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Articles Tagged ‘National Ploughing Championships’

Alaskan makes debut at Ploughing


The Renault Alaskan is making its Irish debut at Renault’s stand at the National Ploughing Chmapionships, block 2, row 7, stand 182.

Child safety initiative launched


National Ploughing Association managing director Anna May McHugh and FBD’s head of farm and business, Christy Doherty, have launched the 'FBD: Keeping You Safe' child safety wristband initiative again for this year’s National Ploughing Championships.

Competition for SMEs to win exhibition space at the Ploughing


As part of the 'High Speed High Street' initiative, open eir is offering three companies the opportunity to win free exhibition space at this year’s National Ploughing Championships and join a number of other Irish companies showcasing at the ‘High Speed High Street’ demo area at the open eir stand.

Economic recovery must include rural Ireland


The opening day of the 2015 National Ploughing Championships in Ratheniska, Co. Laois, has provided a platform for the Irish Farmers' Association (IFA) to send a message to politicians that rural Ireland must share in the country's economic recovery.

Eirgrid at the National Ploughing Championships


EirGrid’s community and agricultural liaison officers are out meeting local communities, farmers and landowners on a daily basis and are at the National Ploughing Championships to discuss EirGrid’s grid-development plans, answer questions and collect feedback from the people who live and work near planned projects. 

HSE to provide health and wellness advice at Ploughing 2018


The Health Service Executive (HSE) will be present at this year's National Ploughing Championships with HSELive, its public information service, to help improve health and wellbeing of the public and to give practical, helpful answers to any questions people have about their health entitlements and services. 

Milk-cooling technology to feature at Ploughing


At this year's National Ploughing Championships, Dairymaster will be providing information about energy-efficient milk cooling technology that it says can save the industry €171m over the next 10 years.

Origin Green never more important than now – Bord Bia


Bord Bia's stand at the National Ploughing Championships in Screggan focused on Origin Green, the national sustainability programme for the Irish food industry, and the framework it provides to farmers and food producers in the challenging trading environment brought about by Brexit.

Over 90 per cent of Ploughing Championship stand space sold by end of May


“Due to unprecedented demand, bookings for this year’s Ploughing Championships are up almost 30 per cent on this time last year. We are delighted that so many have already committed to Ploughing because that is a real seal of approval for the event. It is the primary aim of the National Ploughing Association (NPA) to make the event better every year for visitors and exhibitors alike and early bookings gives us much more design time,” said NPA Managing Director Anna May McHugh.

RTÉ back at the Ploughing


RTÉ will be back at this year's National Ploughing Championships in Screggan, Tullamore, with a line-up of live broadcasts and entertainment across the three-day event.