Pictured at the launch of this year's Tullamore Show is Michael Dolan, Livestock Chairman, Chelsey Cox McDonald, Secretary Tullamore Show, Joseph Molloy Tullamore Show – Chairman, Emer O’Byrne, FBD and Pat Gilligan, FBD.

Tullamore Show 2023 officially launched

This year's Tullamore Show and FBD National Livestock Show will take place on Sunday, August 13 at the Butterfield Estate, just outside the town, it's been announced.

The event held its national launch recently and were delighted to welcome Avril and William R Gubbins back to Offaly, where they have enjoyed many successes in the livestock categories over many years.

The Limerick family's herd consists of commercial and pedigree Stock under the name of Cush Herd. Enjoying many success stories at Tullamore Show, the Gubbins family won Supreme Champion in 1992 on their first visit to the event, and again in 2002 and 2012.

The national launch in Butterfield Estate was also attended by representatives of FBD, who have enjoyed a successful alliance with the event over many years.

John Cahalan, Chief Commercial Officer, FBD Insurance said FBD Insurance is proud to partner with FBD Trust to support the Tullamore Show for 2023.

"At FBD, we’re extremely proud to be the sponsor of the FBD National Livestock Show at the Tullamore Show and we are delighted to be working with the Tullamore Show committee in the lead up to this year’s show.

"On behalf of FBD, I wish everybody involved in organising the Tullamore Show, as well as the competitors, exhibitors, and attendees all the very best from the team at FBD Insurance. We look forward to seeing you all in Tullamore in August.”

Chairman of Tullamore Show, Joseph Molloy, expressed his delight in having FBD as their title sponsor.

He also thanked the Gubbins family for their continuous support of Tullamore Show in many ways, and he looks forward to seeing the Cush Herd in the showing ring this August.

The show will take place on August 13 at the Butterfield Estate and will feature over 1000 classes with a massive prize fund of €175,000 along with a range of highly sought after gold and silver Medals for the livestock competitors.

The Tullamore Show and FBD National Livestock Show will showcase classes in dairy, pedigree, commercial and sheep. The Pedigree section is delighted to host the national show for Simmental, Charolais, Limousin and Hereford. There are over 12 breeds of Pedigree Cattle competing for the ever sough after gold and silver medals. The Commercial Cattle section is delighted to host the Commercial Blonde d’Aquitaine Sired Calf extravaganza for its first year, with a prize fund of €2,000. The Sheep programme will be expanding this year with introduction of the Lanark Sheep Breed All Ireland Classes.

The show programme offers competitions in equine, cookery, poultry, art, and inventions and many more. Online Entries will be opening very soon, don’t forgot to visit our website at https://www.tullamoreshow.com/ for more information.

The 700 trade spaces are in high demand and filling up fast. Any business wishing to be part of the event, should note that Friday, May 19 is the closing date for trade stand applications.

All information relating to trade stand applications, together with the full application process, is also available on the show website.