Dualla Show 2017

Welcome to this year's Dualla Show! It's happening on Sunday 27th August just 5km from Cashel in Co. Tipperary. This great event attracts thousands of people yearly from far and wide with its mixture of agricultural events, machinery, food stalls and kid's entertainment with a very special emphasis on affordability for young families. All this set against the beautiful backdrop of the historic 18th century Ballyowen House.

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Start Time & Entry Fee

Parking

Disability Parking and Mobility Assistance

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Beneficiaries

 

This year the free family and children's entertainment is second to none with a FREE big top Circus running througout the day featuring clowns, jugglers, acrobats, daredevil tightrope walking and a host of other acts. The circus will perform four forty-five minute shows starting at 1pm so there's plenty of opportunity for everyone to see it!

Circus Gerbola

And as if that's not enough, the famous Dualla Show "KidsZone" is back as usual with a secure and fully supervised area consisting of 10 totally free inflatables such as the Hip Hip Hippo Dome, Thunder Truck Obstacle Course and the Bungee Run! Free face painting will be available and there's also a play area with free toys for the younger ones.

Photos Kids 2016

Special guest this year is Chef Adrian, a young Irish chef from Cavan who is incredibly passionate about food and cookery. He's trained in some of Ireland's most renowned restaurants including Neven Maguire's Mac Nean House and Bon Appetit. He regularly hosts Cookery Demonstrations throughout the country and this year he'll be at the Dualla Show where he'll be demonstrating how to make healthy, great tasting food!

This year's livestock section has over 100 cattle and sheep classes. There are two new classes for Best Traditional Breeding female and Best Continental Breeding female plus a prize of €500 cash for the Best Pair in Show. In the sheep section, exhibitors will compete in ewe, lamb, hogget and ram classes with a highlight being the Champion Zwartbles.

Photos Cattle 2016

Photos Sheep Winners 2016

For equestrian lovers, there will be a fantastic Dualla Show Grand Prix showjumping event running alongside all the usual SJI classes and the always popular Sportsman (amateur hunter) classes.

Photos Showjumping 2016

The incredible Tipperary Truck Show is also back again. Last year saw 380 trucks make their way to Dualla and this year looks set to top that again. Classes include Best Small Fleet (2-5 vehicles), Best Fleet (6+) plus rigid, vintage (pre-1990) and custom classes.

If you fancy seeing the best in Irish wrestling then look no further than than the superstars of Irish Whip Wrestling who bring their high flying thrills entertaining kids and adults alike. This brilliant event has some of the best wrestling action on show in Ireland today and is suitable for the whole family.

Photos Wrestling 2016

Also back again this year is the "show'n'shine" VAG Carfest - a dedicated Volkswagen Audi group car show that also includes Seat, Skoda and Porsche cars. This is a great opportunity to see some of the best in highly modified cars.

Photos Carfest 2016

And if all that wasn't enough, there will be the regular thrills of the modified tractor pulling, competitive tug of war, auction, vintage machinery display, trade stands, artisan food stands and an impressive crash response re-enactment by Tipperary Emergency Services.

Photos Tractor Pulling 2016

Tipperary's finest emergency response members will be on hand throughout the day with some great health and safety demontrations.

Photos Emergency Services 2016

Last but not least, this year's dog show is expected to be the biggest to date with classes open to all canines (mutt and pedigree) and will have two judges on the day to help get through the large number of entrants after things got a bit congested last year.

Photos Dogs 2016

Stay tuned here for more details as they become available. You can also follow us on Twitter (@duallashow) or Facebook.

 

Location

The show takes place in the village of Dualla, located 5km East of Cashel on the R691.

 

Start Time & Entry Fee

Gates open to the public at 11am. Entry for adults is €15. Children 16 and under are free.

 

Parking

Substantial car parking is available on site with just a short walk to the show grounds. Stewards will assist visitors on arrival.

 

Disability Parking and Mobility Assistance

Disability parking is adjacent to the main entrance & ticket cabin with a very short walk to the show entrance. There is disabled parking close to the main entrance. In addition our mobility assistance vehicle will be running all day around the main show grounds. Starting from the ticket entrance it will follow a route with a number of drop off / pick up points around the show. If you have any particular requirements please contact Michael on (087) 253 2406 well in advance to ensure we meet your needs.

Mobility Assistance

Photos Mobility Assistance

 

Facilities

A food village area provides a wide variety of hot and cold food throughout the day. Toilets are provided on site (refer to the map for details of their location). A baby-changing area is located behind the main stage, near the kidszone.

Photos Exhibitors 2016

 

Schedule

TIME EVENT DURATION
09:30 Showjumping commences Continues all day
11:00 Tractor Pulling Continues all day
11:30 Judging of cattle and sheep commences Continues all day
12:45 Wrestling 30 min
13:00 Circus Gerbola 45 mins
13:00 Tug of War commences 3 hours
13:30 Chef Adrian 45 mins
13:45 Wrestling 30 min
14:00 Dog Show 2 hours
14:15 Circus Gerbola 45 mins
14:30 File Services Demonstration 30min
14:45 Chef Adrian 30 mins
15:00 Wrestling 30min
15:30 Prizegiving VAG CarFest 15 min
15:45 Chef Adrian 30 mins
16:00 Circus Gerbola 45 mins
16:00 Monster Auction 1 hour
16:15 Vintage Momentos Presentation 15 min
17:00 Chef Adrian 30 mins
17:00 Wrestling 30 min
17:30 Circus Gerbola 45 mins

 

Beneficiaries

The show's fantastic success over the past number of years has raised much needed money for community groups and local charities. This year's beneficiaries will be announced in the run up to the show.

Photos General 2016

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