Watch: Ploughing competition in Ballycastle (1965)

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This week’s clip is from a ploughing match which was held at Ballycastle in 1965. The video is Courtesy of UTV © ITV

The notes on this video state: “A horse-ploughing match in the beautiful surroundings of Ballycastle. Measuring the furrows is part of the criteria for judging.”

Do you recall any old ploughing matches from around the country? Do you have any old films from bygone ploughing matches? We would love to see them. Get in touch via [email protected].

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