Thursday 29 September 2016

Blog: Over 280,000 people are going to flock to Offaly for the Ploughing Championship

Published 20/09/2016 | 08:36

Former Irish Rugby International and munster player Paul O'Connell shows of some of his skills to children at The Aldi Marquee during the National Ploughing Championships 2016 at Screggan, Tullamore, Co Offaly. Photo: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland.
Former Irish Rugby International and munster player Paul O'Connell shows of some of his skills to children at The Aldi Marquee during the National Ploughing Championships 2016 at Screggan, Tullamore, Co Offaly. Photo: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland.
Michael Dillon sits in a CASE IH Combine harvester

It’s that time of year again to pack the sandwiches and flasks of tea, as The National Ploughing Championships kicks off in Screggan, Co Offaly. Now in its 85th year over 280,000 people are expected to attend the three-day event.

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