Nearly €70k Allocated To Midlands Agri Shows

122 shows around the country are in line to benefit from funding.

The Government has announced an investment of €1 million for agricultural shows this year.

122 shows nationwide are set to benefit from the funding, and will receive a grant of between €6,000 and €11,000, depending on their size.

€12,000 has been allocated for shows in Laois, the Tullamore Show will receive €11,000, and €35,000 has been divided among four shows in Westmeath.

The additional funding brings the total allocated to agricultural shows since 2018 to over €4.3 million.

Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys, says these shows are of vital importance to rural areas:

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