Our 2018 Sligo County Agricultural Show will take place on Saturday 21st July in Riverstown Community Park.  Come join us for this very special annual event that promotes rural living and has taken place in Riverstown since 1994! 

 

The voluntary team of Sligo County Agricultural Show have organised lots to entertain you on the day.  Classes include Horse & Pony, Sheep, Cattle, Poultry, Dog, Cat, Home Industries and Home Crafts as well as Bonny Baby, Little Miss Riverstown, Little Master Riverstown, Glamorous Granny and Best & Most Appropriately Dressed Lady. Lots of free activities for children includes hands on fun with the animals from Farmyard in Your Schoolyard, free face painting and following on from last years success free Pony Rides thanks to Lough Bo Equestrian Centre. There will be lots of delicious food to purchase from local artisans, including The Elizabeth Ann Desert Collection, and the best of coffee from Driftwood Coffee Cart.  Watch and learn from TV3 Chef Adrian, demonstrating his cookery skills and learn all about recycling from VOICE Recycling Ambassador programme.

 

A very special word of thanks to all the volunteers who work so hard in the run up to, on the day itself and the aftermath of each annual Show.  Their dedication for the last 24 years is much appreciated by the local and wider community.

 

Additionally the Sligo County Agricultural Show would like to thank Minister Michael Ring TD and the Department for Rural and Community Development for their very generous support this year.  It is much appreciated by our Show and indeed Agricultural Shows throughout Ireland.

 

Thank you also to all our loyal Sponsors who continue to support us each year, to the main sponsors of the day Gerry Davey Agricultural Contractor Ballygawley, Aurivo, McGinty’s Farm Machinery and The Well Pet Hospital in Sligo Town.  We are also looking forward to welcoming new sponsors who are supporting us for the first time this year, so please do get in touch if you want to come on board.

 

We invite you all to join us on Friday 22nd June at 9pm in the Corner House in Riverstown Village to launch this years Show.  Remember to put Saturday 21st July in your diary, as it will be a great day out for the whole family.  Thank you for your support, it is much appreciated.

 

Best wishes from 

Michael Harte and the voluntary team at Sligo County Agricultural Show

 

Show Commitee:-

 

Michael Harte (Chairperson), Imelda Ryan-Jones (Public Relations Officer), Geraldine Coleman (Secretary), Raymond Barlow (Treasurer), Padraig Jinks, Marian Judge, J.P. Higgins, John Lyons, Linda Noone, Tom Bagnal, Ivan Gardiner, Mary Conlon, Fiona Dunleavy, Liam Kelly, Maura O’Connor and Gearoid O’Connor.