Ruby & Remus win at the recent Bonniconlon Show
1ST AUGUST 2022
The IDS is delighted to announce that one of our members Ruby won the IDS Gelding Trophy with her donkey Remus at the recent Bonniconlon Show. Tinkerbell is on the left.
Bonniconlon Show & Gymkhana is held annually on August Bank Holiday Monday and boasts a prize fund of up to €65,000.
Based in north Mayo, Bonniconlon is a quintessential rural village on the outskirts of Ballina – a hospitable locality which opens its doors to over 30,000 people each year for the one-day show event.
Famed for the Bank Holiday showcase, members of each annual show committee have worked tirelessly to develop and expand its award-winning programme which since 2008, is held on 200 acres of specially-developed showgrounds.
With free parking, and free buses from parks to show, Bonniconlon Agricultural Show & Gymkhana, has a jam-packed programme and prides itself on offering something of interest to young and old.
Our show is more than just an exhibition of live-stock, farm produce, trade stands and jumping – it is a family orientated event which coincides the August holiday period to bring exiles and migratory workers back together – and in doing so, has become a calendar staple throughout the west of Ireland and beyond.