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#National Ploughing Championships

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí investigating after man entered hotel room of schoolgirls on trip for National Ploughing Championships Offaly

Gardaí investigating after man entered hotel room of schoolgirls on trip for National Ploughing Championships

Around 60 teenage girls from a Tipperary school were at the hotel.

From TheJournal.ie Whey, once a waste product, is now a massive industry - so what's next? Slurry

Whey, once a waste product, is now a massive industry - so what's next?

Researchers are DIT think they might have a clue.

From TheJournal.ie 'Of course it's a setback but if it's not safe, it's not safe': 100,000 turned away as Ali knocks out Ploughing Storm Ali

'Of course it's a setback but if it's not safe, it's not safe': 100,000 turned away as Ali knocks out Ploughing

The National Ploughing Championships is set to reopen today.

From TheJournal.ie 67,000 ESB customers still without power as Storm Ali causes havoc Power Cuts

67,000 ESB customers still without power as Storm Ali causes havoc

People have been warned to stay away from fallen power lines.

From TheJournal.ie Extra day of National Ploughing Championships to take place following cancellation of today's events Ploughing On

Extra day of National Ploughing Championships to take place following cancellation of today's events

It follows a decision this morning to call off today’s events due to damage at the site.

From TheJournal.ie 'Like an earthquake hit': Heavy traffic out of Screggan as Ploughing cancelled due to weather Off For The Day

'Like an earthquake hit': Heavy traffic out of Screggan as Ploughing cancelled due to weather

Tents, portable toilets and signage have been blown over and the event is off for the day.

Ryan Tubridy brought his biggest fan to tears at the National Ploughing Championships

Caoimhe from Galway said she was waiting for Ryan for her whole life.

From TheJournal.ie Here's a chance to win a new Toyota C-HR Hybrid Sport worth €30k Ploughing 2018

Here's a chance to win a new Toyota C-HR Hybrid Sport worth €30k

If you’re down at the Ploughing Championships, DoneDeal.ie will be raffling the car at its stand.

From TheJournal.ie Volkswagen has released Irish prices and spec for its new T-Roc Ready To T-Roc

Volkswagen has released Irish prices and spec for its new T-Roc

Volkswagen T-Roc made its Irish debut at the National Ploughing Championships.

From TheJournal.ie Scoring all over the field: Irish ploughing experts share their tricks of the trade WALK THE LINE

Scoring all over the field: Irish ploughing experts share their tricks of the trade

350 competitors made the trek to Offaly this week. Why do they return each year?

From TheJournal.ie 'You're through the ring of fire': Take a tour of the 'Pig Olympics' course at the Ploughing Starter's Orders This post contains videos

'You're through the ring of fire': Take a tour of the 'Pig Olympics' course at the Ploughing

‘Ring of fire’, it turned out, was a slight exaggeration.

From TheJournal.ie 'You could grow rice in the field': Scramble to clean up Ploughing site after yesterday's flooding Overnight Effort

'You could grow rice in the field': Scramble to clean up Ploughing site after yesterday's flooding

New carparks have been set up for the final day of the Ploughing.

From TheJournal.ie SEAT is showing its first ever SUV at the Ploughing Championships SEAT Ateca

SEAT is showing its first ever SUV at the Ploughing Championships

The Ateca will be on display from 20–22 September.

From TheJournal.ie 80% of young farmers say they should have the right to bear arms Macra Na Feirme

80% of young farmers say they should have the right to bear arms

A new survey also shows half have been the victims of “rural crime”.

From TheJournal.ie National Ploughing Championships boss: 'I feel as passionate today as when I was 17' Anna May McHugh

National Ploughing Championships boss: 'I feel as passionate today as when I was 17'

After four decades at the helm of Europe’s largest outdoor festival, Anna May McHugh shows no signs of slowing down.

From TheJournal.ie Heading home from the Ploughing? Expect heavy delays Where Is The Motorway?

Heading home from the Ploughing? Expect heavy delays

Settle in, turn on the radio… You’ll be in traffic for a while.

12 things that could only happen at the Ploughing Championships

Oh yes, it’s that time of year again.

