Ploughing Championships

Sep 19th 2018, 9:49 AM 6,097 Views 0 Comments

Caoimhe from Galway said she was waiting for Ryan for her whole life.

# national-ploughing-championships - Monday 17 September, 2018

Here's a chance to win a new Toyota C-HR Hybrid Sport worth €30k
# Ploughing 2018
# Ploughing 2018

Here's a chance to win a new Toyota C-HR Hybrid Sport worth €30k

Sep 17th 2018, 3:40 PM 1,150 Views 0 Comments

If you’re down at the Ploughing Championships, DoneDeal.ie will be raffling the car at its stand.

# national-ploughing-championships - Monday 25 September, 2017

Volkswagen has released Irish prices and spec for its new T-Roc
# Ready To T-Roc
# Ready To T-Roc

Volkswagen has released Irish prices and spec for its new T-Roc

Sep 25th 2017, 4:31 PM 13,266 Views 0 Comments

Volkswagen T-Roc made its Irish debut at the National Ploughing Championships.

# national-ploughing-championships - Saturday 23 September, 2017

Scoring all over the field: Irish ploughing experts share their tricks of the trade
# WALK THE LINE
# WALK THE LINE

Scoring all over the field: Irish ploughing experts share their tricks of the trade

Sep 23rd 2017, 10:00 PM 7,047 Views 2 Comments

350 competitors made the trek to Offaly this week. Why do they return each year?

'You're through the ring of fire': Take a tour of the 'Pig Olympics' course at the Ploughing
# Starter's Orders
# Starter's Orders

'You're through the ring of fire': Take a tour of the 'Pig Olympics' course at the Ploughing

Sep 23rd 2017, 8:40 AM 7,592 Views 5 Comments

‘Ring of fire’, it turned out, was a slight exaggeration.

# national-ploughing-championships - Thursday 21 September, 2017

'You could grow rice in the field': Scramble to clean up Ploughing site after yesterday's flooding
# Overnight Effort
# Overnight Effort

'You could grow rice in the field': Scramble to clean up Ploughing site after yesterday's flooding

Sep 21st 2017, 9:00 AM 31,255 Views 48 Comments

New carparks have been set up for the final day of the Ploughing.

# national-ploughing-championships - Monday 19 September, 2016

SEAT is showing its first ever SUV at the Ploughing Championships
# SEAT Ateca
# SEAT Ateca

SEAT is showing its first ever SUV at the Ploughing Championships

Sep 19th 2016, 2:31 PM 713 Views 0 Comments

The Ateca will be on display from 20–22 September.

80% of young farmers say they should have the right to bear arms
# Macra Na Feirme
# Macra Na Feirme

80% of young farmers say they should have the right to bear arms

Sep 19th 2016, 6:10 AM 14,599 Views 77 Comments

A new survey also shows half have been the victims of “rural crime”.

# national-ploughing-championships - Sunday 18 September, 2016

National Ploughing Championships boss: 'I feel as passionate today as when I was 17'
# Anna May McHugh
# Anna May McHugh

National Ploughing Championships boss: 'I feel as passionate today as when I was 17'

Sep 18th 2016, 9:30 PM 18,183 Views 10 Comments

After four decades at the helm of Europe’s largest outdoor festival, Anna May McHugh shows no signs of slowing down.

# national-ploughing-championships - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

Heading home from the Ploughing? Expect heavy delays
# Where Is The Motorway?
# Where Is The Motorway?

Heading home from the Ploughing? Expect heavy delays

Sep 23rd 2015, 6:47 PM 22,008 Views 19 Comments

Settle in, turn on the radio… You’ll be in traffic for a while.

# national-ploughing-championships - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

12 things that could only happen at the Ploughing Championships
# Keep Calm And Plough On
From The Daily Edge
# Keep Calm And Plough On

12 things that could only happen at the Ploughing Championships

Sep 22nd 2015, 10:35 AM 7,980 Views 4 Comments

Oh yes, it’s that time of year again.

# national-ploughing-championships - Sunday 12 October, 2014

The National Ploughing Championships are heading back to Laois next year
# Going Back
# Going Back

The National Ploughing Championships are heading back to Laois next year

Oct 12th 2014, 4:42 PM 15,758 Views 22 Comments

Next year’s festival will take place from 22-24 September 2015.

# national-ploughing-championships - Saturday 4 October, 2014

'€9,000 and more to come': Surge in donations to BUMBLEance after robbery
# Good News
# Good News

'€9,000 and more to come': Surge in donations to BUMBLEance after robbery

Oct 4th 2014, 9:00 AM 10,838 Views 14 Comments

Faith in humanity restored.

# national-ploughing-championships - Thursday 25 September, 2014

Are you a start-up food producer? There's 150 reasons to celebrate
# Yum
# Yum

Are you a start-up food producer? There's 150 reasons to celebrate

Sep 25th 2014, 4:22 PM 7,026 Views 4 Comments

Finally some good news for Enda Kenny today…

# national-ploughing-championships - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

RTÉ meteorologist Nuala Carey had quite an audience at the Ploughing yesterday...
# Plough On
From The Daily Edge
# Plough On

RTÉ meteorologist Nuala Carey had quite an audience at the Ploughing yesterday...

