The annual Glencolmcille Agricultural show takes place this year on Sunday August 4th 2019.
The show committee are delighted to announce that once again BYRNES STORES, GLEN, CARRICK AND KILCAR are the main sponsors of the show.
The show committee are indebted to Michael, Adrian and Seamus for their generous sponsorship over the years.
The committee would also like to thank all our sponsors at home and abroad for their continued support over the years.
If you would like to sponsor in any way please contact Declan Byrne, show secretary on 087 6879977. Glencolmcille Agricultural Show was first set in 1953 by Fr McDyer.
In its heyday, the exhibition featured over 1,600 entries in various categories, second only to the Balmoral Show in Belfast.
The show was revived in 2010 and is now one of the biggest events of its kind in Donegal every year This year we are expecting up to 2500 entries.
The show takes place this year on Sunday Aug 4th and is a great place for returning emigrants to meet.
This year the show is celebrating its 10th show since its revival in 2010.
The show features livestock, cattle, sheep horses and ponies and donkeys, poultry and dogs, then in the marquee there are categories in baking, knitwear and tweed, art, photography, arts and crafts and children’s sections. There is live entertainment on the day by local singer songwriter Eunan Mc Intyre and on the stage outside by “Hard to Beat”.
There is something for all the family with different events taking place throughout the day to keep the kids entertained including Bungee trampoline, Vortex tunnel, and this year there will be a prize for best dressed Lady and Gent.
The annual show dance will take place in the marquee that night with dancing to The Cufflinks. Entry books are now available in local shops or by contacting the Show secretary Declan.
Stall holders are welcome but must be pre-booked, to book call the show secretary Declan on 087 6879977 or email [email protected] See you all on Aug 4th.
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