National Ploughing Championships 2019

Opportunity for Monaghan Businesses to Exhibit at National Ploughing Championship 2019NPC Image

The national Ploughing Championships are being held in Ballintrane, Fenagh, Co. Carlow from 17th to 19th September 2019, where over 250,000 consumers will visit a 50 acre exhibition and trade arena. This is a wonderful opportunity to showcase the quality and high standerds of goods and services supported by the Local Enterprise Office.

As part of it's National Programme, the Local Enterprise offices are hosting a Local Enterprise Village to provide an opportunity for clients to take full advantage of the unique consumer event. Monaghan Local Enterprise will have one stand available for interested Monaghan Businesses.

Monaghan Local Enterprise Office is now inviting clients interested in availing of this stand to complete the @Expression of Interest' form and return to our office by Friday 19th April. Please note that priority will be given to enterprises manufacturing their own product or offering an innovative service relevant to the audience expected at the show. Once your expression of interest form has been received, it will be considered centrally and successful applicants will be advised by email in early May 2019.

Chosen exhibitors will be expected to attend a client briefing and photography session and will be assigned one of the following dates:

  • 19th June 2019, 10am to 4pm - Arboretum, Leighlinbridge, Co. Carlow
  • 20th June 2019, 10am to 4pm - Arboretum, Leighlinbridge, Co. Carlow

Successful applicants will be advised of full details at confirmation of booking stage.

We envisage that setup will be scheduled for 14th - 15th September and all companies will be allocated a 4 hour slot during same. No stands will be permitted to be set up the day before or morning of the event as per NPA's Regulations.

As part of this 'Local Enterprise Village' each company will receive:

  • Exhibition Space (3x2 meters)
  • Two Exhibitor Passes
  • One space in the exhibitor parking area (General parking is free at the event)
  • Electricity Supply
  • Two 13 amp sockets (any additional electricity requirements must be booked in advance with the providers and will be subject to additional charges)
  • Two Spot Lights
  • Access to PR Opportunities
  • Exhibition Advice

The cost to the client for this stand will be €500. The cost of stands is highly subsidised. Please note that this is first and foremost an opportunity to showcase your products and build contacts with a view to future sales as opposed to being an event to be measured by sales made over the three days. Food companies can serve samples only or sell products for home use.

If you want to find out more about this event and the potential fit and opportunity for your business, please contact our office on 047 71818 or via email at

Expression of Interest Form

Please click here to download the expression of interest form.