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Limerick’s largest Family & Agricultural Festival returns to Limerick Racecourse on Sunday 27th August!

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| Aug 17, 2022

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The 92nd Limerick Show returns this weekend Sunday August 27th! We are delighted to be attending Limerick’s largest family & agricultural festival at Limerick Racecourse this Sunday August 27th.

Discover the Herdwatch team within the vibrant Agtech tent, nestled among a captivating array of attractions, stalls, and showcases of agricultural excellence.

The Limerick Show is bigger and better this year with lots of new attractions to keep you and your family entertained! 15,000 visitors, 1,000 competitors, 150 trade exhibitors will descend on Limerick Racecourse to experience a unique event which aims to bring the people of Limerick City, County and surrounding areas together.

The Limerick Show is evolving with the times, offering an array of exciting features that reflect the commitment to innovation. This year, the show proudly introduces a Careers Village, a cutting-edge Sustainability and AgTech Hub, a showcase highlighting HSE health and wellbeing, and an educational marquee courtesy of the Limerick Clare Education Training Board.

The entertainment lineup promises an unforgettable experience, with live music and dancing by acclaimed artists like Shaun O’Dowd and Declan Nerney. At 4 pm, the renowned Celia Holman Lee will host a captivating fashion show. Families will find delight in the ‘kids zone,’ generously sponsored by O’Sullivan’s Centras, where youngsters can enjoy free entertainment, amusements, magic shows, pony rides, trains, and an animal farm.

Children under 16 are granted free entry, making the Limerick Show an affordable and enjoyable day out for families. Shopaholics will revel in our indoor and outdoor retail village, artisan food stalls, and an array of enticing options.

The commitment to tradition remains steadfast, with a top-tier cattle section that befits Limerick’s proud farming heritage. The Limerick Show is renowned for its impeccable showcase of Irish horse breeding, and this year is no exception. We’re thrilled to present a Festival of Irish Breeding in collaboration with the Traditional Irish Horse Association, featuring the prestigious Limerick Lady and Matron Championships.

Additional attractions include show jumping, a diverse array of crafts, captivating art exhibits, mesmerizing photography displays, baking classes, horticultural showcases, and a lively dog show.

While many historic cups will be awarded, one trophy remains an enduring symbol of excellence—the Liam MacCarthy Cup. Expect queues of eager individuals, aspiring to emulate the success of local heroes like Cian Lynch and Declan Hannon this year.

To enhance your convenience, the Limerick Show is providing complimentary bus trips to and from the city to the racecourse. For precise locations and schedules, as well as all the latest updates about the Limerick Show, please visit The Limerick Show Facebook page.

 

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