Thirty com­peti­tors take to the field at Barn­dar­rig Plough­ing

Wicklow People (West Edition) - - PICTURES - By MYLES BUCHANAN

THIRTY com­peti­tors took part over­all in the Barn­dar­rig Plough­ing Cham­pi­onship held on Satur­day, in­clud­ing three horse led ploughs and 27 trac­tors.

Pro­ceed­ings started at 11 a.m. and ended at around 3.30 p.m.. A size­able crowd from the area were present to view events as they un­folded, de­spite the in­clement weather con­di­tions.

John Shortt of Rath­down won the Cham­pion Class, while Billy Donnelly of Wex­ford was the Three Fur­row Se­nior Class win­ner.

John Sum­mers of Carnew fin­ished first in the Three Fur­row Class Ju­nior.

Paddy Doyle was the vic­tor in the Vin­tage Mounted Class. Wil­lie Kear­ney of Carnew won the Clas­sic Class.

The Vin­tage Trailer Class was won by County Down’s David Grat­ton won the Vin­tage Trailer Class. David Lev­ing­stone of Wex­ford was the Vin­tage Sin­gle Fur­row Class win­ner.

Tom Donnelly was the Re­versible Class cham­pion, while the Horse Class was won by Kevin Do­ran of Carnew.

Barn­dar­rig Plough­ing Sec­re­tary Padraig O’Brien said: ‘We would like to thank all the par­tic­i­pants and ev­ery­one in­volved for all their ef­forts. We had a great day. Thanks also to the Agar fam­ily for the use of their field.’

PHOTOS BY LEIGH AN­DER­SON

Liam Reilly and Paddy Doyle from Barn­dar­rig at the Barn­dar­rig Plough­ing Cham­pi­onships.

ABOVE: Chris and Jasper Kit­son. RIGHT: Fr Ea­monn Crossan and Lor­can Ó hEalaighth­e.

Anouk Lambert, Faye Reilly and Siobhan Byrne.

Padraig O’Brien, Johnny Bren­nan and Neville El­liott.

Cil­lian Mol­loy and Jack Mur­phy Dagge.

Judges Brian Ber­ney and Mervyn Sun­der­land.

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