Lecarrow ready for harvest exhibition!

The committee of St. John’s Community Centre Lecarrow will host the 3rd annual harvesting exhibition on Saturday, 1st of October from 12 pm on the lands of James and Eleanor Coffey.

  This is a traditional exhibition with corn harvested using old methods; a sheep fair with both buyers and sellers welcome. Roscommon County Hunt will also hold a jumping exhibition on the day.

  David Diffley, PRO of St. John’s Community Centre spoke to the Roscommon People earlier this week: “On the day, the exhibition will be a showcase of traditional farming methods with corn being harvested in the old fashioned way by people with huge experience. Threshing starts at 12 pm.”

  Refreshments will also be served. There will be a bonny baby competition together with a prize for the most appropriately dressed male and female on the day. There will also be a variety of other competitions, a ploughing display, various horse classes, traditional stalls and many more attractions on the day.

  Music and dancing facilities will be provided. Trade stands are welcome by contacting 086-8952283.