Clonaslee Show returns a week early


Clonaslee Show returns a week early

Clonaslee Show makes a welcome return this year, a week earlier than usual, on Sunday, September 11.

The move is to facilitate anyone who is going to the All-Ireland football final on the following weekend, or indeed people who may want to watch it.

The 65th Clonaslee Show will have all of its large array of livestock, including cattle, sheep, poultry, horse and pony classes along with various other agricultural produce competitions.

The All Ireland Draught Stallion and Gain Food All Ireland Championship will also take place.

Anyone wishing to book an entry or a trade stand please contact either Mary Rose at 057 8648173 or Annette at 087 7822102.

The Clonaslee Show is, however, the quintessential family day out, taking place as the summer season winds down and the priorites of the Autumn gather force.

The many attractions for families includes upon entry (all under 16 free) a free bouncy castle, balloon making and face painting for children, Adults are €10.00 per person.

There will also be entertainment by the band ''Caillte''

Rock on Paddy (Paddy Keating) will be doing MC and music on the day on his gig rig along with Radio 3 coming live from the show.

The Best Dressed Lady competition, sponsored by Margaret Bradford and Clonaslee Pharmacy will award voultures to the winners.

There will be a raffle with €2,500 worth of prizes on the day (one ticket costs €2)

There also will be a free health check on site for all the health conscious people and those who may just wish to get some reassurance on their health by qualified nurses.

There will be a large vintage section along with a new and very popular patchwork section.

There will also be on site catering, and a large bakery competition.

There will be free on site secure parking on site.

The Clonaslee Show would like to thank all of its generous sponsors and supports, exhibitors and general public who, without their support, the show would not be possible.

The Show is still honored to have members still involved who have been on board since the first Clonaslee show, as well as the distinction of having the Chairman of the Irish Show Association, Pat Corbett who is from Clonaslee.