This year’s Ballyshannon Show will be taking place on Sunday 20th August application form for traders will be available shortly.
The Ballyshannon Agricultural Show has a long history of providing competition and entertainment for the community and still continues to the present day. The show was a very important social occasion and which ranked only second to the Harvest Fair in its importance to the farming and townsfolk alike.
The competitions in the cattle, sheep horses and agricultural classes helped to improve standards of production and great pride was also evident in the winners of home baking, craft and flower competitions. A show dance was and still is the highlight of Agricultural Show which is held on the night of the Show.
In the early 90s the Ballyshannon Agricultural Show was reinstated the show was held on the grounds of the local mart it was decided that the show would run class’s in cattle, sheep, horses, ponies, home baking, craft and flowers. In 2005 it was decided to relocate the show to its current location on lands belonging to the Tunney Family just off the main Ballyshannon to Donegal Town road.
Donegal Road, Ballyshannon,