TIMES & DATES
Show opens to public
ACCESS TO SHOWGROUNDS:
General Public: Access to Show. There is Free Parking on site for around 1200 vehicles with disabled Parking near to the Food Pavilion. There is the usual shuttle bus service operating this year. From Wellington Car Park on the hour please wait (behind the Translink Depot) see signage. This service will continue to operate during show opening times.
BABY CHANGING FACILITIES:
Baby Changing Facilities will be available in ..........????
ATM facilities will be available in nearby Irvinestown at Northern Bank or Euro Spar Market Street behind Mahons Hotel area.
CATERING ON SITE:
..................................... will cater on both days breakfast starts at 8am They also provide food for Livestock Stewards and Judges on both days.
Joe Mahon of Mahon's Hotel will provide catering in the indoor cafe above the Arena for Judges Stewards and the Public. Those with Food Vouchers can use these also at any of the other food trailers. They can only be redeemed at face value. Wayne McCall Glaze & Roll Catering or Dough & Arrow Pizza Van will provide a wide range of quality food at three outdoor sites in yard some seating provided, Heather's Cottage Bakery will provide tea and coffee and delights in sit down area of Food Pavilion, there will be a wide range of food also available on food stands in the Food Pavilion.
Are on sale at the Show Office next to the Courtyard or across from the Foodhall and also in main parking field.
Demand is always high for the Catalogues, so we would advise you to purchase early.
Price £5 please see School Children's Art Competition on Cover sponsored by Vaughan Trust.
We advise to come early to avoid change in traffic flow
FREE Car Parking for 1200 cars on site including limited disabled parking.
Charities are allowed to collect only on their stands not around main show.
INFORMATION HOW TO FIND YOUR WAY AROUND:
We realise that there is a lot to see and do at the show so to help you we have produced a FREE HANDY LEAFLET with including timetables and maps.......................... These are available at the main gates on admission at one per vehicle, the Show Catalogue provides extensive information on all exhibits pedigrees etc along with judges stewards and sponsors listings. This year we are upgrading our internal signage so navigating the site will be a ‘doddle’.
Judging will commence in ( TBC)
We would encourage everyone to have an agreed meeting point in place, in case children get separated from their minders. A good idea is to write the minders mobile number on the child’s hand, in case they get separated in the crowds. When all else fails, we will have the details announced from the Secretary’s Office at the H.Q. or at PA Station in the showgrounds, The Paramedic Team and PSNI will also assist lost children.
LOST AND FOUND:
Lost belongings may be found at the HQ office 02866322509. Please watch the website and Facebook on the days after the show as we will list any found and unclaimed items. Many mobile phones turn up with no ID and some are locked and we are unable to trace owner please put some specific mark on your mobile so we can ensure it goes back to its rightful owner.
Everyone should take care and help to ensure that we have a safe and accident free visit to the Show. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, on site, or contact any steward displaying a badge and they will assist you at any time. South West Acute Hospital is located 7 miles away from site.
The terrain may be uneven, thus requiring caution with movement.
Emergency services will be provided at a few locations and near the HQ.
If needing attention, contact should be made with any of the Safety Officers and or Stewards, who will in turn contact the emergency services.
MEMBERSHIP OF THE SOCIETY:
We are always delighted to welcome new members to the Show Society.
Anyone wishing to join should contact the office, Telephone 02866342996 or email fermanaghcountyshow.com.
We expect that all the mobile networks will have good coverage, as maximum output has been requested from our network providers.
Please be careful with your mobile phone, as there are usually a number of phones lost at the Show. Again we cannot identify locked mobiles so tape a friends contact number to the back please.
In the interest of planning, evaluation and development we may be conducting a survey at the show this year. We would very much appreciate your co-operation on this matter.
Showground’s are open on ................ 3-10 and ...........10-4.
No ticket selling or anu charity collections is allowed on the showground’s or in the car parks on show day. Those who wish to sell tickets or accept donations can do so on their own trade stands.
Toilets are located at several points on the Showground’s – to side of Food Pavilion along main building, at the back of Poultry Section, in the Walled Garden. also.....front doors. . Wheelchair accessible toilets will be located in Main Building inside front Doors.??????
ARRIVE EARLY While we are delighted to see you at any time, we would encourage you to come early and allow yourself plenty of time to see and enjoy all the activities of our vast programme of events.
There will certainly be something for everyone.
Timetables with full details are available at Front of the Castle and in Court Yard area and Walled Garden.
DIRECTIONS & TRAFFIC PLANS:
Fermanagh County Show takes place on the11th & 12th August this year. The site is situated on the Main Irvinestown Rd in the grounds in the grounds of the Castle irvine Estate kindly granted for the event, Relatively level access on a mainly grass and hardcore site with a sand based showgrounds for showing cattle. 200 trade stands ????
We have worked closely with the PSNI to make sure that we will have a free-flowing oneway traffic system in place.
The traffic plan will be available on the website later. Castle Street is open only to our Shuttle Bus Service our Judges and Emergency Services. We thank the residents of Castle Street for their cooperation as we plan the first Fermanagh County Show in your area. Also all the traders in Irvinestown for their welcome support and understanding and we hope that the show will bring lots of economic benefits to this area of north Fermanagh
All routes will be well sign posted and we would ask motorists to follow the routes indicated.
Exhibitors, Judges, stewards and people with special passes will have priority entrance, we have car parking for ..........????? in showgrounds and be allowed access on to the Showground’s.
All vehicle windscreen car passes short and long stay should be clearly displayed, so as to avoid delay in the traffic flow.
ENJOY YOUR DAY