The Launch took place at the Butterfield Estate, we were delighted to welcome Avril and William R Gubbins back to Co. Offaly. The Gubbins Family are no strangers to the showing ring at Tullamore Show, they are very loyal competitors having competed at the Show for many years. Their Herd consists of Commercial and Pedigree Stock under the name of the Cush Herd, and they are in Co. Limerick. The Gubbins Family have had many success stories at Tullamore Show from Supreme Champion in 1992 on their first visit to the event and again in 2002 and 2012. We are looking forward to seeing them compete in the Showing ring in 2023.
The National Launch was attended by Show personal and representatives of FBD in which we are delighted to continue our strong and successful alliance.
John Cahalan, Chief Commercial Officer, FBD Insurance stated.
“FBD Insurance is proud to partner with FBD Trust to support the Tullamore Show for 2023. At FBD, we’re extremely proud to be the sponsor of the FBD National Livestock Show at the Tullamore Show and we are delighted to be working with the Tullamore Show committee in the lead up to this year’s show. On behalf of FBD, I wish everybody involved in organising the Tullamore Show, as well as the competitors, exhibitors, and attendees all the very best from the team at FBD Insurance. We look forward to seeing you all in Tullamore in August.”
The Chairman of Tullamore Show, Joseph Molloy,” expressed his delight in having FBD as their title sponsor, He thanked the Gubbins family for their continuous support of Tullamore Show in many ways, and he looks forwards to seeing the Cush Herd in the showing ring this August”.
The Show will take place on Sunday 13th August 2023 at the Butterfield Estate and will feature over 1000 classes with a massive prize fund of €175,000 along with a range of highly sought-after Gold and Silver Medals for the Livestock competitors.
The Tullamore Show and FBD National Livestock Show will showcase classes in Dairy, Pedigree, Commercial and Sheep. The Pedigree section is delighted to host the National Show for Simmental, Charolais, Limousin and Hereford. There are over 12 breeds of Pedigree Cattle competing for the ever sough after Gold and Silver Medals. The Commercial Cattle section is delighted to host the Commercial Blonde d’Aquitaine Sired Calf extravaganza for its first year, with a prize fund of €2000. We are delighted to announce that the Sheep programme will be expanding this year with introduction of the Lanark Sheep Breed All Ireland Classes.
Our Programme offers competitions in Equine, Cookery, Poultry, Art, and Inventions and many more. Online Entries will be opening very soon, don’t forgot to visit our website at www.tullamoreshow.com for more information.
The 700 trade spaces are in high demand and filling up fast. Any business wishing to be part of the event, should note that Friday 19th May is the closing date for trade stand applications. All information relating to trade stand applications, together with the full application process, is also available on the show website.