Macra Competitions News: June

Post on: Fri, 07, June 2019

Welcome to the June 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



21-Jun-2019: Young Farmer of the Year

28-Jun-2019: Club of the Year

26-July-2019: Best New Member


Upcoming Competitons

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

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

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

Recent Competitions

Impromptu Debating Final – May 11th  - Clanard Court Hotel, Athy, Kildare

  Host – Kildare

  Winners – East Laois


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.