National Ploughing Championships

Finalists chosen for Aldi brown bread competition

Finalists chosen for Aldi brown bread competition

The eight finalists have been named in the Aldi National Brown Bread Baking Competition. Contestants from around the country gathered...

August 23, 2014

King of the woods, forest owner think-in under way

King of the woods, forest owner think-in under way

The View from Teagasc: The National Forest Owner Groups Conference will take place at the Ballykisteen Hotel near Tipperary town on...

September 27, 2013

Vive la Ploughing, Ireland’s top champions heading to France

Vive la Ploughing, Ireland’s top champions heading to France

 The highlight of today and the week for most ploughing enthusiasts came with the announcement of Ireland’s two representatives for...

September 26, 2013

Record attendance of 228,000, as Ratheniska confirmed for next year

Record attendance of 228,000, as Ratheniska confirmed for next year

A record-breaking 228,000 people turned out in Ratheniska for the three-day event that was the National Ploughing Championships. “It has broken...

September 26, 2013

Follow the Leader, Enda ploughs on

Follow the Leader, Enda ploughs on

Taoiseach Enda Kenny arrived at this year’s National Ploughing Championships amid much fanfare today. The man of the moment ploughed...

September 26, 2013

Top-class innovations take ploughing by storm

Top-class innovations take ploughing by storm

The GrazeMate paddock Controller exhibited by Neilus Murphy from Coolagown, Fermoy, Co Cork was the overall winner of the National...

September 26, 2013

Tight competition in ploughing finals

Tight competition in ploughing finals

There is no doubt that attendees of the 2013  National Ploughing Championships are spoilt for choice when it comes to...

September 25, 2013

Ploughing set to exceed 200,000 for the first time ever

Ploughing set to exceed 200,000 for the first time ever

Day two of the National Ploughing Championships saw larger than anticipated numbers descending on the 800-acre site in Ratheniska, Co...

September 25, 2013

Give it some welly!

Give it some welly!

The Portwest All-Ireland Welly throwing competition takes place throughout the three days of the National Ploughing Championships and is in...

September 25, 2013

Dairy council schools kids in milk benefits

Dairy council schools kids in milk benefits

World School Milk Day is today and the National Dairy Council (NDC) is taking the opportunity to highlight its role in promoting...

September 25, 2013

Mark Rohan launches ESB Networks Customer Service Improvement plan

Mark Rohan launches ESB Networks Customer Service Improvement plan

Double para-olympic gold medalist and ESB medalist employee Mark Rogan joined ESB Networks managing director Jerry O’Sullivan at the National...

September 24, 2013

Iarnrod Eireann on the right track for the Ploughing 2013

Iarnrod Eireann on the right track for the Ploughing 2013

Iarnrod Eireann is offering a combined train and bus transfer for visitors to the National Ploughing Championships 2013. The event...

September 4, 2013

Presidential honour for Ploughing 2013

Presidential honour for Ploughing 2013

President Michael D Higgins is to be the guest of honour at this year’s National Ploughing Championships. The President will...

September 4, 2013

Passion for fashion at the Ploughing 2013

Passion for fashion at the Ploughing 2013

Models to take to the catwalk at the National Ploughing Championships 2013. Three hourly shows per day will be available...

September 4, 2013

Ploughing through the years

Ploughing through the years

The National Ploughing Championships (NPA) will take place in Laois from September 24 to 26. The annual event, which is expected...

September 4, 2013

National Ploughing steps up a gear

National Ploughing steps up a gear

As site works for this year’s National Ploughing Championships step up a gear Volkswagen is proud to continue a long-standing arrangement...

August 30, 2013

Live Lely robotic milking takes centre field at Ploughing 2013

Live Lely robotic milking takes centre field at Ploughing 2013

Lely the world leader in robotic milking systems and the National Ploughing Association (NPA) will join forces for the first...

August 22, 2013

Brochure out for 82nd National Ploughing Championships

Brochure out for 82nd National Ploughing Championships

The National Ploughing Association (NPA) and Bank of Ireland recently launched a promotional brochure giving details of the upcoming 82nd...

August 16, 2013