Castlehackett 2017

Shrule & District Club Annual Show and Fun Day

Sunday 11th June 2017 , Castlehackett Estate,

Belclare, Tuam, Co. Galway

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* All types of vintage vehicles will be on display – tractors,  cars,   motorbikes, 

commercial trucks, 4X4s, construction and industrial vehicles, fire engines.

Motor sport vehicles and modified car section new this year

* There will be vintage working displays and demonstrations with threshing, block making, stone crushing, and stationary engines in operation.

The 9th annual vintage show promises to be a very family focused event with amazing attractions for all and free for children. This year, we have organised:
  • Free Bouncy slides

  • Free Pet farm

  • Free Horse and Trap rides

  • Free Birds of prey

  • Bumper cars – 16

  • Craft stalls – bee keeping, butter making, cake stands, coppersmith, straw basket making, spinning,

  • Driving simulators and roll over car demonstrations

  • Dog show with competitive and fun classes like best tricks, fancy dress etc

  • Pick a yellow duck game

  • Live music all afternoon

  • Automotive Stalls for the enthusiast

  • Wide variety of food including hog roasts, crepes, ice cream etc

Dog show

7 Serious Classes (1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes for each)

Puppy – 5 months to 12 months ,Working , Gun dogs including hounds , Pastoral ,  Toy , Utility, Mixed Breeds

10 Fun Classes (1 prize and gift for all attendees)

Dogs you would like to take home
Fancy Dress Dogs , Best girl handling , Best boy handling  ,Best woman handling
Best man handling , Best handler at show , Best of show – 1st of above classes
Best reserve in show , Best tricks


Pig Racing

– A new attraction sweeping across the Irish Festival scene this summer is live pig racing, yes racing with real live pigs!  When the trap door is open, the 6 specially trained pigs will jump over hurdles as they gallop down the track towards the finishing line.


Special notes for exhibitors

* No entry fee for driver and one passenger of vintage & classic exhibits.
* All exhibitors are requested to be on site by 12.00 noon.
* Stewards will assist and direct parking of all exhibits – please co-operate.
* Each exhibitor will be presented with a commemorative plaque.
* Accommodation is available locally. List is available here.
* On site parking is available for exhibits on Saturday night.

Show location:

Sat Nav co-ordinates are: 53.493331,-8.977633.

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For exhibitors and traders we have provided a list of accomodation within a 20 mile radius of our show grounds, Castlehackett Estate,
Belclare, Tuam, Co. Galway.