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.




  • Inventions in Agriculture, Horticulture and Forestry (Class 1002)
  • Inventions in Home, Leisure and Building (Class 1003)
  • Labour Saving Device (Class 1004)
  • Student Class: An invention or Innovation (Class 1005)

Prize money: 1st €300, 2nd €200, 3rd €100

A Judges Choice Award has been added this year - prize: €100 

Exhibits can be new inventions or modifications to existing inventions.

A representative from the Government Patent Office may attend.


ENTER YOUR CLASS HERE Online - Closing Date for Online Entries is Wednesday, 18th July 2018. 


Note: Judging commences 10:00am Saturday 11th August 2018

The result will be announced at 3:00pm Sunday 12th August 2018

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