All-Ireland class for Cappamore’s 65th Show

first_imgNewsCommunityAll-Ireland class for Cappamore’s 65th ShowBy Rose Rushe – August 2, 2019 320 WhatsApp Swing 1950s fashion to win the Cappamore Show stakes Print Facebook Public welcome 11am into late evening live entertainment.PACK up the car, trailer, the pets and children to head for the 65th Cappamore Show taking place on Saturday August 17: the site is Ballyvoreen. While gates open at dawn for the movement of cattle, trade stands, horses, exotic animals, vintage lots of farm and domestic machinery and vehicles, the wider public is welcome from 11am on.Plus an entertaining and educational health and safety unit with Agri Kids on life on the farm.Maura Walsh is working with a strong PRO team to tell the county and beyond about the itinerary. “Our 65th year is a big one and to celebrate, we have Dermot Lyons playing in our marquee, with bar facilities onsite. Pauline Hynan, a fantastic woman who was an All-Ireland dance champion herself, will present her students in costume for line dancing and set dancing.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up “We have competitions in baking, arts, crafts, dogs, carriage driving, flowers and for children to enter, and there is huge interest in our photography section.”Hats off to Cappamore in the Agriculture and Showjumping categories as “this year, we host the three year-old filly All Ireland Championship qualifier.” Entrants are confined to the Irish Horse Register.Stakeholders pictured at the July 17 launch with sponsors O’Dwyer’s Bar and O’Sullivan’s Centra.Entry details to all sections of the show are listed on and the modest fees. Maura makes the point that “competition prizes are commensurate with fees paid, top prize for the Irish Angus being €250, for example.“People travel from the four corners of Ireland to enter an animal and its about the competition prestige, doing qualifiers and at best, the silver cup on the sideboard for a year.”Goods can be dropped to the Cappamore Show shop on Moore Street nightly 7pm to 9pm; queries to [email protected], tel. 087-245 3037.Sponsored content. Interview by Rose Rushe. TAGSCappamore Show 2019county showMaura Walsh PRO Linkedin Advertisement RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Previous articleWoman rescued form Ballynanty blazeNext articleAura Leisure Centre Grove Island Swim Academy Rose Rushehttp://www.limerickpost.ieCommercial Features and Arts Editor at Limerick Post Twitter Emaillast_img