We are having a farm open day on the 13th of November 2017. This is open to all members of the IPS. Call 0872866773 for more info.
Irish Pig Society Events 2017
Our annual AGM will be held in Feb 2017
Qualifiers for 2017:
we will hold a number of regional qualifiers in 2017 followed by an all ireland final. Each show will have 7 classes:
- Pedigree Boar (born on or after 01/01/2017)
- Pedigree Sow
- Pedigree Gilt
- Non Pedigree Boar (born on or after 01/01/2017)
- Non Pedigree Sow
- Non Pedigree Gilt
- Butchers pig
- Junior Handler
Dates to follow:
- Cork – Cork Agricultural Show
- Galway – Correndulla agricultural show
- Longford – Longford agricultural show
- Offaly – Mount Brisco agricultual show
- Wicklow – Tinahely agricultual show
- RBST show
- All Ireland Finals in Tullamore Co Offaly
The IPS were at the National Ploughing Championships in September 2016 with Pig Agility and Breed displays
Irish Pig Society Events 2016
Qualifiers for 2016:
- Cork – Clonakilty agricultural show — 12th June.
- Galway – Correndulla agricultural show — 26th June.
- Longford – Longford agricultural show — 3rd July.
- Offaly – Mount Brisco agricultual show — 24th July.
- Wicklow – Tinahely agricultual show — 1st August.
- All Ireland Finals in Tullamore Co Offaly — August 14th.
Each show will have 7 classes which are pedigree Boar,Sow and Gilt and non pedigree Boar,Sow and Gilt with the Boars age being a maximum of 18 months and the last class is Butchers pig or fat pig.
Other shows I.P.S will be attending in 2016 are:
- Tullow Show — 21st August.
- Piltown Show — 27th August.
- Royal Meath — 4th September.
If you have pigs & would like to go to any of the shows, or would like to volunteer you can contact our Shows Secretary Dermot Allen.