From TheJournal.ie The National Ploughing Championships are heading back to Laois next year Going Back

The National Ploughing Championships are heading back to Laois next year

Next year’s festival will take place from 22-24 September 2015.

From TheJournal.ie '€9,000 and more to come': Surge in donations to BUMBLEance after robbery Good News
From TheJournal.ie Are you a start-up food producer? There's 150 reasons to celebrate Yum

Are you a start-up food producer? There's 150 reasons to celebrate

Finally some good news for Enda Kenny today…

From TheJournal.ie Dried locusts and breakfast rolls top the menu as Ploughing 2014 kicks off... Live From Laois

Dried locusts and breakfast rolls top the menu as Ploughing 2014 kicks off...

Guess which option TheJournal.ie went for?

From TheJournal.ie Over 45% of farmers' family members treated for mental health, with half impacted by suicide Farming Community

Over 45% of farmers' family members treated for mental health, with half impacted by suicide

More than a third said suicide had been experienced in their wider community.

From TheJournal.ie Ploughing championships to return to Laois in 2014 after smashing records Ploughing

Ploughing championships to return to Laois in 2014 after smashing records

Over 228,000 people flocked to the National Ploughing Championships, more than any other single year.

From TheJournal.ie PICS: Enda Kenny did some ploughing in Laois today Plough Baby Plough

PICS: Enda Kenny did some ploughing in Laois today

Three steps to getting your plough on with Taoiseach Enda Kenny…

From TheJournal.ie Day two of ploughing championships breaks records Ploughing On

Day two of ploughing championships breaks records

The National Ploughing Association estimated 190,000 visitors over three days. After two, 171,000 have shown up.

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: Day one of the National Ploughing Championships Plough On This post contains images

In pictures: Day one of the National Ploughing Championships

The National Ploughing Championships got underway today, here are the pictures from day one.

10 signs you grew up near a farm

Where’s that bull?

From TheJournal.ie Going to the ploughing? Don't bring a sat-nav say gardaí How's She Cuttin'?

Going to the ploughing? Don't bring a sat-nav say gardaí

With 200,000 people set to descend on Stradbally, gardaí are asking motorists to trust the signage, not the sat-nav.

From TheJournal.ie Enda at the ploughing before championships draw to a close In Pictures This post contains images

Enda at the ploughing before championships draw to a close

Photos of the Taoiseach on this walkabout, meeting and greeting the patrons and participants in New Ross.

From TheJournal.ie Over 50,000 brave the mud and rain for National Ploughing Championships In Pictures This post contains images

Over 50,000 brave the mud and rain for National Ploughing Championships

The event held at New Ross in Wexford was also attended by President Michael D Higgins.

From TheJournal.ie Pastures anew for National Ploughing Championships Ploughing

Pastures anew for National Ploughing Championships

After spending the last three years in Kildare, the 81st National Ploughing Championships has moved to the (hopefully) sunny South-East.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Wednesday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

In today’s Fix: Is this the end for Norris and Dana’s Presidential campaigns? Is it also the end for Tipperary’s ‘Mini-Vegas’? Plus a little penguin who lost his fur…

In pictures: Day 1 of the National Ploughing Championships Ploughing This post contains images

In pictures: Day 1 of the National Ploughing Championships

We have some of the best snaps from the first day of the 80th annual National Ploughing Championships.

From TheJournal.ie Ploughing Championships: What you need to know Ploughing This post contains videos

Ploughing Championships: What you need to know

Pole-climbing, Axe Factor, Chinese scouts … and some ploughing – it’s your survival guide to agricultural Ireland’s highlight of the year.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Tuesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things to know by 9am: FF prepares for crunch meeting on Áras, is Greece going to withdraw from the Euro?, and Europe’s women reveal their biggest turn-off…

From TheJournal.ie First day of Ploughing Championships: In photos Ploughing This post contains images

First day of Ploughing Championships: In photos

The best pictures of the 2010 National and European Ploughing Championships opening day.

An urban dweller’s guide to the National Ploughing Championships

What you should know on day one of the three-day event.