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# the-ploughing - This year 2022

'It's hard to imagine the future': The Ploughing, the climate crisis, and the writing on the wall
# Ratheniska
# Ratheniska

'It's hard to imagine the future': The Ploughing, the climate crisis, and the writing on the wall

Sep 25th 2022, 12:05 AM 23,299 Views 11 Comments

Climate and sustainability took on a new focus at the Ploughing this year, but there’s still a long way to go.

Wet morning greets Ploughing fans but it will brighten later to sunny spells
# The Ploughing
# The Ploughing

Wet morning greets Ploughing fans but it will brighten later to sunny spells

Sep 22nd 2022, 10:20 AM 16,591 Views 6 Comments

It is day three of The National Ploughing Championships.

Taking the wheel: Budding farmers try out tractor simulator at Ploughing Champs
# The Ploughing
# The Ploughing

Taking the wheel: Budding farmers try out tractor simulator at Ploughing Champs

Sep 20th 2022, 3:42 PM 12,371 Views 10 Comments

President Michael D Higgins said it was “wonderful to be back” in Laois for the Ploughing.

Travelling to the Ploughing? Here's what you need to know
# The Ploughing
# The Ploughing

Travelling to the Ploughing? Here's what you need to know

Sep 20th 2022, 6:30 AM 18,553 Views 0 Comments

Special shuttle buses will be operating between the event and three train stations.

# the-ploughing - Last year 2021

Trade exhibition at National Ploughing Championships cancelled due to pandemic fears
# The Ploughing
# The Ploughing

Trade exhibition at National Ploughing Championships cancelled due to pandemic fears

May 14th 2021, 12:40 PM 9,726 Views 14 Comments

The exhibition was due to take place from 15 to 18 September in Ratheniska, Co Laois.

# the-ploughing - All time

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

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

Sep 18th 2018, 6:20 AM 10,060 Views 6 Comments

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

Ireland's top chainsaw craftsman gave us a masterclass in carving
# Ploughing 16
# Ploughing 16

Ireland's top chainsaw craftsman gave us a masterclass in carving

Sep 22nd 2016, 6:58 PM 13,588 Views 14 Comments

He started us off with a “tiny fairy chair”.

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

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

Sep 21st 2016, 5:44 PM 15,590 Views 16 Comments

What does the real Marty make of it all?

Heading home from the Ploughing? Expect heavy delays
# Where Is The Motorway?
# Where Is The Motorway?

Heading home from the Ploughing? Expect heavy delays

Sep 23rd 2015, 6:47 PM 22,066 Views 19 Comments

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