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#Ploughing

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's first catnip farm: 'Irish cats need good quality catnip'

Ireland's first catnip farm: 'Irish cats need good quality catnip'

We caught up with the woman behind Fred’s Catnip Farm at the National Ploughing Championship.

From TheJournal.ie Do I need a brolly? How many Áras hopefuls will I meet? ... Everything you need to know about the Ploughing WALK THE LINE

Do I need a brolly? How many Áras hopefuls will I meet? ... Everything you need to know about the Ploughing

(Quick version: Yes, you will need a brolly – possibly a big one).

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 'Tinder for bulls' made its debut at the Ploughing. But what do farmers think of it? Bovine Intervention This post contains videos

'Tinder for bulls' made its debut at the Ploughing. But what do farmers think of it?

The newly-developed BullMatch app garnered plenty of attention in Offaly this week.

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 'A completely different beast': A Met Éireann forecaster on how hurricanes can impact Irish weather Storm Warnings

'A completely different beast': A Met Éireann forecaster on how hurricanes can impact Irish weather

We spoke to Met Éireann’s Alan Hally at the National Ploughing Championships.

From TheJournal.ie The epic story of the Vikings in Ireland - as depicted on a 23-metre chainsaw-carved tree Record Breaking

The epic story of the Vikings in Ireland - as depicted on a 23-metre chainsaw-carved tree

Professional tree carver John Hayes is out to impress at this year’s National Ploughing Championships.

From The42 This little Tipp lad's hurling rap was the highlight of the Ploughing yesterday Puck Around

This little Tipp lad's hurling rap was the highlight of the Ploughing yesterday

“PAUDIE MAHER, HORSE OF A MAN!”

This little Tipp lad's hurling rap was the highlight of the Ploughing yesterday

“PAUDIE MAHER, HORSE OF A MAN!”

From TheJournal.ie How Marty Morrissey and his cardboard cut-out own the Ploughing Lookalike

How Marty Morrissey and his cardboard cut-out own the Ploughing

What does the real Marty make of it all?

From TheJournal.ie We asked a Tractor Football referee to explain Tractor Football Ploughing16
From TheJournal.ie Heading to the Ploughing? Here's everything you need to know to plan your day Give It Some Welly

Heading to the Ploughing? Here's everything you need to know to plan your day

With over a thousand stands and hundreds of events, sometimes it’s hard to know where to start…

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.

Marty Morrissey had the 'best ride he's ever had' at the Ploughing Championships...

“That was the best ride I’ve ever had.”

From TheJournal.ie Mud, showbiz and ENDLESS cups of tea: We've been sunning ourselves at 'The Ploughing' all day Marty Party

Mud, showbiz and ENDLESS cups of tea: We've been sunning ourselves at 'The Ploughing' all day

A certain two-dimensional RTÉ star ruled the roost in Ratheniska – and we learned quite a bit about Country n’ Irish.

12 things that could only happen at the Ploughing Championships

Oh yes, it’s that time of year again.

From TheJournal.ie From shorn sheep to stripped-off farmers: We're at 'The Ploughing' - and here's what's happening Dawn Of The Mud

From shorn sheep to stripped-off farmers: We're at 'The Ploughing' - and here's what's happening

You probably won’t be able to move for the number of politicians pressing the flesh…

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday

Everyone’s talking about the Ebola patient in the US, water charges and the remote control for the Sean O’Casey Bridge that went missing…

From TheJournal.ie State of the Nation: Questions for Heather Dáil Talk

State of the Nation: Questions for Heather

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

Marty Morrissey says his eyebrows are 'all natural'

Finally, he addresses the question.

From TheJournal.ie State of the Nation: This McNulty scandal is really building up a head of steam... Dáil Talk

State of the Nation: This McNulty scandal is really building up a head of steam...

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

From TheJournal.ie Straight lines, traffic jams and Garda fans: Here's 8 things we learned at the National Ploughing Championships... Live From Laois

Straight lines, traffic jams and Garda fans: Here's 8 things we learned at the National Ploughing Championships...

It’s closing time in Ratheniska — but 82,000 people have been wandering the fields and checking out the sights since early this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Why is President Higgins speaking out so often on the issue of homelessness? Housing

Why is President Higgins speaking out so often on the issue of homelessness?

President Higgins has made public statements on the issue at several events in recent weeks…

13 things that could only happen at the Ploughing Championships

Wellies! Wellies everywhere!

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 Lowry, emigration and Arthur's Day: The week in numbers In Numbers

Lowry, emigration and Arthur's Day: The week in numbers

Plus: How many €50 notes were discovered in developer Tom McFeely’s former home on Ailesbury Road?

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 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 The Evening Fix...now with added 'Wake the F**K up' Need To Know

The Evening Fix...now with added 'Wake the F**K up'

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

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 CAP reforms propose new focus on 'green' farming Agriculture

CAP reforms propose new focus on 'green' farming

Proposed reforms of the Common Agricultural Policy will cap farm subsidies and link payments with environmental measures.

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…

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