Tipp Macra take part in competitions

Tipperary Macra members took part in competitions at the Macra annual conference, in Tullow.

Tipperary Macra members took part in competitions at the Macra annual conference, in Tullow.

Hosted by Carlow Macra, it included the All-Ireland finals of the Irish Farmer’s Journal ‘Know Your Ag’ quiz, the AIB Club of the Year and Best New Member competitions and the Bord Bia stockjudging competitions. Michael Tobin from Suirvale Macra made the final of the AIB Best New Member. Six Tipp members took part in the Bord Bia stockjudging competitions. Michael Tobin represented South Tipp in the senior beef category opposite Padraig Meade, North Tipp. Donal Fitzpatrick represented North Tipp in the Under 23 beef category opposite David Burke from South Tipp. Margaret Stanley and Niall Burke both represented North Tipp in the sheep category. Dundrum Macra took third place in the ‘Know Your Ag’ quiz.