All set for Fermanagh Show

Committee members Stanley Moffatt, Albert Knox, Noel Baxter with Ruth Read, seated, at Fermanagh Show launch at the Ardhowen Theatre
Committee members Stanley Moffatt, Albert Knox, Noel Baxter with Ruth Read, seated, at Fermanagh Show launch at the Ardhowen Theatre
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The Fermanagh Farming Society have finalised preparations for their show which gets underway this evening (Tuesday, August 4) and continues on Wednesday, August 5.

This show takes place at the showgrounds adjoining the Ulster Farmers’ Mart and Exhibition Centre, Tempo Road, Enniskillen.

Fermanagh Show has lots to offer, showcasing the best of the breeds in classes and numerous championships across Cattle, Sheep, Dogs Poultry and Home Industries and the Arts.

Danske Bank Artisan Foodhall Special opening

This part of the show has attracted new food businesses with specialist’s local products. It is sponsored by Danske Bank with O’Doherty Fine Meats sponsoring the Cookery Demonstrations, including chefs Paula McIntyre & Joe Kelly.

Home Industries:

Organisers are delighted to have been presented with two new crystal trophies by Mallard Home Bakes in the Cookery Section.

Vintage Section:

The vintage seciton has attracted new sponsorship this year from Euro Auctions.

Dog Show entries taken on Field, Tuesday from 6pm

Sheep & Goats

NI Texel Club points show has increased entries in sheep section.

Cattle:

Class prize money in cattle sections is £100 per class. Exhibitors plenty of scope to compete for a slice of the £20,000 prize fund plus the additional prize money to be won in the NISA & ISA qualifiers and finals.

Pedigree Interbreed Championship £700 Prize fund

Interbreed Calf Class sponsored by Erne Veterinary

Intermediate/ Senior Class

Championship class sponsored by Natural Nutrition Ltd

These classes and championship include the breed champion and reserves, the Fermanagh Pedigree Breeders Native and Continental Champions and Reserve Champions, and the 1st and 2nd prize winners for the Interbreed Pedigree Calf and Intermediate/ Senior Pedigree Classes. Resulting in a line-up of 14 – 18 of the top pedigree beef cattle in the show. As the last show of the season in Northern Ireland we expect this line up to turn a few heads.

Teemore/Easyfix Slat Rubber Commercial Championship

Brady Pharmacy Calf Championship

Vaughan Trust Confined Fermanagh Classes & Championships Cattle/Sheep

Blonde Show Herd of the Year

Teemore Babe & Cogent UK Heifer Championship

All Ireland Championships

Sheep & Goats Classes & Championships

Texel Club Points Show

ISA Qualifiers:

The Gain Dog All Ireland Championship

The All Ireland Gun Dog Championship

The All Ireland Native Breed Champion Dog

The All Ireland Male Bantam Chick Championship

The Fleetwood Paints Championship

The All Ireland Christmas Baking Championship

NISA/Linden Foods Beef Heifer Final - Prize fund £1,000

NI Simmental Merial Super Simmental Pairs Final

NI Simmental Danske Bank Male & Female of the Year Final

There are lots of other activities; Walking Stick Carving, Highland Dancing, Safety Demonstration by HSENI, YFC Games, along with a raft of information seminars.

The show schedules for the Home Industries & the Livestock sections is available on the www.fermanaghcountyshow.com.

For further Information contact show office on 02866 2322509 email: secretary@fermanaghcountyshow.com

A Free Shuttle Bus will operate on Tempo Road and Wellington Road during show opening hours.

See website for further details: www.fermanaghcountyshow.com