Agricultural extravaganza as 60,000 to order the tullamore Show

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A mild start to the day did not prevent the 60 000 visitors who flocked to the show Tullamore in County Offaly.

A mild start to the day did not prevent the 60 000 visitors who flocked to the show Tullamore in County Offaly.

250 acres of the Butterfield real estate listings was filled with the sounds of music, kids, chat, and about 2,000 animals.

Ireland’s largest one day agricultural show provides an opportunity for the candidate Gavin Duffy, to assess the mood, as he has his eyes on the highest office in the country.

“We had a President who wears boots with a peasant background? I don’t think so,” said he.

“I fear that since our country is governed from Dublin, rural Ireland is not a theme Park for the Dubliners to visit.


Try others and Whelahan saoirse, from Drogheda, Co Louth. Photo: Patrick Brown

“It is a living, lives an agrarian society. Yes, we have moved a long way from the bikes and buttermilk of the economy,” said Mr. Duffy.

“This is the heart of Ireland, and that is why I am very happy to be here,” he added.

It should be noted that President Michael d Higgins took part in various agricultural exhibitions.

There is good news in the town of Tullamore on the basis of the tractor provider Billy Shaw of WR Shaw Ltd, who said 2018 was the best year in the sale of the tractor since it began in 1982.


Yvonne Harrington, frmo Borrisoleigh, County Tipperary, with her miniature pony demi. Photo: Colin O’riordan

Specializing in ex-hire tractors, Mr. Shaw was present at the Thalmor show since its revival in 1991.

“We never came out of Tullamore without new customers. It’s definitely a great show, you will get an excellent people who are interested”, – he said. “We had more tractors sold already than all of last year,” he added.

Elsewhere, Claire Martin man in Killeen, celebrated its first Tullamore show Junior Charolais Pedigree of the winner.

“I have been coming here for the last 10 years, more or less,” he said. “Very nice this year. This is the first pedigree I won in the commercials.

“The thalmor is the number one show in Ireland actually. If you win in Tullamore, you are doing very well.”

More than 60,000 visitors, according to estimates, yesterday visited the exhibition, to visit some of the 700 trade stands.

In a seated marquee, the participants could listen to lectures on bees, and learn how to improve their photography skills.

The expert shearers took part in the national fleece show Alpaca for glamorous grannies liked the parade, there was a Bonny baby, little Mr and Mrs Offaly competition and baking demonstrations throughout the day.

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