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Welcome to the Glencolmcille Agricultural Show 2024.

Glencolmcille Agricultural Show 2024
Sunday, 4th August 2024
Glencolmcille, Donegal F94 X529

MUSIC Retro & Justin McGurk and The Boogie Men.

Cattle, Sheep, Horses & Ponies, Donkeys, Poultry, Craft and Produce, Trade Stalls, Children’s Activiities, Dog Show, Best Dressed Lady and Gent.....

Closing Date for Online Entries is Wednesday, 17th July 2024

Grand Draw Raffle - Draw on Show Night, 4th August 2024

Grand Draw Raffle - Draw on Show Night, 4th August 2024  - One (1) ticket for €10 and/or Three (3) Tickets for €20


1st Prize - Heifer
2nd Prize - Pair of Ewe Lambs
3rd Prize -  Rooster and 4 Hens
4th Prize - Voucher for Donegal Oil
5th Prize - Hotel Voucher sponsored by the Clanree Hotel
6th Prize - Whiskey set sponsored by Ardara Distillery.
7th Prize - MCM Spirits and Liqueurs Hamper
8th Prize - Edge Voucher

Tickets available for purchase in local shops and from committee members, and show grounds on the day of the show.

Tabhair Do D'aire / Please note:

  • Entries for all non-perishable items will be received on Saturday, 3rd August from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm, and 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.
  • All consumable, perishable and animal entries must be entered between 8:30 am and 10:00 am on Sunday, August 4th 2024.
  • All marquee entries must be made via the parking field at this time.
  • No items in the marquee may be lifted before 4:30 pm.
  • Items are entered at entrants' own risk.
  • The Show Committee are not responsible for any item not picked up by 5:00 pm
  • Items shown in the marquee are not for sale.
  • The Judges' decisions are final.
  • The Committee reserves the right to give equivalent prizes in lieu of cash.
  • Sheepdog trials take place on Monday, 5th August 2024. Entry on the day.

Message from Minister Heather Humphreys

Welcome to the 2024 Glencolmcille Agricultural Show.

I am delighted that my Department will once again provide funding to support this show and indeed to support over 120 agricultural shows across the country. This is the second year where we have provided a record investment of €1 million across all of the shows. The total funding provided by the Department of Rural and Community Development for agricultural shows since 2018 is now over €4.3 million. I know that this is money well spent.

Our agricultural shows play a vital role in community life and raise awareness of the important role agriculture plays in our society. These shows are the threads that build bridges between our towns and villages, and the hinterlands that support them. They act as a platform for local producers to showcase their products and have become a key date in the calendar for the farming community, local producers and visitors to engage, share ideas and experience all that is good about life in the country.

Each show has its own unique offering, and such is the interest in these shows, I understand that exhibits increased by 15% last year. It is great to see the growing interest in these wonderful events. Entrants travel from neighbouring counties and beyond to compete, as do the many thousands of spectators who have an interest in livestock and the farming way of life.

It should be acknowledged that without the ongoing efforts of the show committee, volunteers, sponsors, local businesses and local organisations that play a role in each of these shows, the shows would just not happen. I want to thank all of you for your continued contribution. This really demonstrates the importance of communities working together, something that we are so fortunate to have in spades here in rural Ireland, where everyone looks out for each other.

I hope to attend a number of the shows around the country this year and I look forward to personally meeting many of you throughout the summer as we all enjoy what the Agricultural Shows have to offer.

Go n-éirí go geal libh

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