In total - more than €1.6 was spent.
Government officials spent three times more attending the ploughing championships in Carlow than in Offaly.
In total - over 1.6m was spent compared to €505,000 in 2018.
The Office of Public Works payed out €1.3m for marquees, tents and fencing at the event.
While it cost a further 243,000 to feed and house just under 600 civil servants that attended the championships.