Competition Entries Open!


National Inventions Awards

Full steam ahead for this years Invention competitions.

Last year saw the largest number of entries to date in the National Inventions Competition at Tullamore Show, and we are very excited to see what new and innovative entries will be entered this year.



Prizes: 1st - €300, 2nd - €200,  3rd - €100  

4th - Highly Commended,  5th - Special Prize  

  • Inventions in Agriculture, Horticulture and Forestry (Class 1002)
  • Inventions in Home, Leisure and Building (Class 1003)
  • Labour Saving Device (Class 1004)

Prizes: 1st - €200,  2nd €100, 3rd - €80  

  • Student Class: An invention or Innovation (Class 1005)

Prizes: 1st - €300,  2nd €200, 3rd - €100

  • Inventions in Ag-tech (Class 1006)
  • Inventions thta are "Too Big to Travel" ( Class 1007)

Exhibits can be new inventions or modifications to existing inventions.

A representative from the Government Patent Office may attend.


Note: Judging commences 10:00am Saturday 10th August 2019

The result will be announced at 3:00pm Sunday 11th August 2019


  • The Farming Independent
  • W.R. Shaw, Burlington Bus. Park, Tullamore, Co. Offaly
  • Glenngorey Pumps Ltd, Newbridge, Co. Kildare
  • Herdwatch