Exciting new attractions to celebrate the return of the Tinahely Agricultural Show in 2022

Following a two-year gap as a result of the pandemic, the Tinahely Agricultural Show returns
on August Bank Holiday Monday. with a mix of favourite attractions and some exciting new
additions, announced at the official launch of the show in Tinahely today.

The new ‘Best of Wicklow’ exhibition is an exciting collaborative initiative that brings together
the best that Wicklow has to offer in culture, food, tourism, enterprise and public services
under the one roof. This initiative has been developed in partnership with Wicklow County
Council through the LEADER programme.

“The Tinahely Agricultural Show (Wicklow County Show) provides a perfect platform to
showcase the best that Wicklow has to offer. It will provide a unique opportunity for our
master crafts experts to showcase the best food and drink producers in Wicklow to a local,
national and international audience and we are delighted to support this new venture” said
Brian Gleeson, CEO Wicklow County Council.

The show will also feature all of the usual attractions that provide the unique blend of
agricultural competitions, entertainment, crafts, novelty events, amusements that has made
the Show one of the most popular in the country, attracting over 20,000 visitors and more
than 400 trade stands each year.

Key attractions include:
 Country music legend Michael English. The accomplished songwriter, pianist and
accordion player is renowned for his lively shows and fills venues all over Ireland and
the United Kingdom. He has won many accolades including “Best Country Dance
Band”, “Entertainer of the Year” & “Country Artist of the Year”. The entertainment
line-up also includes the ever popular Stacey Breen, Theresa and The Stars and
Stuart Moyles.
 Local, national and championship livestock competitions
 Massive trade stand display, with over 400 business showcasing their services and
 Arts and crafts competitions and showcase

 IFA Food Marquee
 Pony games and show jumping
 Pet’s corner
 Dog show
 Vintage Display
 Every Day Wellness
 The World of Wool
 Quilt Marquee
 Junior arts and crafts
 Carnival fair
 Novelty events and competitions

“The show committee would like to thank all of our trade stands, local businesses and
sponsors, who have shown such unwavering support through the past few years and we are
looking forward to welcoming them back in 2022” said Chairman, Thomas McDonald. “This
has been a difficult time for so many people and we are committed to delivering a top-quality
show that the people of Wicklow and beyond will relish”

Entries are now open for all categories and can be made online at www.tinahelyshow.ie

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