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Catherina Cunnane hails from a sixth-generation drystock and specialised pedigree suckler enterprise in Co. Mayo. She currently holds the positions of editor and general manager at That's Farming, having joined the firm during its start-up phase in 2015.
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Dualla and Swinford Ag shows cancelled

Organisers of Dualla Show, have this morning (Sunday, August 27th, 2023), confirmed the cancellation of today’s event.

Shortly after 8 am, organisers released a statement in light of weather conditions.

It reads as follows: “Unfortunately, due to deteriorating weather conditions we regret to announce the cancellation of Dualla Show 2023. Further updates to follow.”

The “best little show in Munster” was expected to attract thousands with its mix of livestock, horses, trucks, modified tractors, live music, artisan food and free children’s entertainment.

Dualla Show chairman, Ray Hunt said, in previous weeks, that “last year’s phenomenal success after a two-year Covid break showed there is a huge appetite for quality family-friendly outdoor events”.

2023 also sees Dualla Show becoming an officially licensed event.

According to Hunt, “due to the enormous scale, Dualla Show has grown we obtained an event license and have been working closely with Tipperary Country Council and the Gardaí to ensure we provide the best possible traffic management and all-round health and safety”.

You can read more via this news article.

Swinford Ag Show cancelled

Meanwhile, on Tuesday, August 22nd, organisers of Swinford Agricultural Show announced the cancellation of this year’s event.

A spokesperson for the committee confirmed the news to www.thatsfarming.com in a statement, which reads as follows:

“We regret to inform you that due to adverse weather conditions and poor show grounds, we have come to the decision to cancel our show.”

Heeran Farm at Kiltimagh Road, Swinford, Co Mayo was set to open its gates to the public this weekend to play host to this year’s 33rd annual Swinford Agricultural Show.

The show, which was planned for Sunday, August 27th, 2023, is one of 122 across the country benefiting from the €1 million funding pot from the Department of Rural and Community Development and has received an allocation to the value of €8,525.

Read more on this news article.

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