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Book your train to the National Ploughing Championships

Getting to the ploughing championship couldn't be easier!

This years National Ploughing Championships will take place in Screggan, Tullamore from Tuesday 18th to Friday 21st September.

The National Ploughing Championships is Irelands biggest agricultural festival showcasing Irish food, farming and culture. With plenty to enjoy for all the family it's an event not to be missed, with a Tented Trade Village, Sheepdog Trails, Fashion Shows, Celebrity Guests and much more. 

Service Arrangements - Shuttle Bus to National Ploughing Championships

Friday 21st September

The following services have been added for tomorrow Friday 21st September.

  • 9.10hrs from Dublin Heuston to Tullamore
  • 18.30hrs Dublin Heuston to Galway will now serve Tullamore

The online shuttle bus add on is now sold out. Bus tickets can be purchased at Tullamore Station, subject to availability. 

Online Rail Fares each way to/from Tullamore*
Cork €12.99 €12.99
Dublin Heuston €11.49 €5.50
Galway €12.29 €6.00
Killarney €12.99 €12.99
Mayo €14.99 €8.50
Tralee €22.99 €15.49
*Fares quoted only available online when booked in advance, subject to availability. Online Terms and Conditions apply.

Bus Éireann Shuttle Bus Return Fare*
Adult €9.00
Child €5.00
Student €9.00

*Bus Éireann Shuttle Bus add-on is available as a return only

Online allocation is sold out, Bus Éireann Shuttle Bus add-on can be purchased on-board. 

For queries relating to refunds please contact us directly through our contact us page 

Bus Éireann shuttle bus add-on Terms and Conditions

  • For your return trip, please be at the Bus Éireann pick up at the Ploughing Championships 60 minutes before your train is scheduled to depart Tullamore
  • Cancellations only available up to 3 days before the outward journey if the ticket has not been printed
  • Please present your ticket and booking confirmation email to the bus driver

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