Horse Racing Goes Dating at the Ploughing

Grade 1 Cheltenham race winning jockeys Bryan Cooper and Adrian Heskin and leading lady amateur jockey Kate Harrington have launched Horse Racing Ireland’s (HRI’s) “Dating at the Races” game which will take place in the HRI marquee at the National Ploughing Championships.   Horse Racing Ireland (HRI) will attend the National Ploughing Championships in Ratheniska, […]

Local Development Companies Empowering Communities – Kelly

The Minister for Environment, Community & Local Government, Alan Kelly T.D. has stated his support for the work of Local Development Companies (LDCs).   The Minister was speaking yesterday at the official opening of the LEADER Village at the National Ploughing Championships. The LEADER Village hosts a range of Irish food, craft and tourism projects supported by […]

Irish TV to broadcast marathon live show from National Ploughing Championships

Irish TV, Ireland’s first international TV channel, will broadcast three days of live coverage from this year’s National Ploughing Championships in Laois. Live coverage from the event will be broadcast online from 10am to 6pm and on Sky TV from 3-5pm each day from the 23-25 of September. This marathon live broadcast will air on the Irish TV channel on Sky […]

ŠKODA Launches Finance Offer For IFA Members – Octavia Scout To Be Unveiled At National Ploughing Championships

ŠKODA Ireland today announced a special finance offer for IFA members whereby ŠKODA will contribute €1,000 towards a finance deposit on any new ŠKODA purchased by IFA members. This offer is exclusive to IFA members and is applicable to any new ŠKODA purchased using ŠKODA finance. ŠKODA will also be unvelieing the much anticipated new […]

A-maze-ing educational initiative at the National Ploughing Championships!

Preparations are underway this week for a farm safety maze at the National Ploughing Championships, which is certain to be a highlight of everybody’s ploughing experience this year. The maze, to educate visitors about the importance of farm safety, is a collaboration between Agri Aware, FBD, the IFA and ESB Networks. Educating people of all […]