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Fermanagh County Show 2023

Castle Irvine Estate, Irvinestown, Fermanagh, BT94 1JG
Fermanagh County Show  - Castle Irvine 11th & 12th August 2023


This year’s Fermanagh County Show takes place on Friday and Saturday, 11th & 12th  August at Castle Irvine Estate, Necarne.


Friday 11th August 3pm to 10pm

Saturday 12th August 10am to 4pm


ADMISSION ON SHOW DAY: Adults: £10 / Youth under 16 yrs FREE All Children are free if accompanied by an Adult.

PRE SHOW TICKETS: Adults: £9 / Youth: Under 16 free 


General Public access to Show: There is Parking on site for around 2000 vehicles on grass.

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Friday’s attractions include the popular Dog Show with entries on the field from 5.30pm. Other attractions include;

– Sheepdog demonstration by world champion Alistair Lyttle

– Live music from local bands

– Jiving competition

– Best Dressed lady

– Show dance and selection of a Show Queen at 10pm

– Official opening of the Food Pavilion

– Results of the Irvinestown Window Dressing Competition for the Dr. Margaret Knox Memorial Cup presented by her son, David for the best dressed window on the theme of “Showtime.”

– Results of the Best Food Stand Competition will also be announced.


Saturday’s programme will include the Castle Irvine Suckler Classic Herd Competition with a prize fund of £2,300 and the new Castle Irvine Cup with the Breeding Heifer Derby with prize money of £500.

Other attractions include;

– Commercial Beef Cattle Show with lucrative prize fund of £3,200 to attract some of the best animals in the country.

– Pedigree cattle and sheep judging with the Curraghkeely Cup presented by the Edwards family for the champion Irish Moiled animal a new section at the show this year along with a section for Dexter Cattle.

– All-Ireland Dairy Cow Championship competing for £1000 in prizemoney,

– Six new sheep breeds this year; Swaledale, both types of Cheviots, Spotted Dutch, Blue Texel and Badger Face.

– Goat section affiliated to British Society with the attraction of a goat milking competition.

– Judges in the livestock section will be travelling from England and Wales.

– Poultry Show

– Cattle Weight-judging competition

– Pettigo Sheepdog Trials

– Northern Ireland Lawnmower Racing Championships

– Wood turning demonstration

– Agricultural vintage display.

– Cullens Funfair

– Rodeo Bull and Carousel Rides

- 250 trade stands including a craft barn

– Street Food

– Musical entertainment

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