National Ploughing Championships





One of the best showcases for Agriculture and Rural Industry in Western Europe, the National Ploughing Championships 2014 will be held in Rathenski, Co. Laois. The show has an average attendance of 180,000 visitors and over 1000 exhibitors.

Journey Through Ireland will be organising a return transfer to this year’s Championships which is one of Europe’s largest farming festivals. Enjoy features of national ploughing finals in tractor, vintage and horse ploughing, an 80 acre trade show of agriculture machinery, livestock, lifestyle, leisure, forestry, bio-energy, home, garden, food fair, craft village.

Special events like vintage threshing and exhibition, hunt chase, fashion shows, cookery and craft dem­onstrations as well as topical seminars, traditional entertainment and loy digging will be featured at the Championships.

Why not enter the Most Appropriately Dress Lady and Gent competition or else the Posh Wellington Boot competition! With prizes such as a 2-night stay in the 5* Heritage Golf & Spa Resort, it is worth throwing your hat (or boot!) in the ring!

Travel with Journey Through Ireland in comfort and style. You can also enjoy a complimentary snack pack en-route to the Championships.


Tour Dates

September 24th

Roscommon/ Athlone/ Kilbeggan/ Tullamore


€29 per person (coach transfer only)


Call Us Now On +353 (0)46 9 555 444 or Email to begin your Journey Through Ireland experience.