BREAKING: National Ploughing Championships to open later on Wednesday due to Storm Ali
The National Ploughing Championships will not open to the general public until 11am tomorrow due to Storm Ali.
Earlier today Met Eireann added Offaly to its Status Orange Weather Warning. SEE MORE DETAILS HERE
In a statement this evening the NPA stated, "Due to the passage of Storm Ali through the midlands between 8am and 10am tomorrow morning Wednesday, September 19, and in the interest of public safety the NPA have decided to delay the opening of the exhibition arena of the National Ploughing Championships for the general public until 11.00am and remain open an extra hour in the evening until 7.00pm. National Ploughing classes will commence as scheduled at 10.30am."