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Final Macra Teams Through to FBD Farmskills Final

   29 Jul 2015

The last of three semi finals for Macra’s FBD Farmskills Competition took place last Sunday, July 26th at the Ossory Show, Co. Laois.

Callan Macra from Kilkenny and Tullow Macra, Co. Carlow qualified for the national final which will take place at the Tullamore Show on the 9th August.

The competition tests proficiency in several aspects of farm skills, from tractor skills to fencing.
The aim of the competition is to help young farmers develop various farm skills and techniques, to demonstrate to the public the skill required in modern farming, and to create greater awareness of farm safety.

Winners:

Callan Macra

Callan Macra, Co. Kilkenny have qualified for the All-Ireland final of Macra's FBD Farmskills competition which takes place at the Tullamore Show on the 9th August. They are pictured (L-R) Liam O'Shea, Brendan Phelan and Kevin Croke with sponsor Paul Cuddy FBD

Carlow Macra

Tullow Macra, Co. Carlow have qualified for the All-Ireland final of Macra's FBD Farmskills competition which takes place at the Tullamore Show on the 9th August. They are pictured (L-R) Ricky Oliver, Philip Driver and John Gahan with sponsor Paul Cuddy FBD