Mohill celebrates its 85th Show Day

Mohill Agricultural Show Committee are looking forward to hosting their 85th Annual Agricultural Show Day on Sunday next August 19th at the Sports Complex and McGowan’s Field Cloone Road.

Mohill Agricultural Show Committee are looking forward to hosting their 85th Annual Agricultural Show Day on Sunday next August 19th at the Sports Complex and McGowan’s Field Cloone Road.

The Committee are indebted to Mohill Sports Complex Committee and Francis and Geraldine McGowan for putting their property at their disposal to host the event and gratefully acknowledge the tremendous financial and practical support they have received from their many Sponsors, local and national. Without this superb support the Committee could not possibly host the 316 Exhibit Classes listed in their Schedule with a Prize Fund of over €22,000. Judging in the Horse Section commences at 10.30am with Judging in all other Sections at 11am.

This year the Digges & District Beekeepers Association are hosting a Special Honey Show while a new 8 Class Poultry Section sponsored by Dr Arthur Dolan are part of Mohill Show programme.

The Special Beef Animal Class sponsored by Kevin P. Kilrane & Co. Solicitors Mohill will be judged at 1pm while the Final of the Non Pedigree Suckler Cow and Calf Championship sponsored by PHARVET and UNIBLOCK and the Co Leitrim 2012 Calf Championship, sponsored by The Logan Family, Corner House, Mohill are important features of the Cattle Section.

The main feature of the Horse Section is the Leitrim Irish Draught Breeders Championship sponsored by Horse Sport Ireland and the Leitrim Irish Draught Horse Breeders Association will be judged at 3pm.

The afternoon programme includes Dog Show, Bonny Baby Show, Best Dressed Lady Competition and Glamorous Granny, Driving for Style & Appearance with live entertainment on field including a stilt walker and juggler.

To mark the occasion of their 85th Show the Committee have put together a great selection of past Show Reports and history which will be on display upstairs in the complex, so take a few moments in the day to browse through the display.

A shuttle bus from Town will be available from 12 noon so spectators are urged to park in the Town Centre and avail of the Bus service. So come along on Sunday August 19th next and be part of Mohill’s 85th Annual Show Day . Of course Show Day doesn’t end until you attend the Show Dance in J’s Hotel with Gobsmacked providing the entertainment.

For details of Mohill Show 2012 contact (071) 9631007/9636092 /(087) 2054746/(086) 8710215 or follow us on Facebook.