Top things to do this weekend


1,000 sheep to be shorn at Corofin; Balmoral Show and Macra na Feirme Lip-sync battles – check out our entertainment guide.

Top things to do this weekend

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1,000 sheep to be shorn at Corofin; Balmoral Show and Macra na Feirme Lip-sync battles – check out our entertainment guide.

Limousin Cattle Event

North-West Club YMA Team Selection will take place at Roscommon Mart this Friday, May, 18th at 6pm. More information can be found here.

Balmoral Show

The fourth and final day of Balmoral Show 2018 will include a jam-packed agenda – some of the highlights on the day will include Goat Young Handlers; Sheep Young Handlers and Pig Young Handlers, along with a number of major championships. You can find’s Saturday’s full timetable here.

Macra na Feirme Lip-sync Battles

Macra Na Feirme will host a lip-sync battle this Saturday, May, 19th, 2018 in South Court Hotel, Limerick. Doors open at 7.p.m and the show will start at 8p.m. Tickets are priced at €15 for Macra members and €20 for non-members. Find out more here.

The Connacht Sheep Shearing Championship 2018 – takes place at Corofin, Co. Galway this Sunday, May, 20th, 2018.

The Connacht Sheep Shearing Championships will include open competitions in junior; intermediate senior; open and blade shearing with an u-18 hand shearing final also. Over 1,000 sheep will be shorn on the day, so come and see the speed and skills of some of the top shearers in the country. The event will also include the Connacht Dog Show; massive Tractor Run; Trade Stands; Brown Bread Baking Competition; Bonny Baby Show, amusements including Mindsweeper and much much more. Find out more here.

Performance Hunter Show

Kildare branch of the IDHBA will host a performance hunter show on the 20th of May 2018 at Lullymore Equestrian Centre. The course will consist of a mixture of show jumps and cross country fences and the classes will be run over two heights. IDHBA members can gain admission for €20 and non-members will be charged €25. More details here.

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