Experience the vibrant and longstanding traditions of Ireland's agricultural community.

Best in Agriculture

Experience the finest livestock, displays and agricultural practices at The Ossory Show – showcasing the best in agriculture since 1898.

Rural Community

Join our tight-knit community and celebrate the traditions and values of rural life through our lively competitions and activities.

Recognized Excellence

Be a witness to the amazing talent and achievements in agriculture as we award the best of the best in livestock, and farming.

Discover The Ossory Show

Welcome to Our Agricultural Exhibition

The Ossory Show is an annual agricultural exhibition located in Coolfin, Rathdowney, Co. Laois. Come and experience the excitement and community spirit of the Ossory Agricultural Show.

Experience the Rich Agricultural Traditions of Ireland

Welcome to The Ossory Show 2024

Come and join us at the annual Ossory Agricultural Show, where you can experience the vibrant and longstanding traditions of Ireland’s agricultural community.

Immerse yourself in Irish Agriculture

From livestock competitions to traditional crafts, there is something for everyone at The Ossory Show 2024.

Discover Local Produce and Crafts

Sample the best of Irish produce and handcrafted goods at our food stalls and artisan market.

Connect with the Community

Meet and network with fellow agricultural enthusiasts, farmers, and business owners at The Ossory Show 2024.

Save the Date:

Mark your calendar and join us for a day of celebration and appreciation for Ireland’s agricultural heritage – July 28th 2024

Join our Ossory Show for a family-friendly day

Experience the Best of Agricultural Exhibition

Welcome to The Ossory Agricultural Show, where we celebrate over a century of showcasing the best in Irish agriculture and rural life. Join us for a day of family friendly fun and discovery!

Learn About Our History

More than a hundred years ago, the first Ossory Show was held at Donaghmore. In 1915 the show moved to Rathdowney, and remained there, save for one year, when the event was held in Ballacolla. The show has taken place at Coolfin since 2000.

Enjoy a Variety of Activities

Our show offers something for everyone, from livestock competitions to vintage vehicle displays to kids activities and amusements.

Discover Local Produce

The Ossory Show is proud to highlight the best of Irish agriculture.

Join the Celebration

Make unforgettable memories with your loved ones as you take in the sights and sounds of the Ossory AgriculturalShow.

Vintage cars, trucks and tractors

Join us at Coolfin, Rathdowney, Co. Laois for amazing displays of Vintage Cars, Vintage Trucks and Vintage Tractors.

Experience the nostalgia and marvel at the intricate craftsmanship of vintage automotive treasures, all in one place – The Ossory Agricultural Show!

Join us for our 126th year of celebrating agriculture!

1st Venue – Donaghmore


Moved To Rathdowney


 Moved to Coolfin


What’s On

So much to do in one day!

Charm & Style

From Best Dressed to Best Young Farmer


The chance for your pooch to claim a prize!

Vintage Corn Cutting

A demonstration of corn cutting from days gone by.

Vintage Threshing

Recreating the famous threshing days of old!

Don’t miss out on the Ossory Show – a great family day out experiencing the best of Irish agriculture!

Join us at Coolfin, Rathdowney, Co. With over 120 years of tradition, this is the must-attend event for anyone interested in Irish agriculture and rural life.