Show 2017

Show 2017

Information for Participants

Indoor and Outdoor Big-Screen coverage of the All-Irland Football Finals!!!

Buy a programme at the show and enter a draw to win 2 free tickets to Geneva, courtesy of Swiss Air.

Highlights and Attractions:

  • Full Bar
  • Pet farm
  • Bouncy Castle
  • Miniature goats
  • Face painting
  • Paddy’s train
  • 20+ crafts market stalls
  • Horse drawn carriage rides
  • Birds of prey
  • Vintage cars

For all information contact:

Geraldine McCarthy
87 Bruach na h-Abhainn, Quin Road,Ennis, Co. Clare
Mobile 086 329 6758


Important Information for Participants

  1. Entries in all classes must be accompanied by Entry Fee and received NO LATER THAN Monday 24th July 2017
  2. All entries must be the bona-fide property of the exhibitor and in his or her possession at time of entry, but may be entered and exhibited by an immediate member of the family.
  3. Persons making entries and failing to send exhibits shall forfeit all entry fees paid.
  4. An exhibit entered in a wrong class shall be excluded altogether and no alteration can be made in the Entry Form after it is received.
  5. The Show Committee shall not be responsible for loss or accident of any kind which may occur to exhibitors or visitors or otherwise.
  6. All exhibits will be distinguished by NUMBER ONLY.
  7. Exhibits in Horse and Cattle Sections will be in the Show Paddock before 9.30 am. All other exhibits must be in Exhibition Hall before 9.30am on the morning of the Show.
  8. The Committee shall not be responsible for any delivery of any exhibit at the Show or for its removal from the Show.
  9. Any act of discourtesy or trying to influence an official or judge, on the part of an owner or servant, shall disqualify the exhibit from being awarded a prize and also disqualify the exhibitor from competing in future Shows.
  10. No member shall act as judge or steward in any ring during adjudication who is an exhibitor, or no exhibitor shall be allowed to do likewise. Violation of this rule will entail disqualification.
  11. The Committee reserved the right to refuse any entry or to remove any animals from the Show Grounds.
  12. All first prizewinners in Horse Classes must parade for the Championship of the Show award, otherwise forfeit their prize money.
  13. NO EXHIBIT shall be permitted to be removed from the Exhibition Hall prior to 4.30pm
  14. No exhibitor is at liberty to move numbers on the stands in the hall without permission from stewards.
  15. All animals both bovine and equine to be led by competent adults only.
  16. All Cattle Exhibitors to display numbers clearly in the Ring.

The above rules are formed for the benefit and convenience of exhibitors and the general public. All objections must be handed in writing to the Secretary not later than 6.00pm on date of Show and must be accompanied by a deposit of €25 which shall be forfeited if the Committee find the objections frivolous. The Committee’s decision is final and binding and there shall be no appeal to a Court of Law. All entries are accepted on these conditions.

Special Awards & Classes

The Paddy Lynch Perpetual Memorial Trophy

will be presented to the
Champion Young Horse of the Show
Plus €100 Reserve €50
Trophy presented by the Lynch Family, Latoon

The Peter & Ann Slattery Perpetual Memorial Trophy

will be presented to the
Champion Brood Mare of the Show
Plus €100 Reserve €50
Trophy presented by the Slattery Family, Clarecastle

The Hanrahan Perpetual Challenge Trophy
will be presented to the
3 year Champion Horse of the Show.
Trophy presented by the Hanrahan Family, Barntick, Clarecastle
The Pat Gleeson Perpetual Memorial Trophy
will be presented to the
Champion Foal of the Show.
Trophy presented by Mrs Margaret Gleeson, Coolgreen House, Dromkeen, Co. Limerick
in memory of her husband Pat.
All Ireland Colt Foal Championship
Prize Fund €2,500

The Banner Brood Mare Championship
Prize Fund €2,000



Main Sponsors

  1. Roche
  2. Ennis Municipal Authority
  3. Horse Sport Ireland
  4. Dublin Coach