Top Tipperary ploughing judge is off to Russia!

European Ploughing Competition

Sian Moloughney

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Sian Moloughney

Tipperary ploughing judge off to Russia

Dan Donnelly from Wexford and Liam O’Driscoll from Cork, Coach DJ McHugh from Laois, NPA President James Sutton from Dublin and Judge Joe Slattery from Tipperary

One of Tipperary's top ploughing experts is ready to jet off to Russia with the Irish team for the European Ploughing Championships!

Joe Slattery, from Tipperary, will be a judge at the event. 

Joe is pictured with Ireland's competitors in the European Ploughing Championships above.

The competition will take place in Suzdal, 200km from Moscow, on June 23 and 24. 

Suzdal is a picturesque and ancient town in Russia,  founded in the 10th century on the banks of the Kamenka river and now on a popular tourist route, which forms part of the Golden Ring of Russia. The area attracts 1 million visitors a year. A lot of historical and cultural monuments are included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. 

Tipperary ploughing

Above: At the Irish team’s send-off reception before taking part in the upcoming European Ploughing Competition in Russia,  are competitors Liam O’Driscoll from Cork and Dan Donnelly from Wexford.