ENTERTAINMENT: Cork Summer Show takes place this weekend – Saturday and Sunday

16 June 2017
By Bryan T. Smyth

Well the sun is out, and preparations are underway at the Munster Agricultural Showgrounds in Curraheen, County Cork as the 100 acre site gets ready to welcome thousands of visitors on Saturday 17 June and Sunday 18 June. As well as visitors, there will also be hundreds of animals on site, and visitor numbers are set to reach 50,000 over the 2 day event. There will be show jumping, pony races, cattle breeding classes, poultry classes, sheep and goat competitions and many typical agricultural show competitions and showings. Add to this entertainment for adults from live music, craft beer tents, Munster’s largest food market, motoring, high tech & vintage machinery, gardening and even big screens for the Cork v Waterford match, it’s a show that adults love as much as children. This year’s bigger than ever free kidzone is complete with pet dog arena, bouncy castles, animal petting farms, competitions and lots more fun indeed, the Cork Summer show has it all.

WHAT: Cork Summer Show – Munster’s Largest Agricultural Show over 2 days!

WHEN: Sat & Sun – 17 & 18 June 2017 (9:30am to 5:30pm)

WHERE: Showgrounds at Curraheen (opposite Curraheen Dog Track)

WHY: It’s fun and the sun will be shining!

WHO : Over 50,000 show goers and over 1,500 animals

See www.corksummershow.com for more information.

Munster Agricultural Society Chairman, Gerard Murphy Greg O’Toole admiring the Pedigree Sandy & Blacks of Winetavern Farm and Irish Pig Farmers Association Chair, Dermot Allen. Picture Clare Keogh

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