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All Ireland & All Nations
Sheep Shearing
& Woolhandling

The KEPAK SHEARFEST 2024 welcomes the All Ireland & All Nations Sheep Shearing & Woolhandling Championships to Mountbellew, Co. Galway. The event will take place on Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd over the June bank holiday weekend.

Video courtesy of the Irish Farmers Journal

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All Ireland & All Nations Sheep Shearing
& Woolhandling Championships

The championships will gather the elite of international sheep shearers and woolhandlers for what promises to be an enthralling and highly competitive weekend of action. Often referred to as the “Olympics of sheep shearing,” competitors from various nations will proudly represent their heritage and showcase their shearing and woolhandling expertise. Amidst the cheers of a passionate audience, they'll demonstrate their skills, contributing to the vibrant celebration of sheep farming and wool production on a global scale.

Shearfest 2024 Martbeat
MartBeat - Dance The Night Away!

Get ready for an unforgettable experience as MARTBEAT presents two open-air concerts showcasing some of Ireland's top musical talents at the Mart Grounds in Mountbellew, Co. Galway! Mark your calendars for Saturday, June 1st and Sunday, June 2nd during the June bank holiday weekend. Prepare to be blown away by performances from the likes of Mike Denver, George Murphy and the Rising Sons, Michael English, and Cliona Hagan. Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to enjoy live music in a stunning outdoor setting!

Shearfest 2024 Entertainment
Entertainment For All The Family!

Join us for two exciting days of family fun! Our event features a variety of attractions including sheepdog demonstrations, Irish dancing, a craft village, trade stands, the Queen of the Wool competition, pony rides, food trucks, alpaca walks, bouncy castles, children's amusements, the Irish Wool Experience, fashion shows, an animal petting zoo, face painting, an interactive magic show, cookery demonstrations, and pedigree & rare sheep exhibits. There's something for everyone to enjoy, so come on out and make some memories with us!

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