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Cautious Optimism In Laois That Electric Picnic And Ploughing Could Go Ahead

The National Ploughing Championships in 2019

It's hoped the two events will be staged in the county this September, but uncertainty lingers over covid restrictions.

People in Laois are cautiously optimistic Electric Picnic and the Ploughing Championships can go ahead this year.

It's hoped the two events will be staged in the county this September, but uncertainty lingers over covid restrictions.

EP normally attracts up to 70,000 people to Stradbally, while over 300,000 would be expected to attend the Ploughing in Ratheniska.

CEO of Laois Chamber, Bernie Everard says a lot rests on the vaccine roll-out:

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