Agricultural Show returns to Bellurgan Park

The 2018 County Louth Agricultural Show takes place on Sunday June 10 in Bellurgan Park. Now in its 129th year, the County Louth Agricultural Show offers a day of competition, exhibitions, entertainment and fun for all the family.

Bellurgan Park, situated in the scenic Cooley Peninsula, plays host to County Louth’s premier agricultural event and John Wehrly, the Chair of the show’s organising committee said: “I am delighted to be returning to Bellurgan Park. This picturesque agricultural estate is the perfect setting to showcase the best of what rural Ireland has to offer.”

Approximately 4,500 people attended last year’s show and enjoyed a comprehensive programme of competitive events in crafts, culinary, equestrian and livestock. The attendees also visited over 120 trade stands covering the areas of agriculture, home, garden, fashion, forestry, energy, food, travel, property, health and many more.

The programme this year will feature all the regular events and competitions as well as some exciting new additions. The show will also host competitive home industry events for children and those with special needs. Applications are still being accepted across all competitive exhibitions and trade stands are still available.

The County Louth Agricultural Show aims to showcase the best of agricultural produce and help preserve the traditions of rural Ireland. The full programme and information on competitive classes, trade stands and sponsors can be found online at www.dundalkshow.com.

Entry fee charged at the gate; adults €10, children free of charge. Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult. Free parking on site.

The annual County Louth Agricultural show is organised and managed by The Dundalk Show Society. The Dundalk Show Society is a not-for-profit organisation that is managed by a committee of volunteers. The Dundalk Show Society is a registered charity, each year profits generated from the County Louth Agricultural Show are donated to a chosen worthy cause.

Since its establishment in 1888 The Dundalk Show Society has aimed to showcase the best of agricultural produce and the traditions of rural Ireland. The Dundalk Show Society is committed to supporting and giving back to local communities.

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