The Tullamore Show & AIB National Livestock Show 2010

Irelands Premier Show, the Tullamore Show & AIB National Livestock Show takes place on Sunday, 8 th August in Tullamore. Last years event broke all records as over 55,000 people attended the show. This event which is the highlight of the farming world will feature 1,000 exhibitor competitions, and will also feature the gold medal award for livestock which will become the hallmark of excellence in livestock production. It will also include the National Shows for the Limousin and Hereford breeds.

This year’s event, which will attract in the region of 50,000 people, is one of the biggest events in the country. People who visit this show enjoy a whole different experience where fashion show, dog show, horses & ponies and livestock all mingle with 650 trade exhibitors, who bring the latest gizmo’s for people to view, purchase and discuss the very latest technical developments in agriculture.

Tullamore has one of the most fabulous flower and horticulture shows which makes this a very special show. Not only does it contain over 250 acres of showgrounds, but there is free entertainment all day long, a restaurant, bar and over 20,000 free car parking spaces. This year’s event promises to be even more successful than last years record attendance with 650 trade stands, a galaxy of events, exhibitions and demos, whether it be vintage, cars & machinery, or the rare breeds exhibition. It’s the ultimate country lifestyle showcase.

With a prize fund of over €160,000 and 42 national titles up for grabs, the livestock people in Ireland regard this as the pinical of success. The prizes are competed for by the very best livestock producers in Ireland and the added value to the stock is a welcome addition in these difficult times. Despite of all the doom and gloom, this is a special place for the farming community, visitors, children, young & old gather to enjoy the country air and the very best of Irish agriculture with a relaxed atmosphere & the crème de la crème of Irish Agriculture with an international team of judges who decide the eventual winners.

The show also has a wide appeal for its charming and lovely location, which contributes to the success of the carriage driving, show jumping, horticulture and mini ponies, as well as rare breeds, dog show and hundreds of other events. This year you can also brush up on your cookery because it will feature Neven Maguire and Sheila Kelly, in conjunction with Bord Bia, giving cookery demonstrations. Many Artisan Food and Craft personnel will also be in attendance.

The Tullamore Show has many, many shades attractions and activities. It’s a special place for livestock producers and a very special place for a family to stroll, whether its to view the competitions, study the results or even just to visit the 650 trade stands. There is even a special children’s activity area. A visit, for a special day, at Irelands Premier Show is a must. It takes place on the Butterfield Estate, Blueball, Tullamore, just three miles outside Tullamore on the Birr Rd. with 20,000 free car spaces and improved traffic plans.

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