National Ploughing Championships 2018

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Date(s) - 18/09/2018 - 20/09/2018
9:00 am - 6:00 pm

National Ploughing Championships


What To Expect At Ploughing ‘18

Exhibition Arena Open:              9:00 – 18:00
Ploughing Competitions:           10:30 – 14:30
Entertainment Programme:       10:00 – 18:00
Fashion Shows:                          11:30 / 13:30 / 15:30

Following the success of the The National Ploughing Championships at Screggan, Tullamore, County Offaly again last year, the 86th running of the event will be hosted for a third consecutive year at the same location from September 18th to 20th 2018. 600 acres have been made available for the 3 day event. Last years ploughing championships event was an enormous success with 1,700 exhibitors taking part and over 280,000 visitors attending over the 3 days.

Although the “Ploughing Match” competition is the main event where expert international ploughmen pit their skills against one another, it is also a massive trade show, and the largest outdoor event of it’s kind in Europe. Exhibitions vary from livestock and machinery to trade stalls, craft stalls, vintage and classic motors, fashion shows, interior design and art exhibitions.


  • 1700 Exhibitors
  • 291,500 Visitors
  • Over 300 Competitors
  • Almost 2 million feet of Trade Space
  • Economic Impact of over €35 million

Online admission will be available from the start of August. If interested in buying tickets please click on the link below:

Online Admission


For more information on the event, click on the link below