Date: Sunday 13th of August 2023
About: Tullamore Show and the FBD National Livestock Show 2023 premises to live up to its unofficial motto and be “bigger and better than ever. That’s according to broadcaster Clare O’Brien who acted as Masters of ceremonies at the Show’s annual sponsors night and schedule launch in the bridge house hotel. Ms O’Brien praised the volunteers on the Tullamore Show Executive and the various sub- committees whose hard made the annual agricultural extravaganza possible. The show takes place on the traditional second Sunday of August 13th on the Butterfield Estate at Blueball. As always there are new attractions in this year’s show said Ms O’Brien who revealed that a number of new classes had been added to the programme. In the sheep section alone there will be classes for a whopping 18 different breeds, outlined the broadcaster. The show boasts a total prize fund of €175,000. Shoe Chairman, Joe Molloy extended a special welcome to the sponsors whose generous support made the event possible to stage every year. He also welcomed representatives of Offaly County Council, including Cllr Neil Feighery, whose support was also invaluable to ensuring the show’s continued success. Mr Molloy also extended his gratitude to the show’s main sponsors, Irish insurance company, FBD and other bodies including Teagasc and Bord Bia for their support. This is a platform to highlight the range of practices that farmers can implement to reduce CO2 while positively affecting farm margins and profitability. The village will also highlight supports available to farmers implement best practise, said Mr Molloy.
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