« BackNational Ploughing Championships are well underway in Co Offaly

national-ploughing-championshipsThe 85th National Ploughing Championships are well underway in Co Offaly.
Tens of thousands of people have made the trip to Screggan today.

Whether in it for the machinery, the animals, the food or the ploughing itself thousands of people have flocked to Screggan.
They admit it’s been a tough year for farmers.
Minister Denis Naughten though says high power broadband could help farmers to make a bit of extra money.
It’s just day one of the ploughing with hundreds of thousands of people due this week for what is the largest outdoor festival in Europe.