120th Annual Ossory Show
Coolfin near Rathdowney in Co Laois is definitely the place to be for the Annual Ossory Show incorporating the Truck and Vintage Show.
This year’s event, which marks the 120th year, will be held on Saturday and Sunday 21-22 July kicking off on Saturday 21st with BBQ bar and music by ‘Deuce’ who are a Rory Gallagher tribute band. Proceeds from the BBQ are being donated to Saplings Educating for life for children with autism and also to The Midlands Down Syndrome Center.
On Sunday July 22nd, show day will include all our popular show events. These include: The Meadow Meats €2,000 Super Beef Championship, Glanbia €1000 Friesian Calf Championship, AIB. Pedigree Interbreed Calf Class, Ashbourne Meats All Ireland Senior Breeding Heifer, Ossory Show All Ireland Crossbred Male or Female Calf Born 2017, FBD €1,200 Ossory Crossbred Belgian Blue Championship, Sheep, Horses, Working Hunter Championship, Nominations To Top Stallions, Poultry, Arts & Crafts, Baking, Sewing, Local Home Produce, Trade Stands, Entertainment, Fun Dog Show, Best Dressed Competitions and most Glamorous Granny, Massive Truck, Vintage Car and Tractor Show, Traditional Threshing, All Ireland Tug O War, Fittest Family. So as you can see a guaranteed fun day out for all the family, young and old