15 Jun 2018
This years Cork Summer Show promises everything from farming to fashion and takes place this Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th June at the showgrounds at Curraheen.
Organised each year by the Munster Agricultural Society, and supported by Cork County Council, the event boasts a line-up including: drone racing; flower demonstrations; bee-keeping; a fashion and catwalk tent; and a ‘grow your own’ area for horticulture enthusiasts.
“The Cork Summer Show has been running for over 200 years; yet every year we bring something new to the show to ensure that families and individuals coming along really experience the agricultural exhibits and animals,” said Gerard Murphy, chairman, Munster Agricultural Society.
Other highlights include machinery displays; cattle breeding competitions, sheep, dairy and pygmy goat class competitions not to forget the Taste Cork’ indoor food market, show jumping, dog shows, tug-o-war championships, petting farms, threshing, a huge kids’ zone and live music all day.
This year, Cork Summer Show welcomes a number of partners including: Bloom, Bord Bia, Cork City Council, AIB, UCC and CIT.
Behind the scenes the hard working team have been working on the extensive programme, organising the competition entries and preparing for what is for many the highlight of their year.
Irish online software company, Dotser, based in Tullamore has implemented their SuperShow technology which manages the online competition entries and payments for Cork Summer Show which has streamlined the online entry and payment process for competitors through their mobile phone. The cloud based system which has been specifically developed for Show organisations and Cork Summer Show joins a growing list of the biggest and best Irish Shows reaping the rewards of using cutting edge technology to save them time and free up valuable resources.
For more information on Cork Summer Show can be found at http://www.corksummershow.com.