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Irish Dairy TCN Ploughing Line-up & Stage Times

14 Sep 2018

Irish Dairy TCN Ploughing Line Up & Stage Times

National Dairy Council presents Irish Dairy, The Complete Natural at National Ploughing Championships, 18th-20th September Screggan, Co. Offaly

The NDC will be creating an exciting festival theme at this year’s Ploughing championships. We have a really interesting programme of events, cooking demos, celebrities, Influencers, healthcare experts and sports stars at our stand over the three days (Block 2 Row 10 Stand 224).

Always On Activities and Attractions

The Complete Natural Kitchen – delicious food and demos will be held over the three days with our exciting guest chefs!

Free Dairy Ice Cream will be served from or stand across the three days

Co-Op Marketplace – The cream of Irish dairy produce will be sampled from our award-winning Co-ops over the three days.

Milk Float – Keep yourself hydrated and nourished with ice cold free Irish milk served from our vintage milk van.

Hang Tough – In The Complete Strength Zone, test your strength by hanging from our Hang Tough Bars

Cappagh Bone Clinic – Get help and advice from the experts at Cappagh Hospital on keeping your bones strong and avoiding osteoporosis and other bone conditions.

Wellie Clinic – Podiatrists will be on hand to check the health of your feet – wearing wellies all day can cause foot problems!

Football Darts – Check out your aim and footy skills with a special giant dart board penalty shoot-out!

The Green Screen – a visual effects technique which allows subjects to be isolated from a background and filmed moving, dancing, walking, etc – Great Fun!

Day 1 | Tuesday 18th September


10.30am            Dancing at The Ploughing, Julian Benson, Anna Geary & Kai Waddington


12pm   Harvest Supper Cookery Demonstration, Chef Adrian Martin,


2.00pm           Mind Your Bones, Expert Panel Discussion, TV3’s Mark Cagney, PT Nathalie Lennon, Prof. John O’Byrne and Prof. James Cashman, Orthopedic Surgeons from Cappagh National Hospital


Day 2 | Wednesday 19th September


11.15 – 11.35  ‘Mary Berry, My Life & Career’, Doireann Garrihy interviews Mary Berry


1.00pm            Afternoon Tea, Mary Berry & Queen of Ploughing Anna May McHugh, with Competition winners of Dare To Dairy with Mary Recipe Competition

2.15pm            Dairy Delights Cookery Demonstration, Lilly Higgins


Day 3 | Thursday 20th September


10.30am          Road to Recovery Panel Discussion, – Dr Pat O’Neill, Former GAA Coach and surgeon at Cappagh Hospital, Dr Sharon Madigan, Sport Ireland Institute, Brendan Maher, Tipp Hurler and Aoife Hannon, Physiotherapist & Pilates Instructor


11:30am         County Clash Hang Tough Challenge, with Brendan Maher, Tipperary Hurler, Eoin Cadogan, Cork Hurler or Conor Whelan & Gearoid McInerney, Galway Hurlers – Hang tough with your fellow County-man… €200 worth of prizes for participants.


12pm               Cooking with Currabinny, James Kavanagh & William Murray live cookery demonstration


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