The Tullamore Show have announced that their annual show and FBD National Livestock Show for 2020 has been cancelled.
The decision was made by the show committee due to the COVID-19 worldwide pandemic.
In a statement on their website, the committee stated the following:
“It is with much regret and sadness that the committee of the Tullamore Show & FBD National Livestock Show must confirm the cancellation of the Show for 2020.”
“Due to unprecedented exceptional circumstances regarding the COVID-19 worldwide pandemic, we have had to make this very difficult decision.”
“Having given much consideration to the very difficult circumstances that our sponsors, competitors, exhibitors, supporters, service providers and everyone involved have found themselves in, we felt we really had no option but to make this decision. The health and well being of our Nation has to be the priority.”
“We feel devastated but really had no option but to make this decision.”
“While plans for the 2020 Show have to be deferred, we sincerely hope that Sunday, 8th August 2021, will more than compensate for this year’s unfortunate cancellation.”
“Stay safe and healthy everyone,” the statement concluded.
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