Exciting programme lined up for All Ireland Sheep Shearing

AN exciting and varied programme of events is planned today at the All-Ireland & International Wood Handling and Sheep Shearing Championships.

AN exciting and varied programme of events is planned today at the All-Ireland & International Wood Handling and Sheep Shearing Championships.

All Day Activities include: Sheep Shearing & Wool Handling Competitions, Sheep Dog Trials, Trade Stands and Craft & Food Stalls, Funfair/ Amusements, Inflatables, RSA Interactive Shuttle and Rollover, Pygmy Goat exhibition, Pony Rides, Schools Model Sheep Exhibition, Pedigree Sheep Show, Jedward Cutouts, Hollywood Fair Exhibition. Spinning Wool from Raw Fleece Demonstration – Eleanor Sutherland.

The following scheduled events are planned: 11.00 Cookery Demonstration by Catherine Fulvio   Craft & Food Pavilion; 12.00 How to Make Monster Hand Puppets  Craft & Food Pavilion; 12.15 Kildare Hunt Walk by Race Track; 12.30 Hip Hop Class Music Stage; 13.00 Music by The Davitt Showband  Music Stage; 13.00 Official Opening    Event Centre; 13.00 (approx) Guest Appearance by Jedward  Music Stage; 13.30 Presentation of School Competition Prizes by Jedward  Music Stage; 14.00 Wet Felting Demonstration  Craft & Food Pavilion; 15.30 Music by The Willoughby Bros   Music Stage; 16.00 How to Make a Fascinator Craft & Food Pavilion; 16.30 Music by Crystal Swing  - Music Stage.