Country music legend Michael English and the ‘Best of Wicklow’ exhibit are among the new attractions launched last week to celebrate the return of the Tinahely Agricultural Show in 2022.
After a two-year gap as a result of the pandemic, the Tinahely Agricultural Show will return on August Bank Holiday Monday. with a mix of attractions favorites and some exciting new additions as it prepares to welcome over 20,000 visitors and 400 trade booths.
The ‘Best of Wicklow’ exhibition is a collaborative initiative that brings together the best that Wicklow has to offer in the fields of culture, food, tourism, business and public services under one roof. This initiative has been developed in partnership with Wicklow County Council through the LEADER program.
Brian Gleeson, Executive Director of Wicklow County Council explains: “The Tinahely Agriculture Show provides the perfect platform to
showcase the very best that Wicklow has to offer. It will provide a unique opportunity for our master craft professionals to showcase the best food and drink producers in Wicklow to a local, national and international audience and we are delighted. Glad to support this new project. “
The show will also feature Kildare musician Michael English, and successful songwriter, pianist and accordion player, who is known for their vibrant shows and fills venues across Ireland and UK. He will join the entertainment project of Wexford country singer Stacey Breen, who released a hotly anticipated debut album earlier this year titled ‘Where I Belong’. Theresa and The Stars and Stuart Moyles are also in the lineup.
Along with exhibitions and music will be farming contests, crafts, novelty and fun events, including a vintage display, pet corner and quilting zone.
After two long years of closure, the committee breathed a sigh of relief when it launched last week in Tinahely.
President Thomas McDonald said: “The exhibition committee would like to thank all of our trade booths, local businesses and sponsors who have shown such unwavering support in the event. the past few years and we look forward to welcoming them back in 2022. This has been a difficult time for a lot of people and we are committed to delivering top quality.
shows that the people of Wicklow and beyond will enjoy. “
Entry is currently open for all categories and can be made online at www.tinahelyshow.ie
https://www.independent.ie/regionals/wicklow/news/country-stars-and-best-of-wicklow-exhibit-to-boost-tinahely-agricultural-show-return-41816671.html Country stars and ‘Best of Wicklow’ exhibit to promote Tinahely Agricultural Show return