Wednesday 18 January 2017

Steady hands needed as the fall-out from Brexit will make the Ploughing a more serious affair for farmers

Published 20/09/2016 | 02:30

The Ploughing Championships kick off again in Tullamore today. In truth, it's really a crossroads where farmers will be matched in number by punters from towns, villages and cities rediscovering their wellied-roots during a day out in the country.

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From Jersey cows to Jesuit evangelists, Europe's biggest outdoor farming event has something to appeal to every one of the 280,000 punters who will throng the 700-acre site over the next three days.

Wondering about funeral arrangements for your pet? Head to the Ploughing.

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