Sep 24th 2014, 10:23 AM 6,225 Views 0 Comments

Be afraid. Be very afraid.

# national-ploughing-championships - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

Dried locusts and breakfast rolls top the menu as Ploughing 2014 kicks off...
# Live From Laois
# Live From Laois

Dried locusts and breakfast rolls top the menu as Ploughing 2014 kicks off...

Sep 23rd 2014, 9:45 AM 9,785 Views 6 Comments

Guess which option TheJournal.ie went for?

Over 45% of farmers' family members treated for mental health, with half impacted by suicide
# Farming Community
# Farming Community

Over 45% of farmers' family members treated for mental health, with half impacted by suicide

Sep 23rd 2014, 8:40 AM 4,666 Views 6 Comments

More than a third said suicide had been experienced in their wider community.

# national-ploughing-championships - Thursday 26 September, 2013

Ploughing championships to return to Laois in 2014 after smashing records
# Ploughing
# Ploughing

Ploughing championships to return to Laois in 2014 after smashing records

Sep 26th 2013, 10:25 PM 17,939 Views 50 Comments

Over 228,000 people flocked to the National Ploughing Championships, more than any other single year.

PICS: Enda Kenny did some ploughing in Laois today
# Plough Baby Plough
# Plough Baby Plough

PICS: Enda Kenny did some ploughing in Laois today

Sep 26th 2013, 2:53 PM 7,161 Views 56 Comments

Three steps to getting your plough on with Taoiseach Enda Kenny…

# national-ploughing-championships - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

Day two of ploughing championships breaks records
# Ploughing On
# Ploughing On

Day two of ploughing championships breaks records

Sep 25th 2013, 8:10 PM 14,544 Views 31 Comments

The National Ploughing Association estimated 190,000 visitors over three days. After two, 171,000 have shown up.

# national-ploughing-championships - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

In pictures: Day one of the National Ploughing Championships
# Plough On
# Plough On

In pictures: Day one of the National Ploughing Championships

Sep 24th 2013, 3:57 PM 11,557 Views 10 Comments

The National Ploughing Championships got underway today, here are the pictures from day one.

10 signs you grew up near a farm
# Slurry Smell
From The Daily Edge
# Slurry Smell

10 signs you grew up near a farm

Sep 24th 2013, 1:04 PM 21,256 Views 59 Comments

Where’s that bull?

# national-ploughing-championships - Monday 23 September, 2013

Going to the ploughing? Don't bring a sat-nav say gardaí
# How's She Cuttin'?
# How's She Cuttin'?

Going to the ploughing? Don't bring a sat-nav say gardaí

Sep 23rd 2013, 3:39 PM 19,346 Views 22 Comments

With 200,000 people set to descend on Stradbally, gardaí are asking motorists to trust the signage, not the sat-nav.

# national-ploughing-championships - Thursday 27 September, 2012

Enda at the ploughing before championships draw to a close
# In Pictures
# In Pictures

Enda at the ploughing before championships draw to a close

Sep 27th 2012, 8:36 PM 7,796 Views 15 Comments

Photos of the Taoiseach on this walkabout, meeting and greeting the patrons and participants in New Ross.

# national-ploughing-championships - Tuesday 25 September, 2012

Over 50,000 brave the mud and rain for National Ploughing Championships
# In Pictures
# In Pictures

Over 50,000 brave the mud and rain for National Ploughing Championships

Sep 25th 2012, 9:45 PM 13,935 Views 19 Comments

The event held at New Ross in Wexford was also attended by President Michael D Higgins.

Pastures anew for National Ploughing Championships
# Ploughing
# Ploughing

Pastures anew for National Ploughing Championships

Sep 25th 2012, 10:20 AM 6,907 Views 13 Comments

After spending the last three years in Kildare, the 81st National Ploughing Championships has moved to the (hopefully) sunny South-East.

# national-ploughing-championships - Wednesday 21 September, 2011

The Daily Fix: Wednesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Sep 21st 2011, 7:58 PM 1,148 Views 0 Comments

In today’s Fix: Is this the end for Norris and Dana’s Presidential campaigns? Is it also the end for Tipperary’s ‘Mini-Vegas’? Plus a little penguin who lost his fur…

# national-ploughing-championships - Tuesday 20 September, 2011

In pictures: Day 1 of the National Ploughing Championships
# Ploughing
From The Daily Edge
# Ploughing

In pictures: Day 1 of the National Ploughing Championships

Sep 20th 2011, 6:53 PM 1,859 Views 0 Comments

We have some of the best snaps from the first day of the 80th annual National Ploughing Championships.

Ploughing Championships: What you need to know
# Ploughing
# Ploughing

Ploughing Championships: What you need to know

Sep 20th 2011, 11:12 AM 3,197 Views 4 Comments

Pole-climbing, Axe Factor, Chinese scouts … and some ploughing – it’s your survival guide to agricultural Ireland’s highlight of the year.

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