Competitions Newsletter July 2019

Post on: Thu, 04, July 2019

Welcome to the July addition of the National Competitions Committee newsletter.

Included in this month’s newsletter are:

Closing dates for National Competitions over the next 2 months

National rounds of competitions over the next 2 months

Results from national rounds of competitions since the last issue of the newsletter

Any other information that may be of interest e.g. ongoing competition reviews, workshops, etc

If there is any further information that could be included, we’d love to hear! Email with your suggestion


National Competitions Committee



05-Jul-2019: Leaders of the Year

05-Jul-2019: Young Farmer of the Year

05-Jul-2019: Club of the Year

26-July-2019: Best New Member

Upcoming Competitons

07-July-2019: Farm Skills Semi Final, Gurteen Agricultural College, Co. Tipperary

11-Aug-2019: Farm Skills Final, Tullamore Show, Tullamore, Co. Offaly

Recent Competitions

16-Jun-2019: Tag Rugby, Roscrea Rugby Club, Co. Tipperary.

Winners: Devil’s Bit, North Tipp

Runners up: Fermoy, Avondhu, Cork


27-Jun-2019: Dairy Stock-judging, IHFA Open Day, Henry and Liam O’ Keefe’s, Freemount, Co. Cork.

U23’s Winner: Stephen Shannon Ballinascarty, Carberry

Runner Up: Donal Coppinger, Caltra, Galway

Senior: Winner: Padraig Deasy, Ballinascarty, Carberry

Runner up: Mary Marry, Termonfeckin, Louth


Competition Hosting Application

The competitions calendar 2019/2020 has been sent to Secretaries, with the list of competitions that the Competitions Committee are inviting counties to apply to host. Completed applications giving full details of facilities along with proof of provisional booking should be sent to Mairéad Kowal, at national office before 5th July 2019.